YPG Kurdish, SDF Forces at Gates of Syria’s Raqqa

BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:50 A.M.) – Officials from the Saudi regime met with members of the predominately Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in northeastern Syria recently, Turkish state-owned Anadolu Agency reported on Tuesday.

According to the Anadolu report, three Saudi military consultants met with the YPG in the northeast Aleppo city of Kobani (var. ‘Ayn Al-‘Arab) last Friday.

The YPG and Saudi officials discussed forming a new force in Syria that would be funded by the Gulf kingdom.

The Anadolu report added that the Saudi officials setup communication checkpoints between Hasakah city and Al-Qamishli in order to recruit new fighters.

These fighters are promised $200 if they join this new Arab force that is sponsored by Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Arabia has not issued any response to this latest allegation.

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Maybe Iran should overtly support the Houthis with hi-tech weapons. If these weapons destroy the economic infrastructure of the shitdom they will less keen on meddling.

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Iran probably does enough.

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Turkish state-owned Anadolu Agency => Who would believe Erdogan???? Yemen is under naval, land and aerial blockade… Won’t be EZ to smuggle gear and… Iranian weapons are not so “hi-tech” : mostly 70’s reverse engineered gear. Yemen has kept gigantic stockpile of Soviet missiles : the Soviet were allies with Yemeni commies and equipped ’em to be able to mostly blockade the region. Well, the gear is old but the National Guard overhowl this and received some blueprints for Iranian-cooked upgrades, e.g. transforming Sa-2 as ballistic missiles, extending the range of Scuds, do more accurate strikes… Not so EZ to… Read more »

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the dying illegitimate entity has summoned most of its lapdogs/life support to help the righteous’ resistance advances – God is the best of all planners – the table has turned

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You’re right, Assad is truly finished.

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After fully liberating Aleppo and Damascus and reopening trade routes with turkey and Iraq and soon jordan assad has won the war.

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The Saudi’s are supposed to be broke and yet they’re still splashing cash around in Syria.

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Supposed to be broke? Where do you get such nonsense?

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If the business of financing wars across the globe is so profitable why the USA is looking to find someone else to do what they have been doing for 60 years? And guess what….losing. 🙂

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And how exactly does your weird comment relate to Saudi Arabia being broke?

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He meant to say Turkey France and Britain because the Saudi’s and the US can’t afford it anymore, everyone else knew exactly who he meant, you should have too without him having to state the obvious. Do some more research before you make comments that make you look ignorant. ‘Nonsense”, “weird” those sort or terms come from people who usually read LGBTQ magazines, and make nasty comments to upset people for their own enjoyment, not people that engage in a civil discussion. You can disagree with people without being offensive at the same time you know. When they’re rude to… Read more »

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What news sources are you reading, I could refer you to 100 articles about Saudi financial problems and the depth of despair they’re in, but I haven’t yet seen even one article saying they were anything but broke. I’d like you to tell me where to find the article you’ve read that states the economy in Saudi Arabia isn’t totally broke, let alone in good shape. If you haven’t noticed the price of fuel is going up, this is a direct consequence of the Saudi’s financial problems. They’ve been engaged in a trade war with Russia for the last decade,… Read more »

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Not supposed to be broke but their stockpile of cash has seriously plummeted…
They’re more careful now…
And I have doubts about them splashing cash now : they (seem to have) cut-off all(?) their proxies’ funding for a while, most of them b4 clashing with Qatar, Qataris even said at the time that, would Saudis stop paying, they’ll replace them!
Now look from where this (likely fake) news comes :
Turkish state-owned Anadolu Agency!!!!!

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KSA has reserves of several hundred billions USD and has slashed some expenses and gotten some corrupt princes to pay 100 billion USD to make up for earlier bribes and corruption.

So they still have cash.

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I don’t think they have much cash at all in reserve, it’s like the US treasury, all paper [digital numbers now] and no gold. After 10 years of Fighting a trade war with Russia, which has kept world fuel prices low, we are now witnessing a steady rise in world fuel prices, this is only happening because the Saudis are broke and need to increase their income stream. The Russians are winning the trade war and the Saudis are losing it, they’ve already used up all their REAL spare cash and have to lift oil prices to make up for… Read more »

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Current money is all Fiat not gold backed etc.

Maybe You are right and the dissent with Iran is really about raising energy price by cutting competition via an embargo.
As it is the price will not totally recover since that will increase “slate fuel” production and production from other more expensive sources.

The Bani Saud are not broke but as You say they are burning their money faster than they can afford to. IMHO It does not matter what amount they have but that they have to cut down somewhere or get into trouble.

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Cut down on what though, the war in Yemen would be a good start, maybe slim down some of those fat greedy princes too, that’s 5 bill alone. The best way for the Saudi’s to stop bleeding cash and start making some is this, cut economic ties with the US altogether, negotiate a new cooperation pact with the Russians and the other oil and gas producing nations [who will all jump at the chance], and stop the trade war that’s not only destroying both the Russian and the Saudi’s economies, but also all the other poorer countries that haven’t been… Read more »

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$200 a month or $50 a week lol

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I am VERY dubious about ANYTHING coming from ANY Turkish “news” agency speaking about Kurds, especially if about YPG…
BTW, YPG joining a “new Arab force”?
And becoming Saudi proxies while running on a far-left ideology???
Sounds VERY odd!
Seems there is serious anti-Kurdish propaganda coming from Turkey in the last days…

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Well the kurds are allied to trumps far right government so is not a suprise if they are allied to wahhabis kurds will sell themselves to the highest bidder.

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The selling themselves to the highest bidder is a trait in common to all the countries in the region. No exceptions other than – maybe – Israel.

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the Kurds, pressed by Israel and USA, intend to be the new Eastern Israel. They intend to use the same strategies. Before long they will have nuclear weapons. Watch this space.