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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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A missile is launched during a long and medium-range ballistic rocket launch drill in this undated p
October 23, 2018
Did lightning strike trigger Gaza rocket attack on Israel?

By REUTERS

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein speaking at the Knesset, October 23, 2018
October 23, 2018
Edelstein tells Jewish leaders Israeli democracy not dead

By GIL HOFFMAN