The anti-Semitic Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, whom Ellison worked for before denouncing, was also in attendance.
Ellison condemned Farrakhan in 2006 and 2016, but was at the same dinner as both Farrakhan and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in 2013.
Iran could abandon its nuclear agreement with world powers “within hours” if the United States imposes any more new sanctions
An electoral win for President Hassan Rouhani would be a win for moderation in Iran.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani Tweeeted ‘Shana Tovah’ to Jews on Sunday in another sign that the reformist leader is seeking better ties with the West.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has rejected a plan to ban the free text-messaging service WhatsApp.
Israeli President Shimon Peres wished Jews and Iranians a “year of silence and peace” on the occasion of Nowruz, the Iranian New Year.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will both attend the World Economic Forum in the Swiss resort of Davos this month, the organisers told Reuters on Friday.
An interim deal to restrain Iran’s nuclear programme aims to make it harder for the Islamic state to build any bomb but may still leave it, at least for now, with enough material for several nuclear warheads if refined to a high degree.
Israel on Saturday dismissed as “irrelevant” reports that Iran had halted its most sensitive uranium enrichment activity, and said Tehran’s nuclear programme must be dismantled.