Libyan rebels to launch Washington DC office

interns Contributor

BENGHAZI, Libya — NATO launched its most intense bombardment yet against Moammar Gadhafi’s stronghold of Tripoli Tuesday, while a senior U.S. diplomat said President Barack Obama has invited the Libyan rebels’ National Transitional Council to open an office in Washington D.C.

The international community has been stepping up airstrikes and diplomatic efforts against the regime in a bid to break a virtual stalemate, with the rebels in the east and Gadhafi maintaining his hold on most of the west.

Full story: “US invites Libyan rebels to open office in Washington DC, stops short of formal recognition”