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Polls open in Iran's presidential election: state TV

Published: 11:50 AM, May 19, 2017

DUBAI - Iranians began voting on Friday in a presidential election, state television reported, after a bitterly-fought campaign between President Hassan Rouhani and hardline challenger Ebrahim Raisi.

"Everyone should vote in this important election ... vote at early hours," Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said after casting his vote. REUTERS