Tag: Mohammad Reza Pahlavi

Iran's long exiled Crown Prince Reza Pahlavi speaks during an interview at the Associated Press bureau in Washington, Thursday, April 6, 2017. Pahlavi is hoping for a peaceful revolution in his homeland in the age of Donald Trump. But whether Pahlavi could translate nostalgia for the Iran’s monarchy and its …

Exiled Iranian Royal Sees Chance to End the Islamic Republic

WASHINGTON — Reza Pahlavi concentrates intently on the little cellphone in his hand, scrolling through clips of chanting Iranians and explaining why the protests unsettling his homeland are different this time. Even as the latest reports suggest the unrest may be ebbing, the scion of Persia’s 2,500-year-old monarchy believes Iran’s people are writing a new future for themselves, and perhaps for their exiled son.

Ashraf Pavavi 1980 AP

Princess Ashraf Pahlavi, Twin Sister of Iran’s Last Shah, Dies

Princess Ashraf Pahlavi, the twin sister of Iran’s late Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, passed away peacefully in her sleep at her home in Europe on Thursday. She was 96. The announcement of her passing was posted to the Facebook page