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This current event was taken from the NYT on January 4, 2016; but it will be current for many years because it contains important background information that can help your students understand the problems in Iran and the region better. The internal problems in Iran are the focus of this article. This current event is about the events in Iran after the execution of a Saudi dissident cleric who challenged the royal family in Saudi Arabia. This article comes with 20 comprehension questions and 19 vocabulary words for your students to define before reading this article. It comes with one map activity so your class can locate important places mentioned in this article. This package has 14 Internet activities to help your class further understand the complex issues in this complicated country. There are also homework activities to get your class involved in the 2016 presidential election and encourage your students to continue to bring in other current events about the Iran. My current event products are designed to turn your class on to what is happening in the news and improve their comprehension and vocabulary skills at the same time.