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Iran Parliament Bans Access To Military Sites, Scientists

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 06.21.2015 | World

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — With some lawmakers chanting "Death to the America," Iran's parliament voted to ban access to military sites, documents and scie...

Iranian Parliament Calls For Nuclear Ships

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 07.15.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- A Iranian parliamentary committee has approved a bill requiring the government to design nuclear-powered merchant ships and provide th...

Iran Picks Ahmadinejad-Critic As Parliament Speaker

AP | Posted 08.05.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran's parliament has re-elected a conservative critic of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad as the house speaker. In Tuesday's vote, Ali ...

Everything You Need To Know On Iran's Upcoming Elections

AP/Reuters/The Huffington Post | NASSER KARIMI and BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 05.01.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's name will be nowhere on Friday's ballots. But the voting for parliament seats will be very much about ...

The Politics of Iran's Parliamentary Elections

Reza Marashi | Posted 05.01.2012 | World
Reza Marashi

Now more than ever before, elections in the Islamic Republic serve as little more than a mechanism through which evolving power relationships among political factions are regulated and recalibrated -- certainly a trend worth tracking.

Ahmadinejad Summoned By Tehran To Answer Allegations

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 04.08.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's parliament on Tuesday decided to summon President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for questioning over a long list of accusations, inc...

Ahmadinejad Faces Questioning Over Scandal

AP | By ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 12.30.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran's parliament is set to summon President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for questioning over an economic scandal and his polices after the re...

Iran's Assembly Pushes To Oust President

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Iran's parliament revealed it planned to impeach President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad but refrained under orders from Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, ...