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Iran’s Parliament, separate from the government, is an elected chamber of lawmakers with its own factions and responsibilities. The Parliament section of IFP News offers up-to-date coverage of everything related to the Majlis, or Parliament.

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Iranian MPs to Review Bill on Iran’s CFT Accession

The Iranian parliament is to review a bill on Iran’s accession to Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT), which was earlier proposed by the government as part of measures to adopt the standards set by the Financial Action Task Force (FTAF).

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.

Iran Parliament Summons FM Zarif to Explain Caspian Sea Legal Regime

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will appear in the parliament to respond to questions about the newly-signed convention on the Caspian Sea legal regime.

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.

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.
ICJ Ruling Proves US Sanctions against Iran Cruel: Statement

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.

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