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

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif waves after a meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, June 10, 2016. (REUTERS) 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 [...]

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

Iran and Hezbollah’s Exploitation of Africa

  Hezbollah supporters carry portraits of the founder of Iran’s Islamic Republic, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini (left), and supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, as they march in the southern Lebanese town of Kfar Hatta on March 18. (AFP) June 18, 2016 Leveraging the Lebanese Diaspora Much of the Lebanese diaspora business community in Africa [...]

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

  Iran stalling probe into attacks on Saudi diplomatic missions 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 [...]

By |January 4th, 2016|Mauritania, Morocco, 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 [...]

By |June 7th, 2015|Mauritania|

Is Mauritania the Next Iranian Conquest?

  The Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC). (AP) 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 [...]

By |April 21st, 2015|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, [...]

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

Iran Makes Last Stand in Mauritania

  Iran's national flags are seen on a square in Tehran February 10, 2012. (AP) 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 [...]

By |November 29th, 2013|Mauritania|

Senior al Qaeda ideologue leaves Iran for Mauritania

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 past that Abu Hafs [...]

By |April 11th, 2012|Mauritania|