Thousands of supporters of Tunisian President Kais Saied rallied in the capital on Sunday to back his suspension of parliament and promises to change the political system, acts his critics call a coup.
Tunisian President Kais Saied named Najla Bouden Romdhane, a little-known university engineer with World Bank experience, as prime minister on Wednesday, nearly two months after he seized most powers in a move his foes call a coup.
Eleven months after Sudan agreed to normalize relations with Israel, the country’s foreign minister played down progress in building ties with the regime, saying there are no plans to open an Israeli Embassy in Khartoum.
Sudanese authorities said they had foiled an attempted coup on Tuesday, accusing loyalists of ousted president Omar al-Bashir of trying to reverse the revolution that removed him from power in 2019 and ushered in a transition to democracy.
Several hundred demonstrators gathered in Tunis on Saturday to protest against Tunisian President Kais Saied's seizure of governing powers in July, which triggered a constitutional crisis and prompted accusations of a coup.