Iranian protestors hold anti-Israeli placards with portraits of late revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini during a parade marking al-Quds (Jerusalem) Day in Tehran on July 01, 2016. Atta Kenare, AFP

IN PHOTOS: Iran Holds Annual anti-Israel Quds Day Rallies

Iran does not recognize Israel and has marked al-Quds day since the start of its 1979 Islamic revolution. Iran says the day is an occasion to express support for the Palestinians and emphasize the importance of Jerusalem for Muslims.

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