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Iran marks anniversary of 1979 takeover of US Embassy

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Iran marks anniversary of 1979 takeover of US Embassy

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TEHRAN, Iran — Thousands of Iranians gathered on Tehran streets Thursday for the anniversary of the 1979 seizure of the U.S. Embassy, chanting “Death to America” and “Death to Israel,” and burning American and Israeli flags. The embassy takeover triggered a 444-day hostage crisis and break in diplomatic relations that continues to this day.

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