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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.

Parliament-Khuzestan

Iran MPs take symbolic dust storm protest to parliament floor

Iranian MPs from Khuzestan, Ilam and Kermanshah appear on parliament floor with their protective face masks to symbolically protest poor air conditions in their home provinces.
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Parliament supports nuclear negotiators: Larijani

According to an edict by the Supreme Leader which bans the proliferation and stockpiling of nuclear weapons, the West should not be worried about Iran’s peaceful nuclear program, said Larijani.
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Rahimi paid money to MPs to prevent impeachment: Deputy

An Iranian MP has said that new charges should be leveled against the former vice-president for insulting the establishment and disputing the legislative elections.
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Iran parliamentary committee cuts National Development Fund’s share of oil

The share of National Development Fund of Iran from oil revenues has decreased to 20 percent from a previous 26 percent.
ZArif-AP

Iran parliament to retaliate any new US Congress sanctions

Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that the Iranian lawmakers will adopt a bill requiring the government to increase uranium enrichment level in case fresh sanctions are slapped on Iran by the US Congress.
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Muslim nations must close ranks against Israel: Larijani

The top MP said the status quo in Syria is not in the interest of any country, calling for political efforts to restore stability to the conflict-stricken country.
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Iran’s top MP to visit Turkey to attend an Islamic parliamentary meeting

Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani is to visit Turkey on January 20 to deliver a speech at the 10th meeting of the Islamic Inter-Parliamentary Union (IIPU).
Mohammad Hasan Asafari

If sanctions persisted, we would go for 60 percent enrichment: MP

If the US forged ahead with its sanctions, an initiative which grants the government the go-ahead to enrich uranium to 60 percent levels would be handed over to the Presiding Board, said Asafari.
Ali-Larijani

Iran to expedite nuclear program if US fails to lift sanctions

Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has said that Iranian lawmakers are seeking to ratify a bill to resume nuclear enrichment if new Western sanctions are imposed on Iran.
Motahari

The controversy a speech on the floor caused

Newspapers and MPs with different political leanings have reacted differently to Ali Motahari’s comments that sparked a brawl in parliament.

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