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Iran MPs back investigation into Rouhani admin performance

Iranian lawmakers have approved proposals by a parliamentary commission to launch an investigation into the performance of the presidential office of former President Hassan Rouhani.

Iranian Judiciary staff rally for better working conditions

A group of Iranian Judiciary employees have held a rally in front of the Parliament building in Tehran to demand better working conditions and higher salaries.

Council Announces Reasons for Ali Larijani’s Disqualification in Iran’s 2021 Presidential Race

The Iranian Constitutional Council, also known as the Guardian Council, has announced the reasons behind the disqualification of former Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani from running in the country’s June 2021 presidential election.

Iran parliament speaker corrects comments about slapping of soldier by MP

Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf has corrected his previous comments about the slapping in the face of a traffic policeman by a lawmaker around 10 months ago.

Iran MPs demand trial of officials implicated in gas case

253 Iranian lawmakers have sent a letter to Iran’s Judiciary chief to investigate a corruption case in a deal for exporting gas from Iran to the United Arab Emirates.

Iran parliament rejects Raeisi’s pick for education minister

Iranian lawmakers have not voted in favor of President Raeisi’s proposed Minister of Education Massoud Fayyazi. 140 lawmakers voted against Fayyazi and 115 voted for.

Raeisi: Iran oil sales program moving ahead as planned

Iranian President Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi says Tehran is pressing ahead with its oil sales program successfully.

Iran MPS Urge Govt. Planning to Best Benefit from SCO Membership

A group of 160 Iranian lawmakers, in a letter, have called for government planning and active economic diplomacy to make the most out of the Islamic Republic’s membership in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.

MP: Parliament examines properties to fight corruption

The spokesman of the Iranian Parliament’s Presiding Board has said the 11th legislature has no resolution on the confidentiality or non-confidentiality of the properties of the officials.

Iran MP denies parl. intends to keep wealth of officials confidential

A high-ranking Iranian lawmaker has denied a report that parliament intends to approve a bill to keep the wealth of officials confidential.

High-ranking Iran MP resigns from parliament

The Iranian parliament has confirmed the reception of the letter of resignation of the chamber’s vice speaker Amir Hossein Ghazizadeh Hashemi.

Iran MPs approve all Raisi’s cabinet picks but one

Iran’s Parliament confirms all of President Ebrahim Raisi’s picks for cabinet posts but the proposed Minister of Education, Hossein Baghgoli. 

Raisi: Expertise, fighting corruption qualifications for cabinet picks

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi says his administration has no red line for dealing with corruption.

Iran MPs discuss qualifications of President Raisi’s cabinet picks

On Tuesday, Iran’s Parliament continued the confirmation process for President Ebrahim Raisi’s picks for ministers of his cabinet.

Missile might top priority of Raeisi’s pick for Defense Ministry

Iran’s Parliament wraps up the third day of discussions to endorse President Ebrahim Raeisi’s picks for the cabinet.

Iranian MPs Begin Reviewing Proposed Ministers’ Credentials

Iranian lawmakers have begun reviewing the qualifications of the proposed ministers nominated by President Ebrahim Raisi.

President Raisi Presents List of Ministerial Picks to Parliament

Iran's new President Ebrahim Raisi has presented the names of his ministerial picks to the country’s parliament for a vote of confidence.

Iran Parliament’s Internet Restriction Bill Sparks Harsh Reactions

The Iranian Parliament, dominated by conservative lawmakers, has decided to refer a controversial Internet restriction plan to an internal commission in preparation for the approval of the bill which would block Iranians from major social media websites.

Iran, Asian Parliamentary Assembly Sign Agreement on APA Headquarters in Tehran

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Mohammad Reza Majidi, the Secretary-General of the Asian Parliamentary Assembly, signed the APA’s Headquarters Agreement on the provisions related to the status, privileges and immunities of the permanent secretariat of the Assembly in Tehran at the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Iranian Oil Workers Go on Strike in Protest at Low Wages

Thousands of Iranians working in the country’s energy industry have gone on strike over the past week in protest at low wages.

US Won’t Be Part of Talks Until All Sanctions Lifted: Tehran

Iran says the United States will not be part of negotiations between Tehran and other signatories to the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), until Washington lifts all sanctions against Iran.

Deal with IAEA in Line with Implementation of Parliament’s Law: Iran

A senior Iranian official says the government is determined to implement the parliament’s legislation aimed at lifting the sanctions imposed on the country.

Iranian MPs File Complaint against Rouhani over Deal with IAEA

Iranian lawmakers have lodged a complaint with the Judiciary against President Hassan Rouhani over an agreement reached between the International Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

Iran’s Top Lawmaker Checks Implementation of Parliament’s Law in Fordow Visit

Iran’s parliament speaker has praised the administration of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani for implementing the legislation on countering sanctions which was passed by lawmakers, in a visit to the country's underground Fordow nuclear plant.

Iran Gov’t, Parliament Vow to Redouble Efforts to Facilitate Expats’ Affairs

The Presiding Board of the Parliamentary Fraction for Iranian Expatriates’ Affairs has held a meeting with Deputy Foreign Minister for Consular, Parliamentary and Iranian Expatriates’ Affairs Kazem Sajjadi.

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