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Iran: 'Ten-Day Dawn' celebrated in Tehran ahead of Islamic Revolution's 40th anniv.03:16

Iran: 'Ten-Day Dawn' celebrated in Tehran ahead of Islamic Revolution's 40th anniv.

Iran, Islamic Republic of, Tehran
February 1, 2019 at 11:51 GMT +00:00 · Published

Hundreds of people gathered at the Mausoleum of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini in Tehran on Friday, to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran, which ended the monarchical rule of the House of Pahlavi.

The ceremony celebrates the day Khomeini, the founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran, returned from exile in France on February 1, 1979.

The chairman of Iran's influential Assembly of Experts, which has the power to select and dismiss the country's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati spoke at the ceremony.

Each year in Iran, the Islamic Revolution is commemorated from February 1 to February 11, a period known as 'Ten-Day Dawn.'

Iran: 'Ten-Day Dawn' celebrated in Tehran ahead of Islamic Revolution's 40th anniv.03:16
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Hundreds of people gathered at the Mausoleum of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini in Tehran on Friday, to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran, which ended the monarchical rule of the House of Pahlavi.

The ceremony celebrates the day Khomeini, the founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran, returned from exile in France on February 1, 1979.

The chairman of Iran's influential Assembly of Experts, which has the power to select and dismiss the country's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati spoke at the ceremony.

Each year in Iran, the Islamic Revolution is commemorated from February 1 to February 11, a period known as 'Ten-Day Dawn.'

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