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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.

Missiles and a portrait of Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Tehran, Iran
October 16, 2018
Iran says its land-to-sea missiles can now travel 700km

By REUTERS

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The damaged house in Beersheba from the rocket attack on Wednesday, October 17, 2018.
October 23, 2018
Israelis find government's Gaza policy not forceful enough, poll finds

By GIL HOFFMAN

MEMBERS OF the Nogradi family light candles for Shabbat in their home in Budapest
October 23, 2018
Shabbat in Myanmar? The Shabbat Project's influence grows in 2018

By YVETTE J. DEANE