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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.

A man tries to cross a flooded road damaged by Cyclone Gonu near Jusk seaport, 2,000 km
March 25, 2019
Massive floods in northern Iran force military response

By SETH J. FRANTZMAN

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A man holds the Syrian flag in Quneitra near Golan Heights (REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki)
March 26, 2019
Protests throughout Syria following Trump's Golan declaration

By TZVI JOFFRE

David Friedman
March 26, 2019
Ambassador Friedman to AIPAC: U.S. will protect world from terrorism

By MAAYAN JAFFE-HOFFMAN