Libya on High Alert After PM Seized by Gunmen

Publisher:
Agence France-Presse
Publication Date:
10 October 2013
Tags:
North Africa, Libya, Conflict, Peace and Security

Gunmen seized Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan from a Tripoli hotel early Thursday, in the latest sign of the lawlessness sweeping Libya since dictator Moamer Kadhafi was toppled in 2011.


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