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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 Year greetings on the floor (Photos)

Warm, friendly greetings open the first session of the Iranian parliament.

Speaker: Huge turnout in Feb 26 elections makes Iran stronger

Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani said massive participation in the February 26 elections nationwide made Iran's international foothold stronger.
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Larijani re-elected as Iran Majlis speaker

Iranian lawmakers have elected Ali Larijani as the speaker of Iran’s Majlis (parliament) for the third consecutive year.

French National Assembly President to Visit Iran Next Week: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif announced on Wednesday, June 23, that French National Assembly President Claude Bartolone is scheduled to visit Iran in coming days in a bid to broaden relations between the two nations.

French Speaker: Tehran Vital for Regional Peace

French Parliament Speaker Claude Bartolone said that without Iran's engagement, West Asia will not see lasting peace.
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Iran Not to Cooperate with Fake US-Led Anti-ISIL Coalition

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani described the US-led coalition against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) terrorist group as a 'political joke', and said Tehran will not cooperate in such a fake coalition.

Iran’s Parliament Issues Biannual Report on JCPOA Implementation

The Iranian parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission on Sunday released a half-yearly report on the process of implementation of a nuclear deal between Tehran and six world countries known as the JCPOA.

Iranian Officials Obliged to Fully Report Amount of Properties

Based on a bill passed by the Parliament, Iranian authorities, from the Leader and president to ministers and vice-presidents, are obligated to report the amount and details of their possessions and properties to the country’s Judiciary.

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.
Alaeddin Boroujerdi and Timothy Webster in Iran

Iran, New Zealand Review Ways to Develop Ties

Iran and New Zealand officials in a meeting in Tehran discussed different ways to step up efforts to further expand relations and cooperation between the two countries.

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