France has now formally recognized the rebels in Libya as a legitimate government in the country. The NATO is now considering a type of a military action in Libya which is also considered as no fly zone. Rebels have been fighting with their full might against the Gaddafi loyalist forces and have also been able to withstand the aerial attack.
Reporters are having the worst time in the country, as some BBC reporters were beaten up and detained by Gaddafi loyalists in the country. But the Libyan Gaddafi forces have found development in the fight against the rebels especially in the east, the important town of Zawiya.
The Red Cross which is present in the country has noted there has been a steep increase in casualties and they have termed this situation nothing less than a civil war. French President Nicholas Sarkozy has notified his country, that they recognize the NLC (National Libyan Council) as the legitimate government of the country.