'Real Housewives D.C.': Dirgham Salahi, Tareq's father, passes, family asks for privacy

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Dirgham Salahi, Tareq Salahi's father and "The Real Housewives of D.C." cast member Michaele Salahi's father-in-law has passed away according to a statement from the family and released to the media by MichaeleandTareqSalahi.com.

"In recent days, we have come together as a family in honor of Dirgham Salahi," the statement reads. "Whom we loved his long life, and now we grieve at his loss."

Dirgham, an Israeli immigrant, was in his mid-80s and founded The Oasis Winery in Virginia in 1977. In recent years, he and his wife, Corrine, have been reportedly feuding with Tareq over the future of the winery, one of Virginia's oldest.