AP style update 12/7

“don’t ask, don’t tell”

The policy that has barred gays from serving openly in the military since 1993.

flood plain

hand-washing

Iran

The nation formerly called Persia. It is not an Arab country. The official name of the country is the Islamic Republic of Iran. Uppercase Islamic Revolution when referring to the 1979 event. The people are Iranians, not Persians or Irani. The official language is Persian, also known as Farsi.

 

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