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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.

Arab League

Arab League Organising Its Anti-Iran Efforts by Forming Permanent Committee

A number of Iranian lawmakers have harshly criticized the recent move by the Arab League to establish a permanent anti-Iran committee, saying such moves are led by Saudi Arabia and aimed at organising their anti-Iran plots.

Visiting Iran Will Become Even Cheaper: MP

The cost of traveling across Iran will go down before the end of the Iranian year (March 20), according to an Iranian lawmaker.
internet

Iranian Parliament Votes for Increased Bandwidth

The Iranian Parliament authorized the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology to increase the country’s bandwidth by 30 terabytes per second during the Sixth Five-Year Economic Development Plan (2016-21).

New Obligations for Iran Following JCPOA Joint Commission Meeting

Iranian MPs have shown mixed reactions to the recent JCPOA Joint Commission meeting on January 10. Some of them have pointed to new obligations imposed on Iran, and some referred to the US retreatment from its previous positions.

Iran’s Government Urged to Extend Int’l Academic Exchanges

Iranian lawmakers have approved a plan that urges the administration to expand its academic relations with the world.

Iranian Parliament Approves Plan on Protection of Nuclear Facilities

An additional clause to Iran’s Sixth Development Plan ratified by the Iranian Parliament urges the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) to arrange a national plan to protect nuclear facilities.
Sheikh Nimr

Sheikh Nimr’s Execution Proved Saudi Arabia’s Imprudence: Iranian MPs

Iran’s lawmakers issued a statement on Tuesday on the first anniversary of the execution of prominent cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr by Saudi Arabia, saying the move showed how imprudent the Riyadh regime is.
Mehr- housing project

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).

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