Iran to Launch Ministry of Tourism, Cultural Heritage

A spokesman for Iranian Parliament's Cultural Commission says the Guardian Council has approved the plan to set up the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Heritage.
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Iranian MP: No Place for Oil in Next Year’s Budget

A senior Iranian lawmaker has unveiled plans to free the country’s budget in the coming year from the share of petrodollars.

Iranian MP Escapes Assassination, Bodyguard Shot

Iranian lawmaker and Shiite cleric, Ahmad Salek, has escaped assassination on Sunday when bikers attacked his car in Tehran, shooting his bodyguard.

‘World’s Parliaments Can Play Key Role in Easing Tensions’

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Gabriela Cuevas Barron, the President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), have discussed the key role the world’s parliaments can play in easing regional tensions.
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Ali Larijani Re-Elected as Iran’s Parliament Speaker

Ali Larijani has been re-elected as the speaker of the Iranian Parliament for 12th consecutive year.
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Foreign Envoys Due in Iran Parliament to Discuss JCPOA

The Iranian parliament is set to host ambassadors from the signatories of the 2015 nuclear deal and a number of other countries to discuss the recent developments regarding the landmark nuclear deal.
Iranian MPs Vote to Step Up Acid Attack Punishment

Iranian MPs Vote to Step Up Acid Attack Punishment

The Iranian Parliament has passed legislation that steps up punishment for acid attacks and provides more support to survivors of such horrendous acts.

Iran Parliament Passes Bill that Lets Mothers Pass Nationality to Children

Iranian lawmakers have unanimously passed a bill presented by the government which allows children with an Iranian mother and a non-Iranian father to ask for the country’s citizenship.
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Iran to Punish Sides Supporting US’ Blacklisting of IRGC

Iranian lawmakers have passed a law based on which any state, individual or body which puts its weight behind the US move to blacklist Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organization will face Iran’s tit-for-tat measure.

Iranian, Saudi Delegations Attend Rare Parliamentary Summit in Iraq

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.