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    Polls close in Iran's presidential election

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    Voting in Iran's presidential election has ended after an extension of four hours across the country and five hours in the capital Tehran because more people than expected appeared to have cast their vote.

    The election, in which voters have a choice of six candidates, is the first for a head of government since a disputed 2009 ballot touched off months of political unrest in the Islamic Republic.

    Al Jazeera's Soraya Lennie reports live from Tehran.