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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.

An aerial view of flooding in Golestan province, Iran March 27, 2019
April 21, 2019
Iranian Imam: Why are you worried about sanctions? Don't you have a God?

By ZACK EVANS

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PA President Mahmoud Abbas attends the Arab League's foreign ministers meeting in Cairo, April 2019
April 21, 2019
Fatah official: Arab states pressuring us to accept ‘deal of the century’

By KHALED ABU TOAMEH

Ukrainian presidential candidate Volodymyr Zelenskiy
April 21, 2019
Jewish comedian Zelenskiy wins Ukrainian presidential race by landslide

By REUTERS