Posts Tagged ‘HoR’

Libya’s HoR Speaker calls for lifting force majeure at Sharara oilfield

  • 12 February 2019 - 20:18
Libya’s HoR Speaker calls for lifting force majeure at Sharara oilfield

The House of Representatives (HoR) Speaker Aquila Saleh has demanded that the Chairman of National Oil Corporation (NOC), Mustafa Sanallah, lift the force majeure declared in December at Sharara oilfield - the country's largest oilfield. The HoR's spokesperson Abdullah Bleheeq said Saleh said so...

Libya’s HoR Speaker says will go ahead with presidential elections even if referendum fails

  • 14 January 2019 - 22:08
Libya’s HoR Speaker says will go ahead with presidential elections even if referendum fails

Libya should press ahead with national elections even if voters reject a draft constitution in a planned referendum, the Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR) Aquilah Saleh told Reuters on Wednesday.   “Because we want a constitution (based on) consensus this will take time... We need...

Libya’s parliament passes constitutional amendment for 2019 elections

  • 27 November 2018 - 15:45
Libya’s parliament passes constitutional amendment for 2019 elections

The House of Representatives (HoR), based in eastern Libyan city of Tobruk, has passed a legislation to amend the constitutional declaration to divide Libya into three electoral areas - east, west, and south.  The HoR also agreed on reshuffling the Presidential Council to become one president...

Libya’s parliament fails to pass referendum law, says to activate direct presidential elections

  • 27 August 2018 - 19:48
Libya’s parliament fails to pass referendum law, says to activate direct presidential elections

The House of Representatives in Tobruk in eastern Libya failed to reach full quorum for Monday session and only 25 members attended, thus making it very difficult for the passing of the constitution referendum law.  The spokesman for the HoR Abdullah Blehiq told reporters that the Speaker...

Libya’s parliament suspends again voting on constitution referendum law

  • 14 August 2018 - 20:58
Libya’s parliament suspends again voting on constitution referendum law

The Libyan House of Representatives (HoR) has suspended today the voting session on the constitution referendum law till after End Al-Adha holiday.  In the meantime, two people were injured, including the HoR member Saleh Al-Hashim, on Tuesday ahead of the session to vote on whether or not to...

Libya’s parliament delays voting on constitution referendum law 14 days

  • 31 July 2018 - 21:31
Libya’s parliament delays voting on constitution referendum law 14 days

The House of Representatives (HoR) in eastern Libyan city Tobruk decided to delay voting on the law for the constitution referendum two weeks, tasing the consultations commission to devise a new mechanism for voting that will be obliging to all the MPs.  Today's session was another failure on...

Libya’s parliament fails to carry out vote on constitution referendum law

  • 30 July 2018 - 15:11
Libya’s parliament fails to carry out vote on constitution referendum law

The House of Representatives (HoR) in Tobruk, eastern Libya, has failed to vote on a constitution referendum law. The HoR held a 95-member session on Monday and discussed the articles of the proposed referendum law. Faced with many obstacles and heated discussions inside the session, the 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...