On Sunday, Liwa al-Quds (pro-government Palestinian paramilitary) lost one of its most prominent commanders during clashes in northeastern Aleppo. Colonel ‘Mohammed Rafi’ was killed while leading his Palestinian Sunni fighters on the frontline during initially tough urban warfare with Islamist rebel factions on the perimeter of the Hanano district.

Mohammed Rafi, sometimes refered to as the ‘Godfather’, was personally decorated by the Russian military in early October following the liberation of the Handarat camp, a battle the colonel himself helped plan and which lay the groundwork for more recent advances.

Hundreds attended the funeral of the Liwa al-Quds commander which took place earlier today. As the photos reveal, Mohammed Rafi was highly revered by Syrian loyalists.

Samer Rafi – the younger brother of Mohammed Rafi – has now been appointed to replace the deceased colonel’s role in Liwa al-Quds and spearhead further assaults on the remaining rebel-held districts in Syria’s largest city, Aleppo.

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Rest in Peace warrior.

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R.I.P.

With men such as this the Palestinians will return to their historic lands brutally stolen by the formation of Israel after WW2.

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“The ‘palestinian’ people does not exist. The creation of a Palestinian state is only a means for continuing our struggle against the state of Israel for our Arab unity. Only for political and tactical reasons do we speak today about the existence of a “Palestinian” people since Arab national interests demand that we posit the existence of a distinct “Palestinian people” to oppose Zionism. For tactical reasons, Jordan, which is a sovereign state with defined borders, cannot raise claims to Haifa and Jaffa while as a “Palestinian”, I can undoubtely demand Haifa, Jaffa, Beer-Sheva and Jerusalem. However, the moment we… Read more »
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Lot of tripe here, but I’ll just focus on just one part, the claim that there is no such thing as the Palestinian people. Not only is that bullshit (we have record of Palestinian nationalism going back to at least 1914), it’s one giant red herring. Whether the people living in a place think of themselves as a unified whole or not doesn’t matter. They were living there. In many cases they have legal documentation proving ownership of their land and homes. YOU DO NOT GET TO BUILD A NEW COUNTRY ON OTHER PEOPLES LAND.

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This is pure jew bullshit. I hope you pleased your Israhelli superior. “Jewish villages were built in the place of Arab villages. You do not even know the names of these Arab villages, and I do not blame you because geography books no longer exist. Not only do the books not exist, the Arab villages are not there either. Nahlal arose in the place of Mahlul; Kibbutz Gvat in the place of Jibta; Kibbutz Sarid in the place of Huneifis; and Kefar Yehushua in the place of Tal al-Shuman. There is not a single place built in this country that… Read more »
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Daeshbag – not an appropriate time to be having this conversation,,,

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Actually, in 1917, the “Mandatory Palestine” size was around 115,000 km² with 900k inhabitants, including around +100k Jews here for 3200 years. It was decided to cut a 90k km² for the Arabs and a 25k km² for the Jews, assuming diaspora will likely to come back. It was also assumed that Arabs in the ‘west bank’ or in Gaza could stay here. Most of the 650k who left the ‘country’ in 1949 weren’t expelled but decided to leave under the influence/pressure of the mufti. What you may not know is that, at the same time, 850k Jews were expelled… Read more »
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WOW !! in between all that garbage you stated twice: “arabs could have stayed here”, THATS IT ,YOU ARE BUSTED YOU ARE A ZIONIST COCkROACH, WORKING ON BEHALF OF YOUR GHETTO STATE .You are hovering around in Al Masdar just to spread your evolved hasbara 3.0 in ever subtle ways, hasbara 3.0 implies adopting a fake pro Syrian Arab Army position while sprinkling camouflaged zionist narrative every time you can. So according to your twisted zionist narrative it was all the arabs fault, The Balfour declaration is just a minor detail not woth to mention, nor it is the King… Read more »
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You are absolutely right. He is devoted israhelli sayani. He just earned some more shekels from his master from (isra)HELL.

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Yes, yes, we know these jew fairy tales very well. It’s always the same… You should experience Deir Yassin personally, jew retard.

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Rest in peace Colonel – thank you for your service to the Syrian people. Commiserations and good luck in the difficult battles ahead, Samer Rafi…

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salute to you sir

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RIP to this great cockroaches buster.
noticed what’s on the wall high left?
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Picture of Joseph S. 😉

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You disappointed it is not L. Trotsky (Bronstein) there?

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