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مجلس


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Majlis is the name used for the Iranian Parliament.
Majlis or Mejlis is an Arabic term meaning "a place of sitting", used in the context of "council", to describe various types of special gatherings among common interest groups be it administrative, social or religious in countries with linguistic or cultural connections to Islamic countries. Examples include legislative assemblies, private homes used to entertain guests and remembrance of Hossein Ibn Ali. Also it is the equivalent of the term legislature (parliament) in some Islamic-culture states.
(Wikipedia) - Majlis, is an Arabic term meaning "a place of sitting" used to describe various types of special gatherings among common interest groups be it administrative, social or religious in countries with linguistic or cultural connections to Islamic countries. Examples include legislative assemblies, private homes used to entertain guests and remembrance of Husayn ibn Ali. Also it is the equivalent of the term legislature in some Islamic-culture states. It shares its root with the verb meaning 'to sit,' u062Cu0644u0633 jalasa. Majlis Shia Muslims in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania in a Majlis as part of the commemoration of Muharram

Majlis (or Mejlis; Arabic: مجلس‎, pl. مجالس Majālis), is an Arabic term meaning "a place of sitting", used in the context of "council", to describe various types of special gatherings among common interest groups be it administrative, social or religious in countries with linguistic or cultural connections to Islamic countries. Examples include legislative assemblies, private homes used to entertain guests and remembrance of Husayn ibn Ali. Also it is the equivalent of the term legislature in some Islamic-culture states. It shares its root with the verb meaning 'to sit,' جلس jalasa (cf. British English 'sitting room').

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  • 1 Legislatures
  • 2 Other uses
  • 3 See also
  • 4 External links
  • 5 References
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Pahlavi Document shows 12th term Majlis (Parliament) officially inaugurated on Nov, 2, 1939.WWII began on Sep, 1, 1939 with Germany invasion of Poland. Iran declared neutrality but on Aug, 21, 1941 Aliied powers invade Iran and Reza Shah abdicated .
Pahlavi Document Oct, 31, 1943 Majlis gives Vote of Confidence to Ali Soheili cabinet.Born in Tabriz, he served as Ambassador to Britain in 1953 and twice as Prime Minister in 1942 and 1943.
Qajar Sharafoddoleh was the representative of Tabriz in first Majlis term from Tabriz during the Constitutional Monarchy Movement. Full name :Mirza Ebrahim Khan Kalantari Baghmisheh (b. 1856, died March, 23, 1932)
Demonstrators supporting Mosaddegh gather in front of the Majlis.After negotiations for higher oil royalties failed, on 15 March Majlis voted to nationalize the British-owned and operated AIOC, taking control of Iran's oil industry.
Pahlavi Document Nov, 8, 1945 Majlis issues Vote of Confidence to Hakimi cabinet. Majlis issued him a vote of confidence to proceed with the new government despite opposition by Seyyed Ziaoddin Tabatabaee and the Toodeh Party.
Pahlavi Document 1945 majlis Vote of Confidence to Hakimi cabinet . As Prime Minister Hakimi angered the Soviets by refusing to grant concessions in Northern Iran, while Soviet backed Democrat Party took over Azerbaijan and Kurdistan.

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