Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Africa

Africa A Foreign Policy Priority for Iran

Iran’s Hassan Rouhani received the Togolese and Bangladeshi ambassadors to Tehran.

Iran and Ivory Coast Discuss Medical and Health Ties

Iranian and Ivorian officials in a meeting in Abidjan on Sunday conferred on ways to further broaden relations between the two countries in medical, health and hygiene fields.

“I’ll Come Back Again as a Tourist” – Zuma Falls in Love with Isfahan

Jacob Zuma, South Africa’s President, said, “After I leave Iran, I’ll surely come back and travel to Isfahan as a tourist. My recommendation to people is to not to ignore Isfahan as a tourist destination.”

Leader Underlines Closer Ties among Independent States

Independent states should establish closer ties regardless of efforts underway by the hegemonic powers to disrupt the trend, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei said Sunday.

Iran, South Africa Ink 8 MoUs

In a ceremony held in Tehran on Sunday, high-ranking officials from Iran and South Africa signed eight memorandums of understanding (MoUs) to broaden the relations between the two countries in a range of fields.

President Rouhani Welcomes South African Counterpart in Tehran

President Hassan Rouhani officially welcomed his visiting South African counterpart Jacob Zuma in Tehran on Sunday.

Bright prospect for Iran-South Africa cooperation

Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir Abdollahian says today Chinese, Indian and Turkish companies are turning into big economic and trade players in South Africa which further underlines the need for targeted and efficient planning of Iran’s private sector in the South African market and investment of that country in Iran.

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.

1st Iranian Tanker in Post-Sanctions Setting calls at African Port

An Iranian oil tanker has called at an African port for the first time since the removal of US-led sanctions on Tehran's nuclear program, an official said.

Iran Eyes Investment in Zimbabwe Ostrich Breeding

Zimbabwe’s Small to Medium Enterprises and Cooperative Development Minister Sithembiso Nyoni said on Tuesday that Iran has expressed interest in partnering in a project to breed up to 2,000 ostriches in the African country.

Syrians, Not Others, Should Decide for Syria’s Future: Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei blamed hegemonic powers, the US in particular, for the sufferings of the people of Syria, and reiterated that the Arab country’s fate cannot be decided by non-Syrian sides.

Ayatollah Shahroudi raps Riyadh for irrational stance on Nigeria

Ayatollah Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi said killing innocent Shiites in a country that has about 15 million Shiites and an apparent Muslim government is a painful crime against Islam.

Iran urges justice for perpetrators of Nigeria Muslim killings

Ali-Akbar Velayati expressed “deep regret and sorrow” over the Nigerian army’s recent “brutal attack” on Shiite Muslims in that country.

Iranians Stage Rally in Protest at Shiite Killings in Nigeria

A group of Iranian people held a rally in front of the Nigerian embassy in Tehran on Tuesday to condemn the heavy crackdown against Shiite Muslims in the African country in recent days and the Nigerian army’s massacre of dozens of Shiites.

Who pulls the strings behind clampdown on Nigerian Shiites?

The Nigerian government is in cahoots with the Western powers, the Zionist regime and Takfiri-Salafi groups to push the Shiites to the sidelines or eliminate them.

Iran calls on Nigeria to respect religious figures, sites

Iranian Foreign Ministry says Iran hopes that preservation of calm and national unity in Nigeria in battling terrorism is prioritized while rash and unconstructive measures are avoided.

Iran condemns terrorist bombing in Nigeria

The massacre of innocent women and men is an inhumane unjustifiable act, Afkham said.

Islamic Movement Leader Describes Boko Haram as Failed Plot of Spy Agencies

Leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky underlined that the Boko Haram terrorist group doesn’t exist and it is a failed plot hatched by Nigeria's spy agencies.

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.

Iran condemns terrorist attack in Somalia

Iran has condemned a deadly terrorist attack in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, urging an international consensus on a “firm and pragmatic” battle against extremism.

Iran condemns suicide bombing at Nigerian mosque

Afkham referred to Tehran's principled policy of rejecting violence, extremism, and terrorism, and stressed the necessity for countering the inhumane phenomenon.

Africa Day celebrated in Iran (PHOTOS)

Iran’s foreign minister and Tehran-based foreign ambassadors have marked Africa Day in Iran.

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.

Iran, South Africa keen for closer economic ties

Tehran is willing to expand economic relations with Pretoria and the ties should develop with a good momentum, said the president in a meeting with Nkoana-Mashabane.

Iran condemns al-Shabab terrorist attack in Kenya

Iran has condemned the deadly attack carried out by Somalia-based al-Shabab terrorists on a university in the eastern Kenyan town of Garissa.

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