Majlis

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  • Majlis finally approves law on carrying firearms for rangers Yesterday 22:06

    Majlis finally approves bill on carrying firearms for rangers

    TEHRAN – A long-awaited bill to uphold the rights of rangers including rules on carrying and use of firearms, was finally approved by Majlis [Iranian parliament], Mehr news agency reported on Monday.

  • Majlis mulling ten motions to counter U.S. anti-Iran measures Yesterday 20:49

    Majlis mulling ten motions to counter U.S. anti-Iran measures

    TEHRAN – The Majlis presiding board announced on Tuesday that it had received ten motions with the aim of countering the United States’ anti-Iran measures.

  • نشست تحلیلی با حضور ترقی و طاهرنژاد 2019-06-10 20:36

    ‘Reform parliament’ will not be formed

    TEHRAN – The plans to form a so-called “reform parliament” have been canceled, according to a member of the Central Council of the Servants of Construction Party.

  • Amendment to election law could go into force in next election: Kadkhodaei 2019-05-18 22:52

    Guardian Council reacts negatively to provincialize elections

    TEHRAN - The spokesman of the Guardian Council on Saturday reacted negatively to the prospects of provincializing elections, saying the council deems there would be downsides to doing so.

  • جلسه علنی مجلس شورای اسلامی 2019-05-07 14:15

    By M.A. Saki

    It is not the way to counter sanctions

    TEHRAN - At a meeting of the Majlis (Parliament) on Monday, it was decided not to increase gasoline price and not even ration it.

  • majlis 2019-04-14 22:31

    MPs pass overview of bill to counter U.S. move against IRGC

    TEHRAN – The Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee on Sunday passed an overview of a bill to counter Washington’s move in calling the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) a terrorist organization.

  • majlis 2019-04-13 20:25

    MPs move to ‘punish’ U.S. allies

    TEHRAN – A number of Majlis members on Saturday filed a proposal aimed at punishing the countries which follow suit the United States in sanctioning Iran.

  • Iranian lawmakers 2019-04-09 13:41

    Iranian lawmakers wear IRGC uniforms to jeer U.S.

    TEHRAN – Iranian lawmakers on Tuesday uniformly appeared on the Majlis floor wearing outfits of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps in a move to show contempt for the United States’ move a day earlier to name the armed forces terrorist.

  • Majlis 2019-02-20 10:46

    Majlis approves exempting next year’s securities from tax

    TEHRAN- The Iranian parliament (Majlis) on Tuesday gave approval to exempting the securities that will be issued in the next Iranian calendar year 1398 (begins on March 21, 2019) from tax, IRNA reported.

  • جلسه علنی مجلس شورای اسلامی 2019-02-17 21:14

    Majlis urges Pakistan’s ‘political will’ against terrorism

    TEHRAN – The Majlis has urged Pakistan to show more political will in fighting terrorists that use the country’s soil to launch attacks inside Iran, IRNA reported.

  • Majlis approves $47m for releasing prisoners of unintentional crimes  2019-01-29 21:32

    Majlis approves $47m for releasing prisoners of unintentional crimes 

    TEHRAN — Iranian parliament, Majlis, has approved 2 trillion rials (nearly $47 million) to be earmarked for releasing prisoners of unintentional crimes with the priority given to female prisoners, Mehr news agency reported on Tuesday. 

  • Majlis to assess Department of Environment performance  2019-01-22 22:13

    Majlis to assess Department of Environment performance 

    TEHRAN—The agriculture committee of Majlis (Iranian parliament) will assess performance of the Department of Environment (DOE) since 2013, Tasnim news agency reported on Monday. 

  • SMART IRRIGATION 2019-01-20 22:32

    Majlis to mull over smart agriculture

    TEHRAN – The Iranian parliament (Majlis) will discuss activities of the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology in the field of smart agriculture and using IT in this industry.

  • Be on the horns of a dilemma: Water transfer from Caspian Sea to central Iran  2019-01-11 21:23

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou  

    Be on the horns of a dilemma: Water transfer from Caspian Sea to central Iran 

    TEHRAN— Water transfer from Caspian Sea in northern Iran to the central province of Semnan has been a controversial scheme which has put many on the horns of the dilemma.

  • Rouhani submits budget bill to Majlis 2018-12-26 14:00

    By M.A. Saki

    Budget bill and national interests

    TEHRAN - Finally the administration submitted the national budget bill to parliament for the next year which starts on March 21, 2019. As Mohammad Reza Nobakht, director of the Budget and Planning Organization, had announced on Dec. 6, there was no increase in fuel prices, including gasoline, in the 1398 budget.

  • Hassan Rouhani 2018-12-25 20:18

    All U.S. plots against Iran have ended in failure: Rouhani

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that U.S. plots against Iran have all resulted in failure, noting that Washington has been isolated globally more than ever.

  • Budget bill 2018-12-25 20:12

    Rouhani submits $405b budget bill to Majlis

    TEHRAN –President Hassan Rouhani presented the administration’s draft of the national budget bill for the next Iranian calendar year 1398, which starts on March 21, 2019, to the Majlis on Tuesday, ISNA reported.

  • Majlis to question oil minister on Total bribery case: MP 2018-12-25 11:32

    Majlis to question oil minister on Total bribery case: MP

    TEHRAN – A member of the Majlis Energy Committee has said a motion has been launched in the parliament to question Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh on a case related to contracts with France’s Total.

  • Women aged 15-19 make up highest rate of divorce: MP 2018-12-25 11:32

    Women aged 15-19 make up highest rate of divorce: MP

    TEHRAN – Statistics released in the Iranian calendar year 1396  (March 2017-March 2018) indicate that the highest divorce rate is related to women between 15 and 19 years old, making up 29.84 percent of the divorced women, Parvaneh Mafi, a member of Majlis (Iranian parliament) has said.

  • Majlis opposes bill on increasing marriage age   2018-12-24 21:13

    Majlis opposes bill on increasing marriage age  

    TEHRAN — Majlis [Iranian parliament] has voted against a bill on increasing marriage age, the minimum age at which a person is allowed by law to marry, Tasnim news agency reported on Sunday. 

  • Majlis committee protests low defense budget 2018-12-17 21:46

    Majlis committee protests low defense budget

    TEHRAN – The Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has protested the administration’s decision to decrease the annual defense budget, the committee chairman has said.

  • MP underlines importance of NGOs, associations 2018-12-09 21:54

    MP underlines importance of NGOs, associations

    TEHRAN – The NGOs and associations should be empowered so that they produce skilled personnel who form the backbone of the country’s administration, vice chairman of the Majlis Social Committee suggested on Sunday.

  • گفتگوی تلویزیونی رئیس مجلس شورای اسلامی 2018-12-02 20:50

    Tehran set to host anti-terror conference 

    TEHRAN – Tehran is set to host a conference of six regional countries on ways to combat the threat of terrorism and coordinate counterterrorism efforts.

  • e-government 2018-12-01 21:28

    ICT ministry urges Majlis to help develop e-government

    TEHRAN – The Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has asked Majlis (the Iranian parliament) to help expand e-government in state-run organization, Mehr reported on Monday.

  • Zarif to attend Majlis committee meeting on CFT 2018-11-15 10:47

    Zarif to attend Majlis committee meeting on CFT

    TEHRAN – The Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee will review the CFT – a legislation to combat financing of terrorism – in a meeting on Sunday with Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.

  • larijani 2018-11-04 20:05

    Iranian nation to thwart Trump’s plans: Larijani

    TEHRAN - Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said in an open session of the parliament on Sunday that the U.S. has been interfering in Iran’s internal affairs for more than 80 years, however the Iranian nation has always defused conspiracies, the Mehr news agency reported.  

  • Majlis continues to oversee nuclear progress: MP 2018-10-28 22:32

    Majlis continues to oversee nuclear progress: MP

    TEHRAN – Visits to the country’s nuclear sites by the members of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee as well as the Nuclear Committee are conducted continuously and more vigorously than before, a lawmaker has said.

  • ministers 2018-10-27 22:27

    All proposed ministers get votes of confidence

    TEHARN – All four ministers proposed by President Hassan Rouhani received votes of confidence from lawmakers in a Saturday session of the Majlis.

  • Literacy Movement Organization drafts proposal on compulsory education 2018-10-06 21:00

    Literacy Movement Organization drafts proposal on compulsory education

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Literacy Movement Organization has drafted a proposal on mandating school attendance to be brought before the Majlis (Iranian parliament). “The proposal will be discussed in the social commission of Majlis at the beginning of the Iranian calendar month of Azar (November 22)”, Mehr quoted MP Salman Khodadadi as saying.

  • MP: Iran pursuing case of diplomat detained in France 2018-10-04 00:45

    MP: Iran pursuing case of diplomat detained in France

    TEHRAN – Chairman of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has said Iran is following up on the case of the Iranian diplomat detained in France.