Pro-Rouhani candidates take early lead – Arash Karami – Al-Monitor 29.02.16
Reformists and moderate conservatives allied with President Hassan Rouhani have made a strong showing in Iran’s parliamentary and Assembly of Experts elections, and key hard-liners seem to have lost big.
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Relative moderates win majority on key Iran leadership body – The Times of Israel 29.02.16
Two leading hardliners ousted as Rouhani camp takes 52 of 88 seats on Assembly of Experts, which chooses supreme leader.
Jews vote in Iran elections – PHOTOS: with Tehran synagogue doubling as polling station – Haaretz 28.02.16