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Africa news in Iranian media

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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.
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Iran Urges ICC to Address Reasons for African Exit

Iran’s representative at a meeting of the International Criminal Court (ICC) called on the tribunal to address the concerns of a number of African nations that have decided to withdraw from the court, describing it as sign of discontent with the organization’s conduct.
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Saudi and Israeli Projects of Iranophobia Falling Flat: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says projects by the Israeli and Saudi Arabian regimes to portray Iran as a threat to the world have been falling flat over the past years.
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Nigerian Man Dies at 93, Leaves His 130 Wives Alone

A Nigerian man, who used to be a Muslim preacher, has died at the age of 93 with at least 130 wives.
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Iranian FM to start North African tour Monday

During the visits, the Iranian top diplomat will explore avenues for the promotion of bilateral ties with Tunisia and Algeria.
Egypt

Egypt Sentences 10 People to Death over Football Riot

Ten people have been sentenced to death in Egypt for their part in the deaths of more than 70 people at a match between al-Masry and Al Ahly in 2012.
Burkina Faso Terrorist Attacks

Iran Condemns Burkina Faso Terrorist Attacks

Iranian foreign ministry spokesman has strongly denounced the recent deadly attacks on Aziz Istanbul restaurant in Ouagadougou, which killed and wounded 25 innocent people.
Iran Ready to Boost Cooperation with Angola: FM

Iran Ready to Boost Cooperation with Angola: FM

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Angolan Minister of External Relations Georges Rebelo Chicoti have discussed issues of mutual interest in a meeting in Tehran.

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.
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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