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All Ministerial Picks Endorsed by Iran Parliament

Iran's Parliament has given the vote of confidence to all candidates proposed by President Hassan Rouhani to fill in the four vacant ministerial positions.

Iran President Introduces 4 New Ministerial Picks to Parliament

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has introduced four new ministerial picks to the parliament, putting them to the vote of lawmakers, a parliamentarian said.

Iran Leader Calls for Upgrading 50-Year Paradigm of Progress

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei asked Iranian elites and experts for their consultative opinion on various aspects of the Islamic-Iranian Paradigm of Progress in order to upgrade the document which defines a roadmap for the next 50 years.

Iran Leader Urges “Decisive Decisions” to Settle Economic Difficulties

Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei , the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, has ordered top officials to take “decisive decisions” to handle key challenges facing the country’s economy, including a plunge in the value of national currency.

All Retired Officials Still Working in Iran Must Resign

Iran’s parliament speaker sent a letter to President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday, asking the government to implement a parliamentary amendment to a law that urges all retired officials to leave their offices in two months.

Iran’s Economy Minister Sacked by Parliament

Iran’s Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance Masoud Karbasian could not survive an impeachment by the Iranian Parliament and will have to leave his office.

Rouhani Optimistic Iran Could Overcome Existing Challenges

The Iranian president says his government is determined to handle challenges the nation is facing, and he is optimistic the country will succeed in foiling hostile plots, just like the way it managed to discredit nuclear allegations against Iran.

Officials Join Social Media Campaign against Nepotism in Iran

Several Iranian officials have responded to the social media campaign #Where_Is_Your_Child, which aims to shed light on nepotism that some believe plagues the country and is partly to blame for rampant corruption and mismanagement.

Mismanagement, Not Sanctions, Main Cause of Iranian Currency Devaluation: Leader

Leader of Iran's Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has blamed the government for the ongoing economic crisis in the country, saying the internal factor has been much more effective than external ones like sanctions.

Iran’s Labour Minister Voted Out of Office

Iran’s Minister of Cooperatives, Labour and Social Welfare Ali Rabiee has been voted out of office in an impeachment session in Parliament.

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