Sudanese authorities reported a coup attempt on Tuesday by a group of soldiers but claimed it failed and that the military remains in control. The leaders of the failed coup attempt along with tens of officers have been arrested.
Heavily armed gunmen attacked a medium-security prison in Kogi State in southern Nigeria, killing two officials and freeing more than 260 inmates.
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov and US Special Representative for Iran Robert Malley discussed the prospects for returning to the full-fledged implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) during their consultations in Moscow, the Russian Foreign Ministry says.
Maasai Mara is one of the most important wildlife conservation and wilderness areas in Africa, famous for its populations of lion, African leopard, cheetah and African bush elephant.
Guinean President Alpha Conde has been reportedly detained by the military on Sunday in an apparent coup in a country with a long history of military power grabs.
Tunisia's General Labor Union (UGTT) and two political parties rejected on Friday an invitation to discuss the country’s political crisis with a US congressional delegation visiting the African country, stressing they refuse any foreign interference in the local crisis.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh says Tehran is closely monitoring the ongoing developments and events unfolding in Tunisia.
Algerian Foreign Minister Sabri Boukadoum had a telephone conversation with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman has slammed the anti-Iran and pro-Israel remarks made by the Moroccan foreign minister in an online conversation with members of the Zionist lobby group, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC).
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has offered congratulations to the Tanzanian nation and government on the African country’s Union Day anniversary.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has congratulated the Republic of Senegal’s President Macky Sall on the country’s National Day.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has extended the Iranian nation and government's regret and sorrow to the Tanzanian nation and government over the demise of the East African country's president.
The Iranian president says Senegal can be the gateway for expansion of Iran’s relations with African countries.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held separate meetings with the new ambassadors of Senegal and Romania to Tehran as well as the outgoing Malaysian envoy.
Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman has welcomed the formation of a temporary executive council in Libya.
Iran’s National Innovation Fund (INIF) and the Nairobi Industrial and Technology Park (NITP) have discussed the possibility of implementing collaborative projects, especially in the fields of Nano-Bio-Info-Cogno-Technologies (NBICS).
Iranian Vice President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari has offered to share the experience of the domestic knowledge-based and innovative companies with their peers in Kenya.
Iranian Vice-President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari has officially inaugurated the Iran House of Innovation of Technology (IHIT) in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi.