Glenn Close learns Farsi, dons headscarf for spy thriller Tehran

Glenn Close plays Marjan in thriller Tehran, a show about a young Israeli spy working behind enemy lines in Iran. PHOTO: APPLE TV+
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LOS ANGELES - The acclaimed geopolitical thriller Tehran (2020 to present) - which explores the high-stakes spy game between Middle East foes Israel and Iran - has won over viewers and critics all over the world.

But the Israeli drama has also attracted attention in some unlikely quarters, including Iran's parliament and state media, even though the series is not officially broadcast in the country.

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