Parliament

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.

Iranian Speaker Underlines Necessity for Development of Tehran-Astana Parliamentary Cooperation

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani underscored the necessity for the further broadening of parliamentary relations and cooperation between Tehran and Astana.
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Iranian Parliament Votes for Increased Bandwidth

The Iranian Parliament authorized the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology to increase the country’s bandwidth by 30 terabytes per second during the Sixth Five-Year Economic Development Plan (2016-21).
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Iran’s FM Favoring Durable Ceasefire in Syria

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called for an enduring ceasefire in Syria to facilitate humanitarian aid deliveries to civilians in the Arab country, a lawmaker said.

MEP Calls for Promotion of Iran-EU Parliamentary Ties

Chairman of the European Parliament’s committee on foreign affairs has called for further promotion of parliamentary relations between Tehran and the European Union.
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Iranian MPs Hold Extraordinary Meeting with IRGC Commanders

Amid regional developments, a number of Iranian MPs held extraordinary session with IRGC commanders and will meet them again tomorrow.
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Can parliamentary obstruction by Stability Front delay JCPOA implementation?

The opponents of the government in parliament are reportedly trying to use obstruction as a new tool to disrupt parliamentary proceedings for implementing the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.
Financial Corruption

Iran Working on Plan to Oblige Officials to Restitute Ill-Gotten Gains

An Iranian lawmaker has expressed support for a plan which calls for the restitution of the properties illegally gained by Iranian officials.
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13% Growth in Budget Bill Rouhani Submitted to Parliament

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani presented the draft budget for the next Iranian year (which will begin on March 21, 2017) to the Parliament on Sunday.

Iranian Speaker Hails Constructive Talks with Belgian MPs

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani on Wednesday hailed as “very constructive and positive” the talks he had with a high-ranking parliamentary delegation from Belgium.
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Lawmakers Urge Gov’t to Counteract Washington`s Deceitfulness

In response to the US extension of sanctions against Iran, Iranian MPs insist on counteracting the violation of JCPOA.

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