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AsiaSociety.org articles, op-eds, videos and blog posts on Iran.

Obituary for the artist considered a cult figure in Iran for his illustrations that blended humor and social commentary.
Iran Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki says next US president should "reach out" to the Middle East.
Energy expert argues that India will benefit far more from its Iran pipeline than from its nuclear deal with the US.
Learn about the political and social changes under Iran's Safavid Dynasty by examining the Book of Kings.
An expansive essay on the history of Iran through the first great global age.
A short history of 20th century Iran, including the Iran-Iraq war and the political climate that spilled into the 21st century.
The Safavid Dynasty, a Golden Age in Iran, witnessed a cultural flowering under the charismatic Isma'il and Tahmasp.
An early history of what is today Iran.
Iranian scholar illuminates the role of profane and sacred love in classical Persian poetry.