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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.

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Iran’s Parliament Passes Bill in Response to Trump’s Travel Ban

Iranian lawmakers have added a new article to the proposed budget bill for the next fiscal year (starting March 21, 2017) to attract investment by the country’s nationals living in the United States.
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Iran to Allocate $100m to Crisis-Hit Khuzestan

An Iranian MP announced that a plan to allocate $100 million to resolve the problems of Khuzestan province in southwestern Iran has been approved in the Parliament.

Iran’s Roads Minister Survives Impeachment

Iranian Minister of Roads and Urban Development survived an impeachment bid by the Parliament after securing a vote of confidence from lawmakers.
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Iranian Reformists Propose Motion to Punish Speech Disruptors

A group of reformist and pro-government members of the Iranian Parliament have, in a recent move, proposed a plan to guarantee the security of the ceremonies held in the country by imposing punitive measures against speech disruptors. The motion, however, has received a negative reaction from the opposing party.
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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.
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Iranian MPs Stand Up for Border Couriers Carrying Contraband for a Living

Some 120 lawmakers have signed a parliamentary motion aimed at improving the lives of border residents and couriers.
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Iran’s Roads Minister to Be Impeached in Coming Days

Speaker of Iran’s Parliament Ali Larijani declared that Minister of Roads and Urban Development Abbas Akhoundi will be impeached this weekend.
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Foreign Investment Expected to Boost Iranian Industries: MP

An Iranian Member of Parliament says the Islamic Republic’s international relations should lead to the promotion of its industries and exports.
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Iran to Defeat US in Int’l Lawsuit Filed at ICJ

A top Iranian parliamentarian says Tehran will win the lawsuit it has filed against the US at The Hague and make Washington compensate for its misappropriation of Iran’s assets.
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Lawmakers Back Iran’s Missile Program

Iranian lawmakers have thrown their weight behind the country’s missile program, underlining the need for boosting deterrence power to guarantee national security.

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