Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zidan was seized by armed men and taken from a hotel in Tripoli, the capital, according to news reports early Thursday.
The Reuters news agency cited two Arab-language television stations, Sky News Arabia and
The news comes just days after U.S. special forces seized a Libyan Al Qaeda leader in Tripoli and spirited him out of the country.
The suspect, Nazih Abdul-Hamed Ruqai, better known by the alias Abu Anas al Liby, is wanted in connection with the 1998 bombings of two U.S. embassies in East Africa.
Zidan, a former human rights lawyer who spent decades in exile in Geneva, returned to take part in the 2011 revolution that overthrew dictator