Iran watches protests in rival Egypt

Wednesday - 2/2/2011, 1:45pm EST

Brian Todd, correspondent, CNN

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It's not just the U.S. that is taking a keen interest in the Egyptian protests -- Leaders of Iran are watching this revolt with enthusiasm.

CNN's Brian Todd says Iran and Egypt are bitter rivals for power and influence in the region, and Tehran would welcome the downfall of Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak.