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epa03904598 Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan (L) puts his hand on his head during a press conference shortly after his release, with head of the General National Congress Nouri Bousahmein (R) in Tripoli, Libya, 10 October 2013. Zeidan was released on 10 October after being briefly held captive by armed men in the capital Tripoli. Local media quoted him as saying that militiamen, whom he did not name, had captured him to force him to quit his post. The circumstances of Zeidan’s seizure from the Corinthia Hotel in Tripoli, where he was staying, remained unclear. EPA/SABRI ELMHEDWI *** Local Caption *** 50967502