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Is Libya’s new executive authority anti-woman?

Libya's incoming Government of National Unity (GNU) is already under fire from women across the nation in regards to comments made by the new Prime Minister that were considered sexist and outdated by many.During his first press…

LPDF launches legal committee for 2021 general elections

In a virtual meeting of the Libyan political dialogue forum yesterday, special representative Stephanie Williams launched the legal committee charged with the necessary arrangements for the upcoming national elections.“Allow me first to…

LPDF members vote on a selection mechanism

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) announced that Special Representatives Stephanie Williams held a virtual dialogue meeting after the members had voted for a selection mechanism for a unified executive authority.In a…

GNA: 37 million dollars designated for 2021 elections

The Presidential Council of the Government of National Accord (GNA) has allocated about 37 million US dollars to the Supreme National Electoral Commission in preparation for the upcoming elections in 2021.According to an unnamed source…

Political outsiders head to Tunisia’s elections runoff

Tunisia's elections advanced to a runoff on Tuesday between a jailed media mogul and a socially conservative academic, according to final results from the electoral commission.Both have branded themselves political outsiders in a…

Tunisia gears up for electing new president

Tunisia is holding its second free presidential poll since the 2011 uprising that toppled ex-president Ben Ali and sparked the Arab Spring.It was brought forward from November after the death in July of Beji Caid Essebsi, the first…

Tunisia announces approval of 26 presidential candidates

Tunisia’s electoral commission said on Wednesday it had approved 26 candidates including two women for next month’s presidential election, rejecting 71 other applicants.The September 15 vote follows the death last month of Beji Caid…