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Synonyms for Pahlevi

Shah of Iran who was deposed in 1979 by Islamic fundamentalists (1919-1980)

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The Bugatti was a custom-built car commissioned by the French government and given as a wedding gift to Prince Mohammed Reza Pahlevi upon his marriage to the sister of Egypt's King Farouk in 1939.
Aggressive secularists in the Muslim world have included Nasser and the late Mohammed Reza Shah Pahlevi, and extreme fundamentalist movements in Egypt and Iran were a backlash against their efforts to modernize their countries rapidly, ruthlessly.
Although the CIA task force concluded that Saudi Arabia was not another Iran, facets of the relationship between the United States and the kingdom mirror Washington's relationship with the Iranian government of the late Shah Mohammed Riza Pahlevi.
The first Kurdish uprising against Shah Reza, founder of the Pahlevi dynasty, was led by the Kurdish tribal chief, Ismail Shakkak Simko in 1922.
After the 1979 revolution against the autocratic Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlevi and the creation of theocratic state in Iran, many Zoroastrians emigrated to the US and their festivals were strongly discouraged.
Relying almost entirely (but not un-fruitfully) on US State Department documents, the author constructs a political history of Iran from 1919, the year of the announcement of the politically coerced Anglo-Persian agreement, a convention never to be ratified due to strong protests from the United States and Russia (not to mention the Iranian people) concerning the political, economic, and military control it would grant to Britain over Persia, to 1930, a year which witnessed the continuing consolidation of the power of the first Shah Reza Pahlevi.
Said Mirza Pahlevi and Isao Kojima in the paper, "OGSA-WebDB: An OGSA-Based System for Bringing Web Databases in to the Grid" present and evaluate the performance of a mediator for web databases.
CIA intervention restored the "Westernizing" Shah Pahlevi as dictator.
The United States is sending the wrong signal," Assad Homayoun, Iran's last chief of mission in Washington under Shah Reza Pahlevi and an active opponent of the Iranian government, said in an interview last week.
They also admired Shirin Neshat's "Women Without Men," which is set in the Mosaddegh period (long before Muhammad Reza Shah Pahlevi was toppled) and so has nothing to do with contemporary Iran, aside from the artist's declarations that it has everything to do with contemporary Iran.
Under Reza Shah Pahlevi, Iran undertook a nuclear program in 1957 and got a US research reactor in 1967.
Barsamian and his interlocutors aim to provide critical background omitted from the US media when policy towards Iran is discussed, such as the decades-long support for the hated dictatorship of Shah Reza Pahlevi, and to introduce a more nuanced picture of Iranian society than typically understood by the average American.