The High Council of the State (HCS) selected candidates for the state sovereign positions on Monday, in a session aimed at choosing five incumbents for state sovereign vacancies. This happened after the HCS approved last week the proposed mechanism for selecting incumbents of sovereign positions.
The UN envoy to Libya, Abdoulaye Bathily, said, on Saturday, that Libyan MPs have called for the unification of institutions as a precondition for ending the political stalemate in the country.
The High Council of State (HCS) approved on Tuesday the proposed mechanism for selecting certain incumbents of sovereign state positions, and permitted the start of publishing the presentations of the candidates.
Libya is still going through a deeply polarised conflict, with no clear end in sight. The turbulent transitional period spanning the last 11 years has reached a political impasse, with the incumbent political sides showing no inclination to strike an accord that may lead to them vacating their powerful positions.
The Speaker of Libya’s House of Representatives said Sunday that they submitted a proposal to the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on forming a new, single government instead of opting for a dual government system.
HoR Speaker: Dispute with HCS is over whether or not dual nationals can run for presidential elections
House of Representatives’ (HoR) Speaker Aqila Saleh said that the dispute with the High Council of State (HCS) is centered on the issue of the candidacy of dual nationals presidential elections.
The Chairman of Libya’s Presidential Council, Mohamed Menfi, met yesterday in Cairo with the General Commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA), Khalifa Haftar, and the Speaker of House of Representatives, Aguila Saleh, Italian news agency Nova reports.
Armed groups aligned with the two rival authorities, the Tripoli-based Government of National Unity (GNU) and the Government of National Stability (GNS) based in the east, clashed in Tripoli and its environs after GNS forces attempted to take control of the capital. The fighting resulted in the deaths and injuries …
The Head of the High Council of State (HCS) Khalid Al-Mishri, reviewed on Wednesday with the heads of HCS committees the constitutional document that was agreed upon in principle with the Speaker of the Libyan House of Representatives (HoR) in Cairo.
Armed men attacked the house of the MP for Janzour district, Sarah Al-Suwaih, in Tripoli.