Libyan Prime Minister kidnapped at gun point from hotel

A country where even the prime minister is not safe from kidnapping. Choi. Libyan
Prime Minister Ali Zeidan was kidnapped in the early hours of this morning from the
Corinthia Hotel in Tripoli by suspected former rebels who even took a pic of them
with him and shared it online (inset).
Mr Zeidan, who became Prime Minister just eleven months ago after living in exile
for many years, was seized in what is believed to be retaliation for the capture by
American forces of a wanted al-Qaeda-linked operative at the weekend, BBC
"The head of the transitional government, Ali Zeidan, was taken to an unknown
destination for unknown reasons," a government statement posted on the
prime minister's Facebook site said.
Officials said that two "revolutionary brigades" were responsible for the kidnap -
the "Operations Room of Revolutionaries" and the "Brigade for the Fight against
Crime". His current whereabout is unknown.