WHAT?! How did Saudi weapons end up in the hands of Al-Qaeda in Syria?

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January 19, 2018 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

AL-MINTAR, Syria – A new photo has been revealed on social media of Saudi weapons in the hands of Al-Qaeda affiliates in the recently liberated village of Al-Mintar.

The recently liberated village in the southern countryside of Idlib in Syria’s northwest had a pre-war population of around 500 people.

However, since a jihadist coalition who mobilized and launched their attack against the Syrian Army in early 2015, the town has been under jihadist occupation.

Saudi Arabia, although officially denying it, has been one of the key backers of militant groups in Syria, particularly ones affiliated to Al-Qaeda. This is just the latest occurrence of Saudi weapons being found in the hands of Al-Qaeda affiliates in Syria.

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