BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:30 P.M.) – The U.S. military allegedly smuggled a large amount of oil from Syria to neighboring Iraq this week, the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) said on Saturday.

According to the SANA report, the U.S. smuggled the Syrian oil, via 35 trucks, through the Al-Walid Crossing, which links Syria’s Al-Hasakah Governorate with Iraq’s Nineveh Governorate.

No further details were released regarding this incident.

Syria has repeatedly accused the U.S. of plundering its oil, as the American forces currently control the largest petrol field in the country.

Earlier this week, the U.S. House of Representatives introduced a bill that would prevent the Pentagon from using any funds to occupy the Syrian and Iraqi oil fields.

The House bill will now be presented to the Senate for approval.

Share this article:
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 7
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
    7
    Shares
ALSO READ  US was provoking military response from Iran over interception: official

Notice: All comments represent the view of the commenter and not necessarily the views of AMN.

All comments that are not spam or wholly inappropriate are approved, we do not sort out opinions or points of view that are different from ours.

This is a Civilized Place for Public Discussion

Please treat this discussion with the same respect you would a public park. We, too, are a shared community resource — a place to share skills, knowledge and interests through ongoing conversation.

These are not hard and fast rules, merely guidelines to aid the human judgment of our community and keep this a clean and well-lighted place for civilized public discourse.

Improve the Discussion

Help us make this a great place for discussion by always working to improve the discussion in some way, however small. If you are not sure your post adds to the conversation, think over what you want to say and try again later.

The topics discussed here matter to us, and we want you to act as if they matter to you, too. Be respectful of the topics and the people discussing them, even if you disagree with some of what is being said.

Be Agreeable, Even When You Disagree

You may wish to respond to something by disagreeing with it. That’s fine. But remember to criticize ideas, not people. Please avoid:

  • Name-calling
  • Ad hominem attacks
  • Responding to a post’s tone instead of its actual content
  • Knee-jerk contradiction

Instead, provide reasoned counter-arguments that improve the conversation.

3 Comments
Most Voted
Newest Oldest
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
gustavo
Master
Upvoted
Commenter
gustavo
2020-07-11 20:00

Well, Syria allowed this to happened when it was not able (or wanto) to stop Kurds in any part of north Euphrates river

hjjhhj
hjjhhj
2020-07-12 12:07

I think that the title sentence above should be “Be Civilized”, not “Be Civil” !

hjjhhj
hjjhhj
2020-07-12 12:10

By the way, concerning this piece of information above, how many Al-Walid crossings are there between Iraq & Syria? I know only of the one in the Anbar Governorate…