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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.

Missiles and a portrait of Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Tehran, Iran
October 16, 2018
Iran says its land-to-sea missiles can now travel 700km

By REUTERS

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U.S. President Donald Trump (R) embraces Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
October 22, 2018
Trump prepared to pressure Netanyahu with peace plan

By MICHAEL WILNER

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October 22, 2018
Reversed ban allows Conservative rabbis to attend intermarriages

By BEN SALES/JTA