Stories and opinion related to the Iranian government, including the President, his cabinet, and ministries directly under governmental control.

Iran Earthquake ‘Divine Trial’ for Statesmen: Leader

Iran Earthquake ‘Divine Trial’ for Statesmen: Leader

The Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has described the recent deadly earthquake in the country’s western areas as a test for Iranian authorities to perform their duties.

Iran Plans to Join Int’l Counter-Terrorism Convention

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has presented a bill to the parliament which, if approved, allows the government to join International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism (ICSFT).

Iran President Visits Quake-Hit Areas, Promises Help in Reconstruction

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday morning arrived in Kermanshah Province to visit the areas struck by the Sunday night's deadly earthquake, which has so far killed 430 people and wounded over 7,000.
Ardakanian - Gholami

Iran Parliament Gives Vote of Confidence to Rouhani’s Ministerial Picks

Iranian parliamentarians on Sunday gave vote of confidence to the ministers of energy and science proposed by President Hassan Rouhani.
Ardakanian - Gholami

Iran President Proposes New Ministerial Picks to Parliament

Iranian president has picked his ministers of science and energy, and submitted their names to the Parliament, which is set to discuss their qualification in its upcoming session.
Hossein Entezami

‘Iran Resolved to Provide People with Free Access to Information’

Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance of Iran, Hossein Entezami, says the government is determined to implement the law of Freedom of Information (FOI) passed about 6 years ago.
Kurdish Lady to Be Appointed as Iran’s Deputy Interior Minister

Kurdish Lady to Be Appointed as Iran’s Deputy Interior Minister

Jila Sajjadi, a lady from the western city of Sanandaj in Iran’s Kurdistan province, is due to be appointed as the country’s Deputy Interior Minister and the Head of the Interior Ministry’s Applied Sciences and Technology Institution.

Imperial College Lecturer Appointed to Iran’s Dept. of Environment

Kaveh Madani, a salient Iranian environment lecturer at Imperial College of London, has been appointed as the Social, International, Technology and Educational Deputy of Iran’s Department of Environment.
Massoumeh Ebtekar

Iran Establishes Special Parliament for Women

A top Iranian official has underlined women’s key role in decision making processes, saying the formation of “Women’s Parliament” in Khorasan Razavi province is a significant change in this regard.

Almost All Ministers Proposed by Rouhani Receive Vote of Confidence

Iranian lawmakers on Sunday gave vote of confidence to 16 ministerial nominees proposed by President Hasan Rouhani, but did not vote for his power minister Habibollah Bitaraf.

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