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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.

September 15, 2019
Report: U.S. sanctions on Iran bring its pension system to near collapse

By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL

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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas attends the 30th Arab Summit in Tunis, Tunisia March 31, 2019
September 15, 2019
Palestinians slam cabinet for meeting in Jordan Valley

By KHALED ABU TOAMEH

Elie Wiesel participates in a discussion on Capitol Hill in Washington, on March 2, 2015
September 16, 2019
Trump submits Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act report

By MARCY OSTER/JTA