Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - MPs opposed to the no-confidence vote against the Libyan Government of National Unity (GNU) said on Tuesday that what happened during the session did not reflect the will of Parliament. They said this would lead to a constitutional crisis adding that "a deception" occurred in the calculation [...]
©- - 22 september 2021 - 11:15:29 - thread Politics (425 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Libya's prime minister of the Government of National Unity, Abdelhamid Al-Dbaiba, affirmed here Tuesday that the Government of National Unity would continue to serve its people to achieve free and fair elections. "We will spare no effort until this historic goal is achieved," he stressed, while reacting [...]
©- - 21 september 2021 - 22:19:24 - thread Politics (366 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Libya's House of Representatives (Parliament, at the end of its session Monday in Tobruk in the East, formed two committees to deal with specific matters relating to the House, the spokesperson, Abdallah Belaihak announced here. The first committee, he said, would deal with investigation of the national [...]
©- - 20 september 2021 - 19:49:04 - thread Politics (262 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan Parliament suspended its plenary session on Monday till next week after 45 of its members tabled a motion to withdrawal  confidence against the national unity government. Parliament spokesman Belaihak said that the House session was interrupted after the MPs submitted a request for withdrawal of [...]
©- - 13 september 2021 - 17:03:50 - thread Politics (125 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan Parliament on Monday resumed its session in Tobruk by discussing the answers of the national unity government to  questions raised by the legislators last week. House Speaker Aguila Saleh presided over the session which was also attended by the First and Second Deputy Speakers, Fawzi [...]
©- - 13 september 2021 - 16:36:37 - thread Politics (179 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The continued tug-of-war between the various Libyan political parties has considerably aggravated the political deadlock, following the stalemate in the political process and failure to adopt a constitutional basis for elections on 24 December. This situation makes it very difficult to respect this date, given the situation [...]
©- - 09 september 2021 - 20:53:36 - thread Politics (1611 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The House of Representatives (Parliament) in Libya closed Wednesday evening in Tobruk (East) a plenary session to hear the national unity government on its management and achievements since it took office in mid-March. The speaker of the House, Aguila Saleh, allowed the national unity government of Prime [...]
©- - 08 september 2021 - 20:32:56 - thread Politics (180 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Libyan Prime Minister Abdelhamid al-Dbaiba has deplored the failure of the parliament to adopt the government's draft budget despite the fact that it was submitted as soon as the government took office. Speaking on Wednesday at the plenary session of the government's hearing by the parliament in [...]
©- - 08 september 2021 - 17:28:10 - thread Politics (205 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The plenary session of the Libyan parliament devoted to listening to the government of National Unity (GNU), started on Wednesday in Tobruk under the chairmanship of the Speaker, Aguila Saleh. In attendance are Prime Minister Abdelhalid al-Dbaiba and several ministers of his government. Earlier, parliamentary spokesperson Abdallah Belaihak [...]
©- - 08 september 2021 - 11:10:49 - thread Politics (271 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The plenary session of Libya's Parliament devoted to listening of the Government of National Unity (GNU) was postponed to Wednesday shortly after it began on Tuesday in Tobruk due to the delay in arrival of the Prime Minister and members of the government, the spokesperson for the [...]
©- - 07 september 2021 - 16:55:16 - thread Politics (347 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan House of Representatives wants to hear the Libyan government of national unity led by Abdelhamid Dbaiba on five issues, namely electricity, the coronavirus pandemic, monetary liquidity, the unification of state institutions and the general state budget, Al-Wassat online newspaper reported on Saturday. Citing a memorandum [...]
©- - 04 september 2021 - 19:08:46 - thread Politics (369 words)


Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – A leaked intelligence report indicates that an MP with South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) could be sharing classified information with the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). The State Security Agency's (SSA) has raised concerns over Xiaomei Havard’s links to China and its impact on [...]
©- - 01 september 2021 - 17:39:51 - thread Politics (251 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan Prime Minister of the Government of National Unity, Abdelhamid Al-Dbaiba, has stressed the importance of setting up parliamentary committees which will monitor government activities. He said the committees could be set up following government officials' meetings with some members of the House of Representatives (Parliament). According [...]
©- - 25 august 2021 - 19:50:53 - thread Politics (350 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The government of national unity in Libya has been summoned to a plenary hearing session on August 30 before the House of Representatives (Parliament) at its headquarters in Tobruk (East), the spokesperson of the Parliament, Abdallah Balaihak, announced on Sunday. He also assured that they will give [...]
©- - 22 august 2021 - 16:43:05 - thread Politics (202 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Libya's Parliament has adopted the draft law on the election of the President of the country by direct universal suffrage and directed that it should be handed over to the Legislative and Constitutional Committee for redrafting prior to its publication. This was announced by the spokesperson for [...]
©- - 18 august 2021 - 11:32:43 - thread Politics (266 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan parliament resumed here Tuesday discussions on articles of the draft law on the election of the president of Libya by universal suffrage ahead of the 24 December vote. During their discussions, members of parliament(MPs) put forward a number of proposals regarding the election of the [...]
©- - 17 august 2021 - 21:21:37 - thread Politics (290 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The House of Representatives  or Parliament in Libya resumed on Monday in Tobuk (East) its plenary session to continue discussing articles of the draft law on the election of the president of the Republic directly by the people, its official spokesperson, Abdallah Belaihak, announced. In a statement [...]
©- - 16 august 2021 - 21:32:09 - thread Politics (397 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan Parliament on Tuesday resumed its session in the eastern city of Tobruk discussing the draft law on the election of the president of Libya, which started on Monday after the presentation of the criteria to be met by any candidate to the position of [...]
©- - 03 august 2021 - 14:23:01 - thread Politics (434 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The House of Representatives (Parliament) on Monday suspended debate on the articles of the draft law for the election of the Libyan president, indicating that the debate will continue on Tuesday, to complete the discussion. The spokesperson of the House of Representatives, Abdallah Belaihaqk, announced the suspension, [...]
©- - 02 august 2021 - 17:37:26 - thread Politics (476 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Speaker of the House of Representatives (Parliament) in Libya, Aguila Saleh, has convened a plenary session for next Monday to adopt the draft general finance law 2021, an official source said here Tuesday. The session will also be devoted to the promulgation of the law on [...]
©- - 27 july 2021 - 23:26:23 - thread Politics (305 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The work of Parliament devoted to the examination of the general budget of the Libyan state, began on Monday in Tobruk in the east, in the presence of Libyan Prime Minister Abdelhamid al-Dbaiba and members of his government. The plenary session is broadcast live on television and [...]
©- - 05 july 2021 - 12:22:20 - thread Politics (513 words)


Athens, Greece (PANA) -Speaker of the Libyan Parliament Aguila Salah arrived in Athens on Thursday for a two-day official visit during which he will hold talks with several senior Greek officials. He will meet the President of the Greek Parliament, Konstantínos Tasoúlas, and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Dendias. The programme of [...]
©- - 02 july 2021 - 13:21:32 - thread Politics (151 words)


Rabat, Morocco (PANA) - The President of the Moroccan House of Representatives, Habib El Malki, stressed on Monday in Rabat the importance of parliamentary diplomacy in opening new cooperation with Libya. During his talks with the head of the Libyan Pime Minister, Abdelhamid Dbaibah, who is on an official visit to [...]
©- - 29 june 2021 - 11:53:21 - thread Politics (281 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan Parliament, sitting in the eastern city of Tobruk, on Monday started a plenary session devoted to consideration of the draft state budget 2021 and the appointment to regal positions, after several postponements without reaching a consensus. It began the session under Speaker Aguila Saleh to [...]
©- - 28 june 2021 - 13:30:25 - thread Politics (316 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Speaker of the House of Representatives (Parliament) in Libya, Aguila Saleh, has expressed histotal rejection of all attempts to obstruct the elections with the intention of delaying the process. This position was expressed during a meeting with the chairman of the Governing Council of the Libyan [...]
©- - 16 june 2021 - 21:05:32 - thread Politics (263 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The House of Representatives (Parliament) in Libya has decided to convene a plenary hearing of the national unity government on June 29 after its meeting on Tuesday in Tobruk (East) devoted to the examination of the 2021 state budget that was not adopted, announced spokesman Abdallah [...]
©- - 15 june 2021 - 21:40:56 - thread Politics (439 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan Parliament resumed its budget session on Tuesday in the eastern city of Tobruk, chaired by Speaker Aguila Saleh. The House is examining  the draft state budget 2021 and the appointment of sovereign positions, its official spokesperson, Abdallah Belaihak said. "The first and second vice presidents of [...]
©- - 15 june 2021 - 15:58:57 - thread Politics (349 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The plenary session of the Libyan House of Representatives (Parliament) was suspended on Monday in Tobruk (East), before the start of deliberations on the draft 2021 state budget and the appointment to persons to national posts, due to a verbal altercation between MPs. The parliamentary spokesperson, Abdallah [...]
©- - 14 june 2021 - 17:54:41 - thread Politics (259 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The president of the House of Representatives (Parliament), Aguila Saleh, and that of the High Council of State, Khaled al-Mechri, arrived in Morocco on Thursday for a meeting aimed at discussing the outstanding points in the Libyan political dialogue. The two presidents will take a look at [...]
©- - 04 june 2021 - 17:07:33 - thread Politics (802 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Libya's House of Representatives (Parliament) has formed a committee to prepare remarks on the new revised version of the finance law and to hear the Minister of Finance response to  grievances of the deputies, its official spokesman Abdallah Belaihak announced. In a press statement on Monday at [...]
©- - 25 may 2021 - 12:30:27 - thread Politics (292 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The presidency of the Libyan House of Representatives (Parliament) has summoned its members for an official session on 19 April, in the eastern city of Tobruk, to discuss the draft  state budget for 2021. According to a statement issued on Monday on the parliament website, the presidency [...]
©- - 12 april 2021 - 13:10:33 - thread Politics (198 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Members of Libya's new presidential council and the Prime Minister arrived on Monday in the eastern city of Tobruk for the swearing in of the new Libyan transitional authorities before the House of Representatives. The President of the Presidential Council, Mohamed al-Manfi, and the two Vice-Presidents, Abdallah [...]
©- - 15 march 2021 - 13:10:42 - thread Politics (238 words)


Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – The Chief Whip of South Africa’s official opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) has been awarded the Italian Order of the Star, an equivalent of a knighthood in Italy, for her outstanding leadership in Parliament and fighting for a just society. Natasha Mazzone played a prominent role [...]
©- - 15 march 2021 - 10:52:08 - thread Politics (178 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The formal investiture of members (Ministers) of the new government of national accord in Libya will be held next Monday at the House of Representatives (Parliament) at the provisional seat of Parliament in the city of Tobruk (East), a spokesperson for the legislative body, Abdallah Belaihak, [...]
©- - 12 march 2021 - 17:34:27 - thread Politics (224 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Members of Libya's House of Representatives (Parliament) on Tuesday resumed the plenary session in Sirte (center) to examine provisions of the vote of confidence in the Government of National Accord with regard to managing the transition and the organization of general elections on December 24. Prime Minister [...]
©- - 09 march 2021 - 16:22:15 - thread Politics (288 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Libya's 5+5 Joint Military Commission says Sirte, 450 km east of Tripoli, is ready to host the plenary session of Parliament on the vote of confidence in the Government of National Accord of Prime Minister Abdelhamid al-Dbaiba. The venue for the vote has been a big hurdle [...]
©- - 01 march 2021 - 13:09:34 - thread Politics (299 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Libyan House of Representatives (Parliament) Speaker Aguila Saleh, has called a session of Parliament on 8 March in Sirte, provided the 5+5 Joint Military Committee confirms security of the session, to discuss arrangements for building confidence in the Government of National Accord. In a statement issued on [...]
©- - 27 february 2021 - 12:13:05 - thread Politics (271 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan High Council of State has called on the Prime Minister-designate of the Government of National Accord (GNA), Abdelhamid al-Dbaiba, to speed up the formation of his government. It has also urged members of Parliament to show the highest level of responsibility to pass a vote [...]
©- - 24 february 2021 - 10:48:49 - thread Politics (580 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Prime Minister of the Government of National Accord, Abdelhamid Dbeibah, on Friday met with the Speaker of Parliament, Aguila Saleh, on the latest developments in Libya and the latest developments in the formation of the new government. These issues were discussed at a meeting between Saleh [...]
©- - 19 february 2021 - 16:58:14 - thread Politics (210 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Members of the House of Representatives meeting in Sabratha, 70 km west of Tripoli, have decided to hold a plenary session next Monday and Tuesday (22 and 23 February). They also decided to contact the Joint Military Committee (5+5) to announce within 48 hours whether the session [...]
©- - 17 february 2021 - 11:50:25 - thread Politics (324 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - After marathon debates of almost 14 hours almost without interruption, the Tunisian Parliament on Tuesday passed a vote of confidence in the reshuffled cabinet of Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi, despite the questions against four of the 11 new ministers. The 190 MPs present voted by a large [...]
©- - 27 january 2021 - 10:11:19 - thread Politics (384 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan Constitutional Committee, comprising members of the House of Representatives (Parliament) and the High Council of State, has agreed to hold a referendum on the draft Constitution, with the adoption of a voting mechanism for the three regions --  Tripolitania, Cyrenaica and Fezzan --  provided [...]
©- - 20 january 2021 - 13:44:38 - thread Politics (410 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Speaker of the House of Representatives in Libya (Parliament), Aguila Saleh, welcomed "the great progress made in various channels of inter-Libyan dialogue", assuring that "a political settlement is close to being achieved".  In a statement issued Wednesday, Mr Saleh, however, stressed that relying on the principle [...]
©- - 31 december 2020 - 14:18:28 - thread Politics (1227 words)


Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - Alassane Bala Sakandé was re-elected on Monday as Speaker of the National Assembly of Burkina Faso. He polled 123 votes, two against and two abstentions out of 127 deputies. Mr. Sakandé led the parliament of the 7th legislature from 2017 to 2020, after the death of Salif [...]
©- - 29 december 2020 - 09:51:39 - thread Politics (242 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Members of the House of Representatives participating in the parliamentary session held Tuesday agreed after their meeting to hold the next plenary session in Ghadames on December 21 -22. The 127 deputies said in a statement that the agenda for the plenary scheduled for December 21 and [...]
©- - 08 december 2020 - 22:32:22 - thread Politics (411 words)


Bamako, Mali (PANA) - Colonel Malick Diaw, the first vice president of the National Committee for the Salvation of the People (CNSP), the military junta which overthrew President Ibrahim Boubacar Kéita on 18 August, was on Saturday elected President of the National Transition Council (CNT) set up by the president [...]
©- - 05 december 2020 - 18:36:27 - thread Politics (231 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Members of the Libyan House of Representatives (Parliament), who met in Tangier, Morocco, have agreed that the constitutional seat of the unified House of Representatives is the city of Benghazi (East). This is contained in the Final Declaration after their consultative meeting in Tangier, Morocco. According to the declaration, [...]
©- - 29 november 2020 - 12:55:15 - thread Politics (388 words)


Tangier, Morocco (PANA) - Morocco's Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans Residing Abroad, Nasser Bourita, said the results of the consultative meeting of the Libyan House of Representatives will be an important change agent that will have a great impact on the country's political process. In a speech delivered [...]
©- - 29 november 2020 - 12:30:51 - thread Politics (421 words)


Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, will face his first motion of no confidence in the National Assembly next Thursday. House Speaker Thandi Modise on Thursday approved the motion by the African Transformation Movement (ATM). "The motion is scheduled in terms of Section 102 of the Constitution, [...]
©- - 26 november 2020 - 17:43:11 - thread Politics (330 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) said it is "encouraged" by the broad consultative session of the Libyan House of Representatives, which began on Monday in Tangier, Morocco, expressing the hope that it will contribute to the implementation of the roadmap adopted by the [...]
©- - 24 november 2020 - 12:09:08 - thread Politics (397 words)