Armed clashes took place on Monday between the Rad’aa Force militia and Ghaniwa militia near the headquarters of the Government of National Unity in Tripoli. All roads leading to the government headquarters were reportedly closed.
Director of National Cancer Institute, Mohamed al-Faqih, confirmed on Wednesday that more than 60% of COVID-19 samples received at Misrata Isolation Center tested positive; most of them were severe infections.
The United Nations said on Wednesday that over 14,700 migrants intercepted and rescued by the Libyan Coast Guard by the end of June, surpassing the number of migrants intercepted and rescued and disembarked in all of 2020.
The General Commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA), Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, has sent a military delegation to Russia headed by his office director and member of the 5+5 committee, Lieutenant-General Khairi al-Tamimi, said the Director of LNA Moral Guidance Department , Major General Khaled Al-Mahjoub, in a post on his official Facebook page.
Misurata recorded the highest number of COVID-19 infections in the Monday report of the National Center for Disease Control (NCDC), with 779 new cases followed by Tripoli, which recorded 702 new cases.
Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias and the Italian ambassador to Greece Patrizia Falcinelli discussed the situation in Libya during a Monday meeting at the headquarters of the Greek foreign ministry.
The European Union is planning for a military mission in Libya in order to “compete for influence with foreign powers there”, reported the European online newspaper EU Observer on Monday, citing a leaked paper.