The first parliamentary summit of the six neighbouring countries of Iraq entitled "Iraq; Stability and Development" has begun in capital Baghdad, with delegations from Iran and Saudi Arabia in attendance.
Following the designation of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps as a terror group by the United States, Iran’s parliament speaker and almost all other lawmakers put on the IRGC’s uniform, and chanted “Death to America” slogan.
Iranian lawmakers have passed a new election bill that bans members of the parliament from running for the position again after serving for three consecutive terms.
The Iranian parliament has extended a licence allowing the government to receive a total of $5 billion loan from Russia for infrastructure projects.
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said relations between the UAE and Iran have decreased to an “unacceptable” level due to strategic mistakes the Arab country’s rulers have made in recent years.
A high-ranking delegation of Iranian lawmakers travelled to Syria on Sunday, in a trip aimed at boosting parliamentary relations between the two countries as calm is gradually returning to the war-torn Arab country.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has appeared before lawmakers on Tuesday to submit an annual budget of $47.5 billion for the next Iranian calendar year (to start on March 21).
Iran’s top lawmaker has called for increased efforts to expose brutal crimes committed by the Israeli regime against the oppressed Palestinian nation, as it helps garner stronger support for the Palestinian cause.
Iranian lawmakers have approved an amendment to a bill on Iran’s accession to the Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) convention, which was earlier rejected by the Guardian Council.
The Iranian capital is to host the second edition of an international gathering of Parliament speakers from Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan, Turkey, China and Russia on fight against terrorism and expansion of inter-regional ties.