• Eslami 2022-08-01 22:19

    Lawmakers insist on passing nuclear document into law: Eslami

    TEHRAN - The Iranian lawmakers are insisting on turning the comprehensive document and roadmap for developing the nuclear sector into a law, so that changing governments do not harm the country's nuclear development path, Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) chief Mohammad Eslami announced on Sunday after attending a session of the parliament’s energy committee.

  • Amir Abdollahian 2022-07-30 22:14

    Iran FM to attend parliamentary session

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian will attend a hearing session hosted by parliament next week.

  • Leader 2022-05-25 21:13

    Leader meets lawmakers, urges vigilance 

    TEHRAN – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei met Wednesday with members of the Islamic Consultative Assembly (Iranian parliament) to address a variety of issues pertaining to governance.

  • Vienna talks 2022-05-21 20:28

    MPs: U.S. must give up hostility, return to its JCPOA obligations

    TEHRAN — Two parliamentarians have taken the recent hostile position of the United States in regards to the ongoing negotiations in Vienna intended to lift sanctions on Iran as well as unfreezing Iran’s assets abroad with a pinch of salt, demanding a U.S. return to the 2015 nuclear pact.

  • Asafari 2022-05-06 21:20

    MP: Iran’s drone capabilities non-negotiable

    TEHRAN — An Iranian lawmaker says the United States is slapping restrictions on Iran's drone industry in order to get additional concessions from Iranians in the Vienna talks.

  • Iranian Parliament 2022-03-15 22:34

    Iranian parliament links Saudi mass execution to NATO-created Ukraine war 

    TEHRAN – The Iranian parliament issued a statement on Tuesday faulting the United States and its Western allies for creating the Ukraine crisis which instead provided an opportunity for Saudi Arabia to execute 81 persons.

  • Amir Abdollahian 2022-03-07 21:36

    FM consults with MPs on the latest developments surrounding Vienna talks

    TEHRAN — Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs Hossein Amir Abdollahian attended a consultation meeting with a group of parliamentarians on Monday to discuss the latest developments in foreign policy.

  • Shamkhani 2022-03-02 23:27

    Iran’s security chief consults with MPs over Vienna talks

    TEHRAN — Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) secretary Admiral Ali Shamkhani held a meeting with a number of MPs on Wednesday at the SNSC over the ongoing talks in Vienna, according to reports.

  • ICCIMA head 2022-01-21 13:04

    ICCIMA head emphasizes constructive co-op between private sector, parliament

    TEHRAN- The head of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines, and Agriculture (ICCIMA) emphasized the necessity of constructive cooperation and interaction between the private sector and Majlis (Iranian parliament).

  • Salimi 2022-01-16 22:32

    MP says Iran doesn’t seek interim nuclear agreement

    TEHRAN — Alireza Salimi, a member of the Iranian parliament presiding board, has dismissed some rumors that Iran is seeking a temporary agreement in the Vienna negotiations, calling a temporary agreement “a deception”.

  • Zohreh Elahian 2022-01-14 21:57

    Any agreement reached must be notified to the parliament

    TEHRAN — A member of the National Security and Foreign Policy Committee of the parliament has said that any agreement reached in Vienna must be notified to the parliament.

  • Meshkini 2022-01-14 21:46

    Canada’s behavior based on double standards: MP

    TEHRAN — Mahmoud Abbaszadeh Meshkini, spokesman for the National Security and Foreign Policy Committee of the Iranian parliament, has called for the extradition of Iranian financial criminals living in foreign countries, including Canada.

  • Budget bill 2021-12-12 15:16

    Production, employment pivots of next year’s budget

    Raisi submits $864b budget bill to Majlis

    TEHRAN – President Ebrahim Raisi submitted the administration’s draft of the national budget bill for the next Iranian calendar year 1401, which starts on March 21, 2022, to the Majlis on Sunday.

  • Bagheri Kani 2021-11-17 21:23

    Bagheri briefs parliamentary committee on result of talks with Europeans

    TEHRAN – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Ali Bagheri Kani presented a report on the results of his nuclear talks with his European counterparts, the parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Committee spokesman Mahmoud Abbaszadeh Meshkini said in an interview with Mehr published on Tuesday.

  • Ali Akbar Karimi 2021-11-09 21:18

    New nuclear talks must lead to practical lifting of sanctions, MP says

    TEHRAN- A member of the Parliamentary Industries and Mines Committee says Iran must seek a practical lifting of the sanctions in the new nuclear talks.

  • Parliament open session kicks off 2021-11-09 14:08

    Photo: Bahman Vakhshour

    Parliament open session kicks off

    The open session of the Islamic Consultative Assembly was held on the morning , November 9, 2021, chaired by Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf and attended by Ehsan Khandozi, Minister of Economy and Finance.

  • Vahid Jalalzadeh 2021-11-03 19:38

    MP calls Defense Ministry symbol of Iranians’ self-confidence

    TEHRAN — The head of the National Security and Foreign Policy Committee of the Parliament has described the achievements of the Defense Ministry as a valuable treasure.

  • Ashtiani Defense Minister 2021-11-02 18:31

    Iran has defused sanctions in defense field, minister says

    TEHRAN — Defense Minister Mohammad Reza Ashtiani has said many sanctions in the field of defense against Iran have failed due to the implementation of the orders of the commander-in-chief of the armed forces and efforts of defense industry experts.

  • جلسه رای اعتماد به وزرای پیشنهادی دولت 2021-08-21 11:32

    ‘We will guarantee legitimate freedoms’

    Raisi says was not under pressure in nominating ministers

    TEHRAN – President Ebrahim Raisi said on Saturday that in selecting his ministers he was not influenced by any special group or faction.

  • MP 2021-08-11 21:03

    Iran Majlis to review cabinet lineup next week

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Majlis will start reviewing the proposed cabinet nominees of the new president next week, a lawmaker said, hours after President Ebrahim Raisi officially submitted a list of his ministers to Majlis Speaker Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf on Wednesday.

  • Qalibaf 2021-07-21 18:56

    Qalibaf congratulates Muslim counterparts on Eid al-Adha

    TEHRAN – Iranian Majlis Speaker Mohammad Qalibaf has issued a message congratulating the speakers of parliaments of Islamic countries on the occasion of Eid al-Adha. 

  • MP 2021-07-14 02:04

    Parliament bill prohibiting negotiations with U.S. is 'preemptive': MP

    TEHRAN – An Iranian lawmaker who helped prepare a bill conditioning negotiation with the U.S. on permission from the Majlis said the measure is intended to forestall any signing of deals by governments without informing the legislative body.

  • Qalibaf 2021-05-23 19:56

    Parliament speaker says IAEA access to nuclear facilities should be cut off

    TEHRAN – Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf said on Sunday that the three-month deal between Iran and the UN nuclear watchdog has expired and that the government should restrict the watchdog’s access to Iran’s nuclear facilities. 

  • Majlis 2021-04-04 19:38

    Sanctions should be lifted ‘all at once and completely’: Iranian parliament 

    TEHRAN – Iranian parliament representatives issued a statement on Sunday saying that a return to the 2015 nuclear deal – JCPOA-   by the United States will be dependent on a lifting of sanctions “all at once and completely” that can be verified by experts.

  • Majlis 2021-03-16 16:06

    Majlis approves amended national budget bill

    TEHRAN- During an open session of Majlis (Iranian parliament) on Tuesday, the MPs approved the amended national budget bill for the coming Iranian calendar year (begins on March 20).

  • جمعیت 2021-03-16 15:16

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Plan on population growth, family support approved

    TEHRAN – The Majlis (Iranian Parliament) approved on Tuesday to implement a population growth and family support plan for 7 years to change the declining trend of childbearing.

  • Moazzenzadeh Ardebili’s ancestral house to be turned into museum 2021-02-23 19:30

    Moazzenzadeh Ardebili’s ancestral house to be turned into museum

    TEHRAN – The ancestral house of Moazzenzadeh Ardebili’s family, who are known as icons of Islamic eulogy, and azan (adhan), the Muslim call to prayer, is set to be turned into a museum in Ardebil, northwest Iran.

  • Iran’s missile program 2021-02-17 11:12

    By Azin Sahabi

    IISS: How to curb Iran’s missile program

    The Iranian Parliament (Majlis) passed a bill some two months ago that obliges the government to reduce commitments to the JCPOA if sanctions are not lifted within two months. A part of the approval, titled “Strategic Action to Lift Sanctions and Protect the Nation’s Rights”, entails halting the implementation of the Additional Protocol to the NPT if the sanctions are not lifted by February 23.

  • تولد 2021-02-12 16:46

    Birth rate in Iran declines by 5% in 6 months on year

    TEHRAN – The number of births registered in Iran during the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 20, 2020) shows a decrease of five percent compared to the same period last year.

  • Budget bill 2020-11-17 12:49

    Next year’s budget bill to be submitted to Majlis on Dec. 2

    TEHRAN- The national budget bill for the next Iranian calendar year (starts on March 21, 2021) will be submitted to the Majlis (Iranian parliament) on December 2, the deputy head of Planning and Budget Organization (PBO) announced.