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|Prime Minister of Libya|
14 November 2012 – 11 March 2014
Juma Ahmad Atigha (Acting)
|Preceded by||Abdurrahim El-Keib|
|Succeeded by||Abdullah al-Thanay|
|Born||1950 (age 70–71)
|Political party||National Party For Development and Welfare|
Ali Zeidan (sometimes written as Zidan; Arabic: علي زيدانcode: ar is deprecated ; born 1950) is a former Prime Minister of Libya. He was appointed by the General National Congress on 14 October 2012. Zeidan took office on 14 November after Congress approved his cabinet nominees. Before the Libyan civil war, Zeidan was a human rights lawyer in Geneva. According to the BBC, he is considered by some local observers as a strong-minded liberal.
It was reported on 10 October 2013 that Zeidan was kidnapped by armed men in Tripoli, during the early hours in the morning. He was freed hours later.
|Prime Minister of Libya
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