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Majlis (مجلس) is an Arabic term used to describe various types of formal legislative assemblies in countries with linguistic or cultural connections to Islamic countries. Also it stands for the term parliament in some Islamic-culture states like the Maldives Arabic ( or just ), is the largest member of the family of Semitic branch of the Afro-Asiatic language family (classification: South Central Semitic) and is closely related to Hebrew, Amharic, and Aramaic. ... States currently utilizing parliamentary systems are denoted in red and orange—the former being constitutional monarchies where authority is vested in a parliament, and the latter being parliamentary republics whose parliaments are effectively supreme over a separate head of state. ...


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Also, Majlis is an Arabic term for a room in a private home used to entertain family and guests. In some homes there is a women's Majlis and a men's Majlis. It shares its grammatical root with the verb meaning 'to sit' (cf. British English 'sitting room'). The external link and official web site of Parliament of Azebaijan is: http://www. ... Grand National Assembly of Turkey The Grand National Assembly (Türkiye Büyük Millet Meclisi in Turkish) is the unicameral parliament of Turkey which carries out legislative functions. ... مجلس شورای اسلامی - The Majles; Irans Parliament. ... The Majlis of the Maldives is comprised of 48 members. ... Oman has a bicameral parliament. ... Saudi Arabia has no parliament. ... Next to the Assembly (Mejlis), the Peoples Council (Khalk Maslakhaty) is considered the ultimate representative body. ... The Assembly (Mejlis) has 50 members, elected for a five-year term in single-seat constituencies. ... The Supreme Assembly or National Assembly (Oliy Majlis) is the parliament of Uzbekistan. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The National Assembly of Kuwait, known as the Majlis Al-Umma, is the parliament of Kuwait. ... Majlis-e-Shoora (Council of Advisors in Urdu, although everyone calls it Parliament)is the bicameral federal legislature that consists of the Senate (upper house) and the National Assembly (lower house). ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Arabic ( or just ), is the largest member of the family of Semitic branch of the Afro-Asiatic language family (classification: South Central Semitic) and is closely related to Hebrew, Amharic, and Aramaic. ... The Semitic languages are the northeastern subfamily of the Afro-Asiatic languages, and the only family of this group spoken in Asia. ... Diagram showing the geographical locations of selected languages and dialects of the British Isles. ... A living room (or sitting room, especially in commonwealth English, also called lounge room in Australia) is a room for entertaining guests, reading, watching TV, or other activities. ...


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Majlis of Iran - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (594 words)
The Majlis of Iran (Persian:مجلس, originally an Arabic word for "assembly"), is a legislative body of Iran.
Before the Islamic Revolution it Majlis was also the name of the lower house of the Iranian Legislature from 1906 to 1979, the upper house being the Senate.
Even though the Majlis has been known to voice opposition to both the Pahlavis and Islamic Republic policies, its power is not as great as that of the legislative bodies in the United States.
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