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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 drone is launched from an Iranian submarine during a military exercise in an undisclosed location in Iran, in this handout image obtained on August 25, 2022.

Iran to expand anti-submarine warfare with torpedo-launching drones

 A new surface-to-surface ballistic missile called Khaibar with a range of 2,000 km, unveiled by Iran, is seen in Tehran, Iran, May 25, 2023

Why are Iran’s missiles a growing threat? - analysis

 A new surface-to-surface ballistic missile called Khaibar with a range of 2,000 km, unveiled by Iran, is seen in Tehran, Iran, May 25, 2023

Iran unveils new 'Khaibar' ballistic missile with 2,000 km-range

A SATELLITE view of Iran's Fordow nuclear plant.

What is Iranian nuclear ‘weaponization’ and why is it decisive? - analysis

 A missile is launched during an annual drill in the coastal area of the Gulf of Oman and near the Strait of Hormuz, Iran

Is Iran’s new underground nuke site a dire threat in light of potential arsenal? - analysis

 A woman walks after the morality police shut down in a street in Tehran, Iran December 6, 2022.

Iran says it arrested spies working in institutions throughout country

 A woman looks at exchange rates by the window of a currency exchange shop in Tehran's business district, Iran

Iran's debt burden has rocketed into the millions - report

 An Iranian soldier stands guard near Iranian Navy helicopter carrier Kharg at Port Sudan at the Red Sea State, October 31, 2012.

Iran faces battle to boost birth rate to stop demographic 'black hole' - analysis

IDF Military Intelligence commander Aharon Haliva in Tel Aviv, November 4, 2022

Iran does not have a nuclear weapon yet - IDF intelligence chief

 Defense Minister Yoav Gallant speaks with IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Herzi Halevi at the IDF's annual operational forum on March 20, 2023.

Israel doubled attacks on Iran to combat secret sea war, Gallant reveals

 Iran's new Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council Ali Akbar Ahmadian is seen next to the late Iranian Major-General Qasem Soleimani during a meeting in Tehran, Iran, in this undated picture obtained on May 22, 2023.

Top Iranian security chief Shamkhani replaced with IRGC official

 An Iranian Officer of Revolutionary Guards, with Israel flag drawn on his boots, is seen during graduation ceremony, held for the military cadets in a military academy, in Tehran, Iran June 30, 2018

Iran says 'terrorist' group linked to Israel has been arrested - report

 A man gestures during a protest over the death of Mahsa Amini, a woman who died after being arrested by the Islamic republic's "morality police", in Tehran, Iran September 19, 2022.

Iran's anti-government protests renew after three executed - report

A plane carrying Iran's Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian lands in Damascus International Airport, in Damascus, Syria March 23, 2022

What is behind Iran's progress on locally-built aircraft? - analysis

 A missile is launched during an exercise of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) navy in the south of Iran, in this picture obtained on January 17, 2023

Why does Iran want to send a navy flotilla to Antarctica? - analysis

 Pahlavi at Yad Vashem on Holocaust Remembrance Day.

The Cyrus of our time

 Iranian military ship Iris Dena is pictured berthed in Rio de Janeiro's port, Brazil, February 28, 2023.

Iranian naval ships return from global journey

Iraqi Shi'ite Muslim men from the Iranian-backed group Kataib Hezbollah wave the party's flags as they walk along a street painted in the colours of the Israeli flag during a parade marking the annual Quds Day, or Jerusalem Day, on the last Friday of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, in Baghdad

Why does Iran need 200,000 pro-Iran militiamen in Iraq? - analysis

Siemens ER24PC 1637 "IranRunner" of the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways with the night train from Shiraz to Tehran outside of Shiraz, Iran

Iran talks up rail, pipeline projects - analysis

 An Iranian military ship takes part in an annual drill in the coastal area of the Gulf of Oman and near the Strait of Hormuz, Iran, in this picture obtained on December 31, 2022.

Iran claims to add long range ‘cruise’ missiles to ships

 Iran's riot police forces stand on a street amid the implementation of the new hijab surveillance in Tehran, Iran, April 15, 2023

Iran: Women's cars can be impounded if they're caught without hijab

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