Israel to Establish "South Syria Army" to Stop Iranian Expansion

(Asharq al-Awsat-UK) Nazir Majli - Israel is planning to establish a Syrian army on the border with the Golan Heights and Jordan to stop Iranian expansion, according to informed Israeli sources. Sources said that the idea is beginning to form in accordance with the U.S.-Russian agreement to a ceasefire in southern Syria and prevent Iranian troops, Hizbullah and other regime-affiliated militias from controlling the region. Israel has allies there, including the Druze "Fursan al-Joulan" militia and some sides that claim to be part of the Free Syrian Army.

2017-07-12 00:00:00

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