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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 25, 2019
Massive floods in northern Iran force military response

By SETH J. FRANTZMAN

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Trails of smoke from the Iron Dome defense system after a rocket was intercepted over the Golan
March 25, 2019
Why did the Iron Dome not intercept the rocket from Gaza Monday morning?

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF

cemetery desecration
March 25, 2019
Antisemitic vandalism at Massachusetts cemetery more widespread - police

By MARCY OSTER/JTA