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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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June 20, 2018
Netanyahu: We are prepared for every scenario in Gaza

By HERB KEINON

A Mission Police Dept. officer (L), and a US Border Patrol agent watch over a group asylum seekers
June 20, 2018
Jewish activists are helping families separated at the border

By BEN SALES/JTA