Tunisian prosecutor says package sent to president’s office was not poisoned

A suspicious envelope sent last week to Tunisia’s Presidency did not contain any toxic, narcotic, dangerous or explosive substance, the country’s Public Prosecutor said on Friday. The presidency said on Thursday that the office manager for Tunisia’s president had suffered a headache and short-term vision loss after opening the envelope on Monday. Reports on social… Read More Tunisian prosecutor says package sent to president’s office was not poisoned

Tunisian president’s office receives letter containing suspicious powder

The office of Tunisia’s president received a letter containing suspicious powder and is investigating the matter, a source said on Wednesday. President Kais Saied did not open the letter and is in good health, the source said. Some local websites reported that the lethal toxin ricin had been found in the envelope, and that it… Read More Tunisian president’s office receives letter containing suspicious powder

Tunisian PM Elyes Fakhfakh announces resignation

Tunisian Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh stepped down on Wednesday, plunging the country into a political crisis as it tries to weather the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic. Fakhfakh presented his resignation to President Kais Saied, a government statement said. Political sources said Saied had asked him to do so as momentum grew in parliament… Read More Tunisian PM Elyes Fakhfakh announces resignation