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February 6, 2001 | SORAYA SARHADDI NELSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Loyal followers address him as Alahazrat, or "majesty." Other expatriates simply call him "mister." Reza Pahlavi, son of the late shah of Iran, is a little of both. As a boy he was once adorned in medals and uniforms but now he appears in dark suits and ties, casting himself as an ordinary citizen seeking to unite Iranian opposition groups worldwide.
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February 6, 2001 | SORAYA SARHADDI NELSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Loyal followers address him as Alahazrat, or "majesty." Other expatriates simply call him "mister." Reza Pahlavi, son of the late shah of Iran, is a little of both. As a boy he was once adorned in medals and uniforms but now he appears in dark suits and ties, casting himself as an ordinary citizen seeking to unite Iranian opposition groups worldwide.
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October 28, 1988 | DAN FISHER, Times Staff Writer
Former Israeli Defense Minister Ariel Sharon was involved in an ill-starred 1982 plot to overthrow Iran's Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini that also involved several people who would emerge three years later as key figures in the Iran-Contra arms-for-hostages affair, according to a book scheduled to be published next week. The previously secret plan had the approval of the late CIA Director William J.
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June 5, 1989 | From Times Wire Services
The son of the former Shah of Iran predicted trouble in his homeland in the wake of the death of the Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. Reza Pahlavi, the self-proclaimed Shah Reza II, who has lived in exile in Europe and the United States, is not optimistic. "In view of the circumstances in the country, the division of power and the conflict of interest, the conflict among various people who all have a claim to power, we are certain to see not a smooth transition at all," Pahlavi told CNN television late Saturday night before the announcement that President Ali Khamenei would succeed Khomeini.
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August 7, 1987
The son of the late Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi of Iran, saying the time is ripe to whip up agitation against Tehran, opened a campaign in Paris to unite opposition to the Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. Prince Reza Pahlavi, 26, who lives in Washington and is the self-proclaimed heir to his father's throne, said he wants to restore a constitutional monarchy in his homeland. Pahlavi added that the Iranian people are now realizing the "immense error" of following Tehran's "mentally unstable leaders."
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October 3, 1988 | BEVERLY BEYETTE, Times Staff Writer
The man who would be shah had brought his crusade--he calls it "my mission"--to Los Angeles, a city with an Iranian population of more than 300,000, the largest concentration in the United States, where 1 million Iranians now live.
NEWS
February 9, 1989 | JIM MANN, Times Staff Writer
"I commend the great Iranian people into the hands of the Crown Prince. . . . And this is my last wish." --Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Iran, 1980. As the Bush Administration gingerly explores the chances of mending fences with the Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini's regime in Iran, the son of the former shah is trying to make sure it won't happen.
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February 13, 1989 | EDWARD J. BOYER and GEORGE RAMOS, Times Staff Writers
Saying he has seen "the spark of a new awakening" among Iranians living in exile, Reza Pahlavi II, the man who would be king of Iran, called Sunday for unity among political factions seeking to depose the Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini's regime. "This is no time for divisive labels--monarchist or republican, left or right," the 28-year-old eldest son of the late Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi told a cheering crowd of about 12,000 at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena.
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June 5, 1989 | From Times Wire Services
The son of the former Shah of Iran predicted trouble in his homeland in the wake of the death of the Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. Reza Pahlavi, the self-proclaimed Shah Reza II, who has lived in exile in Europe and the United States, is not optimistic. "In view of the circumstances in the country, the division of power and the conflict of interest, the conflict among various people who all have a claim to power, we are certain to see not a smooth transition at all," Pahlavi told CNN television late Saturday night before the announcement that President Ali Khamenei would succeed Khomeini.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 13, 1989 | EDWARD J. BOYER and GEORGE RAMOS, Times Staff Writers
Saying he has seen "the spark of a new awakening" among Iranians living in exile, Reza Pahlavi II, the man who would be king of Iran, called Sunday for unity among political factions seeking to depose the Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini's regime. "This is no time for divisive labels--monarchist or republican, left or right," the 28-year-old eldest son of the late Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi told a cheering crowd of about 12,000 at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena.
NEWS
February 9, 1989 | JIM MANN, Times Staff Writer
"I commend the great Iranian people into the hands of the Crown Prince. . . . And this is my last wish." --Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Iran, 1980. As the Bush Administration gingerly explores the chances of mending fences with the Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini's regime in Iran, the son of the former shah is trying to make sure it won't happen.
NEWS
October 28, 1988 | DAN FISHER, Times Staff Writer
Former Israeli Defense Minister Ariel Sharon was involved in an ill-starred 1982 plot to overthrow Iran's Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini that also involved several people who would emerge three years later as key figures in the Iran-Contra arms-for-hostages affair, according to a book scheduled to be published next week. The previously secret plan had the approval of the late CIA Director William J.
NEWS
October 3, 1988 | BEVERLY BEYETTE, Times Staff Writer
The man who would be shah had brought his crusade--he calls it "my mission"--to Los Angeles, a city with an Iranian population of more than 300,000, the largest concentration in the United States, where 1 million Iranians now live.
NEWS
August 7, 1987
The son of the late Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi of Iran, saying the time is ripe to whip up agitation against Tehran, opened a campaign in Paris to unite opposition to the Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. Prince Reza Pahlavi, 26, who lives in Washington and is the self-proclaimed heir to his father's throne, said he wants to restore a constitutional monarchy in his homeland. Pahlavi added that the Iranian people are now realizing the "immense error" of following Tehran's "mentally unstable leaders."
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