Iran parliament


  • air pollution 2018-01-03 09:24

    Traffic fines to help curb Tehran’s air pollution

    TEHRAN — Majlis (the Iranian parliament) has mandated Tehran municipality to spend traffic fines on implementing measures to abate air pollution in the capital, ISNA reported on Tuesday.

  • Iranian parliament to recognize al-Quds as Palestinian capital 2017-12-24 15:20

    Iranian parliament to recognize al-Quds as Palestinian capital

    TEHRAN – The Iranian parliament on Sunday voted in favor of a double-urgency bill that recognizes al-Quds (Jerusalem) as the permanent capital of the state of Palestine.

  • President Rouhani attends parliament to defend ministers 2017-08-19 20:15

    One or two picks may lose confidence vote

    Rouhani’s cabinet awaiting approval

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani will be speaking to the parliament tomorrow in a last-ditch effort to persuade 290-seat parliament into casting a vote of confidence for his 17-memebr cabinet roster.

  • Former MP proposes two-house system 2017-07-20 15:28

    Former MP proposes two-house system

    TEHRAN – Mohammad-Reza Bahonar, the former deputy speaker of Iran’s parliament, has said it is necessary to establish a two-house system, saying many countries have successfully implemented such a system.

  • Iran nuclear deal 2017-07-20 06:27

    Parliament receives periodic report on nuclear deal

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Ministry has submitted the sixth quarterly report to the parliament on the process of the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the official name for the nuclear deal between Iran, six world powers and the European Union.

  • Final draft of anti-U.S. bill ready: lawmaker 2017-07-17 09:50

    Final draft of anti-U.S. bill ready: lawmaker

    TEHRAN – The final draft of a bill to take reciprocal measures against the United States for its misadventures and terrorist activities in the region is ready to be introduced to the parliament for approval, a lawmaker said on Sunday.

  • حمله مسلحانه به مجلس شورای اسلامی 2017-06-07 21:27

    Twin terror attacks hit Iran’s parliament, Imam Khomeini shrine

    TEHRAN – Iran's parliament and the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini, founder of the Islamic Revolution, were targeted on Wednesday morning by two simultaneous gun and suicide bomb assaults.

  • Gunmen attack Iran’s parliament 2017-06-07 16:24

    Gunmen attack Iran’s parliament

    TEHRAN – Iran's parliament (Majlis) and the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini, founder of the Islamic revolution, have been targeted in simultaneous attacks. Tehran Times/ Mohammadreza Abbassi

  • حمله مسلحانه به مجلس 2017-06-07 15:57

    All four attackers on Iranian parliament killed

    TEHRAN – Security forces succeeded to kill all the four terrorists who attacked the Iranian parliament on Wednesday morning.

  • Ali Motahari and Masoud Pezeshkian 2017-05-29 19:59

    By Mohammad Homaeefar

    Iranian lawmakers uncertain about parliamentary leadership

    TEHRAN – Amid uncertainty over the fate of two prominent lawmakers, some members of the pro-reform Hope parliamentary bloc have pledged to do everything they can in order to keep Masoud Pezeshkian and Ali Motahari in the presiding board of the parliament.