COAT OF ARMS
Government: Unitary Semi-Presidential Republic
Current President: Kaïs Saïed
Population: 11,721,177 (2020)
Land Size: 164,150 sq km (63,378 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Wed - May 12, 2021: Occupied Territories - UNSC to Convene On Wedneday Afternoon At Tunisia's Request - AllAfrica News: Tunisia
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- A high-level meeting will be held Wednesday afternoon at the request of Tunisia, UN Security Council non-permanent member, to discuss the latest developments in the occupied territories.
- Wed - May 12, 2021: Covid-19 - Kef Reports 1 Death and 49 More Infections - AllAfrica News: Tunisia
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- COVID-19 claimed the life of one more patient in Kef governorate, taking the death toll to 262 since the outbreak of the pandemic, the local health directorate announced on Wednesday.
- Wed - May 12, 2021: SNJT - Assaults On Journalists Decline in April - AllAfrica News: Tunisia
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Twelve journalists were victims of attacks in April 2021, a figure that is down compared to the first three months of the same year, said the Monitoring Unit of the National Union of Tunisian Journalists (SNJT).
- Wed - May 12, 2021: Five Die of Coronavirus in Mahdia, 46 Test Positive - AllAfrica News: Tunisia
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The coronavirus claimed the lives of 5 more people in Mahdia, where 46 others tested positive for the virus, out of 109 tested.
- Wed - May 12, 2021: EU Will Always Stand By Tunisia - António Costa - AllAfrica News: Tunisia
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- "Tunisia will overcome its economic crisis the way Portugal did, since it represents a democratic exception in the region and that its European Union partners will always stand by its side," Portuguese Prime Minister and President-in-office of the Council of the European Union António Costa said Tuesday.