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Iran lawmakers move to impeach three of Rouhani's ministers

Iranian lawmakers have launched separate bids to impeach three ministers in President Hassan Rouhani's cabinet, giving the already embattled president yet another headache.
Iranian lawmakers attend a session of parliament in Tehran, Iran July 16, 2019. Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS. ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. - RC1120AED380

Days could be numbered for President Hassan Rouhani's ministers of oil, interior and education as he faces one tough challenge after another in the remaining half of his term in office. 

Despite being dominated by pro-Reform camps largely aligned with the president's policies, the Iranian Parliament seems to be gearing up for a fresh battle against the Rouhani government, launching attacks from multiple directions. At least three impeachment bids are currently being closely pursued by lawmakers representing various factions.

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