Tunisian president dismisses government, sparking street celebrations

  Kais Saied says he will form a new administration amid outpouring of support in the ‘happiest moment since the 2011 revolution’ Tunisian president Kais Saied has suspended parliament and dismissed prime minister Hichem Mechichi after a day of protests against the ruling party brought the country’s political crisis to a head. Cheering crowds quickly flooded the streets of the capital Tunis after Saied’s announcement on Sunday, celebrating and honking car horns in scenes that recalled the2011 revolution that brought democracy and triggered the Arab spring protests that convulsed the Middle East. Continue reading... .. Full story on theguardian.com 

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