In Middle East
Feb 1st, 2013
By Amos Harel, haaretz The alleged Israeli attack came one day after an Iranian announcement that Tehran will view any attack on Syrian territory as an attack against Iran itself. Two days before the night when Israeli planes attacked a weapons convoy or “Scientific Research Center” in Sy...
Jan 27th, 2013
TEHRAN – Iran said on Saturday it is ready to help resolve the crisis in Mali, where several insurgent groups have taken up guns against the government, before the situation gets worse. “We have announced that Iran, as the president of the Non-Aligned Movement, is ready to help resolve the crisis in ...
Apr 5th, 2011
Cairo – Egypt, which has had turbulent relations with Iran for more than three decades, says it is ready to open a “new page” with the Islamic republic, Egyptian media reported Tuesday. “Egypt has opened a new page with all countries of the world, including Iran,” Egypti...
Apr 4th, 2011
Cairo is ready to re-establish diplomatic ties with Tehran after a break of more than 30 years, Egypt’s foreign minister said on Monday, signaling a shift in Iran policy since the fall of President Hosni Mubarak. “The Egyptian and Iranian people deserve to have mutual relations reflecting...
In East Africa
Dec 29th, 2010
TEHRAN – Acting Foreign Minister Ali-Akbar Salehi called for boosting political, economic, and cultural cooperation between Tehran and Addis Ababa. Salehi made the remarks in a meeting with the special advisor of the Ethiopian foreign minister in Tehran on Tuesday. Pointing to Iran’s status in ...
Dec 15th, 2010
Senegal recalled its ambassador to Iran on Tuesday, saying it was unhappy with explanations given by Tehran over an arms seizure in Nigeria that has dented Iran’s quest for allies and trade partners in Africa. Neighbouring Gambia has already cut all ties with Iran after the seizure in Lagos por...