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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Iraqi men stand on an Israeli national flag and hold a banner depicting a portrait of Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as they take part in a parade marking al-Quds (Jerusalem) Day in the capital Baghdad, on July 1, 2016.
Iraqi men stand on an Israeli national flag and hold a banner depicting a portrait of Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as they take part in a parade marking al-Quds (Jerusalem) Day in the Credit: Ahmad al-Rubaye, AFP
Portraits Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lie on a US flag in flames during a parade marking al-Quds (Jerusalem) Day in Tehran on July 01, 2016.
Portraits Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lie on a US flag in flames during a parade marking al-Quds (Jerusalem) Day in Tehran on July 01, 2016.Credit: Atta Kenare, AFP
A statute depicting US' Statue of Liberty decorated with a Star of David on its head is set ablaze by Iranian protestors during a parade marking al-Quds (Jerusalem) Day in Tehran on July 01, 2016.
A statute depicting US' Statue of Liberty decorated with a Star of David on its head is set ablaze by Iranian protestors during a parade marking al-Quds (Jerusalem) Day in Tehran on July 01, 2016.Credit: Atta Kenare, AFP
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani arrives to a rally marking the international al-Quds day in support of the Palestinians, in Tehran, Iran July 1, 2016.
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani arrives to a rally marking the international al-Quds day in support of the Palestinians, in Tehran, Iran July 1, 2016. Credit: Handout, Reuters
An Iranian woman holds an anti-Israeli slogan during a parade marking al-Quds (Jerusalem) Day in Tehran on July 01, 2016.
An Iranian woman holds an anti-Israeli slogan during a parade marking al-Quds (Jerusalem) Day in Tehran on July 01, 2016.Credit: Atta Kenare, AFP
Kashmiri protestors wave Hezbollah flags as they shout anti-US and anti-Israel slogans during a protest to mark the International Quds Day in Srinagar on July 1, 2016.
Kashmiri protestors wave Hezbollah flags as they shout anti-US and anti-Israel slogans during a protest to mark the International Quds Day in Srinagar on July 1, 2016. Credit: Tauseef Mustafa, AFP
Iranian protestors set ablaze a dummy decorated with the colors of the US, Israeli and British flags during a parade marking al-Quds (Jerusalem) Day in Tehran on July 01, 2016.
Iranian protestors set ablaze a dummy decorated with the colors of the US, Israeli and British flags during a parade marking al-Quds (Jerusalem) Day in Tehran on July 01, 2016. Credit: Atta Kenare, AFP
A mocked model of Statue of Liberty with portraits of Britain's former Prime Minister Tony Blair and Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir are set on fire by Iranian demonstrators during an annual pro-Palestinian rally marking Al-Quds (Jerusalem) Day in Tehran, Iran, Friday, July 1, 2016.
A mocked model of Statue of Liberty with portraits of Britain's former Prime Minister Tony Blair and Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir are set on fire by Iranian demonstrators during an anCredit: Ebrahim Noroozi, AP

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