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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.

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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“Rise in Cash Subsidies Needs MPs’ Approval”

A top Iranian parliamentarian says the issue of increasing cash subsidies, promised by certain presidential candidates, will be subject to the Parliament’s approval.
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Female MPs Call for Revision of Iran’s Gender-Biased Laws

A number of women lawmakers expressed their concerns and views about Iran’s gender-biased laws and a number of other issues in a meeting with Parliament Speaker.
Women’s Central Position in Iran’s Parliament

Women’s Central Position in Iran’s Parliament

Women have had a central role in the present term of the Iranian Parliament as shown by an interesting photo featuring the portraits of all the lawmakers, recently posted on the legislative body’s Telegram channel.
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Nuclear Deal Boosts Foreign Investment in Iran: Larijani

Iran’s parliament speaker says the signature of a nuclear agreement between Tehran and the P5+1 group has led to a relative rise in foreign investment in the country.
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Farhadi’s Oscars Boycott Best Reaction to Trump: MP

A number of senior Iranian lawmakers have lauded Asghar Farhadi for boycotting the Oscars ceremony and at the same time winning the prestigious Academy Award.
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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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