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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.

May 26, 2019
Satellite images reveal: Iran building border crossing to smuggle weapons

By ANNA AHRONHEIM

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Mohammad Shtayyeh gestures during a Palestinian leadership meeting in Ramallah, in the Israeli-occup
May 26, 2019
Shtayyeh: Palestinians may revoke recognition of Israel

By KHALED ABU TOAMEH

Members of the white nationalist group the Honorable Sacred Knights of the Ku Klux Klan hold a rally
May 26, 2019
9 KKK members drowned out by hundreds of counter demonstrators in Dayton

By MARCY OSTER/JTA