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Tunisia: President promises constitutional changes amid opposition

September 12, 2021 9:43 pm

President Kais Saied has vowed a new government and said the "Tunisian people have rejected the consitution." But opposition parties have rejected his plans.

G7 nations urge return to constitutional order in Tunisia

September 07, 2021 8:54 am

The statement is the most significant public expression of unease by major democracies since President Kais Saied seized governing powers in July in moves his opponents called a coup.

Explained: Why Tunisian president has suspended the PM, dissolved Parliament

August 06, 2021 7:58 am

The President stated that the move was taken amidst the economic trouble the country has been facing for years and the government’s mishandling of the coronavirus pandemic.

Young are paid to migrate, harm Europe ties: Tunisian leader

August 02, 2021 1:46 pm

The Tunisian Coast Guard picked up 31 Tunisian youths on Sunday, a day after stopping three attempted crossings and seizing five small boats and a large sum of money.

Tunisian security forces place prominent judge under house arrest

July 31, 2021 8:19 pm

The move against Judge Bechir Akremi came after President Kais Saied pledged to lead a campaign against corruption in all sectors, following his dismissal this week of the prime minister and freezing of parliament.

Tunisian police detain lawmaker, Islamist party officials

July 31, 2021 10:23 am

The next day, Ennahdha supporters skirmished with backers of the president outside parliament, but the crowd was eventually dispersed by police.

With gatherings banned amid turmoil, Tunisians can only watch. and wait.

July 28, 2021 11:08 am

Tunisia is the sole remaining democracy of those that emerged from the popular revolutions that swept the Arab world a decade ago.

Tunisia on edge as president suspends parliament, fires PM

August 05, 2021 5:51 am

Protesters celebrated President Kais Saied’s decision late Sunday night with shouts of joy, honking of horns and waving Tunisian flags.

Tunisian president joins street supporters after dismissing government

July 26, 2021 3:49 pm

Tunisians were celebrating Kais Saied's decision to oust government and freeze parliament.

At least 17 Bengali migrants drown off Tunisia in shipwreck, says Red Crescent

July 22, 2021 10:19 am

The boat had set off from Zuwara, on Libya's northwest coast, carrying migrants from Syria, Egypt, Sudan, Eritrea, Mali and Bangladesh, the humanitarian organisation said.

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Protest against terror attack at Tunisia beach, tourists flee

June 28, 2015 4:50 pm

Thousands of tourists fled Tunisia on Saturday after the country's worst terrorist attack killed 38 people.