Horn of Africa face threats as US-Iran conflict escalates

04/01/2020 – TENSIONS between the US and Iran, as well as between Iran and Saudi Arabia, are reaching a critical level, as are risks of a deliberate or accidental confrontation among these parties.
Nearly two years after entering into force, the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) between Iran and the P5+1 (permanent members of the Security Council plus Germany) is in jeopardy. Continuer à lire … « Horn of Africa face threats as US-Iran conflict escalates »

Mali – Iran to Increase Medical Help to African Countries

2019/03/02 – Rouhani stressed that Iran is willing to deepen relations with African countries, including Mali, adding, “there are good opportunities for development of relations between Iran and Mali in economic fields. » Continuer à lire … « Mali – Iran to Increase Medical Help to African Countries »

Iran Defense minister arrives in Mauritania (09/01)

2019/01/10 – Iran’s Defense Minister Amir Hatami arrived in Nouakchott on Wednesday at the head of a high-ranking delegation. He is slated to hold talks with the top-ranking officials of Mauritania during his trip to the African state. He will talk with the country’s president and defense minister.

Mauritania is a major Muslim country in Northwest Africa.

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Algeria Vows to Expand Ties with Iran

2019/09/01 – Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of Algeria Abdul Razzak Tarbash, in a ceremony to hail the formation of Iran-Algeria Parliamentary Friendship Group, said that relations between Algiers and Tehran are based on brotherhood and constructive cooperation.

The formation of Iran-Algeria Parliamentary Friendship Group in Algerian National People’s Assembly was officially celebrated on Tuesday, in a special ceremony attended by Iran’s Ambassador Reza Ameri.

Tarbash attended the ceremony in the Algerian Parliament as a number of political figures and some heads of parliamentary fractions and members of parliament were present there as well.
Continuer à lire … « Algeria Vows to Expand Ties with Iran »

Exports from Iran to Africa 17% up in H1

2019/29/10 – Iran’s exports to the African countries rose 17 percent during the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-Septemebr 22) compared to the same period of time in the previous year, a director in Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization of (TPO) announced. Continuer à lire … « Exports from Iran to Africa 17% up in H1 »

UN highlights illegal Somali charcoal trafficking to Iran

2018/12/11- Al-Qaeda-linked Al-Shabaab rebels are profiting from the illegal trafficking of charcoal exports produced in Somalia and transiting through Iran, United Nations experts said in a report recently shared with the UN Security Council. Continuer à lire … « UN highlights illegal Somali charcoal trafficking to Iran »

Iran voices readiness to transfer technological know-how to Africa

2018/04/10 – Vice-President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari, who is in Ugandan capital Kampala atop a high-ranking delegation comprised of officials and heads of 70 knowledge-based companies active in the field of exports to East African markets, held a meeting with Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni on Wednesday. Continuer à lire … « Iran voices readiness to transfer technological know-how to Africa »