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HoR excludes High Council of State from having a say in approving a new Libyan government

The Libyan House of Representatives (HoR) ended its session on Tuesday by a majority agreement to exclude the High Council of State (HCS) from playing a part in approving a new government to replace the current Government of National Unity (GNU).

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Al-Mashri: Constitutional rule is a condition for the success of elections

The presidential race is a new event in Libya different from the parliamentary elections, says the High Council of State (HCS) Head Khaled Al-Mishri, who noted that the Council predicted from an early stage that the presidential elections would be a failure.

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Al-Mishri stresses the need to issue consensual electoral laws by HCS, HoR

The head of the High Council of State (HCS), Khaled Al-Mishri, has stressed the need to advance the constitutional process and issue consensual electoral laws by the HCS and the House of Representatives (HoR) to ensure fair elections.

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How Libya’s Fragile Unity Is Being Tested by Election

Libya’s decision to postpone a landmark presidential vote has damaged efforts to rebuild a nation riven by conflict since the overthrow of strongman Moammar Al Qaddafi a decade ago. Foreign powers that waged a proxy war there still appear to support a transition to democracy. But the delay has weakened …

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Roadmap Committee calls for a timetable for elections according to a constitutional basis

The Roadmap Committee formed by the House of Representatives (HoR) has discussed with the Chairman of the High National Elections Commission (HNEC), Imad Al-Sayeh, the reasons for the suspension of the referendum process previously and ways to implement the draft constitution.

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Mishri: Adoption of constitution is essential for stability in Libya

The constitution should be adopted as soon as possible in order for elections to be held peacefully and for Libya to attain stability, Libya’s High Council Chairperson Khalid al-Mishri and Ankara’s Ambassador to Tripoli Kenan Yılmaz stated.

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Flames on the Horizon? … Libya may be heading toward new rounds of conflict in the aftermath of its recently aborted elections

Nearly ten years ago, in the summer of 2012, the citizens of Libya went to the polls for the first time in four decades to vote for a national legislature. It was a watershed moment in the country’s path after the overthrow and death of Libyan dictator Muammar al-Qaddafi at …

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Libya: Violence to Votes

“Why have you killed my father and my uncles and my grandfather? Where is the justice?” Libya’s journey since the Arab Spring has been tumultuous. And now with elections postponed, what hope is there for a transition to democracy? Al Jazeera’s Libya Reporter Malik Traina describes the challenges the country …

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HCS stresses the need to expedite constitutional referendum process, issuing consensus laws for elections

The head of the High Council of State (HCS), Khaled Al-Mishri, held a meeting on Wednesday, with the heads of the council’s permanent committees, to discuss the latest political developments, especially the election file.

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