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The US And Iran: 40 Years After Revolution

As Iran marks 40th anniversary of revolution, are relations with the US at their worst?

Iran is marking the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution. Speaking in Tehran to mark the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution President Rouhani said Iran would defeat US sanctions, despite the difficulties for Iranian people.

Also in the programme: The UN is urging the warring parties in Yemen to give it urgent access to a vast store of food, and a remote Russian region has declared a state of emergency over the appearance of dozens of polar bears in its human settlements.

Image: Iranians march during a ceremony celebrating the 40th anniversary of 1979 Islamic Revolution in the capital Tehran on February 11, 2019. Credit: Rouzbeh Fouladi/NurPhoto via Getty Images.

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