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©ABEDIN TAHERKENAREH/EPA/MAXPPP - epa07140558 Iranian girls show their hands with writings reading 'We are ready to sacrifice ourselves for the Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei' during an anti-US demonstration marking the 39th anniversary of US Embassy takeover, in front of the former US embassy in Tehran, Iran, 04 November 2018. Media reported that thousands of protesters chanting 'Death to America' gathered at the former US embassy in Tehran to mark the 39th anniversary of the start of the Iran hostage crisis. Iranian students occupied the embassy on 04 November 1979 after the USA granted permission to the late Iranian Shah to be hospitalized in the States. Over 50 US diplomats and guards were held hostage by students for 444 days. US President Donald J. Trump's administration announced on 02 November 2018, that it will reimpose sanctions against Iran that had been waived under the 2015 Iran nuclear deal (the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, JCPOA). The US sanctions will take effect on 05 November 2018, covering Iran's shipping, financial and energy sectors. In 2015, five nations, including the United States, worked out a deal with the Middle Eastern country that withdrew the sanctions, one of former US President Barack Obama's biggest diplomatic achievements.