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.
Several Iranian officials have responded to the social media campaign #Where_Is_Your_Child, which aims to shed light on nepotism that some believe plagues the country and is partly to blame for rampant corruption and mismanagement.
The Iranian government is under great pressure to take more steps to normalize what the Central Bank calls “unusual” economic conditions, as the country grapples with a flagging economy and the national currency slides to record lows.
IRGC Quds Force Commander Major General Qassem Soleimani has thanked Iranian President Hassan Rouhani for his recent remarks on the US’ bid to cut Iran's oil exports as well as his comments on the Zionist regime of Israel.
A member of Iran’s Expediency Council has harshly criticized those who favour Tehran’s direct talks with Washington, saying holding negotiations with the United States after its unilateral withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal is humiliating for the Iranian nation and government.
Chief-Commander of Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad-Ali Jafari says any compromise with the United States will be equal to the demise of Iran’s 1979 Islamic Revolution.
Iranian lawmakers on Wednesday elected Ali Larijani as the speaker of the parliament for 11th consecutive year.
A member of the Iranian Parliament’s reformist faction says they will introduce their contenders for seats of the parliament’s presiding board on Tuesday, a day before the annual elections in which senior reformist Mohammad-Reza Aref will probably run for the post of the speaker.
Iran’s political atmosphere today needs a new revolutionary president with a will to take high risks, said Hamid Reza Taraqqi, a senior conservative politician.
President Hassan Rouhani’s Chief of Staff Mahmoud Vaezi has called for further unity among all domestic parties in the wake of the anti-Iran moves made by the triangle of the US, Saudi Arabia, and Israel.