Posts Tagged ‘HoR’

HoR Cyrenaica members reject constitution draft, call for amending 1951 constitution instead

  • 20 February 2018 - 12:32
HoR Cyrenaica members reject constitution draft, call for amending 1951 constitution instead

Members of the Libyan Tobruk-based House of Representatives (HoR) rejected Monday the Constitution Drafting Assembly (CDA) calling for the formation of a committee of experts to amend the 1951 Libyan Constitution instead. The HoR members said in a televised statement that the ruling of the...

Libya HoR Speaker accuses Turkey of supporting terrorism in Benghazi

  • 13 February 2018 - 12:49
Libya HoR Speaker accuses Turkey of supporting terrorism in Benghazi

The speaker of Libya’s eastern parliament accused Turkey of supporting what he called terrorists who bombed a mosque in the eastern city of Benghazi last month and killed about 35 people, the Russian Sputnik reported. “Terrorist organisations are behind this, unfortunately with...

Salabi to Bashagha: Misurata is the cornerstone for resolving Libya’s crisis

  • 8 February 2018 - 22:29
Salabi to Bashagha: Misurata is the cornerstone for resolving Libya’s crisis

The boycotting member of the House of Representatives Fathi Bashagha revealed that he and the member of the International Union of Muslim Scholars (IUMS) Ali Salabi discussed Tawergha IDPs' issue on the phone on Wednesday. The HoR member tweeted that Salabi reaffirmed that comprehensive...

Libya’s eastern parliament speaker praises Russia’s training of Haftar-led forces

  • 7 January 2018 - 23:48
Libya’s eastern parliament speaker praises Russia’s training of Haftar-led forces

The speaker of the Tobruk-based House of Representatives in eastern Libya, Aquilah Saleh, told Sputnik on Saturday that Russia has contributed to the Libyan crisis settlement. "We see that Russia's role assists in the reconciliation between the Libyans," Saleh said, according to...

HoR member Emhimed Shoaib appointed ambassador to Spain

  • 3 January 2018 - 11:55
HoR member Emhimed Shoaib appointed ambassador to Spain

The former first deputy speaker of the Tobruk-based House of Representatives (HoR) Emhimed Shoaib has been appointed Libya's ambassador to Spain. Local Libyan media outlets reported sources from the HoR as saying that Shoaib has been appointed in the place of the late ambassador who died in...

Election of new central bank governor slammed as illegal by Libyan officials

  • 19 December 2017 - 21:02
Election of new central bank governor slammed as illegal by Libyan officials

The appointment of a new governor for the Central Bank of Libya (CBL) by the Tobruk-based House of Representatives (HoR) has been slammed as against the law by several Libyan officials. The Head of the High Council of State (HCS) Abdelrahman Al-Sweihli has considered electing Mohammad Al-Shukri...

Libya’s eastern parliament names new Central Bank governor

  • 19 December 2017 - 17:59
Libya’s eastern parliament names new Central Bank governor

The Tobruk-based House of Representatives (HoR) has voted by 54 members to appoint Mohammed Al-Shukri as the new governor of the Central Bank of Libya (CBL). The appointment came in an election session that was held in Tobruk on Tuesday. Before the appointment passed, many pro-Khalifa...

House of Representatives to vote on LPA and elect new governor for Central Bank of Libya

  • 19 December 2017 - 12:18
House of Representatives to vote on LPA and elect new governor for Central Bank of Libya

The House of Representatives (HOR) will hold a new session today, at its headquarters in Tobruk, to include the Libya Political Agreement (LPA) in the constitutional declaration. Today's session will also witness the election of a new governor for the Central Bank of Libya (CBL), which was...

Security team to investigate assassination of Misurata mayor

  • 19 December 2017 - 12:10
Security team to investigate assassination of Misurata mayor

A spokesman for the Misurata Security Directorate announced the formation of a security team that consists of all the security services in the city to investigate the assassination of the mayor of the municipal council, Mohammad Eshtiwi. The announcement came during a joint press conference held...

UN Security Council says Libyan Political Agreement only path to peace in Libya

  • 16 December 2017 - 12:19
UN Security Council says Libyan Political Agreement only path to peace in Libya

The UN Security Council reiterated its support to the political agreement as the only viable framework for ending the Libyan political crisis. The Security Council, in a statement on Thursday, rejected "incorrect dates" for ending the political agreement saying it will only "undermine the...