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Tunisia referendum: President Kais Saied seeks mandate to extend powers

As Tunisia's president asks voters to approve on Monday a new constitution that gives him greater powers, North Africa analyst Magdi Abdelhadi looks at the man seen by his supporters as a saviour and by his opponents as a usurper of power. President Kais Saied clearly feels that he is...
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Thousands rally in support of Tunisian president Kais Saied

Thousands of supporters of the Tunisian president, Kais Saied, have rallied in the capital to back his suspension of parliament and promises to change the political system, acts his critics call a coup. The demonstration in central Tunis was by far the biggest since Saied seized executive power in July,...
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Kais Saied Is Not a Dictator

More than a decade after the spark of its pro-democracy revolution ignited the first flame of the Arab Spring uprisings that spread throughout the Middle East and North Africa, Tunisia is once again dominating the Arab political scene after President Kais Saied invoked emergency powers to dismiss the prime minister and parliament amid an economic and public health crisis.
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