Supporters of Ennahda Party stage a demonstration on Saturday in the capital Tunis to strengthen national unity and for giving a message of the necessity of dialogue.
Tunisians mark the anniversary of 2013 killing of a prominent activist and protest against allegations of police brutality in a rally backed by a powerful labour union.
A statement by Tunisian president’s office says a letter received from an “unknown sender” addressed to Kais Saied went to the desk of his top aide, Nadia Akacha, whose health quickly deteriorated.
Protesters march in capital Tunis over lack of jobs and police response to ongoing demonstrations, in defiance of government ban on crowds amid coronavirus.
Defying movement restrictions aimed at reining in spiralling novel coronavirus infections, students and activists have flocked to a key boulevard in Tunis, shouting slogans against poverty, corruption and police repression.
The protesters have made no clear demands in demonstrations, which authorities described as riots, held in some 10 cities around the country.
What started as a series of protests turned into a genocide that the world is happy to ignore.
A ministry statement said two attackers died. A civilian was slightly injured.
Journalist Rida Fhel el-Boum was arrested on December 14 upon arrival at Mitiga airport. The Tripoli-based government denies involvement, saying that he was arrested by independent intelligence services.
Tunisia's toppled former president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali was buried in the holy Muslim city of Medina after he died in exile in Saudi Arabia.
Tunisia is the only Arab country to have emerged with a viable civil society and democracy after the Arab Spring, but the system is on the ropes as authoritarianism casts its shadow over the country.
Tunisians cast votes in a highly competitive presidential election to punish the political elite amid widespread discontent at economic hardship eight years into the 2011 revolution.
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