Africa

Read the latest news from Africa covered by Iranian media.

Iran Lauds Sheikh Zakzaky’s Visit to India for Treatment

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has expressed happiness with the visit of Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky and his wife to India for treatment, wishing him health and speedy recovery.

Nigeria Court Allows Sheikh Zakzaky to Receive Treatment in India

A High Court in Nigeria’s Kaduna has granted a leave the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky, to go to India for medical treatment.

Dakar Resolved to Boost Ties with Tehran: President

Senegalese President Macky Sall says his country is determined to boost its mutual cooperation with Iran in all fields.

Iran Condoles Tunisia on President’s Death

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has expressed condolences to Tunisia over the death of Beji Caid Essebsi, the North African country's first democratically elected leader.

Iran, Senegal Discuss Economic Ties, Regional Issues

The foreign ministers of Iran and Senegal have explored ways of expanding economic and trade cooperation between the two countries and contributing to regional stability and security.
Iran Condemns Violence, Use of Force against Nigeria Protesters

Iran Condemns Violence, Use of Force against Nigeria Protesters

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has expressed deep concern over the recent unrest and clashes in the Nigerian capital Abuja.

Nigeria Urged to Send Shiite Cleric Sheikh Zakzaky to Iran

Iran’s Prosecutor General has called on the Nigerian government to release top Shiite cleric Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky and send him to the Islamic Republic of Iran for treatment.

Exclusive: Nigeria to Release Muslim Leader Sheikh Zakzaky Soon

Following arrangements made between the Nigerian government and the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), leader of the movement, Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky and his wife are set to be released soon for medical treatment abroad, an informed source told the Iran Front Page.

Iran Says Good Measures Adopted to Release Zakzaky

Iran’s ambassador to Nigeria says good measures have been adopted so far to pave the way for the release of the leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky and his wife, who have been held in jail since 2015.

US, Not Iran, Must Be Blamed for Chronic Security Crisis in Africa

While based on evidence the U.S. and its allies have a direct and significant role in creating chronic security crises in Africa, Western media outlets, in coordination with U.S .intelligence agencies, plan to bring accusations against Iran. Such a policy is being followed by the Daily Telegraph as well.