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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.

U.S. President Donald Trump toasts with Japan's Emperor Naruhito
May 28, 2019
Iran’s regime relieved at Trump’s Japan mediation comments

By SETH J. FRANTZMAN

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June 16, 2019
Shin Bet chief tries to get Abbas to take partial tax payments from Israel

By YONAH JEREMY BOB

Back to school (illustrative)
June 15, 2019
How Jewish day schools are now minting future engineers

By LORI SILBERMAN BRAUNER/JTA

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