26 July 2021

Clashes erupt in Tunisia amid tension over gov’t dismissal Related news


TUNIS, Tunisia Clashes erupted on Monday between supporters and opponents of Tunisian President Kais Saied, amid tension over his recent decisions to dismiss the government and suspend parliament. On Sunday, Saied ousted the government of Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi, froze parliament, and assumed the executive authority with the assistance of a new prime minister. According to an Anadolu Agency correspondent, the Tunisian army and security forces erected barriers in the streets leading to [...]