Violent clashes have continued for a fourth consecutive night in Tunisia.

In Ettadhamen, a neighbourhood close to the capital Tunis, the youth hurled rocks at riot police who responded with tear gas to displace the angry youth.

More than 100 people have been arrested during the nationwide violent demonstrations which has seen shops and cars smashed and looted.

Interior Ministry spokesperson Khaled Hayouni said on sunday the police managed to arrest dozens of you people aged between 14 and 17.

According to multiple reports, many Tunisians are angered by poor public services and the high rate of unemployment.