Saied issues presidential decree dismissing Mechichi, Berteji and Ben Slimane [Upd 1]

President Kais Saied Monday issued a presidential decree under which he dismissed Acting Interior Minister and Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi, National Defence Minister Brahim Berteji and Civil Service Minister and Acting Justice Minister Hasna Ben Slimane. This decision took effect as of July 25, 2021, the Presidency of the Republic said in a statement. According to this decree, the secretaries […]

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Military deployed around Prime Ministry seat at Kasbah

Military forces have been deployed around the Prime Ministry seat at the Kasbah, TAP correspondent reported on Monday. Barricades have been set up in front of the building’s entrances, in addition to the presence of police officers who are usually securing the government palace. The army was also deployed on Sunday evening around the parliament building in Bardo, where clashes […]

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“Article 51 of Constitution allows HPR to convene outside its headquaters” (Ennahdha’s Farida Laâbidi)

Article 51 of the Constitution allows the House of People’s Representatives (HPR) to convene outside its headquarters in Tunis, Ennahdha movement MP Farida Laabidi said, specifying that the matter will be discussed by the HPR Bureau. “Holding a remote HPR Bureau meeting attests to the continuity of the HPR work,” she told TAP, indicating that the decisions made by the […]

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Ennahdha supporters try to force their way into parliament, in vain

Supporters of Ennahdha party, on Monday, gathered outside the outer gate of the Bardo Palace and tried to force their way into parliament. Security forces prevented them without resorting to force, TAP reporter said. Dozens of Ennahdha supporters condemned the «coup against legitimacy» and chanted slogans against journalists. On the other hand, a group of young people continued to demonstrate […]

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Civil society calls on Government to present clear roadmap with well-defined deadlines

Components of the civil society called, Monday, President Kais Saied to present a clear roadmap on the period ahead and formed their concern about the concentration of powers in the hands of the President of the Republic. The National Union of Tunisian Journalists insisted on the need for a clear vision regarding the exceptional measures announced Sunday night by the […]

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Back to normal in downtown Tunis

Life resumed normally Monday afternoon in downtown Tunis and the emblematic Avenue Habib Bourguiba after the jubilation that followed the announcement of the decisions of President Kaïs Saïed, Sunday evening. Only two army tanks are stationed on the Avenue and some military deployed next to it, in addition to a slight police presence in Ibn Khaldoun Square, noted TAP’s correspondent. […]

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President Saied affirms his respect for rights and freedoms

President Kais Saied, stressed Monday at a meeting at the palace of Carthage with leaders of national organizations, his concern to respect the rights and freedoms and the deadlines for implementation of exceptional measures and announce the formation of a new government in the coming days. According to a statement to TAP Radhia Jeribi, president of the National Union of […]

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Curfew from 7 pm to 6 am starting Monday

A nationwide curfew from 7 pm to 6 am, from July 26 to August 27, an inter-city travel ban and a ban on gatherings of more than three people in public spaces and in the street have been decided under a presidential decree issued Monday, the Presidency of the Republic announced.   Source: TAP News Agency

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Media and journalists called to respect professional ethics (Snjt)

The National Union of Tunisian Journalists (Snjt) said fully support the legitimate claims of Tunisians, claimed Sunday during demonstrations held in different regions of Tunisia, on Republic Day. The demonstrators denounced, during their protest movements, the deterioration of the economic, social and health situation which, according to them, results from the failure of the political system, said the union in […]

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Fitch Ratings: Tunisia’s Political Turmoil Increases Risks to IMF Funding

The decision of President Kais Saied to suspend parliament and dismiss the prime minister may add further delays to an IMF programme that would alleviate the country’s large financing pressures, and reduce western partners’ willingness to support Tunisia, says Fitch Ratings. Fitch Ratings believes, in a note assessing the situation in Tunisia, that the Prospects for reforms that would lower […]

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