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"The Islamic world is ripe with major new developments and Khomeini's Islam is the engine of these events," Iran's hard-line daily "Kayhan" wrote in a January 27 commentary devoted to the recent wave of protests in the Arab world.
The daily, which often reflects the views of the Iranian establishment -- or more specifically, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei -- added that the third millennium is witnessing "the powerful [presence] of Islam under Iran's leadership."
"Popular protests and movements in North African countries, including in Egypt, show necessity of an overhaul in the region and putting an end to dictatorial rules," he says. "Tunisian and Egyptian nations proved that the era of engineering and controlling the region by the world arrogance is over and that people are trying to decide about their fate."