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7 woefully failed military coup attempts that startled Africa

January 08, 2019 at 01:21 pm | History

Mildred Europa Taylor

Mildred Europa Taylor | Staff Writer

January 08, 2019 at 01:21 pm | History

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Libya

In October 2013, a group of opposition members from the General National Congress attempted to take control of Libya from Prime Minister Ali Zeidan. Zeidan was kidnapped on October 10 by armed gunmen but was released several hours later after a pro-government militia stormed the area where he was being held.

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