Sunday, February 24, 2013

PressTV - Foreign powers send influx of arms to militants in Syria: Report

PressTV - Foreign powers send influx of arms to militants in Syria: Report:
The foreign-backed militants in Syria have reportedly been supplied with a large new consignment of weapons, including heavy armaments, over the recent weeks.

The new armaments, including anti-tank weapons and recoilless rifles, have been sent across the Jordanian border into the southwestern Governorate of Daraa, The Washington Post cited Arab and militant officials as saying on Sunday.

The officials, however, declined to disclose the name of the foreign countries supplying the armaments, the first heavy weapons, according to the report, supplied by foreign powers to militants so far.

Saudi Arabia, Qatar, the US and its major European allies, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates are some of the major supporters of the militants in Syria...