Iran test-fires short-range anti-ship missiles
Reuters writes on 11 August 2017 that Iran test-fired a short-range anti-ship missile in the Strait of Hormuz during naval drills last week that Washington believes were aimed at sending a message as the United States reimposes sanctions on Tehran, a U.S. official said on Friday.
Proposal for the Palestinian-Israeli issue
Speaking about the Israeli PM’s trip to Europe, the Supreme Leader of Iran said: “This criminal, who tops all oppresses throughout history, is telling Europeans fibs about Iran planning to annihilate Israel and millions of Jews; but, our solution to resolve the Palestinian problem is perfectly logical and based on democracy.”
Larijani Parliament Speaker for 10th consecutive year
Elections by the Parliamentary Assembly of Iran took place Wednesday morning with 279 MPs. In the second round of voting, incumbent Ali Larijani was re-elected with 147 votes for the third year of the 10th Parliament for the 10th consecutive year.
Two ministers impeached in the Iranian Parliament
The main agenda of today's (Tuesday, 22 March 2010) session of the Islamic Consultative Assembly of Iran was the impeachment of the two ministers of Labor and Roads and Urban Development ousing. During the morning session, MPs reviewed the draft of the impeachment for Ali Rabiei, Iran's Minister of Labor. Those for and against the impeachment stated their reasons and the Minister of Labor defended his position and answered questions by the opposition, following which votes were cast for his ministerial seat in the cabinet.
Iran: From isolation to global attraction
In a report, the Australian “news.com.au” website takes a look at the changing trends of tourism in Iran over the past few decades. You can read excerpts here:
Majlis approves majority of Rouhani's ministers
President Hassan Rouhani's new ministers have won the Iranian parliament's vote of confidence, except the pick for the energy portfolio who had already served in the post under a reformist administration.