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Iran marks revolution anniversary

Iranians gathered in Tehran's Azadi Square (Freedom Square) to mark the 35th anniversary of the Islamic revolution. The anniversary marks the ousting of the US-backed shah, with president Hassan Rouhani addressing the huge rally.

Iran marks revolution anniversary
Iranian soldiers take part in a rally in Tehran's Azadi Square (Freedom Square) to mark the 35th anniversary of the Islamic revolution on February 11, 2014. The 35th anniversary of the revolution that ousted the US-backed shah, comes as Tehran rides the wave of a landmark nuclear deal with major powers. (AFP/Getty Images)
Iran marks revolution anniversary
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (C) arrives to giving a speech during a rally in Tehran's Azadi Square (Freedom Square) to mark the 35th anniversary of the Islamic revolution on February 11, 2014. The 35th anniversary of the revolution that ousted the US-backed shah, comes as Tehran rides the wave of a landmark nuclear deal with major powers. (AFP/Getty Images)
Iran marks revolution anniversary
An Iranian female student holds up her hand painted in the colours of her national flag during a rally in Tehran's Azadi Square (Freedom Square) to mark the 35th anniversary of the Islamic revolution on February 11, 2014. The 35th anniversary of the revolution that ousted the US-backed shah, comes as Tehran rides the wave of a landmark nuclear deal with major powers. (AFP/Getty Images)
Iran marks revolution anniversary
Iranian girls take part in a rally in Tehran's Azadi Square (Freedom Square) to mark the 35th anniversary of the Islamic revolution on February 11, 2014. The anniversary of the 1979 revolution that ousted the US-backed shah, comes as Tehran rides the wave of a landmark nuclear deal with major powers. (AFP/Getty Images)
Iran marks revolution anniversary
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani waves as he delivers a speech during a rally in Tehran's Azadi Square (Freedom Square) to mark the 35th anniversary of the Islamic revolution on February 11, 2014. The 35th anniversary of the revolution that ousted the US-backed shah, comes as Tehran rides the wave of a landmark nuclear deal with major powers. (AFP/Getty Images)
Iran marks revolution anniversary
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani waves as he delivers a speech during a rally in Tehran's Azadi Square (Freedom Square) to mark the 35th anniversary of the Islamic revolution on February 11, 2014. The 35th anniversary of the revolution that ousted the US-backed shah, comes as Tehran rides the wave of a landmark nuclear deal with major powers. (AFP/Getty Images)
Iran marks revolution anniversary
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (L) delivers a speech during a rally in Tehran's Azadi Square (Freedom Square) to mark the 35th anniversary of the Islamic revolution on February 11, 2014. The 35th anniversary of the revolution that ousted the US-backed shah, comes as Tehran rides the wave of a landmark nuclear deal with major powers. (AFP/Getty Images)
Iran marks revolution anniversary
Iranian demonstrators hold posters depicting Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (R) and Iran's founder of Islamic Republic, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini during a rally in Tehran's Azadi Square (Freedom Square) to mark the 35th anniversary of the Islamic revolution on February 11, 2014. The 35th anniversary of the revolution that ousted the US-backed shah, comes as Tehran rides the wave of a landmark nuclear deal with major powers. (AFP/Getty Images)
Iran marks revolution anniversary
An Iranian man with his face painted in the colours of his national flag attends a rally in Tehran's Azadi Square (Freedom Square) to mark the 35th anniversary of the Islamic revolution on February 11, 2014. The 35th anniversary of the revolution that ousted the US-backed shah, comes as Tehran rides the wave of a landmark nuclear deal with major powers. (AFP/Getty Images)