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Tunisian President sacks government

  • Integrity Education, Delhi
  • 27, Jul 2021
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  • Tunisia is the northernmost country in Africa.
  • It is a part of the Maghreb region of North Africa
  • Currency: Tunisian dinar
  • Capital: Tunis
  • Bordering Countries: Algeria, Libya
  • Sea Coast: Mediterranean Sea 

Political System of Tunisia

  • The President acts as head of state and exercises executive authority along with the prime minister and cabinet.
  • The president is directly elected for a five-year term and may be reelected only once.

Arab Spring in Tunisia

  • Jasmine Revolution, popular uprising in Tunisia that protested against corruption, poverty, and political repression and forced Pres. Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali to step down in January 2011.
  • The success of the uprising, which came to be known in the media as the “Jasmine Revolution,” inspired a wave of similar protests throughout the Middle East and North Africa known as the Arab Spring.