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.
Iranian parliamentarians gave a vote of confidence to Agriculture Minister Mahmoud Hojjati in their third unsuccessful impeachment bid since Tuesday.
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.
An Iranian lawmaker has expressed support for a plan which calls for the restitution of the properties illegally gained by Iranian officials.
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.
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.
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’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.
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’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.