Iran marks seizure of United States embassy 38 years on amid escalating encounter

Iran displays missile on anniversary of US embassy takeover

Iran displays missile on anniversary of US embassy takeover

On November 4, 1979, and in less than a year after the victory of the Islamic Revolution that toppled a US-backed monarchy, Iranian university students who called themselves "students following the line of (the late) Imam (Khomeini)" seized the United States embassy in Tehran, which had become a center of espionage and planning to overthrow the newly established Islamic system in Iran.

Hundreds of Iranian militant students stormed the American embassy following the 1979 Islamic Revolution that toppled US-backed Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi.

A crowd chanted "Death to Israel" and "Down with the U.S." during the celebration.

Later in the day, the semi-official Tasnim news agency, which has ties to the elite Revolutionary Guard, said the missile was a Qadr-F that has the same range. "And when a missile is tested thousands of kilometers away, after [issuing empty] threats, all their president does is put out a tweet", he said. They also burned flags of the USA and Israel, as well as an effigy of Trump.

Change clocks, check alarms
Fire officials said having a working smoke detector increases survival rates during a fire by 50 percent. Sunday when clocks will fall back an hour giving many a much-needed extra hour of sleep.

Criticism by the Donald Trump administration of a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and major powers, including the United States, has focused heavily on Tehran's continuing missile program.

Pointing to Iran's countermeasures against United States policies, AEOI head asserted that the Supervisory Committee on Implementation of the JCPOA monitors the actions and behaviors of the other party and makes appropriate decisions accordingly, so we have many scenarios, according to the steps they take, we will respond. In a potential violation of the JCPOA's terms, Trump encouraged nations to cut economic ties with Iran because of its support for groups deemed terrorist organizations by the USA government. Many Iranians call it the "den of spies". The U.S. cut its diplomatic relations with Iran after the embassy takeover and has had no diplomatic relations since.

In an address to the Saturday rally in Tehran, Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani said that the US's foreign policy had failed.

Given that the JCPOA a win-win deal, Salehi said, Iran is trying to keep it alive and all the parties involved need to be committed to their obligations; it is in the interest of NPT too, since if JCPOA does not work, not only the NPT, but also any other global treaty will lose its credibility.

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