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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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Iranian parliament attacked by terrorists

A gunman stormed the Iranian parliament this morning leaving three persons injured and holding terrified bystanders hostage. Security staff were locked in a shootout with the suspect in the Tehran government building, according to …

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 Iran to boost missile capabilities

The Iranian Parliament has approved a bill, which obligates the government to enhance the country’s defense power in line with national interests and security, Press-TV reports. The bill requires that the Iranian government …

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American import banned in Iran

Iranian media reported today about  the adoption of the law banning the import of the consumer goods produced in the US by the Iranian parliament. The law was adopted in response to the extension of Washington's anti-Iranian …

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Iranian MP avoids arrest hiding in his house

The Iranian police had waited outside to arrest MP Mahmoud Sadeqi, when he was going home, but he “resisted” and managed to get inside. “Their effort was against the law on overseeing Parliament …

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Iran intends to develop military cooperation with Russia

The Chairman of the Iranian parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission, Alaeddin Boroujerdi, said that military cooperation between Russia and Iran continues. "Cooperation between Russia and Iran continues, …

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