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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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U.S. Nikki Haley (C), Jared Kushner (L) and Jason Greenblatt (R)
June 21, 2018
On eve of Israel visit, Greenblatt blasts Hamas, criticizes PA

By HERB KEINON

June 22, 2018
Exclusive: German Islamic center raises money for Hezbollah

By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL