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Report: Iran, Hezbollah setting up militias in Syria

Iran and Hezbollah are establishing militia networks within Syria to defend their interests in the country should President Bashar Assad's regime fall, senior sources in the US and the Middle East told the Washington Post.

 

The militias are fighting side-by-side with Assad's army, but the sources estimate that Iran's aim is to plant its own agents in the region in case the situation deteriorates. (Ynet)