The Guardian have reported that Saudi Arabia has offered to send ground troops to Syria to fight ISIS, its defence ministry said on Thursday.

“The kingdom is ready to participate in any ground operations that the coalition (against Isis) may agree to carry out in Syria,” said military spokesman Brigadier General Ahmed al-Asiri during an interview with al-Arabiya TV news.

It is believed this would be in coordination with Turkey who have made suggestions their ready to invade Syria under the pretext of fighting ISIS.

This is the same pretext given by Saudi Arabia.

“There is frustration with the current efforts put in place to fight Daesh,” said the Saudi analyst Mohammed Alyahya.

“Increasingly, it seems that none of the forces on the ground in Syria (besides rebel groups) is willing to fight Isis. The Assad regime, Iran, Russia, and Hezbollah are preoccupied with fighting Bashar al-Assad’s opposition with one ostensible goal: to keep Bashar al-Assad in power, irrespective of the cost in innocent Syrian lives,” he continues.

The analyst however made no mention to the 8,000 dead in the Saudi-led aggression in Yemen in which over 2,200 are children.

This bald statement to invade Syria under the pretext of fighting ISIS has drawn criticisms due to the Yemeni Army and its allies controlling large swathes of territory in Saudi Arabia’s southern Jizan province.

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Amin
Amin
2016-02-04 21:56

Saudi Arabia is ISIS itself. Does ISIS want to fight against ISIS!!!???

Mu'adz Chalik Panurba
Mu'adz Chalik Panurba
2016-02-04 22:17

either fight or assist and help ISIS with weapons

petergregory
petergregory
2016-02-04 22:17

I’m sure troops will be from outsourced not Saudi troops

Seyed Abolfazl
Seyed Abolfazl
2016-02-04 22:06

loooool.

ahmed
ahmed
2016-02-04 23:00

Now Syrian government has nothing to loose, I think they should clear tell the Saudis and the Turks they will be destroyed if they invade Syria, Syria airforce must be on alert and terget any Turkish Saudi forces invading Syria. Damascus government has been cautious since 2011 in diplomatic messaging and deterence. now that Russian airforce is in Syria, Damascus can change that foolish attitude and warn Saudia and Turkey and attack if they invade its soil.

Pcs Atlas
Pcs Atlas
2016-02-04 23:17

LOL !!

Ali B.
Ali B.
2016-02-04 22:22

LOL

dOols II
dOols II
2016-02-04 23:18

why are their faces painted green in the desert?

Yazdaan Zaidi
Yazdaan Zaidi
2016-02-04 22:40

To Fight Along with Isis.

Paulo Pablo
Paulo Pablo
2016-02-04 22:20

Spurious

Leo Gunst
Leo Gunst
2016-02-04 23:29

@leithfadel they should protect their own southern borders. Ansar Allah is gaining ground day by day Alhamdulillah

Leo Gunst
Leo Gunst
2016-02-04 23:19

@leithfadel hahaha haha haha

CaptainGinyu
CaptainGinyu
2016-02-05 00:30

This is insanity. The funny thing is that the Western public falls for it 100%, if the media says so. This earth is inhabited with zombies. I wonder if this world is the creator’s idea of humor.

stk
stk
2016-02-05 00:36

Can’t even fight rag tag soldiers of the Hothis in Yemen want to fight Isis? Looks like to help the Isis more.

Justin Pretorius
Justin Pretorius
2016-02-05 06:45

They cannot fight Houthis even…what a joke of a country!

Joe Pelosi
Joe Pelosi
2016-02-04 23:18

It’s a coup

Caroline Vonhoff
Caroline Vonhoff
2016-02-04 23:51

@Afterpappie Polygamy leeds to this: send young men out to wreak havoc outside their own group, leaving old men enjoy girls.

Desert Son
Desert Son
2016-02-04 23:47

*With #Isis… #daesh #SaudiArabia

okmonkey64ن
okmonkey64ن
2016-02-05 00:59

@leithfadel #NobelPrice2016 for black & dirty b****y humor ! If they just offer places for migrants & make Peace in #Yemen !

Colin Parkinson
Colin Parkinson
2016-02-05 02:00

Shouldn’t they attempt to quell the Yemen Rebels first? Frankly I rather not have KSA troops on my side.

Libya .truth Movement
Libya .truth Movement
2016-02-05 02:01

why

Colin Parkinson
Colin Parkinson
2016-02-05 02:08

Because they are poor troops led in most part by crappy officers. Very few I know that have worked with KSA Officers have any respect for them. I suspect a good officer and senior NCO corp could motivate the troops. The Houthi videos of them fighting the KSA troop show very poorly led troops with no situational awareness

Libya .truth Movement
Libya .truth Movement
2016-02-05 02:01

you can’t make this s**t up !

mh370
mh370
2016-02-05 05:05

what a joke

Syed Sajad
Syed Sajad
2016-02-05 08:32

Not fighting with ISIs,he helps the terrorists.

Vlad Steiner
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Vlad Steiner
2016-02-05 13:56

I want to see Houthi at Ryiadh