The Islamic Republic of Iran today is a Shiite Islamic republic with a Sunni minority under a theocratic regime which is ruled by President Hassan Rouhani since 2013. Historically, it is home to some of the world's oldest civilizations including the Persian empire. Since the 1979 Islamic revolution Iran has become more and more conservative.
Khamenei made his latest comments while attending an exhibition showcasing the "latest achievements" of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps' Aerospace Force, including the Fattah 2.
Iran’s IRGC leader gave a speech providing insight into the Iran regime’s prophecies about Israel and the US being defeated.
As IAEA reports show Iran's nuclear efforts advancing, the US and its allies have few viable options to respond.
According to an assessment in the pro-Iran Al-Mayadeen media, these attacks are not having the level of impact that Iran may have expected.
Iraqi militias such as Kataib Hezbollah continue to threaten US forces, claiming they are fighting the US in Iraq because the US is supporting Israel; Iran views this as a regional war against the US
Iran’s foreign minister met with ICRC president and discusses Hamas holding "prisoners."
Iran does not recognize Israel's existence, while Israel has long threatened military action against Iran if diplomacy fails to curb its disputed nuclear activity.
Iranian students said that violence and intimidation by security forces have driven some students to suicidal ideation.
The White House said Russia and Iran appeared to be deepening their defense cooperation and that in addition to supplying drones, Tehran was working with Moscow to produce Iranian drones.
The "Imam Hussein Brigade" was established in 2016, and it is headed by a man who calls himself Dou Al-Fakkar, a son of the Shiite village of Hanawiya in southern Lebanon.