Iranian Princess Ashraf, shah's twin sister, dies at age 96

January 8, 2016 6:30 AM

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Iranian Princess Ashraf Pahlavi, the outspoken and glamorous twin sister of the country's deposed shah, has died at age 96.

Reza Pahlavi, a son of the late Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, announced Princess Ashraf's death on Facebook on Thursday night, without offering a cause. A longtime adviser to Princess Ashraf in New York could not be immediately reached for comment Friday.

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