Category: Iran

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Politics of Iran

State Structure and Political System of Iran

Iran is a theocratic republic with elements of religious and republican power. The constitution was adopted in 1979, and in 1989 it was amended to strengthen the powers of the president and legalize the...

Iran Religion

Iran Religion

The overwhelming majority of Iranians are Muslims. The vast majority – especially within the largest ethnic groups of Persians and Azeri – belong to the Shi’a Muslim orientation in Islam. Iran has the world’s...


Iran Recent History

Iran is a country of ancient civilization. The Persians, belonging to the Indo-European lineage, had settled in the Iranian plateau in remote times, together with other peoples who were then subjected by them. The...