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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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Nili rejected; science ministry remains bossless

President Rouhani’s choice for the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology fails to secure the nod of the parliament.
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Iran’s Parliamentary Delegation Due in Moscow

A delegation of Iranian MPs is to leave Tehran for Moscow for a 5-day visit.
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Iran, P5+1 agree on principle issues: Rouhani

As for general questions, there is consensus between Iran and P5+1, yet details are yet to be agreed over.
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Iran MPs denounce UK Cameron’s allegations against Tehran

Iranian lawmakers have strongly condemned British prime minister’s recent allegations against the Islamic Republic in which he charged Iran with harboring terrorism.
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Iran Not to Cooperate with Fake US-Led Anti-ISIL Coalition

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani described the US-led coalition against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) terrorist group as a 'political joke', and said Tehran will not cooperate in such a fake coalition.
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My father is bracing for upcoming legislative elections: Mohsen Rafsanjani

Will Hashemi unite with reformists in upcoming parliamentary elections?
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Iran to deal with the country from which downed Israeli drone took off

Iranian parliament takes steps toward dealing with the country that allowed downed Israeli drone to take off on an anti-Iranian mission.
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Iran’s Larijani Lambasts US for Starting Terrorism in Region

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani blamed the US for initiating and sponsoring terrorism in the region, and said Washington's occupation of the regional states caused a boost in terrorist actions.
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Parliament Speaker: Only Resistance Can Liberate Palestine

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani in a message to Politburo Chief of the Palestinian Resistance Hamas Movement Khalid Mashal felicitated him on the recent victory of the Palestinians in the Gaza war against Israel, and underlined that Palestinians should continue their armed struggle against Tel Aviv as the only way to liberate their occupied lands.
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During impeachment there was no disrespect for science minister

A principlist MP says impeachment of the science minister was standard procedure and President Rouhani’s choice of replacement is not viewed as an act of defiance.

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