Iran controls approximately 100.000 fighters in Syria. The Lebanese terrorist group of Hezbollah is a notorious historical ally of Iran’s clerics. Iran and its affiliated military and militia, commit sever crimes and human rights violations in Syria.
IRT – The Iranian government is increasing its troops in Syria, by sending more Revolutionary Guards, foreign fighters and terrorist Quds Forces, now reaching 60,000, media and Iranian exiled sources report.
Recently, Iran and Russia launched comprehensive campaign, to defeat Syrian terrorist groups and retake largest city of Aleppo. They have been successful in repelling terrorists, but they also impose terror like the groups they fight.
Last week, Saudi Arabia pledged to start ground intervention in Syria, and it further provoked Iran who sees Assad as a strategic ally in the region.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif had warned Saudi Arabia about the possible deployment of ground forces to Syria, claiming it would go against international law. Both countries have the same indifferences over Yemen. Zarif also demanded Riyadh to stop bombardments in Yemen.
Saudi’s move pushed Iran to speed up its campaign in Syria, by doubling its Revolutionary Guard and terrorist Quds Force.
According to exiled Iranian sources, only the Quds Force has 8,000 fighters in Syria. Revolutionary Guard, Quds Force are not the only Iran affiliated groups. They include other Iraqi militias who have been involved in crimes and human rights violations. Militias such as Imam Ali Battalions, Al-Nojaba Movement, Abolfazl Brigade, Badr Corps, Katayeb Hezbollah, Khorassani Brigades, Asaeb Ahl al-Haq and other groups, have estimated 20,000 fighters in Syria. Iran controls and moves approximately 100.000 forces in Syria. The Lebanese terrorist group of Hezbollah is another notorious historical ally of Iran’s clerics, involved in Syrian conflict from the beginning.
Iran also sponsors Afghan and Pakistani militia in Syria. Earlier Human Rights Watch warned about Afghan refugees in Iran, taken to war against their will.
All involved states and groups, including Saudi Arabia, Iran and their affiliated military and militia, commit sever crimes and human rights violations in Syria.