People at a market in Tunis on Tuesday.  “Everything is obscure now,” one Tunisian said. “After this, what will happen?” Photograph: Sima Diab/The New York Times )

With large gatherings banned by a president intent on expanding his power, signs of the political crisis that might end up scuttling Tunisia’s democra(...)

Tunisian security officers hold back supporters of President Kais Saied  in front of the parliament in Tunis. Photograph:  Fethi Belaid/AFP via Getty Images

Tunisia’s nascent democracy is facing its biggest crisis in a decade after the president sacked the prime minister and suspended parliament amid anger(...)

A doctor measures the blood pressure of a patient at a clinic in the town of Bou Mhel, Tunisia. Some hospitals are experiencing shortages of oxygen, which is crucial for Covid-19 patients with breathing difficulties. Photograph: Fethi Belaid/AFP via Getty Images

A fast-deteriorating health situation has added to Tunisia’s political and economic woes as the aggressive Delta variant of coronavirus takes hold in (...)