Sanctions complicate cash repatriations to Iran
Tilsetso Motsoeneng writes in CNBC that the MTN Group, Africa's biggest mobile operator, is sticking to its 2018 dividend target despite new U.S. sanctions making it harder to repatriate cash from its Iran joint venture, the company said on Wednesday.
Lorry takes 20 tourists on overland adventure
An orangish yellow lorry, an oasis over land, is busy carrying 20 tourists across different countries, including Iran. These days, it is driving through Isfahan and Kashan in central Iran.
Yemen war, Morocco and Iran connection
The Moroccan government announced on Tuesday that it was cutting its diplomatic ties with Iran, accusing it of support for the Polisario Front – a movement opposing Moroccan control of the Western Sahara. Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain, and Qatar have welcomed the move.
Persian taught in 200 universities worldwide
The Director of the center for Persian as a second language at the Allameh Tabatabaei University in Tehran has said: “Persian is being taught in 200 universities worldwide.”
Zarif intercontinental travels – from Africa to S America
Iranian Foreign Minister, Javad Zarif, has landed in Senegal on the first leg of his intercontinental trip. Speaking about his agenda, he said: “Traveling to four African and South American countries is aimed at strengthening bilateral and economic ties. To this end, I am accompanied by a large delegation of private and state sector directors of Iran on this trip.”
Iran goes to World Choir Games in SA \Video
“Mehr-e Vatan” choir from Kerman, conducted by Massoud Nekouei, has been significantly active in choral music over the past years and has managed to represent Iran in the World Choir Games 2018 in South Africa.
Iran-South Africa Business Forum Launched
Iran-South Africa Business Forum was inaugurated in Pretoria yesterday with the presence of Iranian Foreign Minister, Javad Zarif, and his counterpart Maite Nkoana-Mashabane (Minister of DIRCO, South Africa) in its Foreign Ministry building.
Iran, South Africa call for stronger ties
Top officials from Iran and South Africa have called for strengthening of all-out bilateral ties.