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Rouhani, Allies Perform Strongly in Iran Assembly Election

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his allies have won 15 out of Tehran's 16 seats in an election for the country's important 88-member Assembly of Experts. The results announced Monday were a blow to hardline conservatives, including current Assembly chief Ayatollah Mohammad Yazdi, who was not re-elected. Assembly members serve an eight-year term in the body responsible for some day choosing the successor to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. In addition to the...

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