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Seven UN agencies urge Libya cease-fire to contain coronavirus

Seven UN agencies on Wednesday called for a cease-fire in Libya to try to stop the spread of the coronavirus, saying the international community “must not turn a blind eye to the conflict” in the North African nation where 64 cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed.

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WHO: Libya has not crossed the barrier of the ‘risk-free stage’ regarding the Coronavirus pandemic

A member of the Coronavirus Pandemic Team, at the World Health Organization (WHO), office in Libya, Ramadan Osman, said on Saturday, that Libya had not passed the danger zone, regarding the Coronavirus, despite the promising health status of results from testing.

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Despite Covid-19, Libya War Rages, with Civilians at Risk

In early April, a photograph of three fighters on one of Tripoli’s front lines grabbed social media’s attention both for its poignancy and the absurdity of the situation. The photo was of three heavily armed men in full combat gear wearing protective face masks against Covid-19.

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Weaponising water in Libya despite coronavirus pandemic

This month, in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, the Libyan capital and most of western Libya spent at least 20 days without water. This was in addition to living through intensified fighting around Tripoli which only abated following the humiliating defeat of the Libyan National Army (LNA) led by Khalifa …

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