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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 hand of a Palestinian inmate is seen in a prison in the West Bank city of Nablus February 11, 20
October 23, 2018
Human Rights Watch issues special report about PA, Hamas torture

By YONAH JEREMY BOB

Jewish visitors pray in the synagogue in the village of Mad, Hungary, July 21, 2016. Picture taken J
October 23, 2018
First sound of Jewish wedding bells since the Holocaust in Hungary

By ZACHARY KEYSER