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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.

Hezbollah and Syrian flags flutter on a military vehicle in Western Qalamoun, Syria August 28, 2017.
June 19, 2018
Cutting off Iran’s 'road to the sea' in Syria

By SETH J. FRANTZMAN

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June 20, 2018
Knesset advances bill limiting filming IDF soldiers

By GIL HOFFMAN

South African Jewish Board of Deputies national director Wendy Kahn (middle) sits on a panel during
June 21, 2018
S. African celebrity intimidated by BDS supporters due to her Israel views

By ILANIT CHERNICK