Hundreds of protesters rallied Sunday in Tunisia’s capital "to protest against President Kais Saied’s move to seize governing powers." Many of the demonstrators chanted, “The people want the fall of the coup.”
After President Kais Saied of Tunisia announced that he would essentially rule by decree, fear and discontent over his two-month-old power grab is starting to show. by @VivianHYee
Scores of Officials Quit Tunisia's Main Islamist Party in Protest: #Tunisia
Discrimination even in death: In Tunisia, black people are buried in a so-called 'slaves' cemetery.
Tunisia reported its highest temperature in recorded history this week: 49°C (120°F). The heat has sparked wildfires, which are also ravaging Algeria, Greece, Italy and Turkey. Scientists say the human-caused climate crisis has now made the Mediterranean a "wildfire hotspot."
JUST IN: Tunisia shuts down airport and borders after president sacked prime minister and suspended parliament
I spoke with President Saied of Tunisia today. We discussed the longstanding friendship between our countries, and I reaffirmed the U.S. commitment to Tunisia. We stand with Tunisia as it makes the economic reforms necessary to recover from the challenges of the pandemic.
#NewsAlert – Afghanistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Maldives, Vietnam, Japan, Australia, Israel, Germany, Tunisia, Mexico along with many other missions will join PM Modi’s #9pm9minute campaign. | @Zakka_Jacob with details. #LightForIndia