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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.

 AN IRANIAN fan holds a jersey in memory of Mahsa Amini, inside the stadium before a World Cup soccer match between Iran and Wales, in Qatar, last November.

Iranian authorities accused of torture, sexual abuse, ‘systemic immunity’ from prosecution

People listen to Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah's speech through a screen during a gathering in support of Palestinians, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas, in Tehran, Iran, November 3, 2023.

Deciphering Iran's rhetoric during the Gaza ceasefire

 IRAN’S SUPREME Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei waves during a prayer marking the end of Ramadan, in Tehran, in April.

The challenge for Israel: Prevail against Hamas while preventing an Iranian nuclear breakout

 A missile is launched during a military exercise in Isfahan, Iran, October 28, 2023

Fattah 2: Why is Iran showcasing an untested, 'hypersonic' missile? - analysis

 Iran's Fattah hypersonic missile

Iran issues threat to Israel, US with new hypersonic weapon

 IRAN’S SUPREME Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks to commanders and other members of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps in Tehran, in August.

Iran: Muslim nations must temporarily cut political ties with Israel

 Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Commander-in-Chief Major General Hossein Salami speaks during an exercise in Abu Musa Island, in this picture obtained on August 2, 2023.

Ten things Iran thinks it achieved on Oct. 7 - analysis

 Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei meets with Palestinian group Hamas' top leader, Ismail Haniyeh, in Tehran, Iran June 21, 2023.

Iran enriches more uranium as Gaza war rages, US election looms - analysis

 Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi meets with Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, November 11, 2023

Iranian-backed groups in Syria may use roadside bombs - report

 Armed men hold up their weapons as Houthi supporters rally to show support to Palestinian factions, in Sanaa, Yemen October 7, 2023

Iran tries to push Iraqi militias to carry out more attacks - analysis

 People attend a gathering in support of Palestinians, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, in Tehran, Iran, November 3, 2023

Iran reveals its role behind Hamas holding hostages - analysis

 Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei meets with Palestinian group Hamas' top leader, Ismail Haniyeh, in Tehran, Iran June 21, 2023.

Iran’s Ayatollah tells Hamas’ Haniyeh: ‘Iran will not join war, was not warned of October 7th plot’

 Students protest against the suspension of students at Alzahra University in Tehran. October, 2022.

Iranian university students protest intensified suppression - report

 A police officer inspects parts of an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), what Ukrainian authorities consider to be an Iranian made suicide drone Shahed-136, at a site of a Russian strike on fuel storage facilities, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Kharkiv, Ukraine October 6, 2022.

Construction progresses at Russian plant for Iranian drones - report

 Missiles and drone aircraft are seen on display at an exhibition at an unidentified location in Yemen in this undated handout photo released by the Houthi Media Office on September 17, 2019

Iranian militia behind drone to Eilat sent another intercepted aircraft

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 Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi looks on during a press conference concluding his appearance at the United Nations General Assembly, in New York City, U.S., September 20, 2023.

Iran begins diplomatic offensive against Israel and US

 IRAN’S PRESIDENT Ebrahim Raisi gestures to the audience as he completes his address to the UN General Assembly, last week.

Iran's Raisi to attend OIC talks in Riyadh on Gaza crisis

 Iranian Brig.-Gen. Abolfazl Shekarchi.

October 7 was 'greatest success' of the Islamic world - Iranian IRGC official

 IRANIAN POLICE officers patrol a street amid the revival of the morality police in Tehran, this week.

UN rights committee calls on Iran to disband morality police

 A general view during a vote at a meeting of the United Nations Security Council on the conflict between Israel and Hamas at U.N. headquarters in New York, U.S., October 16, 2023

Iran's appointment to chair UN rights meeting draws condemnation

Former Mossad head Yossi Cohen at a ceremony for Incoming Chief of Staff, Herzi Halevi, in HaKirya base in Tel Aviv, January 16, 2023

Former Mossad head: Chase down Iranians involved in Oct. 7 attacks

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