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World - Region
1/29/2023 11:05:42 PM
Just 11.3 percent of Tunisians voted Sunday in a second-round poll for a toothless parliament, according to initial figures announced by the electoral board, as the politically divided nation grapples with economic woes.

World - Region
1/29/2023 12:35:08 PM
Polling began in the second round of elections for Tunisia's parliament on Sunday, but as the divided nation grapples with economic woes, all eyes will be on turnout.

World - Region
1/21/2023 2:23:58 PM
Plainclothes security officers in Tunisia detained a prominent critic of President Kais Saied in the early hours of Saturday after a military court ruling, his lawyer told AFP.

World - Region
1/14/2023 3:26:23 PM
Hundreds of Tunisians marched Saturday after opponents of President Kais Saied called for protests over a worsening economic crisis.

World - Region
12/18/2022 12:12:00 PM
The head of the Tunisian election board, Farouk Bouasker, said that by the close of polls at 6:00 pm (1700 GMT), just 8.8 percent of the nine-million-strong electorate had cast votes.

World - Region
12/17/2022 1:15:25 PM
Tunisians are voting to elect a new parliament on Saturday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
12/9/2022 2:45:56 PM
President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi stressed Egypt’s keenness to boost trade and investments with Tunisia in a meeting with his Tunisian counterpart, Kais Saied, in Riyadh on Friday, Egyptian Presidential Spokesman Bassam Rady said in a statement.

World - Region
8/16/2022 10:56:32 PM
The final results of a controversial referendum granting unchecked powers to the office of Tunisia's President Kais Saied showed 94.6 percent of votes in favour, the electoral authority said Tuesday.

World - Region
7/28/2022 10:44:30 PM
On 26 July 2022, Tunisia held its first elections since the exceptional measures taken by President Kais Saied on 25 July 2021.

World - Region
7/26/2022 3:51:40 PM
Tunisia's main opposition alliance on Tuesday accused President Kais Saied's electoral board of falsifying turnout figures, saying his referendum on a new constitution had "failed".

World - Region
7/25/2022 6:35:50 PM
Its detractors say Tunisia's draft constitution will give President Kais Saied unchecked powers, but for voter Baya, that's a welcome break from the country's old political elite.

World - Region
7/25/2022 9:43:44 AM
Tunisians head to the polls Monday to vote on a new constitution - a controversial initiative spearheaded by Tunisian President Kais Saied.

World - Region
7/23/2022 2:11:23 PM
Tunisians will vote Monday on a constitution that would give President Kais Saied vast powers, in bid to overhaul the Tunisian political system.

World - Region
7/9/2022 6:33:25 PM
Tunisian President Kais Saied published an amended version of a draft constitution late Friday in an attempt to ward off criticism after the original was slammed for the nearly unlimited power it gave his office.

World - Region
6/21/2022 9:52:44 PM
Tunisian President Kais Saied on Tuesday urged the International Monetary Fund to take into account the social impact of any economic reforms it may demand as part of a bailout package.

World - Region
6/21/2022 4:27:01 PM
Tunisian President Kais Saied confirmed Tuesday that a draft constitution to be put to a referendum on July 25 will not enshrine Islam as the "religion of the state".

World - Region
6/20/2022 10:15:56 PM
A legal expert charged with writing a new constitution presented a draft to Tunisian President Kais Saied Monday, less than a month before a referendum on the document.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
6/8/2022 11:10:00 AM
Tunisian President Kais Saied announced the beginning of the country’s national dialogue this week with a view to the promulgation of a new constitution.

World - Region
6/6/2022 7:43:37 PM
The man charged by President Kais Saied with rewriting Tunisia's constitution said Monday he would present a draft stripped of any reference to Islam in order to fight Islamist parties.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
6/1/2022 10:55:17 AM
Has Tunisia at last emerged from the dark tunnel of chaos to the light of stability? Tunisian President Kais Saied has recently formed an advisory committee to draw up a new constitution to establish what he termed “the new republic”.

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