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Iran’s Parliament

N-deal to end if US Congress follows Trump

TEHRAN, Oct. 20 (Press Shia) – Iranian Member of Parliament Boroujerdi said the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action will be terminated in case the US Congress implements Donald Trump’s views. In response to EU’s decision to deploy Federica Mogherini to Washington to address the sharp disagreement between European powers and U.S. President Donald Trump over […]

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Shamkhani elaborates Iran’s strategy to confront KRG independence

TEHRAN, Sep. 27 (Press Shia Agency) – Ali Shamkhani, a top Iranian security official went to Iranian Parliament on Wednesday to discuss the Iraqi Kurdistan independence referendum. Iranian MP Jabbar Kouchakinejad, from the constituency of Iranian northern city of Rasht, recounted that Iranian Parliament went into a one-hour private session on Wednesday. The event featured […]

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Iran’s parl. fully backs Al-Fu’ah, Kafriya residents

TEHRAN, Sep. 27 (Press Shia) – Iranian official Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said the Parliament would spare no effort to aid Syrian people residing in Al-Fu’ah and Kafriya which are under siege by Takfiri groups. Iranian Parliament’s General Director for International Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian made the remarks in his meeting with Hussein Ragheb al-Hussein, a member of […]

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Jaberi Ansari meets Parliament’s Foreign Policy Commission

TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (Press Shia) – Iranian Deputy Foreign Jaberi Ansari went to Iran’s parliament on Sunday to discuss Syria’s developments and the referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan. “In the opening of today meeting, MP Boroujerdi, the Head of the commission, addressed the meeting and recounted the latest developments in regards to Iraqi Kurdistan referendum and […]

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Trump unaware of changes in world: Larijani

TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (Press Shia Agency) – Pointing to US president’s delusional and aggressive remarks against Iranian nation, Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said Trump has not yet realized and will never the changes in international level. Speaking at parliament’s open session, Larijani thanked Iranian President Hassan Rouhani for his enlightening and forthright speech in the […]

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Iran attends World Parliamentary Forum in Indonesia

TEHRAN, Sep. 06 (Press Shia) – The two-day World Parliamentary Forum of Sustainable Development kicked off Wednesday morning in Bali with speakers and MPs of 47 countries, including Iran, in attendance. Speakers of members of parliaments from about 50 world countries as well as several international organizations have gathered in Bali of Indonesia in order […]

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Parl. report finds 7 guilty in Plasco collapse

TEHRAN, Aug. 30 (Press Shia) – A parliament report on the Jan. 19 collapse of an ageing high-rise in downtown Tehran has found seven entities responsible for the tragic incident in which 16 firefighters lost their lives trying to contain the flames. According to a report read by spokesperson of Iranian Parliament Civil Committee on Wed., […]

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Iran, Russia to coop. to counter sanctions

TEHRAN, Aug. 27 (Press Shia) – Iranian lawmaker Mostafa Kavakebian met with Russian Ambassador to Tehran Levan Jagarian on Sunday. “Iran-Russia cooperation should be increased to counter sanctions and US hostile approach,” said Mostafa Kavakebian, the Iranian legislator from the constituency of Tehran and Shemiranat on Sunday. The lawmaker made the remarks during his meeting […]

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Parliament delegation to visit Lebanon on kidnapped diplomats

TEHRAN, Aug. 27 (Press Shia) – An Iranian MP said a Parliamentary team is slated to travel to Lebanon in order to conduct field investigation on fate of the four Iranian diplomats kidnapped in Lebanon in 1982. Sharouz Barzegar touched upon the latest measures taken to follow up and enlighten fate of four Iranian diplomats […]

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Rouhani’s 16 picks win vote of confidence

TEHRAN, Aug. 20 (Press Shia) – After 8 intensive sessions of Parl. debates on Pres. Rouhani’s picks for his second-term cabinet, lawmakers gave a vote of confidence to 16 out of 17 candidates for ministry positions. Among the candidates, Defense Minister Amir Hatami, Health Minister Hassan Ghazizadeh Hashemi, Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi, Interior Minister Abdolreza […]

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Parliament’s debates on Rouhani’s picks continues for 4th day

TEHRAN, Aug. 17 (Press Shia Agency) – The 4th day of Parliament’s open-floor debates for confidence votes to three of President Rouhani’s picks was held on Saturday. During the morning session, the opponents and advocates expressed their views and comments about three other nominees for Roads and Urban Development and, Culture and Islamic Guidance and […]

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Parl. reviews qualification of 4 other picks for Rouhani’s cabinet

TEHRAN, Aug. 17 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian lawmakers debated on Thu.  the qualification for vote of confidence for President Rouhani’s four other picks for his second-term cabinet The third day of debating the plans and competence of President Rouhani’s picks for his second-term cabinet kicked off at Parliament on Thursday morning and continued until […]

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Parl. continues 2nd session of debates on Rouhani cabinet picks

TEHRAN, Aug. 16 (Press Shia) – ِDuring the second session to debate vote of confidence for President Rouhani’s picks for cabinet, the lawmakers commented in favor or against five other nominees on Wednesday. On Wednesday, Iranian lawmakers began a second round of discussions on the qualification of Rouhani’s five other nominees for ministerial posts. The […]

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Parl. debates Rouhani’s picks for 3 ministries

TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian lawmakers in Tue. session of parliament held open-floor debates for confidence votes to three of President Rouhani’s picks for ministries of Education, ICT, and Intelligence. Rouhani’s pick for Ministry of Education, Seyyed Mohammad Bathaei, received mostly positive evaluation, mainly on the account of his longtime experience at the […]

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‘Iranians’ vigilant presence in elections guaranteed country’s natl. security’

TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (Press Shia) – President Hassan Rouhani appreciated the trust put in him by the Iranian nation saying the wakeful Iranian nation, with their vigilant presence in the elections, guaranteed the country’s national security and gave weight to credibility of ballot boxes. Speaking at the Parliament’s confidence vote session for nominated ministers of […]

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Confidence vote session kicks off at Parliament

TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (Press Shia) – Iran’s Parliament on Tue. has commenced a confidence vote session for nominated ministers of President Rouhani’s second-term cabinet. The Tuesday session is headed by Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani and attended by majority of lawmakers. All the 17 nominated ministers for President Rouhani’s second-term cabinet are present at the open […]

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Pres. Rouhani introduces cabinet appointees to Parl.

TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (Press Shia Agency) – President Hassan Rouhani has introduced and spoken in defense of each of his appointed ministers for his second-term cabinet in today’s confidence vote session at the Parliament. Iran’s Parliament on Tue. has commenced a confidence vote session for nominated ministers of President Rouhani’s second-term cabinet. The Tuesday session […]

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Parl. bill passes Article on US violators of human rights

TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (Press Shia) – Iran’s parliament countermeasure bill to US acts of exploitation and terror includes an Article on punishment for American individuals who violate human rights. On Sunday, Iranian lawmakers unanimously passed the general outlines of a countermeasure bill to US acts of exploitation and terrorism in the region in a 240-0 […]

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Parl. allocates $307mn to Quds Force in countering terrorism

TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (Press Shia Agency) – Parliament representatives allocated $307 million to the Quds Force, a Special Forces unit of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards responsible for their extraterritorial operations, to fight against terrorism. The members of Iranian Parliament while reviewing the details of the “Countering US Adventurous and Terrorist Measures in the Region” plan, approved […]

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Parl. decides on US entities subject to punishment

TEHRAN, Aug. 13 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s parliament has decided on a list of American legal and natural entities subject to punishment and countermeasures under a bill passed Sun. against US acts of terror in region. On Sunday, Iranian lawmakers unanimously passed the general outlines of a countermeasure bill to US acts of exploitation […]

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US must pay price for JCPOA violation: Zarif

TEHRAN, Aug. 09 (Press Shia) – Foreign Minister Javad Zarif underlined that Americans cannot impose the cost of JCPOA violation on Iran. Iran’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee spokesman Seyed Hossein Naghavi Hosseini, referring to the Tuesday meeting of the Committee, said the get-together focused on a plan to “Counter US Adventurous and Terrorist Measures in the Region”, […]

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Rouhani names key cabinet members

TEHRAN, Aug. 08 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has introduced nominees for his second-term cabinet on Tuesday. President Rouhani, who swore in for his second tenure as Iran’s president on Saturday, introduced nominees for his cabinet during an open parliament session on Tuesday. The proposed ministers include: Ministry of Communications and Information […]

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Tehran, Islamabad after long-term strategic ties

TEHRAN, Aug. 07 (Press Shia Agency) – Parliament speaker said Iran and Pakistan have always enjoyed friendly relations which will remain stable as both sides are seeking long-term strategic cooperation. Speaking at a joint press conference with Chairman of the Senate of Pakistan Mian Raza Rabbani, Iran’s Ali Larijani said constructive talks had been held […]

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