The ex-advisor of the UN Secretary General on Libya, Stephanie Williams, said the term of mandate of the House of Representatives (HoR) and High Council of State (HCS) ended a long time ago: the former over 8 years and the latter over 10 years, calling on them to assume responsibility …
Presidents of Parliament and High Council of State arrive in Cairo, report
The Speaker of Libya’s House of Representatives, Aguila Saleh, and the Chairman of the High Council of State, Khaled Al-Mishri, arrived in Cairo yesterday for a meeting aimed at discussing the Libyan crisis, Italian news agency Nova reports.
Why Libya’s political chaos looks set to deepen
Street protests, failed political talks, the rising cost of living, two rival administrations, international passiveness, and more. This has been Libya’s reality over the past few months.
HCS to vote on disputed points of Libya’s draft constitutional document next Monday
The High Council of State (HCS) said its members discussed on Wednesday, in a session chaired by Khalid Al-Mishri, the outcomes of constitutional track that was held with the House of Representatives (HoR) under the auspices of the United Nations, saying voting will be next Monday on the draft constitutional …
Libya’s rival leaders under intense pressure as protests across country grow
Libyan protesters will keep demonstrating until all the ruling elites quit power, they said on Saturday, after rallies in most main cities on Friday culminated in a crowd storming the parliament building in Tobruk and torching parts of it.
Parliament: Disagreement with HCS persists over dual citizenship for election candidates
Libya’s House of Representatives said on Thursday that it failed to reach agreement with the High Council of State on eligibility requirements for elections candidates during the two-day talks between the leaders of both chambers in Geneva.
UN brokered Saleh-Mishri talks fail
Talks between rival Libyan institutions in Geneva ended on Thursday without progress to move towards elections, the United Nations Libya Advisor, Stephanie Williams said in a statement.
Geneva talks between Libyan HoR and HCS hit a roadblock as Williams extends meeting
The Geneva meetings, originally scheduled for June 28-29, between the Head of the High Council of State (HCS) Khalid Al-Mishri, and the Speaker of House of Representatives (HoR) Aqila Saleh, have reached a deadlock as both Chambers appeared to disagree on crucial issues for the constitutional framework for Libya elections, …
Williams urges Saleh and Al-Mishri to make “historic compromise”
U.N. Advisor to Libya, Stephanie Williams, has urged leaders of the country’s House of Representatives and High Council of State to make “historic compromise” as they began their two-day talks on constitutional arrangements for elections.
Rival Libyan officials hold UN-led election talks in Switzerland
Two senior Libyan officials began two days of talks on constitutional arrangements for elections, the latest United Nations effort to bridge gaps between the country’s rivals.