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Iran Agriculture Minister Survives No-Confidence Vote

Iranian parliamentarians gave a vote of confidence to Agriculture Minister Mahmoud Hojjati in their third unsuccessful impeachment bid since Tuesday.

Iranian Ministers of Roads, Labour Survive Impeachment

Iran’s Minister of Cooperatives, Labour, and Social Welfare Ali Rabi’ei and Minister of Roads and Urban Development Abbas Akhoundi have survived impeachment bids by the Parliament after securing a vote of confidence from lawmakers.

Iranian Lawmakers Advocate for Women’s Greater Social Participation

Female parliamentarians have called for broader participation of women in the Iranian society, particularly its labour market and politics, arguing it will help spur the development of the 80-million nation.

Iran Parliament Urges Gov’t to Rethink Economic Ties with France, UK

Iranian legislators have called on the president to reconsider plans to forge closer economic cooperation with France and the UK in protest at their roles in passing an anti-Iran UN resolution.

Iran Parliament Passes Rouhani’s Budget Bill after Amendments

Iran’s parliament has passed general outlines of President Hassan Rouhani’s new budget bill after initially rejecting it over concerns that the proposed cuts could hit vulnerable people the hardest.

Iran Parliament Rejects Framework of Rouhani’s Proposed Budget

The Iranian Parliament on Sunday disapproved the framework of the budget proposed by the Rouhani administration for the upcoming fiscal year (March 2018-19).

10 Iranian MPs to Visit Evin Prison Sunday

A group of Iranian lawmakers, composed of reformists, conservatives, and independents, will pay a visit to Tehran’s Evin Prison on Sunday.

Iranian Kurdish MPs Protest Turkish Invasion of Syria

In a letter addressed to the UN Secretary General, the Kurdish lawmakers of the Iranian Parliament have lashed out at the international body’s silence over Turkey’s invasion of the Syrian Kurds.
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Lawmakers, Top Security Officials to Consult on Iran Protests

At the Parliament's request, Iranian ministers of intelligence and interior as well as the Secretary of Supreme National Security Council will attend a Parliamentary session on Sunday to discuss the recent Iran protests.
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Iran Parliament Okays $50bn in Financing for Next Year’s Budget Bill

Iranian parliamentarians have given the go-ahead to “financing” sources of income proposed by the government in next fiscal year’s budget bill.

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