The IDF's shadow war on Iranian weapons smuggling in Syria

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The IDF's shadow war on Iranian weapons smuggling in Syria
The IDF is in the midst of an ongoing war against smuggling of weaponry from Iran to Syria, where they end in the hands of Lebanese terrorist organization Hezbollah.
By WALLA!/AMIR BOHBOT
Published: OCTOBER 29, 2022

A violent blast tore through a street of Masyaf, in a region of Syria known as a hub for the Assad regime-controlled Syrian defense industry, in August 2018. The attack, attributed by Syrian officials to Israel's Mossad, killed rocket scientist Dr. Aziz Asbar. "It was a hit on the soft underbelly of the Syrian regime, which has made great efforts since then to rehabilitate that field," a senior former defense official said earlier this week.

The assassination of Asbar raised the issue of Iran, Hezbollah, North Korea and Russia's involvement in the development of weapons on Syrian soil, especially among Western intelligence agencies and moderate Sunni states in the Middle East.

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