File - In this Oct. 8, 2013 file photo, then Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zidan speaks during a press conference in Rabat, Morocco. (AP Photo/Abdeljalil Bounhar)
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A former prime minister who once led Libya's first democratically elected government has been abducted for a second time by militiamen in the capital, Tripoli, witnesses said Monday.The militiamen were from the Tripoli Revolutionaries' Brigade, which is allied with the U.N.-backed government in Tripoli.Zeidan was abducted once before by Tripoli's unruly militias, in October 2013, but was released within days. He fled the country before competing militias seized Tripoli in 2014, but later returned.A former diplomat and human rights lawyer, Zeidan joined the opposition in exile in the 1990s.He was appointed as a prime minister by Libya's first elected Parliament, the General National Congress, in 2012 .
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