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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.

A man tries to cross a flooded road damaged by Cyclone Gonu near Jusk seaport, 2,000 km
March 24, 2019
Massive floods swamp northern Iran, forcing military response

By SETH J. FRANTZMAN

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PLO EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE secretary-general Saeb Erekat speaks in Khan al-Ahmar on Thursday.
March 24, 2019
PLO urges Romania, Honduras not to move embassies to Jerusalem

By KHALED ABU TOAMEH

Elisha Wiesel (photo credit: USHMM/WASHINGTON DC)
March 24, 2019
Combating the anti-Zionist facade

By DAVID BRUMMER