Africa

Africa news in Iranian media

Iran Opening Petrochemical Offices in Africa

Head of Marketing Department at Amir Kabir Petrochemical Company Diako Abbasi said plans are underway to open new petrochemical offices in Africa.
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VP: Kidnappers of Nigerian school girls, their mentors, after uprooting Islam

Iranian Vice President for Women and Families Affairs here Friday strongly condemned kidnapping of Nigerian school girls, emphasizing those who do so and their thought mentors are after uprooting Islam.
Boko Haram

Iran ready to help anti-Boko Haram campaign: Deputy FM

An Iranian deputy foreign minister says the Islamic Republic is ready to cooperate with the African countries in the fight against Boko Haram militant group.
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Iran condemns deadly bomb blasts in Nigeria’s Maiduguri

Iran has condemned deadly triple bomb blasts in Nigeria’s northeastern city of Maiduguri in Borno State.
Egypt

Iran expresses concern about Egypt’s death sentences

The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said the verdicts which encourage violent measures and a policy of elimination could harm Egypt’s image and credibility.
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Return of Hijab to Nigerian Schools

In a move that can restore people’s hope in the judiciary, an appeals court has ruled that Nigerian girls have the right to wear the hijab headscarf to school.
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Iran Eyes Closer Ties with S. Africa against Terrorism, Organized Crimes

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan hailed South Africa for its common views with Iran on many global issues, stressing that the two countries can effectively tackle terrorism and organized crimes with concerted action.
Africa Day

Africa Day celebrated in Iran (PHOTOS)

Iran’s foreign minister and Tehran-based foreign ambassadors have marked Africa Day in Iran.
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Senior Diplomat Highlights South Africa’s Importance in Iran Foreign Policy

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari said Iran attaches great importance to forging all-out ties with South Africa.

83 Nigerian Schoolgirls Released from Boko Haram’s Captivity

Eighty-three Chibok schoolgirls who were seized three years ago by Boko Haram terrorist group in northern Nigeria have been released from custody, officials declared.

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