Iran Women in Politics

Iran Women in Politics

In this Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017 photo, Iranian actor Mohammad Sedighi Mehr plays the role of Moshir o-Doleh, chancellor of Nasser-e-Din Shah, who ruled Persia from 1848 to 1896, as actresses play role of the Shah's wives in the play, "The Housewife Government," at Iranshahr Theater, in Tehran, Iran. The play sought to portray the hidden roles that a 19th century king's wives played in Iranian politics. But at the same time it is a metaphor on Iran's present-day struggles between modernists seeking to open the country to the outside world and hard-liners pushing the vehemently anti-Western stance. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

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November 05, 2017 03:27:40 PM
November 14, 2017 11:02:22 AM
Vahid Salemi
AP
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A NOV. 5, 2017, PHOTO.
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Mohammad Sedighi Mehr
Government and politics
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