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|

Iran, Algeria ink 19 MoUs

May 17, 2016 Iran and Algeria concluded a sum of 19 MoUs to expand their cooperation in auto industry and spare parts. The MoUs were signed by Iranian Industry Minister Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh and his Algerian counterpart at the venue of the permanent grounds for Iranian exhibitions in Tehran. Nematzadeh said that there are no [...]

By |May 17th, 2016|Algeria|

Faisal Qassim: The Sahara is Moroccan, Algeria in the ‘Embrace’ of Iran

April 22, 2016 Faisal Qasim, the TV host of the popular Arabic-language talk show “The Opposing Perspective,” said the Western Sahara belongs to Morocco and that Algeria has fallen into the “embrace” of Iran – the majority-Shiite country the Arab world considers to be one of its greatest rivals.  Two days after King Mohammed VI’s [...]

By |April 22nd, 2016|Algeria, Marocco, Western Sahara|

Debate over Existence of Shi’i Activism in Algeria

April 16, 2016 By: Yasin Godhan Algerian local press has reported today, Thursday, that yesterday a group of locals of Oran province shut down a mosque in the province to protest against what they viewed as dissemination of the Shi’i confession. This incident concurred with the announcement of the Salafist Awakening Movement that it had [...]

By |April 16th, 2016|Algeria|

Tehran-Algeria ties developing/No way other than consultation, cooperation to solve problems

April 14, 2016 President Rouhani met with the Algerian Parliament Speaker Abdul Qadir bin Saleh and stressed making the best use of the post-sanctions atmosphere as a good opportunity to boost cooperation between the two countries and develop amicable and brotherly ties.  In this meeting which happened late on Thursday on the sidelines of the [...]

By |April 14th, 2016|Algeria|

Algeria deeply regrets deterioration of Saudi Arabia-Iran relations

  January 4, 2016 Algeria "deeply regrets" the deterioration of the "difficult" relations between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Iran, said Monday the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a communiqué. "Algeria follows with deep concern the escalation of tensions between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Islamic Republic of Iran, and deeply regrets [...]

By |January 4th, 2016|Algeria|

Iran, Algeria to Boost Trade Relations

May 7, 2015 The heads of Iran and Algeria chambers of commerce, Gholam-Hossein Shafei and Mohamed Laid Benamor held talks on Tuesday as part of Iran-Algeria Trade Forum organized by Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA), with focus on the expansion of economic relations. Noting that expansion of economic relations with the [...]

By |May 7th, 2015|Algeria|

Algeria-Iran Foreign Relations

May 9, 2010 By Ariel Farrar-Wellman May 9, 2010 NUCLEAR: Algerian leaders have publicly backed Iran’s ongoing nuclear program on numerous occasions. In November of 2008, Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia voiced Algeria’s support for Iran’s right to “peaceful nuclear technology.”[1] Iran has reciprocated Algeria’s diplomatic overtures by offering in August 2007 to provide Algeria with nuclear [...]

By |May 9th, 2010|Algeria|