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|

Iranian film about the Prophet Muhammad causes controversy in Tunisia

A mosque in Tunisia. (AFP) September 24, 2016 A controversy has erupted on Tunisian social media over rumors that an Iranian film depicting the life of the Prophet of Islam Muhammad will soon be shown in cinemas in the capital of Tunis. “Muhammad: Prophet of God” has yet to be officially screened in [...]

By |September 24th, 2016|Tunisia|

Iran and the Muslim Brotherhood: The best of enemies?

Hassan al-Banna the founder of Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt (left) and Ayatollah Khomeini the founder of the Islamic Republic in Iran (right). May 20, 2016 When the Arab Spring revolutions broke out in 2011, the Islamic Republic of Iran hailed them as an “Islamic awakening” and considered them as a continuation of its [...]

By |May 20th, 2016|Egypt, Iran, Palestine, Tunisia, Turkey|

Tunisia seeking Iran’s experience in power sector

Tunisian Minister of Energy and Mines Mongi Marzouk met with Iranian Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian. May 15, 2016 In a meeting held in Iran’s Ministry of Energy building in Tehran, Chitchian and his Tunisian counterpart explored the grounds of cooperation between the two countries in energy sector. Addressing the press after his meeting [...]

By |May 15th, 2016|Tunisia|

Tunisia wins, Iran loses in US spending bill

December 16, 2015 America’s Arab allies got gifts of gold while Iran and the United Nations got a stocking full of coal from the congressional Santa Claus. House and Senate budget negotiators unveiled a $1.1 trillion FY2016 spending bill in the early hours of Dec. 16 that boosts support for countries on the front line [...]

By |December 16th, 2015|North America, Tunisia, USA|

Tunisia: “Tunisia and Iran Seeking to Expand Relations”

Tunis — "Tunisia and Iran are seeking to further expand relations," Iranian Vice-President Masoud Solatnifar said Saturday. In a statement to reporters at the end of a meeting with Prime Minister Habib Essid, he affirmed "we have no limits in developing our relations with Tunisia." He suggested to Essid to provide all facilitations to remove [...]

By |December 11th, 2015|Tunisia|

Iran, Tunisia to bolster tourism cooperation

Tehran, Dec 11, IRNA – Head of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization Masoud Soltanifar, who is currently in Tunisia at the head of a specialized tourism delegation, is to meet with President Mohamed Beji Caid Essebsi. The Iranian delegation accompanying Soltanifar comprises tourism activists of the private and state-run sectors. The fifth meeting of [...]

By |December 11th, 2015|Tunisia|

Iran strongly condemns Tunisia bomb blast targeting presidential guards

November 25, 2015 Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaber-Ansari said on Wednesday that the terrorist bombing “targeted stability, security and achievements of Tunisia’s popular revolution” and expressed hope that the Tunisian government and people will safeguard the “cause of Tunisia’s revolution” through their solidarity. The Iranian official also offered the Islamic Republic’s condolences to the North African government [...]

By |November 25th, 2015|Tunisia|

Iran Among Countries that No Longer Require Visa for Tunisia

December 4, 2014 The Tunisian Ministry for Foreign Affairs announced on November 28 that “in support and consolidation of bilateral relations between Tunis and a number of ‘friendly countries’”, the Ministry has decided that citizens from these ‘friendly countries’ are exempt from visa procedures. The Ministry listed those countries as following: Iran, Russia, Australia, New [...]

By |December 4th, 2014|Tunisia|


A Shi'ite Muslim walks over burning coal during a religious procession as they mark Arbain. September 9, 2009 After reaching Khomeini into power in Iran in late seventies, the thought of exporting Shia revolution was the objective of the new rulers in Tehran and the Arab Western region was their targeted area in [...]

By |September 9th, 2009|Tunisia|