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  1. RPT-INSIGHT-Elections gains unlikely to shift Iran power balance fastRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | Reuters

    March 1Impressive gains by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in heavily handicapped elections to parliament and a clerical body are evidence of an isolated nation eager to move from theocracy to a more open democracy, but few expect a sudden shift in power. The Islamic Republic's unique dual system of clerical and republican rule places decisive power in the hands of a conservative Islamic establishment, which has shown in the past its ability to reassert control when it feels threatened.

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  2. Iranian moderates win majority in parliament, clerical bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | The Echo

    "It was a healthy, legal and very good election", Fazli said. Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is 76 and has been rumored to be ill.

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  3. Elections gains unlikely to shift Iran power balance fastRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | Reuters

    Iran's former president Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani , Iranian former vice president Mohammad Reza Aref and a group of reformists pose for a photo in Tehran February 22, 2016. Election officials count ballot papers after the close of polling stations during elections for the parliament and a leadership body called the Assembly of Experts, which has the power to appoint and dismiss the supreme leader, in Tehran February 26, 2016.

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  4. Iranian hard-liners losers in parliament, clerical bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Iranian voters dealt hard-liners a serious blow in elections for parliament and an influential clerical body, favoring reformists and relative moderates who support last year's nuclear deal in the country's first elections since the landmark agreement, results released Monday showed. Reformists, who favor expanded social freedoms and engagement with the West, won at least 85 seats, according to final results released by the Interior Ministry and broadcast on state TV.

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  5. AP Explains: Iranian clerics tasked with picking top leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    FILE -- In this Friday, Feb. 26, 2016 file photo released by official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, President Hassan Rouhani waves to media after casting his vote for parliamentary and Expert... . FILE -- In this July 31, 2009 file photo, Ultraconservative Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati, who heads the powerful Guardian Council, Iran's top electoral oversight body, delivers the Friday prayer's sermon, at the Tehran Univers... TEHRAN, Iran - Iranian moderates have won a majority in the Assembly of Experts, a clerical body that is tasked with choosing the supreme leader of the Islamic Republic, and which was previously dominated by hard-liners.

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  6. The Profound Meaning of Iran's ElectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | Payvand News of Iran

    The countrywide official results of the parliamentary and Assembly of Experts elections are not yet finalized, and in any case a detailed analysis of the numbers requires more time. The Guardian has a good round-up of approximate results that measures the extent of the blow received by hardliners, particularly in the city of Tehran.

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  7. INSIGHT-Elections gains unlikely to shift Iran power balance fastRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | Reuters

    March 1Impressive gains by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in heavily handicapped elections to parliament and a clerical body are evidence of an isolated nation eager to move from theocracy to a more open democracy, but few expect a sudden shift in power. The Islamic Republic's unique dual system of clerical and republican rule places decisive power in the hands of a conservative Islamic establishment, which has shown in the past its ability to reassert control when it feels threatened.

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  8. Why LGBT Israelis leave the countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | Al Bawaba

    An Israeli with a rainbow-colored flag draped around his shoulders attends the annual gay pride parade in the Israeli coastal city of Tel Aviv on June 12, 2015. Most academic literature on the issue of emigration from Israel is written from a Zionist perspective, thus telling a one-sided story.

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  9. Iranian hard-liners losers in parliamentRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2016 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Iranian voters dealt hard-liners a serious blow in elections for parliament and an influential clerical body, favoring reformists and relative moderates who support last year's nuclear deal in the country's first elections since the landmark agreement, results released Monday showed. Reformists, who favor expanded social freedoms and engagement with the West, won at least 85 seats, according to final results released by the Interior Ministry and broadcast on state TV.

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  10. Iran reformists cheer election gains, hardliners play down shiftRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 29, 2016 | Daily Times

    DUBAI: Iran's President Hassan Rouhani and his allies won big gains in elections that could deepen the country's engagement with the world after his government ended years of sanctions by agreeing to curb its nuclear programme. The outcome shown in the latest results on Monday was a blow to the conservative Islamic establishment, although it retains decisive power due to Iran's unique dual system of clerical and republican rule.

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  11. Rouhani: The people have showed their powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 29, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    Iran's President Hassan Rouhani hailed the beginning of a "new chapter" yesterday after moderate candidates made sweeping gains in the country's elections, winning all 30 parliamentary seats in Tehran. For the first time in almost two decades, reformists and centrists overcame obstacles in their path to achieve significant advances in two elections - one for the Majles, or Parliament, the other for the Assembly of Experts, a powerful representative body.

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  12. Why Irana s Assembly of Experts election is the real race to be watchingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | The Washington Post

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  13. Italy's Finergy to build 3 solar power plants in IranRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2016 | Tehran Times

    The Italian company, Finergy S.R.L, has agreed to fund and construct three solar power plants with a total capacity of 10 megawatts in the Iranian cities of Kerman, Yazd, and Shiraz. The decision was made during a recent meeting held in Tehran between the top managers of Finergy and senior Iranian officials from the Ministry of Energy and Renewable Energy Organization, the Tasnim news agency reported on Tuesday.

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  14. Iran: Ultra Conservatives concerned about increasing public participation in electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Payvand News of Iran

    After Iran's Supreme Leader appealed to the public to take part in the elections even if they oppose the regime, now the ultra-conservative and extremist figures of the establishment are saying widespread participation in the elections is "the strategy of the country's enemies to engineer the outcome of the elections". Gholam-Ali Haddad-Adel, spokesman for the Central Coalition Council of Conservatives, says: "The U.S. is using the promotion of greater participation in the elections to engineer the result of the elections".

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  15. Moderates could gain influence over choice of next leader in Iran voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | The Japan Times

    Iran's Assembly of Experts, made up mostly of elderly clerics, has not mattered much for years. The body's main task is choosing Iran's supreme leader, but that job has not come vacant since 1989.

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  16. RPT-Moderates could gain influence over choice of next leader in Iran voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | Reuters

    BEIRUT, Feb 21 Iran's Assembly of Experts, made up mostly of elderly clerics, has not mattered much for years. The body's main task is choosing Iran's supreme leader, but that job has not come vacant since 1989.

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  17. Trying to Catch That Reagan MagicRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2016 | Lawyers, Guns, and Money

    An Iranian official said "Republican rivals of the current US administration" attempted to stall last month's Iranian-U.S. prisoner swap until the eve of the U.S. presidential election, Tasnim News Agency reported. According to the semi-official Iranian news outlet, Ali Shamkhani, the secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council, made the claims during a speech Thursday at a rally in Yazd, Iran.

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  18. Oh MyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | Talking Points Memo

    We can by no means take this as a disinterested claim. And no specific names are mentioned.

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  19. Quick TakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | The Washington Monthly

    ... the secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council, made the claims during a speech Thursday at a rally in Yazd, Iran. "In the course of the talks for exchanging prisoners, the Republican rivals of the current US administration who claim to ...

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  20. Bid to move 700-yr-old holy fire from Bharuch to Navi Mumbai divides ParsisRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Zoroastrian high priests give approval to move eternal flame, saying the temple in Gujarat has remained locked owing to dwindling population; however, conservatives argue that it is against the rules to move the flame from sanctified position A move to shift the 700-year-old holy fire from a shut Bharuch fire temple to a soon-to-open agiary in Kopar Khairane has sparked yet another battle between traditionalists and modernists in the Parsi community. Those who want the holy fire moved contend that Bharuch agiary is virtually defunct, with the population in the Gujarati city coming down to barely a 100 people.

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