Friday, April 19, 2024

Iran Parliament

“Iran Attacks on ISIS, Message to Sponsors of Terrorists”

A number of Iranian lawmakers say the IRGC’s Sunday missile strikes targeting the terrorists’ positions in Syria were not only a response to the recent Tehran attacks, but also a strong warning to the extremists’ supporters.

Iran’s Parliament to Discuss Retaliation of US Sanctions Bill

The Iranian lawmakers are going to discuss a motion to take reciprocal measures in retaliation to a bill the US Senate has passed to impose new sanctions on Tehran, an Iranian MP said.

Iran, Sweden to Expand Parliamentary Ties

Tehran and Stockholm have called for expansion of parliamentary ties as a prelude to broadening bilateral relations between the two countries in various fields.

Tehran Shooting: Casualties Reported after Twin Attacks

A security guard and a citizen have been killed in a shooting at the Iranian parliament and a suicide attack on Imam Khomeini Mausoleum, according to media reports.

Iranian MPs Thank Police for Providing Elections’ Security

A number of Iranian lawmakers have expressed their gratitude towards Iran’s police forces for their efforts to ensure the security at the time of the country’s May 19 elections.

Larijani Re-Elected as Speaker of Iran’s Parliament

The Iranian legislators on Wednesday elected Ali Larijani as the speaker of the parliament for 10th consecutive year.

“Pledge to Increase Cash Subsidies Aimed at Buying Votes”

A top Iranian parliamentarian says the promise of increasing cash handouts by some presidential candidates is a clear example of vote-buying.

“Rise in Cash Subsidies Needs MPs’ Approval”

A top Iranian parliamentarian says the issue of increasing cash subsidies, promised by certain presidential candidates, will be subject to the Parliament’s approval.

Can Religious Minorities Run in Iran Local Elections?

While Iran’s Guardian Council is opposed to the candidacy of religious minorities in City and VillageCouncils elections in Muslim-majority areas, Iranian parliament speaker says they can run for local votes in all parts of the country.

MP Urges Competent Women to Run for Iran Local Elections

An Iranian lawmaker called on competent women to run for Iran’s City and Village Councils elections due to be held in May across the country.

Women’s Central Position in Iran’s Parliament

Women have had a central role in the present term of the Iranian Parliament as shown by an interesting photo featuring the portraits of all the lawmakers, recently posted on the legislative body’s Telegram channel.

MP Warns against Increased Smuggling of Iran’s Soil

An Iranian MP has warned that Iran’s soil is being increasingly smuggled to other countries, expressing dissatisfaction with the failure of related bodies to identify and arrest the smugglers.

Iran’s Roads Minister Survives Impeachment

Iranian Minister of Roads and Urban Development survived an impeachment bid by the Parliament after securing a vote of confidence from lawmakers.

Iranian Reformists Propose Motion to Punish Speech Disruptors

A group of reformist and pro-government members of the Iranian Parliament have, in a recent move, proposed a plan to guarantee the security of the ceremonies held in the country by imposing punitive measures against speech disruptors. The motion, however, has received a negative reaction from the opposing party.

Iranian Officials Obliged to Fully Report Amount of Properties

Based on a bill passed by the Parliament, Iranian authorities, from the Leader and president to ministers and vice-presidents, are obligated to report the amount and details of their possessions and properties to the country’s Judiciary.

Iran MPs Call for Counter-Measures Against US Senate Vote

Iranian lawmakers have condemned a US Senate vote to extend the Iran Sanctions Act (ISA), urging the administration of President Hassan Rouhani to adopt proper counter-measures.

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.

Extension of Anti-Iran Sanctions Will Have No ‘Executive Effect’: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the extension of Iran Sanctions Act (ISA) in the US will have no “executive effect” and will merely be a sign of the US government’s unreliability.

Reactions to an Overnight Attempt to Arrest Iranian MP

An attempt to arrest the reformist Iranian lawmaker Mahmoud Sadeqi on Sunday has sparked great controversy during the past few days in Iran.

Iran Takes Part in Asian Parliamentary Assembly in Cambodia

An Iranian parliamentary delegation is attending the 9th Plenary Session of Asian Parliamentary Assembly (APA) which is underway in Cambodia.

Next Iranian Parliament to Be Formed of 3 Powerful Sides

The reformist Etemad Daily in an article has examined the results of parliamentary elections held earlier on Friday, February 26, across Iran, suggesting that the new parliament would witness a fair combination of reformists, conservatives, and independents

New Year greetings on the floor (Photos)

Warm, friendly greetings open the first session of the Iranian parliament.

Iranian president tweets in reaction to parliamentary rejection of his choice for science minister

The Iranian President takes his reaction to parliament's rejection of his choice for science minister to Twitter.

Nili rejected; science ministry remains bossless

President Rouhani’s choice for the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology fails to secure the nod of the parliament.

Top MP describes damage to Gaza environment unprecedented

Iranian parliament speaker describes environmental damage Gaza has suffered in the recent invasion by the Israeli military as unprecedented.

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