Parliament

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.

Over 200 MPs Hail Gen. Soleimani’s Role in ISIS Defeat

Iranian lawmakers have sent a letter to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution to congratulate him on the total eradication of ISIS in Iraq and Syria and to praise General Soleimani for his leading role.
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‘Iran Has Plans to Counter US Possible Pullout from JCPOA’

Iranian legislators say Tehran has plans to deal with Washington’s possible withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal.

Iranian MPs Pass 8 Bills on Economic Cooperation with Other Countries

An Iranian MP says lawmakers have passed several bills that would facilitate economic cooperation between Iran and other countries.
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Iranian Parliament Condemns Kurdistan’s Independence Referendum

The Iranian parliament on Wednesday condemned the Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s move to hold an independence referendum, saying such separatist measures are to the detriment of Iraq and the whole region.
British Parliamentary Delegation to Visit Tehran

British Parliamentary Delegation to Visit Tehran

A parliamentary delegation from the United Kingdom is set to visit Tehran in the near future, said Head of Iran-UK Parliamentary Friendship Group Alireza Rahimi.
Fatemeh Zolqadr

Iran Ready to Host Meeting of Female Asian MPs in 2018

Iran has expressed its readiness to host a 2018 meeting of women lawmakers from Asian parliaments, a female lawmaker said.
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.
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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.

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