Military officers escort the coffin of late Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi during his funeral in Tunis on Saturday. Associated Press
Essebsi, who helped guide the North African country's transition to democracy after the 2011 revolution, died aged 92 on Thursday.
The veteran politician, the oldest head of state after Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, came to power in 2014, three years after the Arab Spring uprising toppled longtime despot Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.
Having not beaten the Super Eagles on the pitch for nearly 30 years, it appears to be a tall order for Algeria to defy the form book and go on to beat Nigeria in their Africa Cup of Nations semi-final on Sunday. In the other match Senegal, aiming to win the tournament for the first time, meet a Tunisia side
The parliamentary race is expected to be fought closely by the moderate Islamist Ennahda party, the more secular Tahya Tounes party of Prime Minister Youssef Chahed, and the Nidaa Tounes party led by Hafedh Caid Essebsi, the president’s son.
The police have urged residents to remain cautious and avoid visiting mountainous areas and valley
Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR), Dubai’s premier beachfront destination by Dubai Retail, will shine the spotlight on the UAE’s heritage with a series of themed cultural activations during its second #WOWJBR festival.
The electoral centres of the Sharjah Consultative Council (SCC) elections have witnessed a remarkable turnout of Sharjah citizens, including the elderly and people with disabilities, who have come to elect half of the SCC members.