A supporter of Tunisia’s biggest political party, the moderate Islamist Ennahda, scuffles with a police officer near the parliament building in Tunis, Tunisia, on Monday. Photo: Reuters A supporter of Tunisia’s biggest political party, the moderate Islamist Ennahda, scuffles with a police officer near the parliament building in Tunis, Tunisia, on Monday. Photo: Reuters
A supporter of Tunisia’s biggest political party, the moderate Islamist Ennahda, scuffles with a police officer near the parliament building in Tunis, Tunisia, on Monday. Photo: Reuters
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US urges Tunisia to protect ‘nascent democracy’ after president sacks government

  • President Kais Saied on Sunday dismissed the prime minister and ordered the parliament shut for 30 days following street protests
  • US State Department spokesman Ned Price said the US was ‘troubled’ by the closing of media offices in Tunisia

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A supporter of Tunisia’s biggest political party, the moderate Islamist Ennahda, scuffles with a police officer near the parliament building in Tunis, Tunisia, on Monday. Photo: Reuters A supporter of Tunisia’s biggest political party, the moderate Islamist Ennahda, scuffles with a police officer near the parliament building in Tunis, Tunisia, on Monday. Photo: Reuters
A supporter of Tunisia’s biggest political party, the moderate Islamist Ennahda, scuffles with a police officer near the parliament building in Tunis, Tunisia, on Monday. Photo: Reuters
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