Friday, 18 October, 2019

Photos: Iran marks anniversary of Islamic Revolution with mass rallies

Various Iranian cities and towns were the scene of mass rallies celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution on Monday.

The revolution toppled the US-backed Pahlavi monarchy and set the stage for the establishment of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Here is a selection of photos taken during mass rallies around Iran:

Iranian children are seen during a rally in Tehran February 11, 2019. (Photo by Press TV)
Iranian demonstrators burn a US flag during a rally commemorating the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Tehran, February 11, 2019. (Photo by Press TV)
Iranians pose for a picture during a demonstration in Tehran, February 11, 2019. (Photo by Press TV)
People in the city of Hamedan brave the cold weather to celebrate the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution, February 11, 2019. (Photo by Mehr)
Demonstrators mark the 40th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution in the central city of Isfahan, February 11, 2019. (Photo by Tasnim)
Demonstrators mark the 40th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution in the southern city of Ahvaz, February 11, 2019. (Photo by Mehr)
Iranians in the southern city of Shiraz celebrate the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution, February 11, 2019. (Photo by Mehr)
Iranians marking the anniversary of the Islamic Revolution carry a national flag in Qom, February 11, 2019. (Photo by Mehr)
Iranians in the western city of Kermanshah celebrate the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution, February 11, 2019. (Photo by Tasnim)
Iranian women in the city of Arak hold the national flag on the anniversary of the Islamic Revolution, February 11, 2019. (Photo by Mehr)
Iranians celebrate the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Qeshm, February 11, 2019. (Photo by Mehr)
Iranians in Mashhad celebrate the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution, February 11, 2019. (Photo by Mehr)
Iranians on the southern island of Kish mark the anniversary of the Islamic Revolution, February 11, 2019. (Photo by Tasnim)
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