French want Total control of Libyan oil France was the first in recognising the need of intervention in Libya, the first to recognise the rebels and the National transitional council and the first in line to get the best oil contracts.

France says Gaddafi may stay in Libya

The extended fighting in Libya has brought a French proposal that leader Muammar Gaddafi be allowed to stay in the country.

Libya: France will open embassy in Benghazi

France will open an embassy in Benghazi. France24 wrote a few minutes ago on its Twitter channel.