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Iran Hails Nigeria for Allowing Medical Team to Visit Zakzaky

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman has welcomed the Nigerian government’s “positive” move to permit a medical team to visit and examine Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, the leader of Nigeria’s Shiite community, and his wife.

Iran Calls for Peaceful Power Transfer in Sudan

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi says the Islamic Republic of Iran is closely following the developments in Sudan as well as protests and demonstrations by the people of the African country.

Iran Says Ready to Work with France to Settle Regional Woes

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic is prepared to join hands with the French government to resolve regional issues, especially those in Libya and Sudan.

Iran Says Won’t Interfere in Sudan’s Internal Affairs

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has referred to the recent developments in Sudan as an internal affair of the African state, in which Tehran will not interfere.

Sudanese Protesters Force Long-Time Leader to Resign

A Sudanese government source says President Omar al-Bashir has stepped down and that consultations are underway to form a transitional council.

‘Saudi, UAE Backing Moves against Libya Legal Govt.’

Analysts believe Saudi Arabia and the UAE are supporting renegade general Khalifa Haftar in his offensive against Tripoli where Libya’s internationally recognized and UN-backed government is based.

Iran Foreign Ministry Summons Kenyan Envoy

The Iranian foreign ministry has summoned Kenya’s Ambassador to Tehran Ruqayyah Ahmed Subu to protest at a Kenyan court’s ruling against two Iranian prisoners, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said Sunday.

Iran Condoles with Zimbabwe over Deadly Cyclone

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has offered condolences to the nation and government of Zimbabwe over the deaths of a number of Zimbabwean people after a heavy storm hit the African country.

Algeria Protests Work; Bouteflika Drops Presidential Bid

Algeria’s octogenarian president has abandoned his attempt to contest a fifth term amid nearly-month-long protests against the country’s changeless political scene.
African Union Ready to Boost Sci-Tech Ties with Iran

African Union Ready to Boost Sci-Tech Ties with Iran

Sarah Anyang Agbor, the Commissioner for Human Resources, Science and Technology of the African Union, says the AU is prepared to develop its mutual cooperation with the Islamic Republic in the field of science and technology.

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