Hizbullah and Shi'ite Militias Integrated into Syrian Army

(Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center) At least two Iraqi-Shi'ite forces - the Dhu al-Fiqar Brigade and the Abu Fadl al-Abbas Brigade - are part of the campaign currently waged by the Syrian army in south Syria. Hizbullah operatives and Afghan Shi'ite fighters of the Fatemiyoun Brigade are also participating in the fighting. Based on past experience, the Shi'ite forces have Iranian officers from the Revolutionary Guards. Pictures show Shi'ite militiamen wearing Syrian army uniforms, and it is difficult to distinguish them from Syrian soldiers.

2018-07-16 00:00:00

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