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.

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“Iran Attacks on ISIS, Message to Sponsors of Terrorists”

A number of Iranian lawmakers say the IRGC’s Sunday missile strikes targeting the terrorists’ positions in Syria were not only a response to the recent Tehran attacks, but also a strong warning to the extremists’ supporters.
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Iran’s Parliament to Discuss Retaliation of US Sanctions Bill

The Iranian lawmakers are going to discuss a motion to take reciprocal measures in retaliation to a bill the US Senate has passed to impose new sanctions on Tehran, an Iranian MP said.
June 7 Can Be Named Day of Solidarity against Terror

“June 7 Can Be Named Day of Solidarity against Terror”

An Iranian MP has proposed that June 7, the day Tehran was attacked by ISIS terrorists, be named as National Day of Solidarity against Terrorism.
Iran, Sweden to Expand Parliamentary Ties

Iran, Sweden to Expand Parliamentary Ties

Tehran and Stockholm have called for expansion of parliamentary ties as a prelude to broadening bilateral relations between the two countries in various fields.
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Iran’s Parl. Speaker Calls US “International ISIS”

Iran's parliament chief Ali Larijani says the US move to impose new sanctions on Iran following twin terrorist attacks in Tehran proves that the Islamic Republic is facing two ISIS groups, one in the region and one at the international arena which is the US itself.
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Iranian MPs Thank Police for Providing Elections’ Security

A number of Iranian lawmakers have expressed their gratitude towards Iran’s police forces for their efforts to ensure the security at the time of the country’s May 19 elections.

Larijani Re-Elected as Speaker of Iran’s Parliament

The Iranian legislators on Wednesday elected Ali Larijani as the speaker of the parliament for 10th consecutive year.
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Iran Parliament Speaker Felicitates Counterparts on Ramadan

Iran’s Parliament speaker has congratulated his counterparts on the arrival of the holy month of Ramadan, and expressed the Iranian Parliament’s preparedness to interact with regional states.

Iran Ready to Enhance Parliamentary Ties with UAE

A member of Iran’s Parliament says the Islamic Republic seeks to cement its ties with the regional countries, particularly the UAE, and is ready to establish a joint parliamentary friendship group with the Arab country.
“Pledge to Increase Cash Subsidies Aimed at Buying Votes”

“Pledge to Increase Cash Subsidies Aimed at Buying Votes”

A top Iranian parliamentarian says the promise of increasing cash handouts by some presidential candidates is a clear example of vote-buying.

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