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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.

Iran and Slovenia

Iran Parliament Authorizes Expansion of Cooperation with Slovenia

The Iranian Parliament has unanimously approved a bill that permits the government to expand the country’s economic cooperation with Slovenia.
No Limit on Photojournalists’ Presence in Iran Parliament-MP

No Limit on Photojournalists’ Presence in Iran Parliament: MP

A senior Iranian legislator has declared that there is no restriction on the presence of photojournalists in the Parliament, urging reporters to press ahead with their work as seriously as before.
Parliament

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.
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.

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