Syrian state-run news agency SANA has cited local sources as saying that US forces have used helicopters to transfer large boxes full of the “spoils” of Daesh* terrorists from the al-Dashisha area in Hasaka province’s southern countryside.

The sources claim that the boxes contained huge amounts of gold that the terrorist group had safely stored east of al-Shadadi city — an account, which, as SANA stresses, corresponds with other reports that Daesh had transported some 40 tonnes of gold bullions stolen from Mosul in Iraq and other areas in Syria to al-Dashisha.

According to the sources, US military helicopters arrived in Hajun in Deir ez-Zor and Dashisha in Hasaka, transferring Daesh militants who had surrendered themselves to American troops and later directed them to the cashes of stolen gold, allegedly closing a deal under which Washington “spared hundreds of the terror organisation’s field leaders and experts”.

Washington has yet to comment on the report.

The US has previously been accused by multiple countries of organising transportation for Daesh fighters, with SANA suggesting that the US military has used helicopters to evacuate Daesh commanders with their families or transport the terrorists to training camps.

Just two months ago, Tasnim News Agency cited Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani as alleging that the US was transporting Daesh militants to Afghanistan from Syria:

“Over the past year, the US has moved a large number of Daesh terrorists to Afghanistan, which could once again create the same troubles in some parts of Asia that it created in Iraq and Syria”, he said.

Last September, SANA reported that the US-led coalition had performed “an air landing operation” on the outskirts of al-Marashida in order to airlift terrorist leaders to an unknown destination.

The first signs of the alleged assistance emerged in September 2017, when a source told Sputnik that US military helicopters had transferred Daesh field commanders from Deir ez-Zor province to northern Syria in late August amid the Syrian army’s successful advance.

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Washington announced plans to withdraw from the war-torn country in late December after President Donald Trump declared victory over Daesh.

Last week, The Wall Street Journal cited current and former US officials as saying that the US military was preparing to pull out all troops deployed in Syria by the end of April.

 

 

Source: SPutnik, SANA

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I agree that they likely couldn’t have carried 20 tons in a UH-60. they could carry 8-10 in a CH-53. So, two trips? Iran has spent the last 10 years blowing ISIS out like a candle. don’t you dare try to conflate Saudi, US and Israeli support for ISIS with Iran. noone believes those lies. mostly because there’s no way daesh would take help from their sworn enemy. they don’t even think Shia muslims are people. not to mention that hezbollah has killed like 16,000 ISIS fighters… it’s a proxy war haeim, get your sides straight… Also, “kurdish sources”…

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Wow! Enter the troll brigade. It’s amusing to read the so-called logic of trolls with an agenda. Especially when they spout the same old tired Israeli inspired manure. Along with Iran supporting ISIS, next we’ll hear of sainted Israel and Saudi saving the world from money laundering banksters. Then Trump will save the world by getting rid of all nukes. I think they must have gotten into the captigon they supply their buddies with.

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Wow! This only took 7 days to be approved and shown. I wish I had the contacts Douchebag does, his appear the day he posts.

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“transfer large boxes”???
Density of Gold is 21.4g/cm3…
à 36x36x36 cm = 1 ton…
97.8×97.8×97.8cm = 20 tons gold…
You’ll need a serious overhead crane to lift less than a cubic metre and a serious fenwick to lift a very small cube in the pictured UH-60 which can’t carry more than 1.2t internally…

I smell fake news 😉

=> Amusing since some Kurdish sources say that Iran allows the land transit of Daesh fighters from Iraq to Afgha…
Other amusing point, ISIS founder Zarqawi hid in Iran before being smuggled into Iraq by Quds-Force 😉

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I agree that they likely couldn’t have carried 20 tons in a UH-60. they could carry 8-10 in a CH-53. So, two trips? Iran has spent the last 10 years blowing ISIS out like a candle. don’t you dare try to conflate Saudi, US and Israeli support for ISIS with Iran. noone believes those lies. mostly because there’s no way daesh would take help from their sworn enemy. they don’t even think Shia muslims are people. not to mention that hezbollah has killed like 16,000 ISIS fighters… it’s a proxy war haeim, get your sides straight… Also, “kurdish sources” F*CKIN… Read more »

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I agree that they likely couldn’t have carried 20 tons in a UH-60. they could carry 8-10 in a CH-53. So, two trips? Iran has spent the last 10 years blowing ISIS out like a candle. don’t you dare try to conflate Saudi, US and Israeli support for ISIS with Iran. noone believes those lies. mostly because there’s no way daesh would take help from their sworn enemy. they don’t even think Shia muslims are people. not to mention that hezbollah has killed like 16,000 ISIS fighters… it’s a proxy war haeim, get your sides straight… Also, “kurdish sources”…

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“…Amusing since some Kurdish sources say that Iran allows the land transit of Daesh fighters from Iraq to Afgha……”

You write a load of crock.

Why would Iran want to move enemy ISIS Sunni fighters to Afghanistan to create another front against it? The Iranians already have enough problems with both the US and Israel using Afghani bases to launch attacks against it, and Saudi/Emirati backed terrorists in Pakistan attacking it from across that border. Your Israeli handlers really need to create more plausible “porkies”….

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amn is full of s**t fake news! but what would expect – it’s pro assad!

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There is interesting stuff and other not so… It was way more balanced when several Europeans were in charge, it has become way too much one-sided. Sorry, but I consider it best to keep Assad around, thus he shall really consider getting rid of the IRGC/Hezbo millstone for the sake of his country. Now the war is technically won, they’re no more necessary and now it is necessary to win the peace. These being too fanatical, they have wet dreams of a war they cannot win against Israel which would only end with more blood and tears for Syrians. Moreover,… Read more »

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The helicopter pictured is a stock photograph. If the US wanted a heavy-lift operation they would use a Chinook (which can carry a 24,000lb (10,886kg) payload), or at least something larger than a UH-60. A Chinook is big enough to carry a fork-lift for loading pallets of gold, so I don’t see much of a problem there. As for what was allegedly transported, a lot of the gold stolen by IS was in the form of coin not bullion. The bullion is in the form of ingots or kilobars. Ingots weigh 25 pounds (12.4 kg), a kilobar weighs 1kg. A… Read more »

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There are at least 10 imbeciles thumbing down without reading!
You can’t cheat physics! Nobody moves gold into large boxes!
A small 50x35x16cm wooden crate filled with gold ingots already weights about half a ton! A volume of 2 litres = 42.8kg. 50 litres = 1,070kg.
Go back to school, and real ones, not madrassas!

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Long Live Syria

Such people should then watch the old classic Mackenna’s Gold movie featuring Gregory Peck, Omar Sharif, Telly Savalas, Ted Cassidy, Camilla Sparv and Julie Newmar to understand how much Gold Weights.