BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:00 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) seized another large cache of weapons left behind by the Islamist rebels that once controlled several areas inside rural Damascus.

According to the state-owned Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA), the Syrian Arab Army confiscated a large of U.S. and Israeli-made weapons that were left behind by the Islamist rebels in 2018.

As shown in the brief video below, the Syrian Arab Army captured artillery shells, ammunition boxes, RPGs, and other weapons left behind by the Islamist rebels.

Since the departure of the Islamist rebels from Jaysh Al-Islam, Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sha, and Faylaq Al-Rahman, the Syrian Arab Army has been combing through their areas in order to clear any mines and seize any weapons left behind.

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The SANA news agency is badly informed. The weapons and ammo shown on the video are mostly Russian and ex-Warsaw pact countries manufacture or cheap licensed replica but never U.S. and Israeli-made.

AMN did not check the shoddy report and content. 🙁

According to CAR (Conflict Armament Research) reports US and Gulf governments’ agents bought billions US $ worth of this stuff with bogus end user certificates.
p.s. So why a shoddy lie – if the truth is just as embarrassing for the US?
And for propaganda use it would be much more devastating to check out the paper trail of this confiscated lot.

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There’s clearly American-made RPGs in the video in addition to all the old Russian arms and, even if there weren’t, given how many videos we’ve seen of US/Israeli weapons in the possession of the rebels and ISIS and given US/Israel’s admission published even in the Israeli news of them arming Syrian mercs, I wouldn’t waste my time speculating. What for? Just to criticize SANA? At least they don’t tell the world the incredibly evil lie that the mercenaries are good and the SAA, Hezbollah, and President Assad are the bad guys, that they gas their own people and whatnot. Your… Read more »

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Let’s not forget about the thousands of US/Israeli-made weapons and equipment that have been verified both in video and by Israel’s and the US’s own admission to have been supplied to these mercenaries and, by the mercenaries’ own admission, transferred to ISIS. Supporting terrorists vs bad reporting… Come to think of it, remember the fake chem weapons attack all the western media reported on with those ridiculous fake videos? And US giving the White Helmets documentary an Oscar? Do you know how many TOWs have been found? Or Israeli-manufactured artillery, ammunition, explosives, and communications gear?

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@BDS, I was writing about this video and You wiggle like a Zionist worm. Obviously You and some others do not like to read the truth. Or You alone vote down with fake accounts?

Sure the US and Israel have admitted that they have supplied the terrorists. But that does not mean that the weapons and ammo in this video are from US or Israeli production. And that is what SANA claimed & AMN copied.

Learn reading and using Your brain to distinguish facts and what is said.

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The only one wiggling here like a Zionist worm here is you with your constant inventing excuses for your terrorist racist apartheid regime of Israel. And the weapons in the video contained what appeared to be American-made rpgs and you offer no reason as to why you think they’re fake. The CAR report does nothing to prove anything in this case. Talk about shoddy research.

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Stern is in nothing related to Israel, he’s German, mich’am Arsch! Cannisters with rockets for Mk-152 ‘bazooka’ are not the launchers whch you actually saw as separated. There are no US copies of RPG, these are very easy to spot from Russian/Chinese/others, being made of camo polymers with a telescopic M4 carbine stock and a laser targetting device since they actually sell laser guided RPG grenades… BDS (or BdS) = Befehlshaber der Sipo-SD : acronym for the SS/Gestapo’s special service in charge of tracking/seizing Jewish financial assets. In my area, the BdS’s boss was Waffen-SS general Theodor Berkelmann. I’m sorry,… Read more »

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Israelis aren’t authentic anyway, so what’s your point? Most of them are from E. Europe, the Caucuses, and Russia. And that’s great you know your weapons, but you’re still a dum fk.

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So basically, the Israelis aren’t even related to Israel. It’s a farce entity invented by man. Also, you’re saying they got the Javelins from Qatar – without the US’s permission btw (you can’t just resell that technology to anyone) – and meanwhile they also had a seemingly endless supply of TOWs? Let me guess.. they got that from the “moderate rebels” again? The same guys that were armed by the US with congressional approval?

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Oh, you’ll see a LOT of seizures coming from Iraqi and Syrian military bases!
Just ask Rosoboronexport and the Chinese, they have the serial numbers! Russian chemical experts even identified the Sarin used in East-Goutha in 2013 as coming from Gaddafi’s arsenals : Soviets used chemical markers in all CW they sold. If ever any ended used against them, so they’d knew who was pulling the strings.
Same stuff about nukes : you can know from which laboratory they’re from, even the exact date of production of uranium and plutonium and from which mine the ore was extracted and when!

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You are correct. Those chemicals can be traced and, indeed, some of these chemical weapons were stolen and transferred by these mercs and other operatives. That’s really not the issue, and by the way there were members of the FSA caught in Turkey transporting those weapons. Now if you’re admitting they can be traced to Libya (where a similar intervention took place at the same time), are you now going to admit that the US and its allies were the ones that staged the chemical attacks to invoke a military strike on Damascus?

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You are correct. Those chemicals can be traced and, indeed, some of these chemical weapons were stolen and transferred by these mercs and other operatives from Syria and elsewhere. Now if you’re admitting they can be traced to Libya (where a similar intervention took place at the same time), are you now going to admit that the US and its allies were the ones that staged the chemical attacks to invoke a military strike on Damascus?

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You are correct. Those chemicals can be traced and, indeed, some of these chemical weapons were stolen and transferred by these mercs and other operatives. Now if you’re admitting they can be traced to Libya (where a similar intervention took place at the same time), are you now going to admit that the West staged the chemical attacks to invoke a military strike on Damascus?

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BTW, even CAR says that neither US nor KSA directly supplied ISIS.These went to (bogus) moderate rebels which resold these to hardcore rebels which resold these to ISIS. In fact, according to what some resigned CIA Green Berets, the US and KSA were seriously deceived by Qatar+Turkey lies, false flags, bogus intelligence, etc… Now look how KSA and other monarchies have isolated Qatar and how both EU and US have changed their ways on Turkey. Things are getting also getting bad for Iran, but also for Pakistan and Sudan, all of these being directly implied in state-funding of terrorist groups…… Read more »

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Rubbish. ISIS showed videos of them showing off with Javelins. Only the US can supply that. The US also acted as ISIS’s air support, bombing SAA positions and killing 62 soldiers shortly prior to an assault by ISIS in Deir Ezzor. They’ve also been using Turkey and KSA to funnel financial support (from their debt) to ISIS.

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@BDS, CAR traced the paper trails of the arms.
Do some reading.

AFAIK You could be right about the US using IS as proxi and doing air support to push them on against SAA. But that is hard to prove. No source for Your claims.

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Am I writing a college essay or talking to Zionist scum here? It’s not hard to prove at all. The direct supply of Javelins is proof enough and the actions of the US directly contributed to gains made by ISIS with full intention. Also US has been spotted transporting ISIS and openly admitted to doing so.

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@BDS, real Zionist scum are not capable of reading here. The US have been spotted by whom?

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Here’s an article you might like on the weapons:

wired.com/story/terror-industrial-complex-isis-munitions-supply-chain/

and here’s one on the logistical support:

sputniknews.com/middleeast/201711071058875799-us-helicopters-daesh-mayadin/

Enjoy.

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@BDS, Akhi, unlike You, I am not at a Zionist college, so I do not accept Zionist or BDS bigots reading assignments.

UVic taught me to research, to read and to write texts.

I have perused the original research (e.g. CAR) used by wired on IS supply chain. The US administrators had been warned by EU governments and by some of their own services that the weapons they intended to sponsor for “vetted” terrorists would end up with IS and co.

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I don’t know why you call me a Zionist. You’re the one supporting Israel and aren’t even from the Middle East and I’m Palestinian. Secondly, You asked me for sources and when I give them to you, you just snipe remarks. Typical. And there’s nothing wrong with Wired or Sputnik. You just fight the truth.

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@BDS, Akhi, like US MSNs’ war propaganda, Sputnik comes from a country that is part of the Syrian war. A SAA veteran has as good reasons “to see and give evidence” of “useful” info on US copters – as a White Helmet veteran of “useful” info on SAA chlorine canisters.

Both the SAA and the US led forces have made deals with IS – about “green buses” – when they found this useful. And both slammed the other side for doing the same.

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Absolutely

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Regarding the buses, the SAA have negotiated the surrender of ISIS in the past by bussing them to places like Idlib to SPARE CIVILIANS. The US does it to SAVE ISIS when they’re about to be wiped out. No doubt they’re using them.

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LOL, if you point Sputnik or Wired, other could point Fox-News or the Daily Express, why not ‘The Sun’, as they’re probably one of the most rotten tabloid on Earth : nothing compares to the British press when it comes to bullshïtting.
C’mon, you read Sputnik to have a good laugh, not if you want smth serious!

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@Daeshbags-Sux, it is ok to use Sputnik, wired and the MSN You mention. Not only for a laugh – but to get more pieces of the puzzle – when all try to hide the pieces they do not like You to see.

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And what news do you read, Mr. Sux?

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Where have you seen ISIS with Javelin? Show it to me!
Moreover, US are not the only ones with Javelin : 22 countries use these including… Qatar who bought 50 launchers and 500 missiles in 2014…
BTW, Israel doesn’t uses Javelin, they have Spike which works great and is waaaay cheaper since… Javelin : US$174,000 missile only, FY2019
US gave Javelin to SDF, not to ISIS

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@Daeshbags-Sux, when it comes to know details about arms like Javelin, You are the afficionado I trust.

And others that do not believe You know no more than me. LOL.

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So, you’re saying the they got the Javelins from Qatar – without the US’s permission btw (you can’t just resell that technology to anyone) and meanwhile they also had a seemingly endless supply of TOWs? Where did those come from? Let me guess.. they got that from the “moderate rebels” again? The same guys that were armed by the US with congressional approval.

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You’re saying they got the Javelins from Qatar – without the US’s permission btw (you can’t just resell that technology to anyone) – and meanwhile they also had a seemingly endless supply of TOWs? Let me guess.. they got that from the “moderate rebels” again? The same guys that were armed by the US with congressional approval.

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You’re saying they got the Javelins from Qatar – without the US’s permission btw (you can’t just resell that technology to anyone) – and meanwhile they also had a seemingly endless supply of TOWs? Let me guess.. they got that from the “moderate rebels” again? The same guys that were armed by the US with congressional approval.

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I’m supplying you with a source but I expect another tirade criticizing the source. Thought this source claims the US didn’t supply it, I don’t believe that part.

https://www.businessinsider.com/isis-javelin-2017-8

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@Daeshbags-Sux, nobody but the BDS-habibi claimed that the US directly supported IS.

But the EU warned of the outcome of giving to vetted terrorists.

KSA also was involved with the “vetting” of terrorists. They also knew not only Qatar and Turkey.

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It’s clear that US-admin was a bit “naive”, the funniest was the CIA operatives acting at derailing it despite orders, sabotaging the training, etc! With a buddy who is still busting roaches with his PGM Hécate-II, we had a lot of fun watching FSA’n’Co doing thing making us facepalming when the roaches used to post many videos, even taking bets on how many seconds before ’em ending shot! It became clearer when resined CIA’s Green Berets said they deliberately sabotaged the training. If ‘rebels’ passed the questioning, it soon became clear that Turk MIT briefed them and most were jihadis…… Read more »

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@Daeshbags-Sux, I can see no naivety in US admins. They had been warned even by their own services. But they wanted the last Ba’ath regime dead. And their Arab allies wanted a pipeline route.

Roach war videos clearly showed they had no idea.

Some BSA do not see that their post 1948 demographic engineering solved the Israeli man power shortage by driving out the Arab Jews from the Muslim countries. And that this ethnic cleansing supplied Israel justification beyond the Balfour promise to the Zionists. 😀

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Wrong. The Israelis were caught scandalously making terrorist attacks in Egypt to drive out Egyptian Jews. Look it up. Anytime you see something that benefitted the growth of “Israel” and want to know who’s responsible, look no further than the US/UK/Fr and Israel.

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CLICKBAIT PROPAGANDA!!!!! Wow, a few rocket cannisters for Mk 153 SMAW “bazooka” made in USA (and operated by Lebanese army, Pakistan, Taiwan and USA) and what looks like being an Ebinger (Germany) EBEX 420 mine detector which anybody can easily order on ebay, these very few items being in the middle of a huge amount of Russian gear (or Chinese copies) and Russian tin-can ammo cases or Grad 127mm rockets, I can also spot Chinese mortars, Iranian AM-50 high caliber sniper-riffles, Iranian AK-47 copies (folding stocks are distinctive and EZ to spot, looking like the very rare -and totally crappy-… Read more »

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@Daeshbags-Sux, Sana turned this merde out for domestic users.

AMN should not have copied the text but instead said that the stuff is available for cheap on the international weapons market.

According to CAR Conflict Armament Research reports US and Gulf governments’ agents bought billions US $ worth of this stuff with bogus end user certificates.