Iranian President Hassan Rouhani casts his vote during elections for the parliament and Assembly of Experts, which has the power to appoint and dismiss the supreme leader, in Tehran February 26, 2016. President Hassan Rouhani and his allies won 15 out of the 16 Tehran seats in the Assembly of Experts, final election results published on Monday showed, ousting two prominent hardliners including the speaker of the powerful clerical body. The results, carried on state news agency IRNA, suggest conservatives may lose their dominance of the 88-member body, which is tasked with choosing the next supreme leader, the country’s most powerful position. The Friday elections for the assembly and the parliament were the first since Rouhani signed a deal with world powers last July to limit Iran’s nuclear activities in return for an easing of economic sanctions. The twin polls were seen by analysts as a potential turning point […]