BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:20 P.M.) – A new report from the Turkey-based Yeni Safak online publication claimed that Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) assisted the Syrian government in assassinating opposition leaders over the last seven years.

Citing Mahmoud Sulayman, the commander of the Mohammad Al-Fateh Brigade, the Turkish publication reported that the Syrian government, with help from Saudi Arabia and the UAE, assassinated nearly 80 opposition leaders over the course of the Syrian conflict.

Among those opposition leaders that were mentioned in the report were Jaysh Islam commander Zahran Alloush, Harakat Ahrar Al-Sham commanders Hassad Abboud (founder and former Al-Qaeda operative) and Khaled Al-Souri, and the commander of Liwaa Al-Tawhid ‘Abdel-Qader Saleh.

The report claimed that the Syrian government was able to identify the locations of these opposition leaders because of the cell phones used by the latter in Syria.

“The passwords of the UAE-made ‘Thuraya’ and the British-made ‘Inmarsat’ satellite phones, which were given to group commanders by the UAE and Saudi Arabia, were shared with Damascus, thus this information led to the killings of dozens of opposition commanders,” the opposition commander told Yeni Safak.

Zahran Alloush was assassinated on December 25th, 2015 after the Russian Air Force bombed his position in the East Ghouta region of Damascus.

Outside of Alloush, the Syrian government has not claimed carrying out the assassinations of the other opposition leaders; however, it is believed they are responsible.

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FairsFair
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FairsFair
2019-01-04 13:24

Saudi Arabia and the UAE helping out the Iranian backed Syrian Government over the last seven years? I don’t think so. Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Qatar, Turkey, the USA and Israel all had their supported jihadis which were against the Syrian Government and in conflict with each other. The only certainty is that while the Iranian Quds forces and Hezbollah help hold the Syrian ship doing these last 7 years, it was when the Russians came in September 2015 to help the Syrian Government that the foreign-backed jihadis were finally halted and forced backwards. That is when the Americans decided… Read more »

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2019-01-05 22:46
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Funny fact, Iran funds Hamas even better than Hellbollah and Hamas funds al-Nusra. Hellbollah trained Qaeda and Soleimani/Quds Force CREATED ISIS together with Zarqawi… Israel backed the “Golan Knights” and another group I don’t remember the name (mostly Druzes) in order to ‘cleanse’ the UNDOF DMZ from jihadis. I wasn’t able to trace Israeli backing to any other group and these didn’t fought against SAA and signed a ‘reconciliation agreement’ as soon as SAA started to chase mujahideen in the area… Things are not as boolean as you think, sorry! e.g. Khamenei himself translated every Sayeed Qutb book in Farsi… Read more »

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2019-01-05 22:49
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Typical Mid-East pattern : your “friends” backstab you while your enemies may not so be your enemies.Didn’t you noticed too how Qatar is in bed with Iran while being the main funder for many jihadists and providing propaganda and moral support through al-Jazeera?

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2019-01-05 22:57
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Now think about this : Russia allowed Turkey to invade Afrin while Yanks and Frenchs still don’t allow Turkey to invade Rojava…
If you analyse cleverly events, more than once, US DoD torpedoed DoS+CIA efforts too…

Stern Daler
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Stern Daler
2019-01-05 23:18
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, the US and France were the allies of the Afrin Kurds during the Turk Afrin campaign.

They permitted their NATO partner Turkey to invade.

Russia saw no reason to interfere when Afrin declined to join Syria.

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Stern Daler
2019-01-05 23:15
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, US actions created IS and so on.

Long Live Syria
Long Live Syria
2019-01-04 14:41

The commander of the Mohammad Al-Fateh Brigade has run out of money.

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2019-01-05 22:58

Well, he surely deserves to end being paid with lead…

Stern Daler
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Stern Daler
2019-01-05 23:29

@Long Live Syria, they merely had to change their pay master after funds from the KSA ran dry. As You can guess they are paid by the Sultan now.

Jimmy
Jimmy
2019-01-04 13:34

Typical Turkish delight.
You know what Turkish delight is called in European countries that had to deal with the Ottoman occupation and attacks: it’s called “Sh*t”!

Aysar Odeh
Aysar Odeh
2019-01-04 20:31

Iran, Russia, UAE, USA, Saudi and the EU united to crush the dream of Syrians of living free.

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Stern Daler
2019-01-05 23:11

How did Mahmoud Sulayman, the commander of the Mohammad Al-Fateh Brigade, get such arcane incriminating info by the Bani Saud, the UAE and the Syrian government?

p.s. Turks and their allies seem to be master spies like the Jews who have their agents in all countries. LOL.