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[:ar][:ar][:en][:es]Up-to-date coverage of everything related to Iran’s Majlis, or Parliament. Separate from the government, the Parliament is an elected chamber of lawmakers with its own factions and responsibilities.[:][:][:][:]

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Iran’s Parliament Votes to End Ahmadinejad’s ‘Mehr’ Mass Housing Project

Iran’s media on Tuesday cheered as the Parliament voted to end a hefty housing project that President Hassan Rouhani had previously blamed for shooting up inflation to above 40 percent over the past years.

Iranian MPs Condemn US Allegations about General Soleimani’s Presence in Syria

Outraged by its failure in Aleppo, Washington claims that Iranian commander, Major General Qassem Soleimani, has violated the nuclear deal by travelling to Syria.

Iran’s Speaker Congratulates Muslim Counterparts on Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday

Speaker of Iranian Parliament Ali Larijani in separate messages felicitated his counterparts from Muslim countries on the birthday anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).

Iran’s Nuclear Ship Needs a New Captain: Senior Conservative Journalist

The managing editor of leading conservative newspaper Kayhan has reviewed the course of Iran’s nuclear talks with world powers, and highlighted the numerous mistakes made by Rouhani’s government and his nuclear team.
Train Crash in Iran

Iranian Lawmakers Preparing to Impeach Transport Minister

70 members of Iran’s Parliament have called for the impeachment of Transport Minister over the recent train collision, which killed at least 45.
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Iran MPs Call for Counter-Measures Against US Senate Vote

Iranian lawmakers have condemned a US Senate vote to extend the Iran Sanctions Act (ISA), urging the administration of President Hassan Rouhani to adopt proper counter-measures.

13% Growth in Budget Bill Rouhani Submitted to Parliament

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani presented the draft budget for the next Iranian year (which will begin on March 21, 2017) to the Parliament on Sunday.
Mohammad Javad Zarif

Extension of Anti-Iran Sanctions Will Have No ‘Executive Effect’: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the extension of Iran Sanctions Act (ISA) in the US will have no “executive effect” and will merely be a sign of the US government’s unreliability.

Iran and China Are Safe Harbours of Asia: Larijani

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani described Iran and China as the havens of Asia, and called for development of Tehran-Beijing ties in all fields.

Senior Reformist MP Urges Obama to Veto Extension of Iran Sanctions

The leading reformist member of Iran’s Parliament called on the US administration to veto the extension of Iran Sanctions Act (ISA) recently ratified by the US Congress.

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