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Syria: 100 Gunmen Surrender to Army, more Israeli-Made Weapons Seized
Al-Manar TV Lebanon ^ | October 21, 2013 | Local Editor

Posted on 10/27/2013 7:26:33 AM PDT by SunkenCiv


In the meantime, army units have seized on Monday a number of Israeli-made missiles held by opposition armed groups to be used against the national military and the peaceful civilians.

"The seizure was made near the village of al-Tabeh in the countryside of the southwestern city of Dara’a," Al-Alam TV correspondent reported.

Among the confiscated arms, there were a large amount of Israeli-made weapons and ammunition, including developed machine guns and wireless communication devices.

This was not the first time that Syrian troops have made such a seizure, where media outlets have showed previously arms with Hebrew inscriptions indicating they were originated from the Zionist entity.

...Syria was hit by a violent unrest since mid-March 2011, where the Syrian government accuses foreign actors, mainly the Saudi Arabia and Turkey, of orchestrating the conflict by supporting the militant opposition groups with arms and money.


(Excerpt) Read more at almanar.com.lb ...


TOPICS: Israel; Russia; Syria
KEYWORDS: agitprop; iran; israel; lebanon; russia; saudiarabia; syria; turkey
Syria: 100 Gunmen Surrender to Army, more Israeli-Made Weapons Seized

1 posted on 10/27/2013 7:26:33 AM PDT by SunkenCiv
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

MBTA restores ads critical of Israel
Boston Globe | October 26, 2013 | By Lisa Wangsness and Martine Powers
Posted on 10/26/2013 12:57:38 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/chat/3083990/posts


2 posted on 10/27/2013 7:28:11 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: SunkenCiv

Crypto AQ supplied with IDF weapons?

Wow this is getting COMPLICATED.


3 posted on 10/27/2013 7:29:43 AM PDT by gaijin
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To: SunkenCiv

That’s funny—play the Jew card about the weapons.

“Jew” is the racist get-out-of-jail-free card of the MidEast.


4 posted on 10/27/2013 7:29:55 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: SunkenCiv

DESTROY iSLAMISM!


5 posted on 10/27/2013 7:33:51 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: SunkenCiv

This means that [GASP!] fellow Moose-limbs were collaborating with JOOOooozzz!

Is that believable-that the radical Al-Queda were collaborating with the JOOOooozzz?


6 posted on 10/27/2013 7:35:13 AM PDT by Darteaus94025 (Phony President)
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To: gaijin
Mideast is a place where noting makes any sense and everything runs on bribes.
7 posted on 10/27/2013 7:39:00 AM PDT by Bogie
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To: SunkenCiv

It might help the casual reader to know al manar is Hezbullah’s media outlet.


8 posted on 10/27/2013 7:39:27 AM PDT by jz638
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To: Darteaus94025
Don't believe a word of it.

The Muslims have proven themselves to be liars of the first order.

They're manipulating for their own purposes. I doubt there's any Israeli involvement favoring either side: it just doesn't profit Israel to get involved, it would only inflame them if they were.

From what I can tell, they're staying assiduously neutral. In fact, it would likely be better for Israel to lean toward the Known Enemy, Assad, as he kept a lid on things...of a sort.

My $0.02. YMMV. The Mideast is a messed up place.

Sauron

9 posted on 10/27/2013 7:42:52 AM PDT by sauron ("Truth is hate to those who hate Truth" --unknown)
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To: SunkenCiv
Oh, hilarious--hope you don't believe what that photo purports to show?

Hebrew blankets? C'mon, that's gotta be staged, like so many other photos we've seen come out of there.

How long would anyone survive in Syria carrying around a blue and white blanket in the Israeli national colors, like their flag, and in the traditional pattern?! About four seconds before they would be fired upon by all sides.

No, those blankets were brought out for a disinformation campaign for external consumption by the gullible in Araby, to quote Kipling.

10 posted on 10/27/2013 7:48:06 AM PDT by sauron ("Truth is hate to those who hate Truth" --unknown)
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> It might help the casual reader to know al manar is Hezbullah’s media outlet.

Thanks jz638!


11 posted on 10/27/2013 7:49:17 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: SunkenCiv

This is easily faked. Hezbollah probably has captured Israeli arms. The Hezbollah organization is an ally of the Assad regime, and they can use these weapons to make it look as if the opposition is in league with the Zionists.

Now, if Israel really wanted to help the insurgents (and there is little sign that they do), they could easily give them arms without Hebrew markings, and they would probably give them old stuff previously captured from other Arabs.

All we know is that the whole Arab world is in a great mess. If Obama ever had a coherent policy in the area, it is a shambles now.


12 posted on 10/27/2013 7:50:09 AM PDT by docbnj
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To: SunkenCiv

I will just guess how they got the weapon’s..I think it someone should look at Obama administration ..we all know these thugs are close to Obama’s heart..


13 posted on 10/27/2013 7:51:24 AM PDT by PLD
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To: sauron

Yeah, I’m aware; I should also point out that the emphasis in the excerpt was added by me, looks like everyone got the point, which is good.


14 posted on 10/27/2013 7:53:36 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: docbnj; PLD

Of course it’s faked. This is yet another piece of pro-Assad agitprop, which admittedly is commonplace, even on FR.


15 posted on 10/27/2013 7:55:14 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: SunkenCiv

I’m fairly certain that any country has a warehouse full of weapons from other countries that they could supply if they wanted to maintain plausible deniability. Israel, like the US, Russia, China and Iran supply weapons to just about anybody. But I’d be surprised if Israel supplied easily identified material to either side as the political repercussions are not easy to work out in advance. Now, this isn’t to say some enterprising Israeli with access hasn’t made a non-government sanctioned deal.


16 posted on 10/27/2013 7:56:43 AM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: sauron

I didn’t see that — you’re right.

That’s plainly ridiculous.

Now I disbelieve this.


17 posted on 10/27/2013 8:00:08 AM PDT by gaijin
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To: SunkenCiv

If true, Israel has made a serious mistake, arming Al Qaeda and its allies.


18 posted on 10/27/2013 8:02:47 AM PDT by LowTaxesEqualsProsperity
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To: SunkenCiv
There've been a few stories in recent years about disaffected IDF soldiers selling weapons to criminals...who knows?

From 2001

From 2010

The Israeli state arming the Syrians seems the least likely explanation.

19 posted on 10/27/2013 9:32:13 AM PDT by Moltke (Sapere aude!)
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To: SunkenCiv

Israel thinks it has bigger enemies than Al-Quaeda like Hezbollah, Iran and the Assad government they back in Syria.

AIPAC, the pro-Israel lobbying group in this country, lobbied for US military action in Syria over chemical weapons and Israel’s ambassador to the US told the “Jerusalem Post” that Assad should go.

Israel’s survival from its earliest days has often involved getting its enemies fighting each other so they aren’t fighting Israel.


20 posted on 10/27/2013 9:45:22 AM PDT by Nextrush (BALANCED BUDGET NOW AND PRESIDENT SARAH PALIN)
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To: gaijin

What makes you think that the Israelis gave them these weapons? AQ is likely to steal these weapons because they are better than the Soviet era garbage that the Syrian Army is using. Letting the blame fall on Israel is an extra bonus.


21 posted on 10/27/2013 10:07:38 AM PDT by jmcenanly ("The more corrupt the state, the more laws." Tacitus, Publius Cornelius)
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To: Gen.Blather

Israel was used by the US to transfer arms to the rebels in Afghanistan. Russian arms captured from the Arabs, not identifiable as US, certainly not Israeli.


22 posted on 10/27/2013 11:19:53 AM PDT by SJackson (As a black man, you know, Barack could get shot going to the gas station, Michelle on Chicago)
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To: docbnj; PLD; LowTaxesEqualsProsperity; Gen.Blather; Moltke

Yes, of course it’s fake, it’s pro-Assad agitprop.


23 posted on 10/27/2013 1:04:53 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: Nextrush

> Israel’s survival from its earliest days has often involved getting its enemies fighting each other so they aren’t fighting Israel.

Quibble — Israel hasn’t ever had to resort to that, their not-too-neighborly neighbors have had the admirable habit of going Big Mo on each other, generally over territory/borders.


24 posted on 10/27/2013 1:04:56 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: SJackson

Those were the days.


25 posted on 10/27/2013 1:07:19 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: SunkenCiv

Why the disbelief? Netanyahu himself made comments supportive of rebels in Syria - there was a thread on here even. Someone correct me if I’m wrong. How do you say Operation Gunwalker in Hebrew?


26 posted on 10/27/2013 2:12:16 PM PDT by OldNewYork (Biden '13. Impeach now.)
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To: Moltke
When I was in the army, US, 43 years ago, a whole truck full of sleeping bags went missing. Nobody knew anything about it and investigators could find nothing out. It was, of course, all about money, because the Germans wanted them. That, American cigarettes, coffee and sugar were hot items.
27 posted on 10/27/2013 6:56:52 PM PDT by Bogie
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To: SunkenCiv

Agit-prop on both sides get posted on FR

we’re getting good at making up our own minds after 15+ years


28 posted on 10/27/2013 7:09:22 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: LowTaxesEqualsProsperity
If true, Israel has made a serious mistake, arming Al Qaeda and its allies.

No. That is what the US is doing

29 posted on 10/27/2013 7:10:15 PM PDT by GeronL
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Strikes me as very unlikely, other than the communications devices mentioned in the article. I'm sure they use cellphones and laptops.

30 posted on 10/28/2013 7:01:35 AM PDT by SJackson (As a black man, you know, Barack could get shot going to the gas station, Michelle on Chicago)
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