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HCS head: referendum law on the constitution is contrary to the political agreement

President of the High Council of State (HCS), Khalid al-Mishri, said that the amendments to the Constitutional declaration made by the House of Representatives (HoR), are contrary to the political agreement, noting that this agreement is the only way to a common political formula.

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New currents in Libya’s stagnant waters

The most important development in Libya’s recent history may have just taken place. And it was not a high-level summit, but a new expression of popular opinion on Libya’s future.

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HoR hands constitution Referendum Law to HNEC

Libya’s Tobruk-based and internationally-recognized parliament, the House of Representatives, handed over the country’s constitution Referendum Law today to the High National Election Commission (HNEC).

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Elections in Libya: challenges to democratic choice, security and political stability

The Libya Conference in Palermo has ended in a renewed push for elections in the crisis-ridden country. Is Libya really in a fit state to deliver on this commitment though?

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HoR passes referendum constitutional amendment and approves PC restructuring

Libya’s parliament, the internationally-recognized House of Representatives (HoR), adopted a constitutional amendment and approved the formula for restructuring the Presidency Council (PC) during its session today.

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HCS, Presidential Council agree on rejecting Haftar as Libya’s Army Supreme Commander

The Head of the High Council of State (HCS) Khalid Al-Mishri, said they agreed with the Head of the Presidential Council (PC) Fayez Al-Sirraj on rejecting the transferring of Supreme Commander of the Libyan Army’s rank to Khalifa Haftar.

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Is Putin getting serious on Libya?

Over the last few weeks, apart from the usual Syrian track, Libya has dominated Russia’s Middle Eastern agenda. On Nov. 12, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev led the Russian delegation to Italy for a two-day conference in Palermo in an Italian bid to bridge the parties in conflict, reunite Libya’s institutions …

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The United States Should Not Get Involved in Libya’s Civil War

An unmistakable sense of despair and gloom accompanies most news reports and literature on the state of affairs in Libya after 2011. The Arab Spring was meant to usher in a period of unprecedented change after decades of notoriously undemocratic leadership across the Middle East and North Africa.

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Palermo conference: Haftar invited to Tripoli, plan for 2nd Italian conference to discuss 2019 Libyan elections

After repeated attempts to enter Tripoli via military force, Commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA) Khalifa Haftar left the Palermo conference this morning with an invitation in hand to visit the Libyan capital nominally controlled by the rival Government of National Accord (GNA).

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