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Afghan refugees in Iran being sent to fight and die for Assad in Syria
The Guardian ^ | November 5, 2015 | Saeed Kamali Dehghan

Posted on 11/05/2015 3:19:57 AM PST by huldah1776

Iran is recruiting Afghan refugees to fight in Syria, promising a monthly salary and residence permits in exchange for what it claims to be a sacred endeavour to save Shia shrines in Damascus.

The Fatemioun military division of Afghan refugees living in Iran and Syria is now the second largest foreign military contingent fighting in support of Bashar al-Assad, the Syrian president, after the Lebanese militia Hezbollah.

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Iran is also accepting Afghans below the age of 18 provided they have written permission from their parents, the Guardian has learned. At least one 16-year-old Iran-based Afghan refugee was killed in Syria earlier this autumn. The rising number of funerals in Iran is a tangible sign revealing a greater involvement in the Syrian conflict in the wake of the Russian airstrikes.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Syria; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: afghanistan; bombbombbombbombiran; friendlyfire; friendslikethese; iran; jihad; putinsbuttboys; thethreeamigos; worldwideterrorists
"“I was hearing every day many Afghan refugees are going to fight for Iran and Bashar al-Assad in Syria and that was a big question in my mind. Why were they going?” he recalled. “Every week, I could see around 10 to 15 young men being brought back for burial in Mashhad. The Iranian authorities misuse the word ‘martyr’ whenever and wherever it suits them."

So why aren't they going to fight in Afghanistan? Not being paid, I guess. Taliban are mining and selling heroin.

1 posted on 11/05/2015 3:19:57 AM PST by huldah1776
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To: huldah1776

always happy to read about dead muslims...


2 posted on 11/05/2015 4:02:28 AM PST by rrrod (just an old guy with a gun in his pocket.l)
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To: huldah1776

LOL!

So long as they don’t end up in Europe or here.


3 posted on 11/05/2015 4:39:17 PM PST by Roman_War_Criminal
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To: Roman_War_Criminal

Just read this morning that Canada’s new PM is going to import 25k syrians. Can’t win. This guy is their obamination.


4 posted on 11/06/2015 1:42:17 AM PST by huldah1776
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To: huldah1776

If you’ve been to Canada, lately (Vancouver, Montreal or Toronto) you’ll notice how many Middle Easterners there are. 25k is probably just the tip of the iceberg.


5 posted on 11/06/2015 4:36:49 AM PST by Roman_War_Criminal
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To: Roman_War_Criminal

My sister married a Canadian and lived near Vancouver from 2009-2012 and talked about their invasion then.


6 posted on 11/06/2015 4:41:33 AM PST by huldah1776
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