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Iran’s Zarif kicks off Algeria, Tunisia, Mauritania tour

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif waves after a meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, June 22, 2016. REUTERS June 18, 2017 Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif will kick off on Sunday a tour of North Africa that includes Algeria, Mauritania and Tunisia. A Foreign Ministry spokesman said that the [...]

By |June 18th, 2017|Algeria, Mauritania, Tunisia|

A scaring situation as Hezbollah, al Qaida Lebanese connection roams West Africa and Latin America with billions

November 9, 2016 What seems to be a scaring situation is slowly crawling on the West Coast of Africa, with classified information that billions of United Dollars are being circulated by al Qaida and Hezbollah operatives with the intent to win support among leaders of some West African States. A report featured by the Pulitzer [...]

By |November 9th, 2016|Latin America, Mauritania, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone|

Iran’s Zarif to set off for West Africa

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. Press TV  July 24, 2016 Iran's sponsored Press TV reported that Zarif will leave Tehran on Sunday at the head of a politico-economic delegation for a six-day visit. Zarif is reported that he plans to hold talks with senior officials, including presidents, parliament speakers and foreign ministers, [...]

By |July 24th, 2016|Djibouti, Eritrea, Mauritania, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan|

Iran and Hezbollah’s Exploitation of Africa

June 18, 2016 Leveraging the Lebanese Diaspora Much of the Lebanese diaspora business community in Africa is a source of donations and taxes for Hezbollah, and these individuals and businesses also send money to Lebanese charities and social service providers, many of which are run by or give their money to the terror group. This [...]

By |June 18th, 2016|Djibouti, Eritrea, Kenya, Mauritania, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Western Sahara|

Morocco, Mauritania condemn attack on Saudi Diplomatic missions in Iran

January 4, 2016 Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Salahuddin Mizwar strongly condemned the attack on the Saudi embassy in Tehran and consulate in Mashhad, adding that it contravenes diplomatic rules and practices. In a press statement today, the Moroccan minister called on Iran to adhere to international obligations regarding the protection of diplomatic [...]

By |January 4th, 2016|Marocco, Mauritania, Saudi Arabia|

Mauritania’s lawmakers call for eviction of Iran regime from Arab region

June 7, 2015 Members of the Mauritanian National Assembly have called on Arab states to "continue and intensify the joint work of the Arab forces in Yemen and to evict the Iranian regime from Arab regions in response to its meddling in Syria, Iraq and Lebanon." A statement signed by 23 deputies called for the [...]

By |June 7th, 2015|Mauritania|

Is Mauritania the Next Iranian Conquest?

April 21, 2015 Iran has been trying for years to strengthen its presence in Mauritania and make it a base through which Tehran can expand its control in North Africa. Concern in the country is growing  over Iran’s increasingly visible meddling in domestic affairs, including through the propagation of Shiite religious principles. Like Iran, Mauritania is an Islamic [...]

By |April 21st, 2015|Mauritania|

IRAN AND CULTURAL INVASION OF MAURITANIA

October 8, 2014 Iranian bids to export Shia ideology to Mauritania began at the end of the 70s of the last century and beginning of 80s, after the Iranian revolution, through the missionary activities and through the Shia publications and magazines, especially the books of the famous Iranian scholars like Mohamed Baqir al Sadr, Mohammed [...]

By |October 8th, 2014|Mauritania, Senegal, Western Sahara|

Iran Makes Last Stand in Mauritania

November 29, 2013 Mauritania celebrated the 53rd anniversary of its independence from French colonial rule on Wednesday. The State Department issued its usual message of congratulations from the secretary himself. "The United States fully supports Mauritania's democratic and economic development. We look forward to finding new opportunities to promote human rights and expand trade and [...]

By |November 29th, 2013|Mauritania|

Senior al Qaeda ideologue leaves Iran for Mauritania

Mohamedou Slahi. April 11, 2012 Abu Hafs al Mauritani, a senior al Qaeda religious thinker known as “Mr. Theology,” has reportedly left Iran for his home country. According to some press accounts, the Iranians “extradited” Abu Hafs to Mauritania, where he is being held under house arrest. There have been reports in the [...]

By |April 11th, 2012|Mauritania|