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Negotiations on the implementation of the latest agreements reached between Iran and Azerbaijan will be held during the visit to Baku of members of the inter-parliamentary ... He said that preparations are underway for the Iranian members of the inter-parliamentary working group to visit Azerbaijan.
Senior figures in Iran's government are reportedly debating a possible move to ban Telegram's messaging app, in part over fears its new token could ... On March 31, according to the news source, parliament member Alaeddin Boroujerdi said the move to block the messaging app "was a decision made ...

His most likely option would be to try and create some form of chaos to destabilise Iran and push the Iranian establishment out of its comfort zone so the US ... towards Iran, and we need to strengthen our view towards the East, especially China and Russia," Alaeddin Boroujerdi, head of Iranian ... regime change
Amid rumors about the imminent filtering of Telegram in Iran, President Hassan Rouhani moved to express his opposition to such a decision. ... Rouhani said in a meeting with a number of ministers, members of parliament and governors April 3, "Having strong, secure and cheaply priced Iranian ...
Iran's parliament raised its demands to President Hassan Rouhani to move forward with his promise to lift the house arrest of leaders of the reformist ... He added that the failure of the Iranian regime to solve internal conflicts "will complicate social problems" and tip off social balance, pointing out that ...
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iran's influence is looming large as Iraqis prepare to head to the polls for parliamentary elections in May, with many in the country ... But other Iraqi politicians worry that if a large number of men like al-Asadi win seats in parliament, Iraq will be even more beholden to its eastern neighbor.

The Iranian Parliament's recognition of autism as a "special disease" will have positive and negative consequences for persons living with the disability in Iran according to an Iranian disability rights advocate. "Of course the steps taken by Parliament should be applauded as they do help cover some of ...
Influential Iranian parliamentarian Alaeddin Boroujerdi created a stir in Iranian media when he said that by April 20, the popular messaging service Telegram, ... "This was a decision made at the highest levels, and Telegram will be replaced by a domestic app," said Boroujerdi, the head of the ...
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has lashed out at Israel's actions during Land Day protests, which left at least 16 Palestinians dead and more than ... The senior parliamentarian has denounced the killings of dozens of Palestinians by the Israeli Defense Forces as an "act of crime and inhumanity ... Middle East
... currently seeking withdrawal from the nuclear deal with Iran and reinstalling the sanctions again. Hassanvand added Total may leave at the request of the western countries when those countries quit the deal. The head of Iranian Parliament's Energy Committee hoped that Total will stay in Iran, but if ...
There are 17 female lawmakers in the current parliamentary session, at least 14 of whom (all holding reformist or moderate views) are members of the ... An Iranian attorney told the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI) that the real problem is the lack of enforcement of current laws protecting children in ...
Academics in Iran and rights activists are calling for a serious and transparent investigation into the death of Iranian-Canadian academic and environmental ... On February 12, ILNA quoted Alaeddin Borujerdi, the head of the parliamentary committee on national security and foreign policy, as saying some ...
T he research arm of the parliament has revised upward its estimates of economic growth for the current fiscal year (March 2017-18) from the previous ... in its latest “Iran's Economic Outlook” report, estimated a 3.6% GDP growth at constant market prices and 3.5% at constant factor prices for the Iranian ...
Soon, Iran's parliament passed a law making the Islamic veil compulsory for all women, even visiting dignitaries and tourists. The country remains one of the few in the world to ask people to dress according to the state's wishes. Four decades later, some women have again taken to the streets, removing ...
An Iranian parliamentarian has claimed that nearly 5,000 people were arrested during protests around the turn of the year. Almost 500 of ... The Iranian judiciary added to Rahimi's claim, telling the Iranian Labor News Agency that it wasn't clear how many of those arrests were directly linked to the protests.
The ratio of debt to GDP in the Iranian economy is larger than 60%, while the gross financing needs to GDP stand at 30%, according to a recent parliamentary study. This means that the debt balance combined with the financing required to pay the current debt is high compared with the government's ...
(CNN) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has waded into a highly charged debate over the country's mandatory hijab law, abruptly releasing a .... Soheila Jaloodarzadeh, a female member of Iranian Parliament, said on Wednesday during an event on women's rights that the protests were the culmination of ...

ISIS militants coming from the Iran-Iraq border region are conducting attacks on Iran. Last June, ISIS attacked Tehran and managed to get inside of the Iranian Parliament building. Many of the militants are ethnic Kurds, which shows that ISIS is taking advantage of Iran's minority Kurdish population that has been fighting for ...
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's budget proposal, which sought subsidy reforms, was rejected by Iran's parliament. ... Regarding the plan to eliminate 33 million Iranians from the cash subsidy payments, parliamentarian Mehrdad Lahooti, a member of the joint commission reviewing the budget, said that ...
During recent protests, more than 3,700 people were arrested across Iran, and dozens of these people are held in Evin prison. Parliament requested the visit after the arrests, and after hearing reports of at least three deaths in detention, as well as allegations of mistreatment and torture in detention centers ...
Iranian media are reporting that members of parliament will be allowed access to prisoners who were detained during antigovernment protests that ... Iran's parliament said on January 7 that low-level protesters, particularly students, were to be released in waves, while protest leaders would be punished.
The massive and widespread arrests of young people in different Iranian cities continue since the people took to the streets on December 28. According to reports from inside Iran and from within the regime, the number of detainees has mounted to at least 8,000 by the end of the second week of the Iranian ...
TEHRAN, Iran — Visiting Tehran this week with former UK Labor Foreign Secretary Jack Straw and former Conservative Chancellor of the Exchequer ... members of the Iranian Parliament, which allowed us to talk frankly about nuclear issues, the civil war in Yemen, Iran's relationships with its neighbors, ...
More than 500 people were executed in 2017. The softening of drug-trafficking laws was put into force in a communique by the head of the Iranian judiciary to all judicial officials on Tuesday. Campaigners said it was a potentially significant step towards halting executions worldwide. The Iranian parliament ...
Most of the 5,000 convicts would have their punishments “converted to life sentences,” Mohammad Ali Esfanani, assistant judge of the Iranian Supreme Court, told state media. A spokesman for the judiciary committee of Iran's Parliament, Hasan Nourouzi, told the Jam-e-Jam daily newspaper that violent ...
Iranian security forces arrested some 3,700 people during widespread protests and unrest over the past two weeks, a lawmaker said Tuesday, ... Mahmoud Sadeghi, a reformist lawmaker from Tehran, offered the new figures for those arrested in a report carried Tuesday by parliament's official news website.
The Iranian Parliament held a closed-door meeting on Sunday to discuss the deadly protests that hit the country last week, while more pro-regime rallies were held in several cities. Lawmakers interrogated Interior Minister Abdolrahmani Rahmani Fazli, Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi and secretary of ...
Iranian parliament member says some 3,700 people were arrested during days of protests, unrest in Iran. By The Associated Press. TEHRAN, Iran — Jan 9, 2018, 4:27 AM ET. 0 Shares. Email. Star. 0 Shares. Email. Iranian parliament member says some 3,700 people were arrested during days of protests, unrest in Iran.
A total number of 76 members of Iran's parliament have filed a request to grill Rouhani, although such step requires the vote of only 70 deputies out of the ... Iranian revolution of 1979, Iranian presidents have been only questioned twice by parliament,” a journalist who is an expert in Iranian parliamentary ...
MOSCOW, February 7. /TASS/. Chairman of the Russian State Duma (lower house of parliament) Vyacheslav Volodin plans to make a visit to Iran on April 8-9, as he himself told reporters on Wednesday. "We are scheduled to visit Iran on April 8-9," Volodin said. A source in the office of the Duma speaker ...
Iranian lawmakers held a closed-door session on Sunday to discuss the deadly protests that hit the country last week, while more pro-regime rallies were held in several cities. "The security officials confirmed that most of those arrested have been released," Gholamreza Heydari, a reformist lawmaker in ...
Iran's parliament is set to hold a special session as soon as Sunday to discuss the anti-government protests that began Dec. ... In response, the Iranian ambassador, Gholamali Khoshroo, said it is a “discredit” to the Security Council to hold such a meeting on Iran in the face of the conflicts taking place in ...
TEHRAN, Dec 27, (Agencies): Iranian lawmakers, with 198 votes in favor and one abstained, approved Wednesday the outlines of a bill to support Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine. According to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA), the Law tasks the Presiding Board of the Parliament to “deepen and broaden this ...
TEHRAN, Dec. 26 (Xinhua) -- Iran's parliament speaker said that his country welcomes investment from Turkey in the oil and gas industry, Tasnim news agency reported on Tuesday. Economic activists from the neighboring state could also seize the opportunities available in Iran's railroad and aviation ...
A resolution adopted in the framework of the European Parliament's EU foreign policy review, stressed “the security risk posed by Iran's ballistic missile ... “Without explicitly mentioning Iran or Hezbollah by name, the European Parliament has nevertheless clearly set its sights on the Iranian regime and its ...
"We have announced repeatedly that the Yemeni army and people have the support of Iran. However, we have also made it clear that we have not given any missiles to Yemenis," said Hossein Naqavi Hosseini, the spokesman for the Iranian Parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission, ...
Trump also announced that he will move the American embassy from Tel Aviv to the holy city. The motion will be annexed to Article 1 of a legislation that states Iran's support for the Palestinian nation. It has been referred to a relative parliamentary committee and will be put on the parliament's agenda within ...
Iran's Speaker of Parliament Ali Larijani told an emergency meeting of the Palestinian Committee of the Parliamentary Union of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation in Tehran on Monday that Iran “supports the resistance forces of Palestine.” Larijani told the committee “we are not afraid to say that we ...
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has dismissed an Iranian lawmaker's claim that Paris has set conditions for the visit of French President ... Policy Commission of the Iranian Parliament, Javad Karimi Ghoddousi, claimed that France's conditions have been announced in a letter to Iran.
Tehran will continue to assist Damascus in the fight against militants as long as it is necessary because the war on terror in the Middle East is not over yet, Iranian parliament speaker Ali Larijani said in an interview with TASS. “The war on terror is not over yet. We also joined the fight in the very beginning, ...
Chairman of the Russian State Duma Committee on International Affairs Leonid Slutsky has proposed creating a Russia-Azerbaijan-Iran parliamentary troika. Slutsky voiced this proposal at a joint meeting with a delegation of the Iranian Parliament's Committee on National Security and Foreign Policy, ...
... to set up a parliamentary committee to investigate the case of Turkish-Iranian businessman Reza Zarrab, who is currently a witness in a New York court case on evading sanctions on Iran. “I am making a candid and open call: Let's re-open the file and set up an investigation commission at parliament.
MOSCOW, December 4. /TASS/. Tehran believes the development of intelligence cooperation with Moscow to be important for countering drug trafficking, Iranian parliament speaker Ali Larijani said in an interview with TASS. According to Larijani, who took part in the Parliamentarians Against Drugs ...
"We will hold talks to support cooperation between Russia and Iran and, within the framework of parliamentary mechanisms, we will draft a formula that would ensure broader presence of major companies in investing into Iran," he said at a meeting with Sergei Neverov, a deputy speaker of the Russian ...
Images of the parliament were replaced by a studio, with a banner that ... Iran by funneling Iranian money through the U.S. financial system.
Iran's state-funded TV and radio broadcaster, the Islamic Republic of Iran ... documents from Iran's Foreign Ministry, National Library and Parliament. ... Iranian-British dual national Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe of having ties to the ...
Iran: Syria dialogue will not include armed opposition ... the “terrorists” who destroyed the country, a senior Iranian official said yesterday. ... Foreign Policy Committee of Iran's Parliament, Seyyed Hossein Naghavi-Hosseini, ... “Iran will remain with the people and the government in Syria until the return of ...
Iran has seen a surge in the number of HIV infections spread by sex, ... Iranian authorities blame that on how little general knowledge many have about the ... Members of parliament have discussed the issue before, along with ...
A Turkish-Iranian gold trader whose prosecution in Manhattan drew ... set up the same plot in the U.S.,” Mr. Erdogan told Parliament this month.
Iranian media quoted President Rouhani as saying that the port “will enhance ... Iran's parliament or Majlis recently ratified the trilateral trade ...


 

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