Tunisia political crisis: Nightly curfew extended by two extra hours

TUNIS, Tunisian President Kais Saied has extended the nightly curfew by two extra hours, a day after he suspended parliament.   He’s also sacked more government ministers in the wake of the dismissal of Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi on Sunday.   The president has denied accusations by the biggest political party, Ennahdha, that he’s carried out a coup. He insisted […]

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Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Mohamed Ali Nafti dismissed

President Kais Saied issued, on Friday evening, a presidential decree terminating the duties of Secretary of State to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Migration and Tunisians Abroad Mohamed Ali Nafti. Mohamed Ali Nafti joined the government team in August 2020. Prior to that date, he held the position of Director General of Consular Affairs, according to a statement by the […]

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Opening of Consulates of African Countries in Sahara is Result of HM the King’s Enlightened Vision: FM

This “well-studied” African strategy is based on the opening of the Kingdom to all regions of the continent and the desire to make the southern provinces a link between Morocco and its African depth, said Bourita at a joint press briefing with his counterpart from Malawi, Eisenhower Nduwa Mkaka, at the end of the inauguration ceremony of the consulate general […]

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Jerandi/Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan discuss Tunisia’s political situation

-Minister of Foreign Affairs, Migration and Tunisians Abroad Othman Jerandi on Wednesday received a phone call from UAE opposite number Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan. The phone conversation focused on the latest political developments in Tunisia following the recent measures announced by President of the Republic Kais Saied, a Foreign Department press release reads on Thursday. Othman Jerandi assured his […]

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Libyan Presidential Council affirms full support to President Kais Saied’s measures

Deputy Head of the Libyan Presidential Council, Abdallah Al-Lafi, affirmed the Council’s absolute support to the decisions announced last Sunday by President Kais Saied. Received Thursday at Carthage Palace, he said that the statements of some Libyan parties on this subject do not commit the Libyan state. Al-Lafi reaffirmed the full solidarity of Libyans with the Tunisian people and their […]

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