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Another Premier Is Evicted as Tunisia Enters a New Crisis

  • President and lawmakers align against PM accused of wrongdoing
  • Coronavirus pandemic has added to Tunisia’s economic woes
Elyes Fakhfakh arrives at a parliament session in Tunis on June 25, 2020.

Elyes Fakhfakh arrives at a parliament session in Tunis on June 25, 2020.

Photographer: Fethi Belaid/AFP via Getty Images

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Tunisian Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh resigned, in a move aimed at heading off a political crisis in the North African nation where the sputtering economy has been further battered by the coronavirus.