General elections will be held in Libya in 2019, though they were originally expected to be held on 10 December 2018.
The four people who agreed to the deal are:
The elections will consist of presidential and parliamentary elections.
In a surprise offensive on 3 March, 2017, the Islamist-dominated Benghazi Defense Brigades seized a number of oil ports from the Libyan National Army-backed House of Representatives. On 7 March 2017, the ports were handed over to the Government of National Accord, prompting the House of Representatives to abandon the UN-brokered peace deal it had previously agreed to with that government, denouncing the BDB capture of the ports as “terrorist attacks”. The House then called for Libya’s electoral commission to make “all the necessary arrangements to prepare for presidential and parliamentary elections before February 2018″.
Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, one of the sons of Muammar Gaddafi, announced on 22 March 2018 that he will run for president.
Sources and Further Reading:
Libya’s rival leaders agree to hold elections in December
Libya rivals agree ‘historic’ election plan
UNSC backs up Libya 2018 elections
Four Libya oil ports closed amid corruption allegations