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Record 12,000 Candidates Register for Iran Elections

Almost 12,000 candidates have registered for Iran's February parliamentary election, state television said on Saturday, breaking participation records at a time of political uncertainty in the Islamic Republic. President Hassan Rouhani, a centrist who won election by a landslide in 2013 and championed Iran's July nuclear deal with world powers, is hoping his supporters can take control of the 290-seat assembly and end years of dominance by conservative factions. A supportive...

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