Browsing All posts tagged under »iran parliament«

Major problems for Iran’s next year budget revealed

December 17, 2012


The deficit for the next year’s budget, and establishment of the budget itself are the biggest concerns right now for the Iranian government, and the parliament as well. Not long ago, Vice President for Strategic Planning, Behrouz Moradi said that the budget deficit has been chronic in Iran, adding that there will be deficits and […]

Iranian secretary-general: Intention to visit Parchin is excuse to obtain military secrets

November 26, 2012


IAEA’s intention to visit the Parchin military complex is just an excuse to obtain Iran’s secret military information, secretary-general of Iranian Islamic Coalition party, nuclear expert Hassan Ghafourifard said in Baku. The Secretary general said Iran does not move towards creating an atomic bomb, something that Western states believe the Islamic Republic intends to do. […]

Iran plans to issue electronic coupons for emergency first foods

August 13, 2012


Iran might be implementing the electronic discount cards for emergency first products,Member of Iranian parliament’s economic commission Arslanan Fathipour said, Iran’s “Dunyaye Eqtesad” newspaper reported. Fathipour said that given the today’s economic situation in the country, and the imposed international sanctions, the coupons must be brought back in the shape of electronic coupons. This would […]

Iran implementing “economy of resistance” to fight off western sanctions

July 28, 2012


It seems like Iranian officials have finally started to realize what damage is being done to the whole country with sanctions being imposed on the Islamic Republic. A few days ago a special meeting with representatives from Iranian parliament, presidential administration and the juridical system was held in the parliament, regarding the “economy of resistance” […]

Parliamentary elections: Iran going for the international record

March 2, 2012


Iran is going for the international record for the number of people participating at the parliamentary elections, chairman of the Iranian State Commission on elections Sulet Murtazavi said.

Parliamentary elections in Iran take off: 3 hours later…

March 2, 2012


So, 3 hours ago 9th parliamentary elections in Iran officially took off with country’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei casting first vote.

Parliamentary elections coming up: Iran’s crackdown on freedom of expression escalates

February 28, 2012


Iran’s crackdown on freedom of expression has dramatically escalated in the run up to this week’s parliamentary elections, Amnesty International said today.

Iran’s police issues statement on upcoming parliamentary elections

February 23, 2012


Iran’s police has released a statement regarding the upcoming parliamentary elections in Iran, Fars news reported. The elections will be held on March 2. The Guardian Council of Iran earlier approved more than 2,700 of 4,877 registered candidates.

Iran abolishes "stoning by death" for those under 18

February 20, 2012


Stoning to death has been abolished in Iran for people under the age of 18, Mehr news agency reported. The new law has been approved by the Guardian Council and Iranian parliament.