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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.

An aerial view of flooding in Golestan province, Iran March 27, 2019
April 21, 2019
Iranian Imam: Why are you worried about sanctions? Don't you have a God?

By ZACK EVANS

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Hassan Nasrallah
April 21, 2019
Nasrallah warns of war this summer, worries he could be killed - report

By TZVI JOFFRE

Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt is the chief rabbi of Moscow.
April 21, 2019
Jewish organizations condemn arson attack on Moscow's biggest Yeshiva

By ILANIT CHERNICK