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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.

The aftermath of an Iranian ballistic missile strike on the Koya headquarters of the KDP-I Iranian o
November 15, 2018
Senior IRGC commander: Israeli agent killed in September strikes on Kurds

By ANNA AHRONHEIM

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Palestinian militants of the Islamist movement Hamas' military wing Al-Qassam Brigades
November 20, 2018
Hamas member claims Israel 'begged' for ceasefire

By KHALED ABU TOAMEH

A woman bows her head in front of a memorial on October 28, 2018, at the Tree of Life synagogue
November 20, 2018
Pennsylvania churchgoers don kippot in unity after Pittsburgh shooting

By ROGER DUPUIS/THE TIMES-LEADER