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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 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.
Larijani-Turkey

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.
Iran-Ali-Larijani

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.
Zarif-Majlis

Iran MPs support foreign minister over nuclear talks

Iranian lawmakers have unanimously supported the Iranian foreign minister’s remarks on the performance of the country's negotiating team in nuclear talks with P5+1.
Mohamad Javad Zarif

Iran will never give up nuclear rights: Zarif

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Tehran will never give up the nuclear rights of the Iranian nation, vowing to defend national interests in nuclear talks with P5+1.
Ali Larijani

Larijani congratulates counterparts on Christmas

Iran's parliament speaker congratulates Jesus Christ's birth, saying violence and extremism are the main concerns of all nations and followers of divine religions.

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