Posts Tagged ‘majlis’

Majlis continues reviewing details of next year’s budget bill

TEHRAN – Every year after the government submits the draft of the national budget bill for the next year to the Iranian parliament (Majlis), the parliament’s budget review committee immediately begins assessing general outlines of the bill including the incomes and the expenses. After the mentioned assessments, the details of the bill will be subject […]

Majlis plan to reform ICCIMA law criticized for changing its nature

TEHRAN – Head of the Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA)’s Economic Research Center has said that Majlis (parliament)’s plan for changing the ICCIMA’s legal structure will make it an executive body, in which case the chamber will no longer be a trade union representing the private sector. “Changing the ICCIMA law […]

Majlis speaker: MPs review banking system reform

IRNA – Members of Parliament discussed reforming banking system and the independence of the Central Bank of Iran, Majlis (Iranian Parliament) Speaker Ali Larijani said. ‘In today’s plenary session, we have held important talks on banking cooperation and on some necessary reforms in its structure,’ Larijani said Experts of Majlis research center also elaborated on […]

Iran releases 20 Pakistani fishermen

“The fishermen have reached home,” relatives of the released fishermen told Dawn news agency on Sunday. Iran’s forces handed over them to Pakistan’s Levies Force at the Taftan border crossing. Iranian Navy forces monitor all movements of foreign ships that can pass through the Persian Gulf round the clock. In line with international efforts to combat […]

Facebook names Netanyahu’s former advisor ‘head of policy’

‘A longtime senior adviser to Israeli Prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu has been appointed as Facebook’s head of policy and communication in the latest cooperation between the social networking site and the Israeli government to tackle the BDS movement. Jordana Cutler, also chief of staff at the Israeli embassy in Washington, has joined Facebook’s Israel office […]

Supreme Leader: Iran emerging as scientific power

TEHRAN (FNA)- Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei appreciated the Iranian scientists and experts for their great achievements, and said the country is emerging as a scientific power. Addressing university professors, academic elites and researchers in various fields in Tehran on Saturday night, Ayatollah Khamenei touched on reports by credible documenting […]

Zarif: S. Arabia fearing peace-seeking, powerful Iran

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian top diplomat Mohammad Javad Zarif rapped Saudi Arabia’s warmongering policies against the regional states, and said Tehran’s power and peace-seeking nature creates panic in Riyadh. “Saudi Arabia is a country which has attempted to commit crimes in Yemen and faced a scandal in the past few days and it is really shameful […]

CBI chief: Europe, US failed to meet commitments on JCPOA

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Chief Valiollah Seif censured certain Western countries, the US in particular, for failing to meet their commitments under a nuclear deal between Tehran and six world powers (also known as the JCPOA). Speaking at the Euromoney Iran Conference held in London on Thursday, Seif emphasized that according […]

President of Vatican family political council in Iran mid June

TEHRAN (ISNA)- Roman Catholic archbishop and President of Pontifical Council for the Family of Vatican, Vincenzo Paglia, plans to visit Iran mid June. He would arrive in Tehran on June 12 and meet with vice president of Iran in Women and Family Affairs Shahindokht Molaverdi. He is going to take part in a meeting on […]

With Iran visit, South Korea seeks closer ties to Pyongyang ally

SEOUL—South Korea’s president heads to Iran on Sunday targeting billions of dollars of economic and energy deals in a landmark visit. Also expected on the agenda: Squeezing North Korea’s ties to a traditional ally. President Park Geun-hye will help establish a “foundation of cooperation” with Iran by becoming the first South Korean president to visit […]

Kiyanian appointed environment ambassador of Green Film Festival

Tehran, April 19, IRNA – Iranian cinema and TV actor Reza Kiyanian was appointed as the environment ambassador of the Fifth International Green Film Festival.  According to the Public Relations Department of the festival, Kiyanian who has earlier taken part in environmental activities and showed reaction to Iran’s environmental problems joined the Green Film Festival […]

Zarif: Certain powers support Daesh

Singapore, March 8, IRNA – There are still some people in the region who see their interests in supporting the terrorist group of Daesh (ISIS), visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Tuesday.  Terrorism is a global threat that has no border, Zarif said in a meeting here on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of […]

US airstrike kills 40 people in Libyan city: Report

US aircraft have carried out an airstrike on Libya’s Sabratha city, killing around 40 people, local officials say.   They said the air raid on Friday targeted militants near the Libyan capital. The New York Times, citing an unidentified Western official, said US warplanes struck Daesh militants in the attack. The airstrike targeted a senior Tunisian operative linked to […]

Afkham calls for fostering Iran-Malaysia ties

Kuala Lumpur, Dec 31, IRNA – Iranian Ambassador to Malaysia Marzieh Afkham said here on Thursday that fostering cooperation between Iran and Malaysia will positively impact process of establishing peace, security and development among Islamic countries and other nations. Afkham made the remarks in a message addressed to the Iranians residing in Malaysia. ‘Iran and […]

Video: Syrian SAA Forces Capture Strategic Terrorist Supply Lines

The Syrian Arab Army is continuing its military operations to secure the recently-captured military airport of Marj al-Sultan, and retook new areas in the Damascus province. According to the reports, the SAA attacked al-Nusra, Jeish al-Islam, al-Rahman and other terrorist groups in Eastern Ghouta, in the vicinity of Marj al-Sultan Military Airport and Harasta farms. […]

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