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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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A BOY holds the Jordanian national flag during a protest near the US Embassy in Amman, Jordan.
October 22, 2018
The Jordanian people dislike the Jewish state

By HERB KEINON

Cleveland Browns kicker Greg Joseph (17) and defensive end Emmanuel Ogbah (90) celebrate
October 21, 2018
Greg Joseph’s voyage from Jewish day school to NFL kicker rife with twists

By ED CARROLL/JTA