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PHOTO GALLERY: Tunisia at crossroads




People celebrate in the street after Tunisian President Kais Saied announced the dissolution of parliament and Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi's government in Tunis on July 25, 2021. AFP

Demonstrators celebrate with national Tunisian flags during a rally after the president suspended the legislature and fired the prime minister in Tunis, Tunisia, Sunday, July 25, 2021. AP

People celebrate in the street after Tunisian President Kais Saied announced the dissolution of parliament and Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi's government in Tunis on July 25, 2021.AFP

Tunisian security officers hold back supporters of President Kais Saied as they chant slogans denouncing the country's main Islamist Annahda party in front of the Parliament which was cordoned-off by the military in the capital Tunis on July 26, 2021. AFP

File Photo: Tunisia's President Kais Saied (R) receives Ennahdha leader and parliament speaker Rached Ghannouchi at the presidential palace in the capital's eastern suburb of Carthage. AFP

Tunisian soldiers cordon-off the Parliament in the capital Tunis on July 26, 2021. AFP

Clashes erupt between supporters of Tunisian President Kais Saied and Annahda party deputies in front of the Parliament which was cordoned-off by the military in the capital Tunis on July 26, 2021. AFP

Tunisian security forces including a plain-clothed officer arrest a youth amid clashes with anti-government protesters at a rally in front of the Parliament in the capital Tunis on July 25, 2021.

Tunisian anti-government demonstrators rally in front of the Parliament in the capital Tunis on July 25, 2021. AFP

A Tunisian protester lifts a national flag at an anti-government rally as security forces block off the road in front of the Parliament in the capital Tunis on July 25, 2021. AFP

Tunisian anti-government protesters gesture as they face off with security forces at a rally in front of the Parliament in the capital Tunis on July 25, 2021. AFP