Iranians on the Side of the United States
blog.american / Ali Alfoneh

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has for years propagated the conspiracy theory of 9/11 as an event orchestrated by “some segments within the U.S. government” to “reverse the declining American economy and to tighten its grips on the Middle East in order to save the Zionist regime.” Even today, official Islamic Republic news agencies reported on the death of Osama bin Laden in the context of the “suspicious events of September 11.”

The Iranian public, however, has never subscribed to the conspiracy theories of the regime and most Iranian Internet users expressed joy at the death of the notorious terrorist. The following examples are extracted from Tehran-based Asr-e Iran News:

“We too are happy. Those who shed the blood of innocent people will pay for it.” “May God curse him!” “I wish Bin-Laden had used his money and intelligence fighting against ignorance, illiteracy and health issues in Muslim countries.” “This is the destiny awaiting all terrorists…” “There is an end to crime, injustice and usurpation. But there is no end to the agony of conscience, curses of the people and God’s punishment…” “I pray for annihilation of all rootless terrorists who have made a bad name for the Muslims. Amen!” “I am happy about the death of this murderer who has killed so many people. This is the first time that someone’s death has made me happy. Forgive me God. I hope that one day all megalomaniac terrorists will pay for their cri... >>>

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