Crowds of people flooded #Tunis to celebrate the news that Tunisia's President #KaisSaied dismissed the government and froze parliament, in a move that dramatically escalated a political crisis, but that his opponents called a coup.#Tunisiahttps://t.co/JC5JfcvxI0 pic.twitter.com/KfLh4rQ7Bg

— Al Arabiya English (@AlArabiya_Eng) July 26, 2021

The smell of tear gas was also noticable when we passed the main office in Montplaisir earlier tonight#Tunisia https://t.co/b0fbvZ1Uvk

— Simon S. Cordall (@IgnitionUK) July 26, 2021

TUNISIA: Crowds take to streets in Tunis tonight to celebrate President decision of dismissing Gov. , firing PM & freezing parliament.

Major political upheaval. Islamist Opposition calling it a “coup”, reports on airport & borders closures: pic.twitter.com/HSdsf1tKXU

— Joyce Karam (@Joyce_Karam) July 25, 2021