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Iran News

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.

Iran missiles
December 11, 2018
U.N. claims two missile launchers found in Yemen appear to be from Iran

By REUTERS

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A Palestinian uses a sling to hurl stones during clashes with Israeli troops near the Jewish settlem
December 16, 2018
Anatomy of Palestinian riots and how Israel works to prevent violence

By SETH J. FRANTZMAN

Ruth Bader-Ginsburg, a progressive icon on the Supreme Court.
December 16, 2018
Ruth Bader Ginsburg swears in new immigrants, wows them with her story

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA