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Libya has recorded 719 new cases of COVID-19, the National Central for Disease Control (NCDC) announced on on Sunday, adding that 224 cases recovered during the same reporting period.

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Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh, Prime Minister of the Government of National Unity, said on Saturday that this government is pressuring the state-owned General Electricity Company to find solutions for the country’s long term electricity crisis, while anticipating an end to the crisis by November.

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Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh, Prime Minister of the Government of National Unity, spoke on Saturday at a press event in Tripoli, where he described his government’s foreign minister Najla Al-Mangoush as “brave” and said that her position on expelling foreign forces out of Libya represent the position of his government.

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Nicolas de Rivière, the French ambassador to the United Nations, announced on Friday that the Security Council will convene on the 15th of July to discuss the implementation of its resolutions on Libya, including monitoring the ceasefire, the withdrawal of foreign forces and mercenaries and preparations for general elections in December.

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Forty three migrants have drowned after their boat sank off Tunisia, the Tunisian Red Crescent said on Saturday. The migrants had set off from the Libyan port of Zuwara and were attempting to cross the Mediterranean to reach Europe.

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