Tunisian president Essebsi leaves hospital

Beji Caid Essebsi was taken to a military hospital Thursday after suffering a "severe health crisis". (Reuters/File photo)
Updated 03 July 2019

Tunisian president Essebsi leaves hospital

  • Beji Caid Essebsi was taken to a military hospital Thursday after suffering a 'severe health crisis'

TUNIS: Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi left hospital on Monday in "normal health" and the 92-year-old leader will resume work in the coming days, the president's son said on his Facebook page.
Essebsi, a major player in the North African country's transition to democracy after a 2011 revolution, had been taken to a military hospital on Thursday after suffering a "severe health crisis". 


US imposes sanctions on Iran's information minister afters internet shutdown

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