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  • MP names two possible candidates to replace Akhoundi 2018-10-14 09:05

    MP names two possible candidates to replace Akhoundi

    TEHRAN – Head of the Majlis Construction Committee has named Mashhad mayor and Tehran deputy mayor as two possible candidates to replace Transport and Urban Development Minister Abbas Akhoundi.

  • Parliamentary team to attend IPU Assembly 2018-10-12 21:30

    Parliamentary team to attend IPU Assembly

    TEHRAN – An Iranian parliamentary delegation will attend the IPU Assembly (formerly known as the Inter-Parliamentary Conference), which will be held in Geneva, Switzerland on October 14-18.

  • MP: EU renews call for opening office in Tehran 2018-10-08 20:25

    MP: EU renews call for opening office in Tehran

    TEHRAN – Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee Chairman Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh has said European ambassadors to Iran have renewed calls for opening a European Union office in Tehran.

  • Majlis committee to host 28 European diplomats 2018-10-01 08:23

    Majlis committee to host 28 European diplomats

    TEHRAN – The Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee is set to host a meeting on Monday with ambassadors of 28 European countries to Iran, the committee chairman said on Sunday.

  • ‘Parliament, Expediency Council regard FATF off the subject’ 2018-09-26 23:50

    ‘Parliament, Expediency Council regard FATF off the subject’

    TEHRAN – Mohsen Rezaee, secretary of the Expediency Council, has said the issue of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is no more a subject of discussion in the parliament and the Expediency Council.

  • Bill to protect rangers to come before parliament 2018-09-26 20:28

    Bill to protect rangers to come before parliament

    TEHRAN — A bill to uphold the rights of rangers will come before the Majlis [Iranian parliament], Mehr news agency reported on Tuesday.

  • Lawmaker: Key corrupt individuals to be hanged soon 2018-09-24 20:04

    Lawmaker: Key corrupt individuals to be hanged soon

    TEHRAN – Head of the special Majlis committee to fighting economic corruption announced on Monday that key individuals involved in financial corruption will soon be hanged in Azadi Square, ISNA reported.

  • Parliament committee reviews Iran lawsuits against U.S. 2018-09-23 20:22

    MPs member to security committee to visit terror-hit Ahvaz

    TEHRAN – The spokesman of the Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Committee said on Sunday that a group comprising of MPs sitting on the committee are set to visit Ahvaz on Monday in order to examine the terror attack closely.

  • Nobakht 2018-09-05 21:19

    ‘Govt. ready to brief MPs about new economic strategies’

    TEHRAN- “Government has prepared five new packages and 12 programs to tackle the current economic conditions and is ready to brief the parliament members about them,” government spokesman Mohammad-Baqer Nobakht announced addressing the parliament on Wednesday, IRNA reported.

  • cent 2018-09-05 01:39

    MP: Iran ready to mass produce centrifuges

    TEHRAN - MP Mojtaba Zonnour, who heads the nuclear committee in parliament, said on Tuesday that Iran is ready to mass produce IR4, IR5 and IR6 centrifuges.

  • Parliamentary delegation to meet European officials 2018-09-04 10:30

    Parliamentary team to meet European officials

    TEHRAN – An Iranian parliamentary delegation has left Tehran for Europe to hold meetings with European parliamentary officials.

  • MPs visit Natanz nuclear facility 2018-09-04 10:30

    MPs visit Natanz nuclear facility

    TEHRAN – Members of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee on Monday morning visited the Shahid Ahmadi Roshan Research Center at the Natanz nuclear facility.

  • Majlis won’t refer Rouhani case to Judiciary: MP 2018-09-03 09:28

    Majlis won’t refer Rouhani case to Judiciary: MP

    TEHRAN – The parliament has decided not to refer the issue of questions from President Hassan Rouhani to the Judiciary as the issue does not constitute a violation of law, the spokesman for the Majlis presiding board has said.

  • zarif 2018-09-03 09:11

    MPs convinced by Zarif’s answers

    TEHRAN – On Sunday, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif convinced MPs who asked him certain questions concerning his participation at the funeral of former Iraqi President Jalal Talabani and use of dual nationals in the nuclear talks.

  • MPs take initial step to impeach industry minister 2018-08-28 21:03

    MPs take initial step to impeach industry minister

    TEHRAN – Industry and Trade Minister Mohammad Shariatmadari may have to go to the parliament to answer questions by a number of lawmakers complaining about his poor performance. 

  • 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.