Tag: Hichem Mechichi

Tunisia’s new Prime Minister takes oath

August 2, 2023

Ahmed Hachani, Tunisia’s new Prime Minister swore in on Monday July 31 right after his appointment, before President Kais Saied, a few hours the latter ... Read More

Kais Saied to carry out Cabinet reshuffle after July 25 – Ally

June 13, 2023

Tunisia President Kais Saied will carry out after July 25 a major Cabinet overhaul and will tap into domestic skills, Mahmoud Ben Mabrouk, member of ... Read More

Suspended Tunisian MP calls on army to arrest President Saied for high treason

January 28, 2022

An independent lawmaker of Tunisia's suspended state legislature Thursday called on the army and security authorities to arrest President Kais Saied for high treason, in ... Read More

President Kais Saied’s chief of staff resigns over fundamental differences

January 25, 2022

Nadia Akacha, the chief of staff and closest aide of Tunisian President Kais Saied has stepped down citing “fundamental differences” with the country's leader. “After ... Read More

France condemns Tunisia’s police crackdown on journalists during Jan. 14 anti-president protest

January 18, 2022

The French Foreign ministry slammed Monday police treatment of journalists during Jan. 14 pro-democracy demonstration against President Kais Saied, in the Tunisian capital Tunis, reports ... Read More

Tunisia: President sacks country’s Paris, Milan consuls, orders audits

December 6, 2021

Kais Saied has terminated the diplomatic jobs of Tunisia's consuls in Paris and Milan and ordered a financial audit of the missions, his office announced ... Read More

Kais Saied lifts house arrest ban imposed on key figures

October 12, 2021

Tunisia’s President Kais Saied has abandoned the house arrest ban imposed on several key figures suspected for corruption and other related offenses. Chawki Tabib, former ... Read More

Tunisia declares war on pandemic as cases spike

July 5, 2021

“We are at war! We have lost the fight because of a set of measures but we will win the war!” Kais Saied told the ... Read More

Tunisia, USA ink anti-terrorism cooperation deal

April 13, 2021

Tunisia’s interior ministry and the US embassy in the North African signed Monday a memorandum of understanding, MoU, aiming at cooperation between the two countries ... Read More

Tunisian Prime Minister sacks five ministers amid ongoing political deadlock

February 17, 2021

Tunisian Premier Hichem Mechichi announced Monday he threw out five ministers of his disputed new cabinet arguing that the move is meant to improve government ... Read More