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Tunisia unveils draft of new constitution ahead of referendum

Tunis, Tunisia | Xinhua | Tunisian President Kais Saied has validated the draft of a new constitution and unveiled it to the public ahead of the constitutional referendum scheduled for July 25. The draft constitution, published late Thursday in the official bi-weekly gazette Journal of the Republic of Tunisia, comprises 10 …

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Tunisian president dismisses 57 judges over corruption

Tunis, Tunisia | Xinhua | Tunisian President Kais Saied issued a presidential decree late Wednesday to dismiss 57 judges over corruption and covering up terrorist cases. The presidential decree was published in the Journal of the Republic of Tunisia, an official biweekly gazette. Saied presided over a council of ministers meeting …

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Tunisian president dissolves parliament after 8-month suspension

Tunis, Tunisia | Xinhua | Tunisian President Kais Saied announced on Wednesday evening the dissolution of the Assembly of People’s Representatives, or the parliament. The announcement was made by Saied in a speech broadcast on state television Wataniya 1. “The State is targeted by a desperate coup attempt … My responsibility …

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Tunisian president sacks PM, freezes parliament

Tunis, Tunisia | Xinhua | Tunisian President Kais Saied announced on Sunday evening that he has removed Hichem Mechichi from the post of prime minister and suspended all activities of the Assembly of People’s Representatives, the parliament. The announcement was made in a video broadcast on the official page of the …

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