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Iran’s engagement with Africa

Promise of economic opportunities, genuine partnerships, a more inclusive world order COMMENT | CHRISTOPHER BURKE | The visit by President Ebrahim Raisi to Kenya, Uganda and Zimbabwe earlier this month represented a significant milestone in Iran’s flourishing engagement with Sub-Saharan Africa. The diplomatic mission also underscored the continent’s growing agency in …

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IRCU courts Iran to activate pending agreement

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inter-Religious Council of Uganda (IRCU), which brings together seven religious institutions in Uganda, has reached out to Iranian President Sayyid Ebrahim Raisi, urging him to activate a memorandum of understanding previously signed between the council and Iran. The memorandum, signed in 2017 with the …

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Uganda and Iran strengthen ties, to focus on oil sector

Kampala, Ugnada | THE INDEPENDENT | In a significant step towards enhancing their diplomatic relations, Uganda and Iran have solidified their partnership by signing four crucial memoranda of understanding (MoUs). The signing followed talks between President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and his Iranian counterpart Ebrahim Raisi at State House, Entebbe Wednesday evening. …

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Iran has a hypersonic missile

Islamic nations dismisses skepticism over its development of weapon that could reach Israel in seven minutes COMMENT | MAZIAR MOTAMEDI | Iran has unveiled Fattah, a hypersonic ballistic missile it says is capable of breaching defence systems, which could cause further concerns for the West and Israel. So, what are hypersonic …

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Iran evacuates 65 nationals from Sudan with Saudi Arabia’s help

Tehran, Iran | Xinhua | Foreign Ministry spokesman Nasser Kanaani said on Saturday Iran had evacuated 65 nationals from Sudan with the help of Saudi Arabia. In a statement posted on the website of the Iranian foreign ministry, Kanaani said the Iranian evacuees were transferred safely from Khartoum to Port Sudan …

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Iran arrests over 100 for involvement in students’ poisoning

Tehran, Iran | Xinhua | Iran’s Interior Ministry said on Saturday more than 100 people in 11 provinces have been arrested on charges of involvement in the recent incidents of student poisoning at the country’s schools. The ministry announced the arrests in a statement published on its website, listing the provinces as …

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