Posts Tagged ‘HoR’

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...

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...