Syria Rebels: Assad Regime Recruiting Iranian, Hizbullah Mercenaries

(Ha'aretz) Jack Khoury - The Syrian regime is beginning to lose control over its security forces and is thus forced to hire mercenaries from Iran, Iraq and Lebanon, Free Syrian Army spokesman Ammar al-Wawi told Asharq Alawsat on Sunday. The mercenaries include members of Iraqi Shiite militias, the Iranian Revolutionary Guard and Hizbullah, and are being deployed in military operations against rebel forces.

2011-11-28 00:00:00

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