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Saudi Arabia signs deal with Israeli army to buy weapons for militants fighting Syria government

Saudi Arabia reportedly reaches a deal with Israeli army to buy Israeli weapons for
militants fighting against the government of President Bashar al-Assad
in Syria.

Israeli Radio reported that Saudi Arabia signed a 50-million-dollar
deal with Israeli army to supply the foreign-backed militants with old
Israeli military equipment and arms.

The reports added that the weapons include different kinds of
anti-tank missiles, military vehicles, artillery equipment, and night
vision devices.

Other sources have quoted Takfiri sources as saying that the Israeli
weapons will be used to maintain control over Aleppo and its
surrounding areas in northern Syria.

The report came as The Daily Telegraph newspaper reported
last month that Saudi Arabia has provided the Takfiri militants with
Russian-made Konkurs anti-tank missiles.

It quoted militant sources as saying that they had received the
first batch of the heavy weaponry from Saudi Arabia in northern city of

On June 14, US President Barack Obama ordered his administration to
provide the militants with weapons, claiming that the Syrian government
had used “chemical weapons” against the militants and thus crossed
Washington’s “red line.” Damascus has rejected the allegation as “lies.”

Israeli President Shimon Peres voiced support for Washington’s
arming of the Takfiri militants in Syria. Takfiris accuse most Islamic
sects of being infidels.

However, Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned other states
against providing weapons to the militants in Syria, saying that the
arms could end up in Europe one day.

The Syrian government says the West and its regional allies –
especially Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey – are supporting the

Syria has been gripped by deadly unrest since 2011. According to the
United Nations, more than 100,000 people have been killed and millions
of others displaced in the violence.

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