Tuesday, June 6, 2023


Iranian MP: Egyptian, Jordanian parliamentary groups invited to visit Tehran

An Iranian lawmaker says the country's legislative chamber has invited parliamentary delegations from Egypt and Jordan to visit the Islamic Republic, amid growing signs of the Tehran-Cairo plans to resume diplomatic ties.

Morad-Sahraei becomes Iran’s education minister after winning confidence vote at Parliament

Reza Morad-Sahraei becomes Iran’s new education minister after securing a vote of confidence from the country’s Parliament.

Iran Parliament receives govt. bill on confronting hijab violations

The Iranian Parliament receives a government-approved bill aimed at confronting violations of mandatory hijab, or headscarf, in public locations through fines and denial of banking services to wrongdoers.

Ayatollah Khamenei applauds Iranian parliament for adopting strategic nuclear act

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has stated that the Strategic Action Plan to Counter Sanctions which was approved by the Iranian Parliament in late 2020 has saved the country from uncertainty regarding the nuclear issue.

Iranian president nominates new individual as education minister

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has nominated Reza-Morad Sahrayi as the new minister of education, more than a month after the previous minister resigned.

Tehran’s prosecutor general summons MP over SUV claims

Tehran’s Prosecutor General Ali Salehi has summoned Iranian MP Ahmad Alireza Beigi for questioning over the lawmaker’s recent remarks about an alleged bribery case involving his colleagues. 

Speaker Qalibaf knew about luxury SUVs scheme: Principlist lawmaker

A principlist Iranian lawmaker says Parliament Speaker Mohammad-Baqer Qalibaf knew about a scheme in which a number of MPs received luxury vehicles to take back their votes for the impeachment of a minister.

Report: Iran’s former speaker, Larijiani, to run for parliamentary vote slated for March 2024

Iran’s Tasnim News Agency has said, in an exclusive report, that former Iranian parliament speaker Ali Larijani is preparing to run for the next legislative elections and plans to release a list of allies for the vote.

Uzbekistan’s parliament speaker makes a pilgrimage to Imam Reza’s shrine in Mashhad

Uzbekistan’s Parliament Speaker Nurdinjon Ismoilov has made a pilgrimage to the shrine of Imam Reza, the eight Shia Imam, in the holy city of Mashhad, northeastern Iran.

Iranian Parliament speaker rejects allegations lawmakers received luxury SUVs

Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad-Baqer Qalibaf has denied allegations that a number of lawmakers received luxury SUVs to take back their votes for the impeachment of the former minister of industry, mines, and trade.

Iranian president’s special inspector confirms illegal delivery of cars to MPs  

The Iranian president’s special inspector for fighting corruption has confirmed a claim that dozens of lawmakers were promised to be given SUV cars.

Iran Parl. Speaker vows to pursue MPs bribery claim

Iranian parliament speaker Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf has waded into the debate over allegations that 75 lawmakers were bribed not to vote for the impeachment of former minister of industry, mine and trade, Seyyed Reza Fatemi Amin.

Iranian MPs vote to impeach minister

Iranian lawmakers have voted to impeach Seyyed Reza Fatemi Amin, the Minister of Industry, Mines and Trade over his poor performance that saw the skyrocketing car prices.

Iran lawmaker who accused colleagues of bribery summoned to court

The Iranian lawmaker who claimed dozens of his colleagues were bribed to drop an impeachment bid against a minister has been summoned to court and a parliamentary monitoring board and grilled over his accusations.

Parliament speaker says Iran expects Iraqi initiatives on repaying its debts

Iran’s Parliament Speaker Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf has called on the Iraqi government and parliament to take initiatives aimed at countering US sanctions that have made it difficult for Baghdad to repay its debts to Tehran.

Iranian MP denies claim minister of industry bribed lawmakers 

The spokesman of the Iranian parliament’s presiding board has flatly rejected the claim by an MP that Iran’s minister of industry, mines and trade gave dozens of cars to a number of lawmakers in bribes.

Iranian MP: Industry minister bribed lawmakers to escape earlier impeachment bid

An Iranian lawmaker claims his colleagues received 70 to 75 SUV cars to drop an earlier impeachment bid against Minister of Industry, Mines and Trade Reza Fatemi Amin, ahead of yet another grilling session planned for the minister on Sunday.

MP: Iran will cut IAEA’s access to nuclear sites if US, EU activate ‘snapback’ mechanism

An Iranian lawmaker says Tehran will end the access of inspectors with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to its nuclear facilities if the US and Europe trigger the so-called snapback procedure against Iran.

MP: Govt. used unrest as pretext to implement notorious Interment Protection Bill

An Iranian lawmaker slams the restrictions in place against Internet access, saying the government used the recent unrest in the country as a pretext to execute the so-called Internet Protection Bill, which had been shelved in the Parliament months earlier due to widespread criticism.

Iranian parliament to debate bill banning comments contradictory to facts 

Iran’s parliament is going to debate a bill proposed by MPs that would ban statements by people that contradict facts.

Iranian MP: Double-urgent legislation would respond to EU over IRGC

An Iranian lawmaker says a double urgent bill is ready for discussion at parliament in response to any move by the EU to blacklist the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).

MPs urge Iran’s govt. branches to help sooth economic, political tensions

A group of Iranian lawmakers have written to the heads of the three branches of the government to adopt measures aimed at calming the political and economic tensions that have gripped the country over the past few months.

Iranian lawmaker: Leaving NPT and expulsion of IAEA inspectors on the table

An Iranian lawmaker has said the Islamic republic of Iran has put on the table leaving the nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty, NPT, and expelling the UN atomic watchdog’s inspectors from the country as a response to the recent draft resolution of the European parliament against the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).

Iran parliament not discussing closure of Strait of Hormuz: Presiding Board member

The spokesman for the Presiding Board of the Iranian parliament says no motion regarding the closure of the Strait of Hormuz is on the chamber’s agenda, after a lawmaker floated the idea on Sunday.

Iran’s Parliament chief warns Europe will ‘pay price’ if it blacklists IRGC, promises counter-measures

Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf delivers a stern warning to the European Union over a possible move to blacklist the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), saying Europe will “pay the price in full” if it makes such a move.

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