A still image aired by broadcaster Al Arabiya shows what it claims is the Libyan prime minister Ali Zeidan surrounded by men at an unidentified location today before his release. Photograph: Reuters

Former rebel gunmen have freed Libya’s prime minister after holding him for several hours in reprisal for the capture by US forces at the weekend of (...)

Protesters burn a replica of the US flag during a demonstration in Benghazi yesterday against the capture of Abu Anas al-Liby.

The Obama administration has strongly defended its unexpected capture of an alleged al- Qaeda operative from a Libya street at the weekend, but says t(...)