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Top Iranian Officials Leave Telegram Messaging App

A number of channels on the Telegram messaging service attributed to top Iranian officials, including that of the Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, have stopped activities on Wednesday morning in a move that may signal the imminent blocking of the messenger.

Iran Leader Hails Idea of Replacing Dollar with Euro in Int’l Transactions

The Governor of Iran’s Central Bank Valiollah Seif says the government eyes replacing the US dollar with the euro in its international transactions and the idea has been welcomed by the Leader Ayatollah Khamenei.

Iran Gov’t Steps in to Control Forex Market

Iran's First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri has announced that his country will unify official and open market exchange rates following the Rial's recent drop against the dollar.

3,000 Women Serving as Local Executives across Iran

About 3,000 Iranian women are serving as rural executives across the country with Khorasan Razavi province in the northeast and Sistan and Baluchestan province in the southeast having the highest number of female local government heads.

Iranian Gov’t Bodies Obliged to Buy Domestic Products

Iran’s first vice-president says governmental bodies will be banned from buying foreign products in the current Iranian year (started March 21), in line with guidelines suggested by the Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei.

Tehran Mayor Resigns Due to “Health Issue”

Mohsen Hashemi Rafsanjani, the chairman of Tehran City Council, has confirmed receiving the resignation of Tehran’s reformist mayor, Mohammad-Ali Najafi, amid conflicting reports over the reason behind his decision.

Iran Agriculture Minister Survives No-Confidence Vote

Iranian parliamentarians gave a vote of confidence to Agriculture Minister Mahmoud Hojjati in their third unsuccessful impeachment bid since Tuesday.

Iranian Ministers of Roads, Labour Survive Impeachment

Iran’s Minister of Cooperatives, Labour, and Social Welfare Ali Rabi’ei and Minister of Roads and Urban Development Abbas Akhoundi have survived impeachment bids by the Parliament after securing a vote of confidence from lawmakers.
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Iran Working on Plan to Oblige Officials to Restitute Ill-Gotten Gains

An Iranian lawmaker has expressed support for a plan which calls for the restitution of the properties illegally gained by Iranian officials.

Iran Leader Regrets Justice Not Yet Realized in Islamic Republic

Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, says the country’s officials must apologize to people and God for failing to realize justice during the past four decades since the Islamic Establishment came to power.

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