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Iranian clergy want Khamenei to lead "International Islam"

Clergy across Iran used their Friday sermons to spread the idea of a new “international Islam” to be formed under the leadership of Iran’s ruling Islamic jurist, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

Jaras reports that all of the country’s Friday Mass prayer leaders contended that the Arab revolts are directly influenced by “the ideals and slogans of the Islamic Revolution” in Iran. They said the promises made by Islamic Republic leaders over the past thirty years are finally being realized with the export of the Islamic Revolution. » read more

Iran's leader sees "Islamic awakening" in Arab uprising

Iran’s Supreme Leader says the political upheaval in the Middle East is “an Islamic awakening,” and the unrest signals people’s anger that “their leaders have been U.S. puppets.”

Speaking at the Friday Mass Prayers in Tehran, Ayatollah Khamenei told worshippers that Arab uprisings are “the voice of the Iranian people echoing in Northern Africa” — the Islamic awakening that was always promised following the “triumph of the Islamic Revolution” in Iran. » read more

Iran head of parliament slams US role in Egypt

The Iranian Parliamentary Speaker has denounced U.S. intervention in Egypt and accused it of supporting violent confrontations among Egyptian protesters.

“Of course you want American-style democracy in the region,” Mehr News quoted Ali Larijani as saying. “If you wanted real democracy, you wouldn’t order that the protesters be attacked by camels and horses.” » read more