Crowd celebrate in Tripoli in Libya
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Libyans celebrate post-Gaddafi era

Thousand of jubilant Libyans have gathered in Tripoli's Martyr Square to celebrate the country's first peaceful transition of power in its modern history.

Libya's interim National Transitional Council has handed authority to a newly elected assembly, almost a year after the ousting of Muammar Gaddafi.

Rana Jawad reports form Tripoli on the challenges facing the assembly as it tries to bring security and long-term stability to the country.

  • 09 Aug 2012
  • From the section Africa
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