Today Islamic Republic of Iran marks the International Quds day, a day of global solidarity with Palestine, IRINN TV channel reported.
The International Quds day is being marked in all of Iran's cities, and among muslims in other countries as well.
Rallies began in Tehran and other cities at 10:30 a.m. local time. The demonstrators demanded the release of Quds (Jerusalem) and urged Muslim nations to unite. Then the protesters went to mosque to attend Friday prayers.
In August 1979, the late founder of the Islamic Republic Grand Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini declared the last Friday of the Muslim fasting month, International Quds Day, a day of global solidarity with Palestine.
Every year since, Muslims all over the world have held rallies on this day to protest against Israel.
In Iran people are also preparing to take to the streets across the country to commemorate the occasion and reiterate solidarity with the Palestinian cause.
The International Quds day in Iran will be marked in over 550 cities of Iran. In Tehran, country's president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and senior advisor to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, Ali Akbar Velayati will make speeches before the people.