Saif al-Islam Gadhafi, the son of Libya’s slain dictator, launched a presidential campaign on Sunday in an attempt to retake handle of the state more than a ten years soon after the fall of his father’s routine in an armed rebel.

Showing for the to start with time in general public in at least six many years, Mr. Gadhafi signed the paperwork to register his candidacy in the town of Sebha in Libya’s distant southern area, television footage confirmed. Libya’s Higher Countrywide Election fee verified on its web page that its office in Sebha had been given Mr. Gadhafi’s candidacy papers.