Iranians celebrate along Valiasr street, in the capital Tehran, on June 15, 2013, after moderate presidential candidate Hassan Rowhani was elected as president. (Photos by Behrouz Mehri/AFP/Getty Images)
A man shouts slogans as he distributes electoral leaflets of the United Conservatives’ Front candidates for the upcoming parliamentary elections outside the Tehran University compound on Feb. 24, 2012.
Campaigning has begun for Iran’s March 2 parliamentary election, the first nationwide vote since the disputed 2009 re-election of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad that sparked eight months of unrest and a crushing state response. 3,444 candidates are standing for election to the 290-seat parliament.
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