|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 زيدان; 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.
References[change | change source]
- "Libya Congress elects former congressman and rights lawyer Ali Zeidan as new prime minister". The Washington Post. Retrieved 9 August 2013.
- Zaptia, Sami (14 November 2012). "Zeidan government sworn in". Libya Herald. Retrieved 9 August 2013.
- "Ali Zeidan, ex-Kadhafi opponent, elected Libya PM". AFP. 14 October 2012. Retrieved 9 August 2013.
- "Ali Zidan elected Libya's new prime minister". BBC News. Retrieved 9 August 2013.
- Sky News (10 October 2013). "Libya PM Zeidan 'kidnapped at gunpoint'". Sky News. Retrieved 23 November 2013.
- "Libyan PM Ali Zidan breifly held by gunmen in Tripoli". CBS News. 10 October 2013.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Ali Zeidan at Wikimedia Commons
| Prime Minister of Libya