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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.

Larijani: Zionists’ Atrocities Should Be Exposed to World

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.
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Iranian MPs Pass Amendment to CFT Bill

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.

Tehran to Host Six-Nation Conference on Fight against Terrorism

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.

MPs Seeking to Impeach FM Zarif at Wrong Time: Conservative Daily

A senior conservative daily says the lawmakers’ efforts to impeach the Iranian foreign minister are not the right thing to do at this point in time.

Zarif Summoned to Parliament for Money Laundering Remarks

The Iranian parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy commission has summoned Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to clarify his controversial remarks about “rampant” money laundering in Iran, which have drawn angry reactions from political and media circles.

All Ministerial Picks Endorsed by Iran Parliament

Iran's Parliament has given the vote of confidence to all candidates proposed by President Hassan Rouhani to fill in the four vacant ministerial positions.
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Parliament Approves Iran’s CFT Accession

Iranian legislators have passed a bill that gives the government the green light to join an international convention on fighting the sponsoring of terrorism.

Protest Rally Held before Iran Parliament against FATF-Related Bill

A crowd of conservatives gathered in front of the Iranian parliament on Sunday to protest against a bill on Iran’s accession to Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) convention, which is to be put to a vote in the parliament this week.
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Iran Parliament Passes FATF Bills; Expediency Council to Make Final Call

Iran’s Parliament speaker says two parliamentary bills required for Iran’s accession to the global anti-money laundering body FATF have been unanimously ratified by the Parliament after being rejected by the Guardian Council, and will soon be put to vote at the country’s Expediency Council.

All Retired Officials Still Working in Iran Must Resign

Iran’s parliament speaker sent a letter to President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday, asking the government to implement a parliamentary amendment to a law that urges all retired officials to leave their offices in two months.

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