Libya

Elected Government Assumes Power in Libya

The former rebel government handed over control of Libya to its elected National Assembly today

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Libyans say they are hopeful that real change can begin now that the National Transitional Council has formally handed power to the country's newly elected national assembly.

NTC Chairman Mustafa Abdul Jalil passed the reigns to the oldest member of the 200-strong congress at a symbolic ceremony in Tripoli on Wednesday.