Tunisia’s new constitution, prepared by President Kais Saied’s team of experts, seems to have the stamp of approval of the people. It is a constitution that gives greater powers to the president. Saied says that it is a constitution that will check the corrupt political elites and he has promised that the basic freedoms promised in the 2015
Maritime authorities "were able... to rescue 255 would-be migrants, including 170 people of various African nationalities, with the remainder Tunisians," the National Guard said in a statement on Facebook.
President Kais Saied, a professor of constitutional law, who was elected on a popular vote, took drastic action when Tunisia was on the brink of economic collapse last year, dismissed the parliament, did away with the Supreme Judicial Council, and also dismissed 57 judges, blaming them for supporting corruption and terrorists.
Tunisia’s new President Kais Saied took the oath of office on Wednesday after his surprise election victory over champions of the political establishment.
Tunisia prepared for Sunday’s presidential runoff after the two finalists, both political outsiders, went head-to-head in a rare television debate in a last bid to woo the country’s seven million voters.
Tunisia’s presidential candidate Nabil Karoui received a hero’s welcome as he walked free from jail, just days ahead of a runoff against a political newcomer.
Tunisia’s electoral commission said on Tuesday law professor Kais Saied and detained media mogul Nabil Karoui won the most votes in Sunday’s presidential election, beating veteran political leaders to advance to a second-round runoff.
Jailed Tunisian media magnate Nabil Karoui said he’s “reasonably optimistic” about winning Tunisia’s presidential runoff, where he is facing independent law professor Kais Saied.
Erdogan visited Tunisia on Wednesday to discuss cooperation for a possible ceasefire in neighbouring Libya. In a speech Thursday, he said Turkey and Tunisia agreed to support Libya's internationally recognised government of Fayez Al Serraj.