parliament

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  • Hassan Rouhani 2018-08-28 12:14

    Rouhani in parliament, answers questions by MPs

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday appeared before the Majlis to answer lawmakers’ questions, mostly regarding current economic situation. In four out of five questions, Rouhani failed to satisfy the MPS, and the case is probably going to be referred to the Judiciary.

  • Rouhani to appear before parliament on Aug. 28 2018-08-21 08:47

    Rouhani to appear before parliament on Aug. 28

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani would appear before parliament on August 28 to answer questions on his government’s handling of the economic issues, spokesman for the parliament’s presiding board said on Monday.

  • Labor minister fails confidence vote 2018-08-08 14:02

    Labor minister fails confidence vote

    TEHRAN – Labor Minister Ali Rabiei on Wednesday failed to secure the parliament’s vote of confidence on Wednesday following an impeachment over his management of the ministry and unemployment rate.

  • Aref urges cabinet members to speak directly to people 2018-08-07 10:32

    Aref urges cabinet members to speak directly to people

    TEHRAN – Mohammad Reza Aref, chairman of the pro-reform Hope faction in the parliament, on Monday urged President Hassan Rouhani’s cabinet members to speak directly to the public about the efforts being done to tame prices and bring back certainty to the business market.

  • Rouhani to attend parliament at due time 2018-08-06 10:27

    Rouhani to attend parliament at due time

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that he will attend the parliament at the due time to respond to questions posed by a number of lawmakers, ISNA reported.

  • Zarif to discuss international developments with Majlis committee 2018-08-02 10:43

    Zarif to discuss international developments with Majlis committee

    TEHRAN – The spokesman of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has said Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will attend the committee’s next meeting to discuss the latest international and foreign policy developments.

  • rouhani 2018-08-01 20:53

    Iranian MPs to ask Rouhani questions in five areas

    TEHRAN – Iranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani announced on Wednesday that he has received a request by 80 MPs to ask President Hassan Rouhani questions in five areas.

  • Lawmakers to question labor minister 2018-08-01 20:49

    Lawmakers to question labor minister

    TEHRAN – The presiding board of the parliament confirmed on Wednesday that it had received a letter for impeaching Labor Minister Ali Rabiei, MP Ali Asqar Yousef-Nezhad said.

  • 200 MPs ask Rouhani to change his economic team 2018-07-31 21:16

    200 MPs ask Rouhani to change his economic team

    TEHRAN – MP Abolfazl Soroush says 200 lawmakers have written a letter to President Hassan Rouhani asking him to change his cabinet economic team.

  • Majlis committee takes final step to form new body to fight corruption 2018-07-30 20:45

    Majlis committee takes final step to form new body to fight corruption

    TEHRAN – The plan to establish an organization to fight corruption was finalized during a session of the Majlis Legal and Judicial Committee attended by Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani, an MP said on Monday.

  • Parliament rejects dividing ministry 2018-07-30 09:38

    Parliament rejects dividing ministry

    TEHRAN – Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani said on Sunday that lawmakers have opposed the bills to divide up the Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade, stressing that the parliament is opposed to changing the government structure and dividing the ministries in the current situation.

  • daesh 2018-07-07 14:22

    Iran executes eight Daesh members over 2017 attacks in Tehran

    TEHRAN – Iran executed on Saturday eight members of Daesh (ISIL) over attacks on the Iranian parliament and the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini in 2017.

  • Ex-MP proposes bicameral legislature 2018-07-04 21:53

    Ex-MP proposes bicameral legislature

    TEHRAN – Former senior lawmaker Mohammad Reza Bahonar, who serves as secretary general of the Islamic Society of Engineers, has said Iran cannot be ruled with one chamber of parliament, stressing the need for formation of a second chamber.

  • Iranian MPs demand reducing cooperation with IAEA 2018-07-03 21:13

    Iranian MPs demand reducing cooperation with IAEA

    TEHRAN – Iranian lawmakers have issued a statement demanding the government to reduce the level of cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) due to doubts about the determination of European countries to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal after the U.S. pullout from the multilateral agreement.

  • Parliament set to hold meeting on economic issues  2018-07-02 21:34

    Parliament set to hold meeting on economic issues 

    TEHRAN – On Tuesday the Iranian parliament is scheduled to host a closed session on the economic situation attended by Industry and Trade Minister Mohammad Shariatmadari and Planning and Budget Organization chief Mohammad Baqer Nobakht.

  • parliament 2018-06-27 16:17

    Iran's parliament urges Rouhani to change economic team

    TEHRAN – A number of Iranian MPs wrote a letter to President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday urging him to change his economic team.

  • Senior MP: U.S. discredited even among allies 2018-06-24 12:18

    Senior MP: U.S. discredited even among allies

    TEHRAN – Head of Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has dismissed the notion of direct talks between Tehran and Washington, saying the U.S. has become “discredited” even among its allies.

  • Mohammad Ali Afshani 2018-06-23 08:54

    Mayor seeks govt., parliament’s financial support to manage Tehran

    TEHRAN — Tehran Mayor Mohammad Ali Afshani has urged the Rouhani administration and Majlis (parliament) to mobilize more financial support for urban management in the capital, IRNA reported on Thursday.

  • MPs to meet Leader on Wednesday 2018-06-19 11:18

    MPs to meet Leader on Wednesday

    TEHRAN – Parliamentarians will meet the Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday, MP Mohammad Dehqan said on Monday, Mehr reported.

  • ‘Implementing law on children’s right entails proper budget allocation’ 2018-06-18 11:07

    ‘Implementing law on children’s right entails proper budget allocation’

    TEHRAN— Implementing the law on the rights of the children requires proper budget allocation, a member of the legal committee of the Society for Protecting the Rights of the Child has said.

  • Agriculture, economy ministers to attend parliament 2018-06-17 13:29

    Agriculture, economy ministers to attend parliament

    TEHRAN – Agriculture Minister Mahmoud Hojjati and Economy Ministers Masoud Karbasian will attend the parliament this week to answer questions by two lawmakers, IRNA reported on Saturday.

  • MPs pass amendment bill on fighting forex smuggling 2018-06-13 21:50

    MPs pass amendment bill on fighting forex smuggling

    TEHRAN – Iran’s lawmakers on Wednesday passed into law an amendment bill to combat the smuggling of foreign exchange, especially the U.S. dollar.

  • Bill on children’s rights to be brought before Majlis: MP 2018-06-03 16:16

    Bill on children’s rights to be brought before Majlis: MP

    TEHRAN — After months of discussions the bill on rights of children will be brought before Majlis [Iranian parliament], MP Mohammad Reza Badamchi has said.

  • صحن مجلس 2018-05-31 12:00

    Lawmakers pass Islamic punishment law

    TEHRAN – The Iranian parliament on Wednesday voted in favor of making the Islamic punishment law permanent, ISNA reported.

  • Dehqani 2018-05-29 20:28

    Bill on joining CFT approved: MP

    TEHRAN – The vice chairman of the parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee said on Tuesday that the bill on joining the convention on Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) was approved earlier in the day during a meeting of the committee.

  • علاءالدین بروجردی 2018-05-29 05:27

    Parliament moving to turn Leader’s JCPOA demands into law

    TEHRAN – Iranian lawmakers are preparing a bill based on the Leader’s demands on the nuclear deal, chairman of the Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Committee said on Monday.

  • Senior MP: Iran may conditionally join CFT 2018-05-27 06:43

    Senior MP: Iran may conditionally join CFT

    TEHRAN – Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Committee chief Alaeddin Boroujerdi said on Saturday that the parliament may conditionally approve the bill on joining the Countering Financing of Terrorism (CFT) convention.

  • Judiciary must form special branches to counter money laundering 2018-05-16 01:48

    Judiciary must form special branches to counter money laundering

    TEHRAN – The parliament approved a bill on Tuesday that requires the Judiciary to form special courts to investigate money laundering crimes, Mehr reported.

  • Parliament considering retaliatory bill against U.S. 2018-05-13 08:28

    Parliament considering retaliatory bill against U.S.

    TEHRAN – Iranian parliamentarians have submitted a double-urgency bill to the Majlis presiding board to retaliate against the U.S. withdrawal from the nuclear agreement, also called the JCPOA, a top lawmaker said on Saturday.

  • جلسه علنی مجلس شورای اسلامی 2018-05-09 20:24

    MPs vow to counter U.S. ‘illegitimate demands’

    TEHRAN – A number of Iranian lawmakers in a letter to Leader of the Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei have said that they will not let the U.S. impose its “illegitimate demands” on Iran.