DUBAI - Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called the Iraq conflict a "showdown between humanity and barbarian savagery" and criticized Western media for portraying it as a war between Shi'ite and Sunni Muslims.
"The incident in Iraq is not a
"It is a battle between supporters and opponents of terrorism, it's a war between fans of America and the West and those favouring independence for their nation," he said of the Iraq violence. "It's a showdown between humanity and barbarian savagery." (Reuters)