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Iranian Embassy in Algeria accused of promoting sectarianism in North Africa

Iran tries to indoctrinate and recruit Algerian Shiites who travel to Iraq on religious visits to the holy city of Karbala. (Fars) By Ahmad Majidyar June 8, 2018 Former and current Algerian officials accuse the Iranian Embassy in Algiers of promoting sectarianism in Algeria and the broader region, according to recent reports. Idah Falahi, [...]

By |June 8th, 2018|Africa, Algeria|

Western Sahara tempts Iran to escalate tension between Rabat and Polisario

By Track Persia May 10, 2018 The resource-richness of Western Sahara seems to have tempted the Iranian regime and its Shiite Lebanese proxy Hezbollah which has promised to send a range of missiles to the desert’s Polisario Front, an Algeria-backed movement seeking independence and statehood, to escalate the crisis between Rabat and Polisario. Rabat on May [...]

By |May 10th, 2018|Algeria, Lebanon, Marocco|

Algerians outraged after Iranian official criticizes late president’s wife

His remarks come after Anissa said during an Iranian gathering held in Paris that she wishes the Iranian regime collapses. (Supplied) By Monya Ghanemi January 31, 2018 Iran's cultural attaché to Algeria Amir Mousavi provoked Algerians after he criticized Anissa Boumediene, the widow of president Houari Boumediene, because of her support of the [...]

By |January 31st, 2018|Algeria|

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|

Algeria’s PM due in Tehran

November 3, 2016 Algeria’s Prime Minister Abdul-Malik Salal plans to pay an official visit to Tehran in the near future. During Salal’s visit, a number of agreements will be signed between the two countries on the expansion of bilateral relations between Tehran and Algiers. In September and in a meeting with Algerian Parliament Speaker Abdul [...]

By |November 3rd, 2016|Algeria|

What is behind the convergence between Iran and Algeria?

Iranian First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri in a meeting with Algerian Energy Minister Noureddine Bouterfa in Tehran on Saturday, Sept 3, 2016. (Fars News Agnecy) September 7, 2016 By Yacine Boudhane Algerian Energy Minister Noureddine Buterfa started his scheduled tour in several oil producing countries with a visit to Tehran last Saturday. Initiating his [...]

By |September 7th, 2016|Algeria|

Iranian first VP urges settlement of banking problems with Algeria

September 4, 2016 Iranian First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri in a meeting with Algerian Energy Minister Noureddine Bouterfa in Tehran on Saturday underlined the need for removing obstacles on the way of banking relations between the two countries. “Settlement of the banking problems will play an effective role in developing the two countries’ economic ties,” Jahangiri [...]

By |September 4th, 2016|Algeria|

Algeria: Iraq’s embassy accused of ‘spreading Iranian version of Shi’ism’

June 24, 2016 By Yacine Boudhane An announcement  released by Iraqi embassy  in Algeria granting  ‘facilitation for those who wish to visit Shi'i religious sites in Iraq’ has raised anger among Algerians who have been considered it as an Iraqi-Iranian coordinated attempt to spread Shi’ism in this predominately Sunni country. The unprecedented announcement which the [...]

By |June 24th, 2016|Algeria, Iraq|

Dangerous liaisons: Algeria and Iran’s unlikely partnership

June 4, 2016 Since Algeria and the Islamic Republic of Iran restored relations in 2000, the two countries have forged an unlikely partnership, which has proven to be a source of consternation among some of the Arab world´s heavy hitters. In late May, ministers from Algeria and Iran sat down to discuss partnerships in areas [...]

By |June 4th, 2016|Algeria|

Iran, Algeria sign deals for vehicle production

May 19, 2016 Iran and Algeria have signed a total of 19 memoranda of understanding (MoU) for the production of Iranian vehicles in the North African state, said a report. The agreements were signed during a recent ceremony attended by Iran's Minister of Industries, Mines and Trade Mohammadreza Nematzadeh and his Algerian counterpart Abdeslam Bouchouareb, [...]

By |May 19th, 2016|Algeria|