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Iranian official: Morality police replaced with cash fines to enforce Islamic Dress Code

An Iranian official says Parliament has replaced operations by morality police with cash fines in order to deal with those refusing to observe the Islamic Dress Code (hijab).

Iran Leader says new parliament brings fresh hopes for country

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has stated every new parliament is a valuable asset, which will bring fresh hopes for the country.

Iranian interior minister: Voter turnout 41%

Iran’s interior minister puts the number of people who voted in the Friday parliamentary and Assembly of Experts elections at 25 million.

Vote count in Iran elections over

Vote count for Iran’s 290-seat parliament and the Assembly of Experts ended on Monday, three days after the elections, with the winners of 45 seats to be elected in the runoff polls.

Iran parliamentary elections likely to go to run-off

Voting in the parliamentary elections in the Tehran constituency is likely to go to a second round.

State news agency puts Iran elections turnout at 41 percent

Over 25 million people took part in Friday’s parliamentary and Assembly of Experts elections in Iran, which amounts to 41 percent of the total eligible votes, IRNA news agency reported.

Official: Women constitute 47 percent of voters in Iran elections

Spokesperson for Iran’s elections headquarters says women constitute 47 of voters in the country’s parliamentary and the Assembly of Experts Elections, while the remaining 53 percent are men.

Countdown beings for voting in Iran as campaigning ends

Campaigning officially ended on Thursday in Iran as the clock is ticking down for parliamentary and Assembly of Experts polls.

Iran Leader calls for high turnout in Friday elections

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has stated that if the nation shows the world that they are present in "decisive scenes", they will save the country and contribute to Iran’s progress. The Leader called for a high turnout in this Friday elections.

Report: 15,220 qualified to run for Iran’s March elections

Iran's Tasnim news agency says the final number of candidates running for the upcoming elections in the country reaches 15,220.

Cyber attacks disrupt Iranian parliament’s websites

In a morning announcement, the Iranian Parliament revealed that both the official website of the Islamic Consultative Assembly and its affiliated news agency, House of Nation, have been rendered inaccessible due to cyberattacks and hacking.

Iranian parliament’s news website down after cyberattack

The Iranian Consultative Assembly News Agency, affiliated with the country’s parliament, was hacked on Tuesday and is not accessible.

Spokesman: Iran’s oversight body approves 750 candidates for parliamentary elections

In a recent announcement, the spokesman of the Iranian Guardian Council revealed that more than 750 candidates for the upcoming parliamentary elections have been vetted and approved.

Hassan Rouhani disqualified from running in Assembly of Experts election

An Iranian oversight body examining the credentials of electoral hopefuls have disqualified former president Hassan Rouhani from running in the Assembly of Experts election.

Iran vetting body approves over 1,000 candidates for parliamentary votes

The Guardian Council of the Islamic Republic of Iran, a body tasked with vetting election candidates and overseeing the votes, has finally qualified over 1,000 candidates who were initially deemed unqualified for the upcoming parliamentary elections.

Iranian MP reacts strongly to Russia’s support for Arab states’ stance on three Iranian islands

An Iranian lawmaker has shown a strong reaction to Russia’s alignment with Arab countries regarding the three Iranian islands of the Lesser Tunb, the Greater Tunb and Abu Musa in the Persian Gulf.

Iranian lawmaker slams parl. for handling of $3bn+ fraud case 

An Iranian lawmaker has criticized the parliament for its handling of the Debsh Tea fraud case, involving billions of dollars, saying it is not tough on the issue.

Iranian MP under fire for ‘detestable’ behavior before teachers

An Iranian member of parliament has been the target of sharp rebukes for his ‘arrogant’ behavior in a meeting with some teachers who were complaining about their living and work conditions.

Iranian MPs support Palestinians’ operation against Israel

Iranian lawmakers have thrown their full support behind Saturday's surprise attack on Israel's military posts near the Gaza border by the Gaza-based Palestinian groups.

Iran parliamenr chief says his trip to UAE will have positive results     

Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf says during his visit to the United Arab Emirates, the the two countries reached very good agreements over transit and investment.

Iranian parl. speaker hopeful ties with Egypt improve, invited to Cairo 

Iran’s Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf says he is hopeful that Iran and Egypt will restore their diplomatic relations soon. 

Iranian MP: 300 SUVs given to lawmakers in ‘criminal, fraudulent’ move

After several months, an Iranian parliamentarian still insists that some lawmakers at Iran’s parliament has received luxury SUVs in a ‘criminal and fraudulent’ process outside the legal framework, but has revised the number of the cars received from about 70 to 300.

Over 19k nominees complete initial registration for Iran legislative election

Iran’s interior minister says over 19,000 hopefuls have so far completed their initial registration for parliamentary elections.

Senior MP says Iran has many options to force South Korea to return frozen funds

A top member of Iran’s parliament has warned that Tehran has many options to force South Korea to pay back over $7 billion of Iranian funds that have remained blocked in the Asian country under the pretext of compliance with US sanctions.

Iranian MP warns of danger from YV radiation in Tehran

An Iranian menber of parlianent warns that the situation of ultraviolet (UV) radiation in Tehran has become critical and has hit the grave milestone of 12.

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