Tunisia on edge as president suspends parliament, fires PM


              Tunisian soldiers block the entrance fo the Tunisia's state television in Tunis, Tunisia, Monday, July 26, 2021. Troops surrounded Tunisia's parliament and blocked its speaker from entering Monday after the president suspended the legislature and fired the prime minister following nationwide protests over the country's economic troubles and the government's handling of the coronavirus crisis. (AP Photo/Hedi Azouz)
            
              Tunisia's state television is surrounded by troops in Tunis, Tunisia, Monday, July 26, 2021. Troops surrounded Tunisia's parliament and blocked its speaker from entering Monday after the president suspended the legislature and fired the prime minister following nationwide protests over the country's economic troubles and the government's handling of the coronavirus crisis. (AP Photo/Hedi Azouz)
            
              CORRECTING PHOTOGRAPHER BYLINE TO SLIM ABID - Tunisia's President Kais Saied, center, leads a security meeting with members of the army and police forces in Tunis, Tunisia, Sunday, July 25, 2021. Troops surrounded Tunisia's parliament and blocked its speaker Rached Ghannouchi from entering Monday after the president suspended the legislature and fired the prime minister following nationwide protests over the country's economic troubles and the government's handling of the coronavirus crisis. (AP Photo/Slim Abid)
            
              CORRECTING PHOTOGRAPHER BYLINE TO SLIM ABID - Tunisia's President Kais Saied, center, leads a security meeting with members of the army and police forces in Tunis, Tunisia, Sunday, July 25, 2021. Troops surrounded Tunisia's parliament and blocked its speaker Rached Ghannouchi from entering Monday after the president suspended the legislature and fired the prime minister following nationwide protests over the country's economic troubles and the government's handling of the coronavirus crisis. (AP Photo/Slim Abid)
            
              Tunisian police officers guard the main entrance of the parliament as demonstrators gather outside the the gate in Tunis, Tunisia, Monday, July 26, 2021. Troops surrounded Tunisia's parliament and blocked its speaker from entering Monday after the president suspended the legislature and fired the prime minister following nationwide protests over the country's economic troubles and the government's handling of the coronavirus crisis.. (AP Photo/Hedi Azouz)
            
              Tunisian soldiers guard the main entrance of the parliament as demonstrators gather outside the the gate in Tunis, Tunisia, Monday, July 26, 2021. Troops surrounded Tunisia's parliament and blocked its speaker from entering Monday after the president suspended the legislature and fired the prime minister following nationwide protests over the country's economic troubles and the government's handling of the coronavirus crisis. (AP Photo/Hedi Azouz)
            
              Tunisian soldiers guard the main entrance of the parliament as demonstrators gather outside the the gate in Tunis, Tunisia, Monday, July 26, 2021. Troops surrounded Tunisia's parliament and blocked its speaker from entering Monday after the president suspended the legislature and fired the prime minister following nationwide protests over the country's economic troubles and the government's handling of the coronavirus crisis. (AP Photo/Hedi Azouz)
            
              Tunisian soldiers guard an entrance of the parliament in Tunis, Tunisia, Monday, July 26, 2021. Troops surrounded Tunisia's parliament and blocked its speaker from entering Monday after the president suspended the legislature and fired the prime minister following nationwide protests over the country's economic troubles and the government's handling of the coronavirus crisis. (AP Photo/Hedi Azouz)
            
              Demonstrators celebrate with Tunisian national flags during a rally after the president suspended the legislature and fired the prime minister in Tunis, Tunisia, Sunday, July 25, 2021. Protesters celebrated President Kais Saied's decision late Sunday night with shouts of joy, honking of horns and waving Tunisian flags. (AP Photo/Hedi Azouz)
            
              A demonstrator waves the Tunisian national flag during a rally after the president suspended the legislature and fired the prime minister in Tunis, Tunisia, Sunday, July 25, 2021. Protesters celebrated President Kais Saied's decision late Sunday night with shouts of joy, honking of horns and waving Tunisian flags.(AP Photo/Hedi Azouz)
            
              Demonstrators celebrate from the car during a rally after the president suspended the legislature and fired the prime minister in Tunis, Tunisia, Sunday, July 25, 2021. Protesters celebrated President Kais Saied's decision late Sunday night with shouts of joy, honking of horns and waving Tunisian flags. (AP Photo/Hedi Azouz)
            
              Demonstrators celebrate with national Tunisian flags during a rally after the president suspended the legislature and fired the prime minister in Tunis, Tunisia, Sunday, July 25, 2021. Protesters celebrated President Kais Saied's decision late Sunday night with shouts of joy, honking of horns and waving Tunisian flags. (AP Photo/Hedi Azouz)
            
              Demonstrators celebrate with a Tunisian national flag during a rally after the president suspended the legislature and fired the prime minister in Tunis, Tunisia, Sunday, July 25, 2021. Protesters celebrated President Kais Saied's decision late Sunday night with shouts of joy, honking of horns and waving Tunisian flags. (AP Photo/Hedi Azouz)