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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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Hagai El-Ad, Executive Director of B'Tselem, a leading Israeli human rights organisation
October 21, 2018
Likud MK calls on attorney general to dismantle B'Tselem

By TOVAH LAZAROFF

Model Karlie Kloss poses during a photocall before the French fashion house Christian Dior
October 21, 2018
Karlie Kloss and Joshua Kushner wed in Jewish ceremony

By JTA