The wife of Tunisia's late president Beji Caid Essebsi died on Sunday, as Tunisians were voting to elect his successor less than two months after his death.
Presidential hopefuls in Tunisia began registering their candidacies on Friday for snap September polls called after the death of 92-year-old leader Beji Caid Essebsi.
Registration for candidates seeking to stand for Tunisia's presidency will kick off on August 2, an electoral official said Sunday
His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani will attend the funeral of the late Tunisian president Beji Caid Essebsi in Tunis Saturday.
The body of late Tunisian president Beji Caid Essebsi was transferred from a military hospital to the presidential palace in Tunis on Friday, as the country prepared for the funeral.
Double suicide attacks shook Tunisia's capital Thursday, even as the country was plunged into uncertainty with the hospitalisation of President Beji Caid Essebsi who was said to be "seriously ill".
Tunisia's President Beji Caid Essebsi has proposed a junior minister who is a family member as his candidate to replace sacked Prime Minister Habib Essid, politicians said on Tuesday, drawing accusations of nepotism from the opposition.
Tunisia is eyeing to raise a $2bn joint-investment fund with Qatar to be invested in a range of sectors, including food production and manufacturing, an official of the Tunisian Confederation of Industry, Trade, and Handicrafts has said.