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Iranians Mark Anniversary of 1979 Islamic Revolution Holding ‘Death to America, Israel’ Signs

The Jerusalem Post reports: As Iranians held reenactments of the captivity of US Navy soldiers by Iran last month, President Hassan Rouhani called for political unity in Tehran on Thursday marking the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

A video of a crowd burning US flags was posted on social media.

Iranian media reported that millions of Iranians rallied to mark the anniversary, though Agence France-Presse put it at hundreds of thousands and NBC News at tens of thousands.

NBC posted video of the main rally in Tehran’s Azadi Square, which included chants of “Death to America and Israel” and anti-Western signs.

Read more at the Jerusalem Post

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