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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.

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei meets with people of Qom, in Teheran, Iran.
January 9, 2019
Ayatollah Khamenei: U.S. officials are first-class idiots

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF

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A Palestinian man pushes a cart with bags of flour at an aid distribution center run by UNWRA.
January 17, 2019
'USAID to end all Palestinian projects on Jan. 31,' former director says

By KHALED ABU TOAMEH

hebrew union college students learning 298
January 17, 2019
Top Reform seminary names professorships for late president

By MARCY OSTER/JTA