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Tunisia dismisses foreign, defence ministers

29 October 2019, 6:02 PM

Tunisia President Kais Saied made his first major decision as head of state on Tuesday, approving the replacement of the foreign and defence ministers as the new parliament prepares for coalition talks.

Kais Saied

Political outsider Saied sworn in as Tunisia’s president

23 October 2019, 5:01 PM

Kais Saied, a political outsider and retired law professor, was sworn in as Tunisian president on Wednesday after he won a landslide victory in the October election.

Thousands of Tunisians celebrate Kais Saied’s landslide projected win

14 October 2019, 5:40 AM

Thousands of Tunisians took to the streets of the capital on Sunday celebrating presidential candidate Kais Saied’s projected win, after exit polls showed him leading.

Tunisians vote for president, choosing between media mogul and retired professor

13 October 2019, 4:05 PM

Tunisians were choosing on Sunday between two political outsiders to be their next president, in a free election that has seen voters ditch top politicians after years of declining living standards following a 2011 revolution.

Members of Tunisia's higher election committee announce the preliminary results of the parliamentary elections in Tunis, Tunisia.

Tunisia’s Ennahda party to lead fractured new parliament

10 October 2019, 6:02 AM

Though Ennahda came first, it has 17 fewer seats than it won in the last parliamentary election in 2014, when it came second to a secular coalition which has since fallen apart.



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