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  • زاکانی-مجلس 2021-05-10 21:14

    MPs react to Kabul terrorist attack

    TEHRAN— Zohreh Elahian, Alireza Zakani, and Mohammad Reza Ahmadi are among the MPs who have reacted to a massive terrorist attack at a high school for girls in Kabul, which left many casualties, including 68 dead and 165 injured.

  • Ghalibaf 2021-05-09 18:46

    Ghalibaf: Iran is not waiting for enemies

    TEHRAN — Speaking at a parliament session on Sunday, Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf said that Iran, despite trying to lift sanctions, will not wait for the enemies.

  • قاضی زاده هاشمی 2021-05-08 21:37

    Parliament vice speaker advises presidential candidates to avoid defamation, insult and pessimism

    TEHRAN – The Iranian parliament’s vice speaker has called on presidential candidates to avoid defamation, insult and a pessimistic view of the country.

  • ایران پرتغال 2021-05-08 21:29

    Iran, Portugal pledge to strengthen parliamentary relations

    TEHRAN— In a meeting in Lisbon on Friday, Iran's Ambassador to Portugal, Morteza Damanpak Jami, and Vice-Chairman of the Iran-Portugal Friendship Group Luis Graca emphasized the importance of expanding reciprocal cooperation between the two countries' legislatures.

  • Zolnouri 2021-05-08 17:16

    Iran to restrict IAEA access by May 24 if no progress made in Vienna talks, MP warns

    TEHRAN – A senior Iranian lawmaker warned that Iran will further restrict the UN nuclear watchdog’s access to its nuclear facilities within few weeks if the West failed to make progress in the Vienna nuclear deal talks. 

  • اولین جلسه علنی مجلس شورای اسلامی در سال 1400 2021-05-02 22:12

    Parliament proposes bill to create two additional ministries

    TEHRAN— A group of members of the parliament have prepared a plan to establish two ministries, "Energy" and "Water and Environment".

  • firoozabadi 2021-05-02 22:12

    Maximum turnout in elections frustrates opposition, says MP

    TEHRAN— Speaking to ISNA, the representative of Natanz responded to questions about the presidential elections in the parliament.

  • Salimi 2021-05-02 17:04

    Vienna talks to lead to ‘new deal’: senior MP

    TEHRAN – A senior Iranian lawmaker has said that the Vienna nuclear talks between Iran and world powers are expected to lead to a new deal, warning the Iranian negotiating team against falling into the American “trap.”

  • moghtadaei 2021-05-01 21:47

    Parliament will verify sanctions removal, says MP

    TEHRAN— In an interview with Tasnim News Agency, Abbas Moghtadaei, deputy head of the National Security Committee of the parliament, said that the lifting of sanctions should be based on the fact that the parliament has taken strategic action to lift the sanctions in accordance with the law.

  • Malek Shariati 2021-05-01 21:45

    Parliament only approves removal of all sanctions

    TEHRAN— In a tweet sent out on Saturday, the spokesman for the Energy Committee of the parliament emphasized that in the issue of lifting sanctions, the Islamic Republic of Iran's official position is the removal of all sanctions so that Iran would be able to fully benefit the economic effects of lifting those sanctions.

  • Mousavi 2021-04-28 21:34

    People will fondly welcome the elections, says MP

    TEHRAN— Speaking to ISNA, Seyed Ali Mousavi, a member of the Mines and Industry Committee of the parliament, stated that people's appreciation of the upcoming elections will be heroic and full of passion.

  • پیام قالیباف 2021-04-28 21:24

    Ghalibaf: The presence of foreign troops in the region is threat

    TEHRAN— Speaking at a convention called "The Persian Gulf Is Our Home" on the anniversary of Persian Gulf Day on Wednesday, Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf, the speaker of the Iranian parliament, noted that the presence of foreign military troops in the region would only cause insecurity in the region, not peace.

  • ذوالنور قره باغ 2021-04-27 20:51

    Red lines of Iran were pointed out to the negotiating team, says MP

    TEHRAN— In an interview with Fars News Agency published on Tuesday, Mojtaba Zolnour, head of the National Security and Foreign Policy Committee of the parliament, spoke about the Vienna negotiations and the committee’s recent meeting with Seyed Abbas Araghchi, head of the Iranian delegate.

  • Araghchi 2021-04-24 19:51

    Top nuclear negotiator to brief Iranian lawmakers on Vienna talks

    TEHRAN – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Seyed Abbas Araghchi will attend a meeting at the Iranian parliament to brief lawmakers on the outcome of the Vienna nuclear talks over the 2015 nuclear deal.

  • Ghalibaf 2021-04-21 22:46

    Iran’s definite policy is close cooperation with neighbors, says parliament speaker

    TEHRAN — Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf met with Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Wednesday, emphasizing the need to open border points and border markets.

  • Aghazadeh 2021-04-17 21:10

    United States should lift all sanctions, says Iranian MP

    TEHRAN— In a tweet on Saturday, Seyed Ali Aghazadeh, head of the Defense Sub-Committee of the National Security and Foreign Policy Committee of the parliament criticized the United States’ policy toward Iran, saying Washington should lift all sanctions against Iran.

  • 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.

  • Parliament 2021-01-30 17:12

    34 MPs present bill to support axis of resistance in face of Israeli threats

    TEHRAN – Some 34 Iranian lawmakers have introduced a bill to establish a military alliance among the axis of resistance groups and countries to counter threats from the Israeli regime.

  • Healthcare’s share of national budget surges twofold 2021-01-22 16:49

    Healthcare’s share of national budget surges twofold

    TEHRAN – The national budget bill for the next calendar year (starting on March 20) has proposed 1.5 quadrillion rials (around $35 billion at the official rate of 42,000 rials) for the healthcare system, a more than twofold increase compared to the current year’s budget of 700 trillion rials (nearly $16 billion).

  • زنان 2021-01-15 11:57

    Iranian government submits ‘violence against women’ bill to parliament

    TEHRAN – The Iranian government has submitted a long-awaited bill for the protection of women against violence to the parliament.

  • Iranian Parliament 2021-01-11 11:56

    Iranian Parliament backs Iranian vaccine

    TEHRAN – More than 200 members of the Iranian Parliament issued a statement on Sunday expressing support for the production of the Iranian coronavirus vaccine, calling it an achievement that brings honor and pride to the nation.

  • presidential election 2021-01-10 16:09

    Presidential candidates' plans to come under spotlight after new bill

    TEHRAN – A new bill ratified by the Parliament allows the Guardian Council to evaluate plans proposed by potential presidential candidates three months before the elections.

  • تحقیق 2021-01-02 17:58

    By Mehdi Garshasbi

    R&D still unappreciated

    The national budget bill for the next year (March 2021-March 2022) was submitted to the parliament on December 2, but the research and development sector has remained unappreciated like the previous years so that its share of the national budget is less than one percent of the gross domestic product.

  • Parliament 2020-12-27 19:33

    175 Iranian lawmakers condemn U.S. sanctions on Al-Mustafa International University

    TEHRAN - A group of 175 Iranian lawmakers has issued a joint statement condemning the United States' recent move to impose sanctions on Al-Mustafa International University, a religious Iranian scientific institution providing education services to non-Iranian individuals from all over the world.

  • Parliament 2020-12-26 23:58

    E3 forced to back down

    TEHRAN – The nuclear law passed by the Iranian Parliament has forced the West to change course on Iran in the nuclear issue, Abolfazl Amouei, the spokesman for the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, says.

  • MP 2020-12-20 22:11

    All European states should be dissolved: senior MP

    TEHRAN – Mojtaba Zolnouri, the head of the Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, has said if the violators of the rights of the Iranian people are to be punished, all European governments must be dissolved because they have committed the biggest violation of the rights of the Iranian people.

  • Parliament 2020-12-20 22:03

    225 Iranian lawmakers denounce European Parliament resolution on Iran

    TEHRAN – A group of 225 Iranian lawmakers on Sunday strongly condemned a resolution recently adopted by the European Parliament on the alleged human rights violations in Iran.

  • budget bill 2020-12-18 16:34

    A fragile budget

    TEHRAN- President Rouhani Submitted the latest government Budget Bill to the Iranian parliament. Iran’s 2021 budget with 53% growth compared to the previous year, has broken the record of budget growth in recent decades.

  • Speaker 2020-12-14 20:21

    Parliament speaker congratulates Venezuelan counterpart on election

    TEHRAN - Iran's Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf has congratulated the newly-elected President of the National Assembly of Venezuela Diosdado Cabello on his parliamentary success.

  • Basij 2020-12-14 10:57

    Basij experts call for implementation of strategic action plan

    TEHRAN – Iranian Basij experts have called for the implementation of the “Strategic Action Plan to Lift Sanctions and Safeguarding Interests of Iranian People”, a plan that was passed into law by the Parliament earlier this month.