Gadhafi’s son returns to Libyan politics: Can he win?
16 November 2021 | 3:28 pm
After years in hiding, Seif al-Islam, the son of former dictator Moammar Gadhafi, will run for president in upcoming Libyan elections. Experts believe his return complicates things even further in the unstable nation.
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