Libya Crisis: Inside the Rixos Hotel

A "desperate situation" is developing at Tripoli's Rixos hotel, according to BBC correspondent Matthew Price, who is now trapped there along with some 35 other journalists and foreign nationals.

He spoke to BBC Radio 4's Today programme on Wednesday morning and described what had been happening.

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Images courtesy AP and Reuters. Photographs taken between the 21-24 August 2011. Maps courtesy Bing Maps.

Slideshow production by Paul Kerley. Publication date 24 August 2011.

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Matthew Price's full Today interview from the Rixos Hotel

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