Of course! Who else could be behind such things? Conspiracy Paranoia Update: “Leader Stresses Religious Centers’ Continued Reaction to Anti-Islam Moves,” from Fars News Agency, October 25:
TEHRAN (FNA)- Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei called on Muslims, specially clerics, to continue their vigilant and strong reactions to the anti-Islam moves made by arrogant powers and global Zionism.
Addressing jurisprudents, teachers, lecturers and elites of Howzeh Elmiyeh Seminary in Iran’s city of Qom on Sunday, Ayatollah Khamenei reminded hostility of the arrogant powers, the US and global Zionism towards the promotion of religion, and cautioned that this hostility should never be underestimated.
“Plots and measures such as the insulting cartoons (against Prophet Mohammad (PBUH)), Quran burning and the other (similar) moves made by the global Zionism signify the depth of the maliciousness of the enemies of Islam and they (these plots and measures) should not be underestimated,” Ayatollah Khamenei stressed.
The Leader added that the Islamic Seminaries, specially the one in Qom, cannot keep mum about these hostilities and continue taking wise and strong stances against such anti-Islam moves….