The UGTT trade confederation demands a new deal to raise public sector salaries, including retroactively for last year, as the country faces soaring inflation.
Tunisians demonstrate in the biggest rally against President Kais Saied in months after he seized power last summer and said he will replace the democratic constitution through a referendum.
The president’s political inexperience amidst an economic crisis does not bode well for his initial popularity following his power grab nearly a year ago.
Presented as a solution to the country’s challenges, the participatory platform appears to be a further step towards one-man rule.
Friday's protest was against a ban on all indoor or outdoor gatherings the government of President Kais Saied announced this week to stop a Covid-19 wave.
President Saied did not share any information about who the alleged plotters were, saying there is even a recording of a phone call that specifies the day of the assassinations.
The future of Ennahda will depend not on its ideology, but its organisational transformation, political choices, and the political system’s new arrangements.
Former foreign minister says Tunisia’s enemy is occupation, colonisation and racial discrimination policy but not Israel.
Injured have been transferred to two hospitals for medical care, Tunisian Radio Mosaique says.
Hundreds of protestors gathered at the Habib Bourguiba Avenue, in the heart of the capital Tunis, chanting "The people want the fall of the coup".
President Kais Saied’s intervention raised several questions regarding the future of democracy, some of which derive from his plans and others from the country’s institutional and structural circumstances.
Algeria’s state TV says 12 soldiers are in hospital in critical condition with 28 others killed as residents flee to nearby towns in the worst-hit area of Tizi Ouzou.
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