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Iran marks 39th anniversary of Islamic Revolution

Iranians are celebrating 39 years since the revolution that overthrew Iran's monarchy and gave way to the country's Islamic system of government.

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    Iranians are celebrating 39 years since the revolution that overthrew Iran's monarchy and gave way to the country's Islamic system of government. Earlier on Sunday, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani addressed hundreds of thousands of people in Freedom Square.

    Al Jazeera's Zein Basravi reports from the capital, Tehran.


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