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Bomb voyage: 600 Libyans ‘already fighting in Syria’

Posted By yihan On November 29, 2011 @ 8:55 am In Featured Stories,Tile | Comments Disabled

Russia Today [1]
Tuesday, November 29, 2011

The Libyan government apparently wants to share its successful experience of overthrowing the Gaddafi regime with like-minded Syrians. It has sent 600 of its troops to support local militants against the Assad regime, according to media reports.

The fighters have joined the Free Syria Army, the militant group carrying out attacks on government forces in Syria, reports the Egyptian news website Al-Ray Al-Arabi citing its sources. The report says the troops entered Syria through Turkish territory.

The alleged incursion happened with the consent of the chairman of the Libyan National Transitional Council (NTC) Mustafa Abdul Jalil. The NTC allegedly welcomed volunteers to join the surge.

Last Friday British media reported a secret meeting between NTC envoys and Syrian rebels had been held in Istanbul. The Libyan governing body reportedly pledged to supply arms, money and fighters to the Syrians.

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[1] Russia Today: http://rt.com/news/libya-syria-fighters-smuggled-475/

[2] U.S. Fighting On the Same Side as Three Terrorist Groups In Syria: http://www.prisonplanet.com/u-s-fighting-on-the-same-side-as-three-terrorist-groups-in-syria.html

[3] ’5,500 foreigners fighting in Syria’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/5500-foreigners-fighting-in-syria.html

[4] Libyans Protest Their New Western-Backed Government: http://www.prisonplanet.com/libyans-protest-their-new-western-backed-government.html

[5] British Muslims fighting in Syria could commit terrorist attacks in UK: http://www.prisonplanet.com/british-muslims-fighting-in-syria-could-commit-terrorist-attacks-in-uk.html

[6] Syria fighting rages, more chemical attacks reported: http://www.prisonplanet.com/syria-fighting-rages-more-chemical-attacks-reported.html

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