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Ali Larijani to arrive in Russia on September 7

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani will visit Russia to participate in the meeting of the Russian-Iranian interparliamentary commission on September 7. "Mr. Larijani will attend a meeting of the …

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Larijani reelected Iran’s Parliament speaker

Iran’s lawmakers elected Ali Larijani as the speaker of the parliament for the 11th consecutive year. During an open session of the parliament this morning, the MPs voted to choose members of the …

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Almost 4 thousand protesters arrested in Iran

Some 3,700 people were arrested in the days of protests and unrest that roiled Iran over the past two weeks, an Iranian reformist lawmaker Mahmoud Sadeghi said. The official news website of the Iranian parliament, …

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Russian and Iranian lawmakers to hold joint meeting

Russian and Iranian lawmakers will hold a joint meeting of foreign policy committees of the Russian State Duma and the Iranian Majlis on December 5, the head of the Russian State Duma Committee for Foreign Affairs Leonid Slutsky …

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Iran eases drug death penalty

Iranian lawmakers have amended the country's strict laws on narcotics, making it harder to put people to death for drug-related crimes. The law could affect hundreds of inmates on death row in the conservative country. Under the new …

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 Iran's cabinet nominees presented to Parliament

Iranian Vice President for parliamentary affairs, Hossein Ali Amiri, submitted the list of the proposed ministers to the Parliament’s presiding board. The lawmakers are going to assess the programs of the proposed …

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Tehran responds to Washington's sanctions

The Iranian parliament said it will introduce a measure in reaction to Washington “adventurism” in the Middle East, ISNA reported. "The U.S. needs to get this message clearly. Their undertakings represent a …

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Iran limits death penalty for drug traffickers

The Iranian parliament approved a bill on Sunday to limit death penalty for drug offenders. 182 out of 245 MPs present in the parliament voted in favor of the bill. The bill will be turned into a law when it is studied by …

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 Presidential inaugural day postponed in Iran

The date of the presidential swearing in ceremony of Hassan Rouhani at Iranian parliament has been delayed, MP Behrouz Nemati said. He added that the ceremony was scheduled to be held on August 6 …

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