YEMEN Press Agency

Mass rallies in Iran to mark 40th anniversary kick off

SANAA, Feb. 11 (YPA) – Iranian people gathered into the streets on Monday morning to hold rallies commemorating the 40th anniversary of the victory of the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

Iranians in the capital, Tehran and more than 1,000 other cities and towns and in 4,000 villages are attending the rallies with flags of Iran and banners in support of the Islamic Republic.

People from all walks of life have attended the countrywide rallies.

Hundreds of foreign guests, including journalists, have traveled to Iran to attend and cover the event.

The demonstrators chant ‘Death to US’ and ‘Death to Israel’ slogans in the mass rallies in the capital and other cities.