The Head of the High Council of State (HCS), Khaled Al-Mishri, says that Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah is using drones “to terrorize his political opponents” following the government’s airstrikes that targeted specific militias in Al-Mishri’s hometown of Zawiya.
Libya Can Move Past Its Current Political Deadlock, But It Will Take Work to Maintain Any ‘Deal’
Since 2012, multiple failed political transitions have taken their toll on the Libyan people. The continued and increasingly complex internal divisions and external vectors affecting Libya threaten to send it into another spiral of crisis and violence. Local and national leaders working in good faith to stabilize the country have …
Libya body agrees on election of head of state, gov’t representatives
Liby’a Joint Committee (6+6) yesterday announced that a full consensus has been reached regarding the election of the head of state and members of the House of Representatives, as well as how to involve the political parties in the elections through party lists or individual candidacies.
“Political absurdity”: Al-Mishri slams parliament’s decision to oust Bashagha
Khaled Al-Mishri, chairman of Libya’s High Council of State, criticized the parliament’s decision on Tuesday to to replace Fathi Bashagha as prime minister, slamming the move as a “political absurdity” in a statement via Twitter.
High Council of State accuses GNU of lack of transparency and violations
The High Council of State (HCS) said that it held a session to discuss political and security developments in the country, including what it described as the divergence of the Government of National Unity (GNU) from the roadmap devised it in the Geneva forum.
6+6 Committee holds its second meeting in Tripoli
The Committee for Drafting Electoral Laws (6 + 6) held its second meeting, on Sunday, at the headquarters of the House of Representatives (HoR) in Tripoli, agreeing to hold a meeting with the Chairman of the High National Elections Commission, according HoR spokesperson, Abdullah Bliheq.
Women of the High Council of State and House of Representatives join to advocate for more representation in Libya’s future parliament
As Libya moves toward establishing electoral laws, female members of the High Council of State and the House of Representatives have agreed to work together to advocate for greater women’s representation in the country’s future parliament.
Saleh: Election laws ready, but disagreement on renunciation of foreign nationality for candidates
The President of the Libyan House of Representatives, Aguila Saleh, has announced that the laws governing the presidential and parliamentary elections are ready and in effect. Saleh expressed regret that the High National Elections Commission (HNEC) and the State Council have not yet provided any feedback on amending the election …
HNEC head reviews technical issues with (6 + 6) Committee
The head of the High National Electoral Commission (HNEC), Emad Al-Sayeh, met with several members from the (6 + 6) Committee assigned to draft the electoral laws to discuss relevant technical issues.
Libyan Revolutionaries Union says no to 13th constitutional amendment
The Libyan Revolutionaries Union has voiced its rejection of the 13th constitutional amendment issued by the House of Representatives, which allows military personnel and dual nationals to run for the presidential elections.