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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.

Parliaments of Iran, Iraq Key to Promotion of Ties: Rouhani

The Iranian president highlighted the significant role that the parliaments of Iran and Iraq play in strengthening bilateral relations, saying the governments of both neighbors are determined to enhance ties in various fields.

Iran Bars MPs from Running for More than 3 Consecutive Terms

Iranian lawmakers have passed a new election bill that bans members of the parliament from running for the position again after serving for three consecutive terms.

MPs Meet FM Zarif to Hail His Return to Work

A group of lawmakers representing the Iranian Parliament's Hope Faction have visited the Foreign Ministry building in downtown Tehran to meet with the country's top diplomat Mohammad Javad Zarif.

Iran-UAE Ties “Unaccetpble” Due to Abu Dhabi’s Mistakes

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said relations between the UAE and Iran have decreased to an “unacceptable” level due to strategic mistakes the Arab country’s rulers have made in recent years.

‘EU Could Show Good Faith by Running Bank to Keep Ties with Iran’

An Iranian lawmaker says the EU decision to launch a special financial mechanism to keep trade ties with Iran despite US sanctions was not made in a good-faith gesture.

Iran’s Parliamentary Delegation in Syria for Talks

A high-ranking delegation of Iranian lawmakers travelled to Syria on Sunday, in a trip aimed at boosting parliamentary relations between the two countries as calm is gradually returning to the war-torn Arab country.

Iran Judiciary Investigating Activist’s Torture Claims

A fact-finding mission formed by Iran’s Judiciary has travelled to Iran’s south-western province of Khuzestan to investigate claims by a worker saying he was mistreated during his time in prisons, a senior official announced.

Iranian President Submits Budget Bill to Parliament

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has appeared before lawmakers on Tuesday to submit an annual budget of $47.5 billion for the next Iranian calendar year (to start on March 21).

Azerbaijan’s Top Lawmaker to Travel to Iran

The chief Azeri lawmaker Ogtay Asadov is to make a two-day trip to Iran at the head of a parliamentary delegation.