This is a mural, mourning the late spiritual leader of Hamas – Sheikh Yasin. Notice the interwoven Star of David, and Stars and Stripes above the quote from the Supreme Leader.
Lebanese member of Hizbollah (party of god), killed in 1996 while fighting Israeli troops inside Lebanon. The caption is a quote from The Ayatollah: “Israel must be destroyed.” The Supreme Leader’s small portrait, overhead, seems to serve as the inspiration for the martyr!
A Statue on Palestine Square, commemorating the Intifada.
A mural of a Palestinian, female, suicide bomber, holding her child and a rocket propelled grenade.
An advertisement for a female parliamentary candidate.
This is Eslamboli’s portrait on the Avenue that bears his name. The caption reads: ‘I killed The Egyptian Pharaoh’.
An important point of note for readers is that taking such pictures in Tehran is not a risk-free proposition. A couple of years ago I was taking similar shots of anti-American murals on the walls of the infamous, former, American embassy, when I was stopped by a couple of plain-clothes members of the State Security Apparatus, and my camera (film included) confiscated. You may be familiar with the story of Zahra Kazemi (my namesake), who faced fatal consequences when detained under similar circumstances – Link to article