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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.

IAEA condemns Iran over lack of nuclear cooperation, Tehran expected to retaliate

This marks the IAEA's first condemnation of Iran since 2022. Iran announced that it would respond, but didn't mention how.

AN IRANIAN FLAG is pictured near in a missile during a military drill, with the participation of Ira

Iran becoming aggressive in its pursuit of nuclear weapons, IAEA chief warns

In recent months, multiple top Iranian officials have threatened the West that it might publicly decide that nuclear weapons are not prohibited by Islam.

Khomeini’s legacy 35 years on: How the ayatollah shaped modern Iran

The enigmatic religious leader-cum-revolutionary, who passed away in 1989, left a profound and lasting legacy on Iran and the broader Middle East that is still felt globally today.

Iran's ex-president Ahmadinejad registers to run in presidential elections, state TV says

Iran's ex-president Ahmadinejad is running in the country's upcoming snap elections despite tensions with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

By REUTERS
02/06/2024

European Union places new sanctions on Iran for attack on Israel, aiding Russia

The European Union and the United States added new sanctions against Iran on Friday after its repeated supplies of weaponry to Russia and terror groups in the Middle East.

31/05/2024
 A view of the wreckage of Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi's helicopter at the crash site

Iran rules out sabotage in helicopter crash killing president, FM

The report's findings are based on an extensive examination of the helicopter's wreckage and the debris dispersion at the mountainous crash site.

By THE MEDIA LINE STAFF
30/05/2024
Demonstrators wave Palestinian flags at the entrance of the Egyptian embassy, in Athens, Greece

Iran promoting terror in Europe ahead of Olympics, Israel's Mossad says

Israel’s spy agency charged that Iran was behind the grenade attack against Israel’s Embassy in Belgium this past weekend.

Iran registers presidential candidates for early vote after Raisi's death

After the five-day registration period, the Guardian Council, which oversees elections and legislation, will vet the candidates running for the presidency.

By REUTERS
30/05/2024
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei delivers a virtual speech, on the occasion of the Proph

Khamenei urges US students: 'Keep fighting against ‘genocidal’ Israeli policies'

Khamenei's letter, asserting that "As the page of history is turning, you are standing on the right side of it," lambasted the US government's support for Israel.

US to boycott UN tribute to Iran leader killed in helicopter crash

US President Joe Biden's administration was strongly criticized by some Republican members of Congress for offering condolences to Iran.

By REUTERS
30/05/2024
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