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BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:10 P.M.) – NATO-produced armaments were allegedly discovered in the newly recaptured Syrian town of Mayadeen, according to Syrian Army Brigadier General Suheil al-Hassan.

Al-Hassan gave a statement from the area on Monday: “we have a lot of foreign equipment here. Among all the equipment that you can see here, the majority was produced in Western countries,” he said.

“The cannon that we have just passed, it was made in Britain, and it is in NATO’s service,” the general asserted, adding that “even means of communication and means of command and control are also produced in Western countries. Even cars stuffed with explosives, also Western-made, of the Cobra-type.”

Mayadeen, which lies 44 kilometres (27 miles) southeast of the city of Deir ez-Zor, was liberated from the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) earlier this month.

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What a surprise when the West created ISIS?

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Initially, IS is a merge between Iraqi Ba’athists and Sunni islamists. Most of Gulf states do most of their shopping from the USA, UK’s biggest client is Saudi Barbaria. Seeing many AK-47, AKM, AK-74, RPG7 so means these supplies come from Russia or Chinese/North-Korean copies? Most of IS arsenal was stolen from Iraqi army which was supplied by the US. At the beginning, IS even had Abrams tanks and a big bunch of Humvees. Visibly, most of these have been blown. Things are not that simple. Oh, for sure US are no stranger to the SHTF in the region but… Read more »

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IS this the “real” Tiger on the first Photo

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Now I fear a similar fate will happen in Mayadeen what just happened in Dier Ez Zorr with all the ISIS captured weapons that were put so proudly on display by SAA and making a big video with a cooling glass wearing reporter & showing it to the world and telling everyone that SAA has captured Nato supplied weapons, tanks, mortars, drones, field guns, explosives, drones, UAVs, AK 47s, M14s, heavy machine guns and plenty of ammunition, so many truck full of boxes with various arms & ammunition etc all neatly laid out and showcased including a JEEP and saying… Read more »

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It’s clear that AK-47 is western built. With the numbers of AK around, they must be armed by the Russians following your reasoning! Most of UAVs you’ve seen, including those used to drop small bombs are Chinese made. You can find Toyota, GMC and Ford pickups everywhere, incl. 2nd hand! M14? Good luck to find one! Good luck to handle one while shooting burst, f*****g recoil! Most of them were blocked in semi-auto and are just used for parades in the USMC because of gorgeous walnut stocks. These weren’t built for long, they are some kind of M1 Garand in… Read more »