• پزشکیان 2017-05-29 10:09

    Reformist Pezeshkian runs for Majlis speakership

    TEHRAN – Reformist MP Masoud Pezeshkian has signed up for the candidacy of Majlis speakership, local news outlets reported on Sunday.

  • ranger 2017-05-15 09:22

    Dept. of Environment seeking legal immunity for rangers

    TEHRAN — Iran’s Department of Environment (DOE) is seeking immunity from criminal prosecution for rangers within the framework of a bill proposed to the cabinet in January.

  • vehicle inspection 2017-04-06 09:02

    Environment dept. disapprove of new vehicle inspection law

    TEHRAN — The deputy chief of the Department of Environment has voiced his objection to the newly approved vehicle inspection law mandating the reduction of five-year interval for vehicle inspection to four years.

  • صحن علنی مجلس 2017-03-13 14:24

    Parliamentary body cancels death penalty for drug smugglers

    TEHRAN – The Judicial Commission of Iran’s parliament has tabled a motion that, if passed, overturns death penalty for nearly 5,000 drug smugglers, a member of the body said on Saturday.

  • boroujerdi 2017-01-26 15:32

    Iran’s senior parliamentarian visits Pakistan

    TEHRAN – The chairman of the Iranian Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee arrived in Pakistan on Wednesday on an official three-day visit.

  • Majlis urges government to counteract anti-Iran move 2016-12-21 15:51

    Iranian MP, Italian official discuss closer ties

    TEHRAN – The head of the Iranian Parliament’s Judicial and Legal Affairs Committee and Italian Undersecretary of the Council of Ministers Filippo Patroni Griffi met in Tehran on Tuesday.

  • Rouhani submits budget bill to Majlis 2016-12-04 14:05

    Rouhani submits budget bill to Majlis

    Tehran – President Hassan Rouhani attends the parliament’s morning open session where he went to present his proposed budget bill for the next Iranian year. 

  • مسعود پزشکیان 2016-12-04 08:25

    Reformist MP urges amity among government branches

    TEHRAN – A reformist MP on Saturday called for amity among the three executive, legislative, and judicial powers.

  • محمدحسین فرهنگی 2016-11-30 15:38

    Statutory loopholes decimating parliament: MP

    TEHRAN – A four-term lawmaker of Iran’s Majlis (Parliament) has said the supervisory force of the body has atrophied due to structural and statutory loopholes.

  • Parliament 2016-11-23 20:59

    Iranian parliament takes step to reduce drug-related executions

    TEHRAN – Iranian lawmakers on Wednesday voted in favor of a motion under which minor drug offenders would face imprisonment instead of execution, IRNA reported.

  • rouhani 2016-11-02 08:44

    Rouhani calls interference root cause of regional crises

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that interference by foreigners to create division among nations is the root cause of the crises in the Middle East.

  • air pollution 2016-10-31 09:25

    Majlis hammering out ‘clean air’ bill as smog encloses Tehran

    TEHRAN — Iran’s parliament (Majlis) started discussing details of the clean air bill on Sunday as it’s been four days in a row that Tehran is haunted by air pollution since the beginning of autumn.

  • Ali Motahari 2016-10-30 08:30

    Motahari says supervision on MPs breeds conservatism 

    TEHRAN – Ali Motahari, vice parliament speaker, has warned that any sort of supervision on parliamentarians will make them conservative.

  • 12 MQ-1 (website).jpg 2016-10-23 19:03

    Majlis passes ‘clean air’ bill

    TEHRAN — Iran’s parliament (Majlis) on Wednesday approved clean air bill which could greatly help deal with sources of pollution in the country once in comes into force.

  • Tehran Times interview with Ebtekar 2016-06-11 11:12

    New parliament expected to be eco-friendly

    We’ve been working and negotiating with many of the representatives. The parliament has a very important role in improving and enhancing current legislation on the environment. Currently we have 10 bills in line waiting for adoption by the parliament, sadly for about two years. The previous parliament didn’t have time for these bills and unfortunately EIA bill was not approved by the parliament. Soil, water, air, and animal right bills are expected to be passed by the parliament.

  • Leader receives Parliamentarians 2016-06-05 14:49

    Leader receives Parliamentarians

    TEHRAN – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has received representatives of the newly elected 10th Parliament on Sunday.

  • پزشکیان مطهری 2016-05-31 11:43

    Pezeshkian and Motahari elected as deputy Majlis speakers

    TEHRAN – Masoud Pezeshkian, a reform-minded lawmaker from Tabriz, and Ali Motahari, a principlist and vocal MP representing Tehran, were elected respectively as first and second deputy parliament speakers on Tuesday.

  • Iranian Parliament holds Presiding Board Elections 2016-05-29 12:26

    Iranian Parliament holds Presiding Board Elections

    TEHRAN- Iran's 10th Parliament, which opened on Saturday, held its Presiding Board Elections earlier today.

  • Iran’s 10th parliament opens   2016-05-28 11:35

    Iran’s 10th parliament opens  

    The first official session of the 10th parliament opened on Saturday. A number of senior officials including President Rouhani, Judiciary Chief Sadeq Larijani, Expediency Council Chairman Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, some cabinet members, military officials, and other dignitaries attended the inauguration ceremony. / ICANA

  • Iran's 9th parliament closes today 2016-05-24 15:52

    Iran's 9th parliament closes today

    TEHRAN– The closing of 9th Parliament of Iran was held in today's open session, in the presence of First Vice Speaker of the Iranian Parliament Mohammad Hassan Aboutorabifard. The 10th Parliament of Iran is scheduled to start on May 28, 2016.

  • Larijani, Grabar-Kitarović meet 2016-05-19 02:03

    Larijani, Grabar-Kitarović meet

    TEHRAN– Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani met Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović on May 18.

  • گفتگو با شهیندخت ملاوردی 2016-05-10 09:07

    Election of 18 females to parliament proves trust in women: VP    

    TEHRAN – The election of eighteen women to the parliament proves that the society trusts in women’s eligibility, Shahindokht Molaverdi, the vice president for family and women’s affairs, has said. 

  • محمدرضا عارف 2016-05-01 13:38

    Iran’s parliamentary election in a nutshell

    TEHRAN – After the first round of parliamentary elections on February 26, Iran held the runoff leg on Friday, where 136 candidates vied for the remaining 68 parliamentary seats.

  • کاظم جلالی رئیس مرکز پژوهش های مجلس شورای اسلامی 2016-04-30 10:53

    Too early to name parliament speaker, division derails parliament: MP

    TEHRAN - Kazem Jalali, member of the outgoing parliament who secured victory for the next one too, has said it is premature to say who will be the next parliament speaker, believing any division will undermine the parliament.