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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.

Iran Leader Calls for Serious Fight against Corruption among Officials

Leader of Iran's Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has called for a serious fight against corrupt officials within the Islamic Establishment, stressing that people are angry about corruption and discrimination.

Iranian Governor Sacked after Bullying Reporter (+Video)

The governor of Golpayegan, a city in central Iran, was dismissed on Wednesday after a video of him shouting at and threatening a reporter went viral in Iranian social media.

Iran Parliament Passes Rouhani’s Budget Bill after Amendments

Iran’s parliament has passed general outlines of President Hassan Rouhani’s new budget bill after initially rejecting it over concerns that the proposed cuts could hit vulnerable people the hardest.

Iran Parliament Rejects Framework of Rouhani’s Proposed Budget

The Iranian Parliament on Sunday disapproved the framework of the budget proposed by the Rouhani administration for the upcoming fiscal year (March 2018-19).

Iran Leader Allows Gov’t to Withdraw $4 Billion from National Development Fund

Iran’s Leader has allowed the government to withdraw $4 billion from the National Development Fund to address a range of issues including the dust pollution engulfing the country’s southwestern provinces, a lawmaker said.

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