11 Feb '11, 11am

Iran's Ahmadinejad: The final move has begun...we are in the middle of a world revolution...a great awakening's unfolding

TEHRAN: President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Friday that a new Middle East is being created which would be free of the United States and Israel, as he backed the Arab uprisings but warned Egyptians to be watchful of America's "friendly face." Massive crowds of Iranians, waving flags and chanting "Death to Mubarak!" and "Death to America!" descended on Tehran's Azadi Square (Freedom Square) to listen to the hardliner who lashed out at the West and Israel in a speech marking the 32nd anniversary of the Islamic revolution. "We will soon see a new Middle East materialising without America and the Zionist regime and there will be no room for world arrogance (the West) in it," Ahmadinejad told the cheering crowds who gathered despite the cold and cloudy weather. In a speech directed in good part at the Arab uprisings, Ahmadinejad said Egyptians need to be careful of the United Sta...

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