Syria

Syrian Rebel Commander Accuses Israel, Hezbollah, Iran of Working With the Assad Regime

Says recent Israeli airstrike was intended to stop rebels, not Hezbollah, from acquiring weapons

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A Syrian opposition commander has accused Israel of working with Iran and Hezbollah to support Syrian President Bashar Assad in his two year effort to topple opposing forces, Turkish news network Today's Zaman reported on Sunday.

Abdulkader Saleh, a commander in the al-Tawhid Brigade of the Free Syrian Army told Today's Zaman that "Assad has protected Israel's border for 40 years," and that is why "Iran and Hezbollah are cooperating with Israel to be able to support Assad" in Syria's raging civil war.

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