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Syrian opposition figure welcomes more Israeli attacks

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Activist complains of Russia’s military intervention on behalf of Assad regime and its Shi’ite allies Iran and Hezbollah.


A Syrian opposition activist based in Jordan told The Jerusalem Post that the rebels want Israel to increase attacks against President Bashar Assad’s forces and those of his Shi’ite allies.

Naser Abu-Magd told the Post on Monday night – in an ongoing email exchange dating back to late last year – that the Syrian opposition welcomes Israeli strikes against Assad’s regime or Hezbollah.

However, he argues that Russia and the Shi’ite axis want to change the rules of the game and disrupt Israeli action in the country.

Magd also complained about Russia’s military intervention on behalf of the Syrian regime and its Shi’ite allies Iran and Hezbollah.

However, Magd predicts that, ultimately, Russia’s war will fail and the rebels will topple the Assad regime.

The opposition activist also claimed that Assad lied to Russian President Vladimir Putin about the Western-backed Free Syrian Army’s strength, which supposedly upset him.

Magd also peddled a conspiracy theory common among some Sunni Arabs in the region, that Iran is supporting Islamic State.

Mendi Safadi – an Israeli Druse who served as Deputy Regional Cooperation Minister Ayoub Kara’s chief of staff, and who has met with


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