mainly oil-based economy to more diversified revenue streams. In 1947, Iran was among 13 countries that voted against the. It has attacked arms convoys and weapons dumps. This is said to have taken place in the late sixth century BC, by which time there was a well-established and influential Jewish community in Persia. 199 According to Mohammad Ali Jafari "If Israel military aggresses against sovereignty and independence of the Islamic Republic of Iran, the country will use its right, established under international law which unequivocally establishes the right to defend its sovereignty by all lawful means available. Furthermore, Rich's first wife, Denise Rich (née Eisenberg) personally donated more than 1 million dollars to Clinton charities. 25 Since the 1980s, Iran has been suing in the European courts for payment of the debt and has won several cases. An Iranian citizen and seven Syrians were killed in the attack, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. So long as the insurgency remained viable, Israel was content to observe from the sidelines. 122 Rich provided the Iranian government with weapons and missiles through the IranIraq War. 169 In January 2013, Iran warned that any Israeli attack on Syria would be treated the same as an attack on Iran.