Pro-government demonstrators hold posters of Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and Iran’s founder, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. Photo: AFP Pro-government demonstrators hold posters of Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and Iran’s founder, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. Photo: AFP
Pro-government demonstrators hold posters of Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and Iran’s founder, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. Photo: AFP
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‘We offer the blood in our veins to our leader’: pro-government crowds gather across Iran following days of unrest

On the streets of the capital, there is widespread sympathy with the economic grievances driving the unrest, particularly an unemployment rate as high as 40 per cent for young people

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Pro-government demonstrators hold posters of Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and Iran’s founder, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. Photo: AFP Pro-government demonstrators hold posters of Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and Iran’s founder, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. Photo: AFP
Pro-government demonstrators hold posters of Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and Iran’s founder, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. Photo: AFP
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