Skip to comments.Syria: 100 Gunmen Surrender to Army, more Israeli-Made Weapons Seized
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 Daraa," 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.
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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.
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.
Yes, of course it’s fake, it’s pro-Assad agitprop.
> Israels survival from its earliest days has often involved getting its enemies fighting each other so they arent 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.
Those were the days.
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?
Agit-prop on both sides get posted on FR
we’re getting good at making up our own minds after 15+ years
No. That is what the US is doing
If youd like to be on or off, please FR mail me.
Strikes me as very unlikely, other than the communications devices mentioned in the article. I'm sure they use cellphones and laptops.