Washington (AFP) – More than 300 American rabbis wrote members of Congress Monday urging them to support the international nuclear deal with Iran, signalling the US Jewish community is split over the historic but controversial accord.
Pakistan and India have reportedly become permanent members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), a group dominated by Russia and China and also including former Soviet republics in Central Asia.
India has asked its refiners to slash oil buys from Iran in the next two months to keep the imports in line with the previous fiscal year’s levels, sources with knowledge of the matter said, days ahead of President Barack Obama’s visit to New Delhi.
WASHINGTON: Supporters of Iran sanctions in the US Senate have unveiled a toned-down bill aimed at gaining enough votes to override a presidential veto.
In the garden courtyard of Esfahan’s famous Abbasi Hotel, surrounded by 300-year-old caravanserai-style rooms, I was in the company of an Iranian architect.