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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.

New Drug Law to Save Lives of Many Iranians on Death Row

New Drug Law to Save Lives of Many Iranians on Death Row

An Iranian lawmaker says more than 90 percent of those sentenced to death for carrying illicit drugs would have the chance to return to life if the new bill passed by the Parliament is signed into law.
Iran Gov’t Urged to Pursue “Policy of Frowning” against US

Iran Gov’t Urged to Pursue “Policy of Frowning” against US

Iranian legislators have urged the Rouhani administration to pursue a “diplomacy of frowning” in dealing with the US.
Iranian Parliament

Iran Parliament Passes Motion to Counter US Measures

The Iranian Parliament on Sunday passed the general outlines of a motion to counter the US terrorist and adventurous measures in the region. The new law has been also hailed by the Iranian foreign ministry.
Iran to Omit ‘Divorced’ from Women’s Identity Documents

Iran to Omit ‘Divorced’ from Women’s Identity Documents

An Iranian MP says the government is to present a bill to the Parliament whose ratification will lead to the removal of divorce details from women’s identity documents.
Iran Planning to Raise Women’s Legal Age of Marriage

Iran Planning to Raise Women’s Legal Age of Marriage

An Iranian lawmaker says the Iranian Parliament’s female MPs have decided to introduce a plan to raise the legal age of marriage for women in the country.

Rouhani Sworn in as Iran’s President for Second Term

In a Saturday ceremony attended by delegations from over 100 countries, Hassan Rouhani was sworn in for the second term as the president of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Iran's Foreign Ministry

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Briefs MPs on Nuclear Deal Implementation

Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs submitted the sixth quarterly report to the parliament on the process of implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), a nuclear agreement between Iran and six world powers.
Zanganeh

Iran Oil Minister Raps MPs for Opposing Total Deal

Iran’s oil minister has criticized a number of lawmakers for their opposition to a recent gas deal between Iran and the French energy giant Total.
Ali Larijani -Jan Hamáček

‘Multilateral Cooperation Facilitates Fight against Terror’

Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani says multilateral cooperation amounts to a problem-solving mechanism in the war on terror and drug trafficking.

Lawmaker Writes Book on Iran’s Legislation System

A new book has been published by an Iranian lawmaker on the pathology of the country’s legislation system.

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