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HCS rejects HoR’s amendments on referendum law

The head of the High Council of state (HCS) Khaled al-Mishri, informed Wednesday, the Libyan High National Election Commission (HNEC) the HCS’s rejection of the tenth and eleventh amendments approved by the House of Representatives (HoR) on the constitutional declaration.

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Elections in Libya: the difficult way ahead

Since the fall of Gaddafi’s regime in 2011, Libya has had three distinct electoral experiences, which have in turn given birth to three political institutions: the General National Congress (GNC), the Constitution Drafting Assembly (CDA) and the House of Representatives (HoR).  

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Libya’s Parliament accuses “certain parties” of protracting political stalemate

The House of Representatives (HoR) has claimed that certain parties in Libya wish to prolong the status quo in the country, keeping it trapped in a political stalemate and hindering the political process “especially after the HoR has passed the 11th and 12th constitutional amendments.”

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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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