... of rule under slain dictator Muammar Gaddafi. The vote will take place on Saturday for the election of members of a General National Congress, which will appoint a new government and a panel to draft [...] ... troops and opposition fighters.
Fadlallah Haroun, a former rebel commander in the east's regional capital Benghazi and proponent of eastern semi-autonomy and an election boycott put it simply: “We don't want Tripoli to rule all of Libya.” He said boycott supporters would ...
The more than four-decade rule of Col Gaddafi, who died in October after the eight-month uprising, has left the country deeply divided along ethnic, regional and ideological lines. The BBC's Rana Jawad in the capital, Tripoli, says the country ...
For 79-year-old Ahmed Al-Zubair al-Senussi, the longest-serving Gadhafi-era political prisoner, the elections will be a bittersweet moment. Libya, he argues, is now being controlled by a “shadowy cabal of former Gadhafi officials, Islamists and ...
First Post-Gadhafi Election's Eve: Libya On Edge Calls for a boycott and other unrest on the eve of Libya's first vote since the overthrow of longtime dictator Moammar Gadhafi raised fears of election violence, even as campaigning came to an .