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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.

Iran Parliament Adopts Motions to Support Women, Children

Iranian lawmakers have adopted a number of motions to further support and protect the rights of women and children in the Islamic Republic.

Rouhani to Appear before Parliament to Reveal “Truths” behind Economic Crisis

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has decided to go to the Parliament to respond to the lawmakers’ questions about the Iranian economy, planning to use the opportunity to reveal “truths” behind the country’s conditions.

Iranian Lawmakers Summon President amid Economic Crisis

After several failed attempts, Iranian lawmakers for the first time mustered enough votes on Wednesday to summon President Hassan Rouhani to answer their questions in coming weeks over issues related to his handling of the country’s struggling economy.

Iran Parliament Working on Plan to Abolish Conscription

The Iranian Parliament’s National Security Commission is mulling over a plan to abolish the compulsory enlistment of Iranian men above 18 years of age in the military service, and to introduce an alternative plan that would make the army professional.
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Iran Foreign Ministry Presents 10th Quarterly Report on JCPOA to Parliament

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says the ministry has presented its tenth quarterly report on the implementation of the Iran nuclear deal to the Iranian Parliament.
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Legislation Watchdog Rejects FATF Amendments to Iran’s CTF Law

The spokesman for Iran’s Guardian Council said the body has rejected the parliament’s legislation amending Iran’s Counter Terrorist Finance law in accordance with standards set by the global anti-money laundering body, Financial Action Task Force.

Iran Parliament to Discuss EU’s Offer on JCPOA

Members of the Iranian parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission in a meeting to be attended by Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will examine Europe’s recent package offered to save the 2015 nuclear deal, a lawmaker said.

Iran Government Urged to Summon French Ambassador over MKO Gathering

A senior Iranian lawmaker has called on the Iranian Foreign Ministry to summon French Ambassador to Tehran in protest against the French government’s decision to allow an anti-Iran terror group to hold its annual gathering in Paris.

Two Options Left for Rouhani: Resignation or Cabinet Reshuffle

With discontent among Iranians over economic hardships on the rise and protests breaking out against the government over a plunge in people’s purchasing power, the performance of the Cabinet has come to the spotlight.

Female Lawmakers Working on Plan to Reserve Parliamentary Seats for Women

Head of the Iranian Parliament’s Women Faction says female lawmakers are considering a motion that sets a quota for women parliamentarians, in a bid to boost the participation of women in the Iranian politics.

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