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Polls Open in Key Runoff Parliamentary Election in Iran

Iran's parliamentary runoff elections got underway Friday, state media reported, a key vote that is expected to decide exactly how much power moderate forces backing President Hassan Rouhani will have in the next legislature. The balloting is for the remaining 68 positions in the 290-seat chamber that were not decided in the February's voting, in which Rouhani's allies won an initial majority. Iran's next parliament will set the legislative course for the Islamic...

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