“Is Iran widening its shadow war with West?
Cases in Kenya and Nigeria suggests Iran is using Africa as a new front is it’s clandestine war against the United States and Israel.”
Published: May 9, 2013 at 2:35 PM
NAIROBI, Kenya, May 9 (UPI) —
SNIPPET: “A few weeks ago, British arms-trafficking investigators said they had found evidence that Tehran has been secretly shipping arms and ammunition to Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, the Ivory Coast and South Sudan — all African states plagued by conflict.”
SNIPPET: “In recent months, Iranian operations, some involving agents of Lebanon’s Hezbollah, Iran’s powerful surrogate in the Levant, have been uncovered in India, Nepal, Thailand, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Cyprus and elsewhere, underlining Iran’s global reach.”
ADDING to post no. 5:
Speaking of Hezbollah & Cote d Ivoire:
Association Al-Ghadir: Your window on the Lebanese Shia community in Cote dIvoire
(May 21, 2013)
SNIPPET: Their website is not particularly interesting, but came to our attention due to one of their domains being registered to Hizballah-linked Rakeem.net in Beirut, despite the organization being based in West Africa.
“The Islamic Movement and Iranian Intelligence Activities in Nigeria”
Oct 24, 2013
Author: Jacob Zenn