Anti-government demonstrations in Iran initially broke out against the weak economy and a rise in food prices, but they've also been drawing opponents of the country's religious establishment.
The exchange follows threats from Iran's Revolutionary Guards to avenge the assault on a military parade. Iran-US ties have worsened after President Donald Trump renewed sanctions on Tehran over its nuclear program.
The bill paves the way for Iran to join a UN convention to combat money laundering and the funding of terrorism. The Islamic Republic has been under pressure from signatories of the nuclear deal.
President Donald Trump has harshly criticized Iran in a speech at the United Nations, saying Tehran must change its behavior or face further consequences. Trump administration officials have also upped their rhetoric.
The Iranian president has been summoned before parliament for the first time since he assumed office in 2013. Under pressure from allies and rivals alike, Hassan Rouhani has pledged to defeat reimposed US sanctions.
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