Shi'ite Militias Reinforce Assad

(Jerusalem Post) Jonathan Spyer - According to the Kuwaiti Al-Rai newspaper, 2,000 members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps have arrived in Latakia, Syria, along with 2,000 Iraqi Shi'a militiamen, 2,000 Afghan Shi'a fighters and 1,000 men from Hizbullah - all to be deployed against the rebels in an upcoming offensive in northwest Syria.

2015-10-19 00:00:00

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