The results of the recent Tunisian parliamentary election are announced with the secular Nidaa Tounes party winning a plurality of seats.
A man is killed as police in the town of Aguereb, Sfax Governorate, Tunisia, use tear gas against a protest outside a hospital where injured protesters are recovering. A police station is also set on fire.
Tunisia reports a record 7,930 new cases and 119 deaths from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, thereby bringing the nationwide total of confirmed cases to 455,091 and the nationwide death toll to 15,601.
Tunisia gets a unity government led by Habib Essid and consisting of ministers from the big-tent secular party Nidaa Tounes, the two liberal parties UPL and Afek Tounes, and the moderate Islamist Ennahda as well as independents; 166 of the 217 legislators in the Assembly of the Representatives of the People approves of it.
2010 Tunisian protests: Protests in Tunisia over unemployment and poor living conditions are criticized by President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali during a national television broadcast; he warns of "firm" punishment.