Syrian Outlet: Iran-Backed Militias Are Bolstering Their Military Presence In Syria, Acquiring Suicide Drones

July 29, 2022

A Telegram channel which identifies itself as "a Syrian media institute that covers Syrian events" reported that Iraqi, Iranian, and Lebanese Shi'ite militias are bolstering their military presence across Syria by dispatching additional fighters and supplying them with Iranian Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). The channel cited a "special source," as saying that a militia which is affiliated with Lebanese Hizbullah has received Iranian UAVs, including loitering munition, commonly known as suicide drones, noting that the shipment arrived via Hama military airfield in western Syria.

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