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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.