The Iranian Presidential Contest in Less Than 10 Minutes

The Iranian presidential election is Friday. It’s a fascinating contest and if you’ve neglected it, you’re in luck: here’s your primer. See you in the booth! Wait.

1. A profile of one of more than 40 women who applied for a presidential run but were determined unfit to run by Iran’s Guardian Council:

2. A brief profile of reform candidate and abstract painter Mir Hossein Mousavi:

3. A look at how new media is confounding the Iranian government and boosting Mir Hossein Mousavi’s campaign:

Sources: Al JazeeraUPI

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