Middle East Tunisians turn on their politicians as trash piles up

Tunisia's political parties have battled for months over the role of Islam in public life as public services have deteriorated. Now a solid majority of Tunisians view political parties unfavorably.

By , Correspondent

Zoubeir Souissi/Reuters

In a ditch beside Sidi Hassine's main road, up the street from a roundabout where taxis congregate, a dead sheep lays half-submerged in still, black water. A nearby vacant lot is strewn with waste.