Slate's complete coverage of Iran's election and its aftermath.
Slate's complete coverage of Iran's election and its aftermath.
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Aug. 12 2009 2:09 PM

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Our complete coverage of Iran's election and its aftermath.

Iranian supporters of defeated reformist presidential candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi. Click image to expand.
Iranian protesters

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been sworn in for another term as Iran's president, but tensions are still simmering. Here's Slate's coverage of the Iranian election and earlier commentary on Iranian politics.

"Watching Art-House Movies in Tehran: Iran after the journalists were silenced," posted Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009.

"Prints of Persia: Why are Iranian police markings written in English?" by Christopher Beam. Posted Wednesday, June 17, 2009.


"The Iranian Baby Boom: Why the Islamic republic has such a youthful population," by Caroline Berson. Posted Friday, June 12, 2009.

Selected pieces from Slate's earlier coverage of Iran

"Islamic Greenwashing: Why is the color green so important in the Muslim world?" by Christopher Beam. Posted Tuesday, June 9, 2009.

"Don't Let the Mullahs Run the Clock: Obama must talk directly to the Iranian people," by Christopher Hitchens. Posted Monday, February 16, 2009.

"President Who?: Why did so many people underestimate Mahmoud Ahmadinejad?" by Negar Azimi. Posted Tuesday, June 28, 2005.

"Hanging Out at Tehran's Mini-Mall: A Weeklong Journal of a Writer in Iran," by Reza Aslan. Posted Friday, September 10, 2004.

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