Developing ties with African countries important for Iran/Spread of disputes, using terrorist groups as means a big conspiracy against Muslims

President Rouhani met with the President of Senegal Macky Sall and said that Iran and Senegal have good and friendly relations with each other and the two countries should use post-JCPOA capacities and opportunities to the benefit of common interests and the Muslim World. In this meeting that happened on Friday on the sidelines of [...]

By |April 15th, 2016|Senegal|

Iran Ready to Promote Bilateral Ties with Senegal

April 2, 2016 Iran’s new Ambassador to Senegal Einollah Qashqavi expressed Tehran’s willingness to expand its relations with Dakar. In a Friday meeting with Senegalese President Macky Sall, Qashqavi said the Islamic Republic is fully prepared to develop its ties with the West African nation in all fields. He also delivered Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s [...]

By |April 2nd, 2016|Senegal|


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|

The Iran/Hezbollah Strategic and Terrorist Threat to Africa

March 28, 2012 by Karmon, Ely (Dr.) Abstract This paper summarizes the information concerning the Iranian, and Hezbollah, presence and activities in Africa and attempts to evaluate the importance of Africa in the overall Iranian strategy to advance its “global power” ambitions, to balance the pressure of the international community on its nuclear project and [...]

By |March 28th, 2012|Djibouti, Eritrea, Kenya, Lebanon, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan|

Senegal severs ties with Iran

Senegal's foreign ministry accuses Tehran of supplying weapons to separatist rebels in its southern Casamance region. February 23, 2011 Senegal has cut diplomatic ties with Iran, accusing Tehran of supplying weapons to separatist rebels in its southern Casamance region, the foreign ministry said. "Senegal has decided to break off diplomatic relations with the [...]

By |February 23rd, 2011|Senegal|

Senegal recalls envoy to Iran

Arms seizure in Nigeria, allegedly bound for neighbouring Gambia, has dented Tehran's quest for influence in Africa. December 15, 2010 Senegal has recalled its ambassador to Iran over an arms scandal in which military-grade weapons were shipped into the region allegedly bound for neighbouring Gambia. Madicke Niang, the Senegalese foreign minister, made the announcement [...]

By |December 15th, 2010|Senegal|

Hezbollah Finances: Funding the Party of God

February 1, 2005 By Matthew Levitt Introduction It is a painful reality that no counterterrorism technique or effort, however extensive, international, or comprehensive, will put an end to terror attacks or uproot terrorism. There will always be people and groups with entrenched causes, an overwhelming sense of frustration, a self-justifying worldview, and a healthy dose [...]