Elyes Fakhfakh
Tunisian parliament votes to approve third government in less than a year

Hichem Mechichi’s government won the majority in the parliament although many members expressed reservations with it and voted for it only to avoid early elections

Tunisia new prime minister Hichem Hichem Mechichi designated as new Tunisian prime minister by president Saied 

The political situation in Tunisia was further complicated following last week’s resignation of Elyes Fakhfakh from the post of prime minister and a vote of no-confidence against the speaker of parliament

Tunisia’s prime minister, Elyes Fakhkah, resigns after allegations of financial wrongdoing

Ennahda, the largest party in the ruling coalition, had moved a motion of no confidence in Fakhfakh citing clash of interest due to allegations of the prime minister holding shares in companies getting government contracts worth USD 15 million.

Unemployment protests in Tunisia continue for the third day

Protests continue in Tunisia for a third day to demand better economic conditions and an end to police brutality against protesters

Tunisia Workers protest COVID Tunisian workers protest lack of government support COVID-19 shutdown

Workers demanded adequate support from the government and protection from the economic distress caused by the lockdown. The countrywide shutdown has left a large number of people in the country without work

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