According to the UK Telegraph the lunatic running Iran may indeed be of Jewish ancestry. When we discussed the situation with Amil Imani on AOW's radio show he was said to be Azeri which would not preclude him from being Jewish.
Typically, names that end in ian or yan in that region of the world tend to be Armenian. There are Armenian Christians who reside in the region as well. Typically Iran like most Middle Eastern States does list religion prominently on its ID documents. Mindless communist lemmings pretend this practice is objectionable only when done by Israel without noting it is a regional practice. Being a Communist is synonymous with being socially and developmentally disabled.