TUNIS - President Kais Saied on Friday extended Tunisia's state of emergency until Dec. 31 of this year, the official gazette said.

The North African country has been under a state of emergency since 2015 after an attack in which several presidential guards were killed.

(Reporting By Tarek Amara; Editing by Angus MacSwan) ((tarek.amara@thomsonreuters.com;))