Hotel in Tobruk, Libya where Libyan government is currently based
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Libya's government holed up in a 1970s hotel

Three years after the revolution that drove Colonel Gaddafi from power, is Libya on the verge of becoming a failed state?

The country's elected parliament was driven from the capital Tripoli earlier this year by militants and is now based in a hotel in the eastern port of Tobruk, from where it is desperately trying to hold the country together.

Tim Whewell is one of the few foreign journalists to reach the city.

  • 16 Oct 2014
  • From the section Africa
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