Iranian Hostages in Syria Shown on Video

Anti-Assad rebels say they hold seven Iranians

Reuters - Syrian insurgents say they are holding seven Iranians hostage and will not release them until the government frees a rebel army officer and stops military operations in Homs, a centre of revolt in Syria's 10-month-old uprising. A video released by the Farouq Battalion, part of the loosely organized rebel Free Syrian Army (FSA), shows the seven Iranians, unshaven and wearing black shirts. They were sitting against a wall, a rifle propped up beside them >>>


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What I love about this

by عموجان on

How easy it is for Muslims to kill other Muslims even they go as far as to go to  each other countries to get their killing done. And they all say Allaho Akbar before they kill.

Keep it up boys; hope fully the world will get read of you by you, soon. 

Aren't Arabs Hired by IR to kill Iranian? West must be LOL. 



by yolanda on

Bizarre case! They kidnapped Iranians in order to free Syrian rebel army officer.....but IRI does not have the rebel army officer......


shameless hypocrites/liars

by asadabad on

The iranian rapist regime cries about the plight of Bahraini shiites--and I agree with the Iranian regime on that point--yet here they come and support the persecution (murder/rape/destruction of the majority Sunnis in Syria). 

The rapist regime has lost all of its' friends, even within the Muslim world.  The cowardly dogs in this video need to be handed over to a war crimes tribunal where they can be punished accordingly.  

Fred, you shouldn't call them "Islamist" because then you are giving them the religious legitimacy that they desperately seek.  By granting them that legitimacy you make them look like "heroes".  You should just call them bloodthirsty terrorists/cowards which is what they are.


RG my bet is

by fidelio5 on

if they go anywhere it's Russia


It is a chicken or egg situation you see...

by Roozbeh_Gilani on

 The question now is this: will ahmadinezhad/khaamenei end up taking shelter in damescus or would it be the  english trained dentist assad and his priddy wife taking shelter in Tehran :)

Any betting folks here?? 

"Personal business must yield to collective interest."

Mash Ghasem

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard says it is committed to defense treat

by Mash Ghasem on

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard says it is committed to defense treaty with Syria


According to American officials who believe the IRGC is taking part in
the fight against Syrian opposition, Maj. Gen. Qassem Suleimani,
commander of IRGC al-Quds Force, which specializes in operations outside
Iran was in Damascus this month.

This visit, they argued, is the best proof that Iran’s support for the
Syrian regime includes the provision of arms and military equipment.

They added that they are sure Suleimani met with the most senior
officials in the Syrian regime, including president Bashar al-Assad.


The confession sounds

by vildemose on

The confession sounds scripted and phony. The hostages look fake too, however, it doesn't mean that there are no Sepah/basij in Syria. 

 A state of war only serves as an excuse for domestic tyranny.--Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.


Did it occur to the resident Inspector Clouseau?

by AMIR1973 on

That the AK-47 displayed in the background might not be loaded and that these captured IRI men were not "provided" with the guns by their captors, but rather they were captured with the guns on hand and are having them displayed as proof? Has this possibility occurred to the NIACi Inspector Clouseau, who is always on hand with a ready-made acquittal for the IRI?


Only in Middle East....

by Bavafa on

Where the hostages are provided with a AK-47 and displayed in the back ground.

This confession is as crediable as those on IRI TV.

'Hambastegi' is the main key to victory 



I saw this yesterday....

by shushtari on

oh, parsi, where art thou?????

see what your mullahs are doing with iran's wealth!!!

they ridiculed the shah for spending money on perspolis celebrations, but they don't say a thing about the mullahs plundering billions on creating bases in lebanon, syria, and payin off terrorists like nassralah, hamas, and chavez 


What's fascinating is how

by vildemose on

What's fascinating is the  shameless and as a matter-of-fact confessesion of  murdering Syrian people and expecting at the same time to be returned without any punishment to Iran. 

 A state of war only serves as an excuse for domestic tyranny.--Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.


There are only five in the

by vildemose on

There are only five in the video. I wonder how many other Iranian 5-member teams are operating in Syria?

A state of war only serves as an excuse for domestic tyranny.--Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.

Nader Vanaki

قیافه ها همه خلاف

Nader Vanaki

و مطمئناً از همون قماشهایی هستن که از پشت بام مردم تهران را در اعتراضات 1388 کشتن.  همونجا باید ازشون اعتراف بگیرن و خلاصشون کنن.


Typical Iranian Tourists to Syria!

by Faramarz on

I hear Damascus is beautiful this time of the year!

Darius Kadivar

Related ? ...

by Darius Kadivar on

Mash Ghasem

Homs is already a Guernica, with sharpshooters on almost every

by Mash Ghasem on


Qattar is working with IR to make a compromise between the syrian regime and opposition. What will come out of that IR initiative?

Do keep in mind that, tis is an IR with prospects on an extreme shortage on basic necessities within the next six months.

Darius Kadivar

Tricky thing about Syria is West & IRI may find common ground

by Darius Kadivar on

The Tricky thing about Syria is that the West and the  IRI may against all odds actually find common ground in seeing this turn into an endless Lebanese style war ...

The Assad regime has always tried to divide and rule given The Intercommunity divisions in Syria where it presents itself as a "Secular" state which has always protected it's minorities  ( Chirstians, Druze, Kurds to whom they recently granted nationality etc) including the ruling class essentially constituted by the alaouits ( a Shia minority, hence their allegience to Iran).

As much as the Europeans are insisting on putting Sanctions on Syria so that it will finally yield to pressure, I am not sure they ( including the Israelis or Jordanians) actually favor seeing Assad Fall given that they have absolutely no idea what will replace it. 

So given this uncertainty The Tricky thing is that if this ends up in a lingering Civil War where the Sunni and other Muslim Brotherhood groups call for a religious war against Assad and it's allies, the West may see Iran as an unlikely yet convenient ally ...

To contain the conflict geographically in order that it doesn't "spill" like milk across the region or burn like a bonfire with unpredictable collateral damages for the region's regimes ( Jordan, Lebanon, Saudis etc ) which want to avoid upheavels in their own country, all groups involved in the region may end up taking the side which suits them best and hence sell arms to the highest bidder.

This would turn this into a Lebanese scenario limited to Syria where each regional power will try and defend it's own chips thanks to a kind of Proxy war but without directly interfering in the conflict.

I'm afraid Homs and other Syrian Cities might end up looking like the Battle of Guernica during the Spanish Civil War with Bitter conclusions for all involved.

In otherwords this is not looking good at all ...

So Keep an Eye on this Guys for I am ready to Bet that our "usual Suspect" NIAC folks will try to exploit this "alternative" in their favor ( So will the Russians who oppose to Assad's downfall ) so as to ease sanctions on Iran by arguing that it is better to have an unlikely Alliance with Iran to contain the insurgency to avoid the fearful prospect of seeing the rise of a Sunni Caliphat in the region in exchange for a fully cooperative  IRI on the Nuclear question.

If Europe and the US fall for this "argument" you can be sure we won't see an end to the IRI any time soon.


Darius Kadivar

If they are hostages how come they have a rifle at arms reach ?

by Darius Kadivar on

Weird ...


Unless it's not loaded ?  


I only wonder.......

by پندارنیک on

.........How long would it take before the clean-shaven members of the Free Syrian Army start to grow beard in the future Islamic Republic of Syria.......


How ironic

by Bunyip on

Over 30 years ago the Arabs helped the akhoonds into power. Now the akhoonds are returning the favour, I guess.


Suspected Islamist Rapists

by Fred on

The free Syrian Army should allow the International Red Cross visit these Islamist Rapists, if that is their true occupation. 

The Free Syrian army should not harm these Islamist Rapists, again if that is their true nature, and not do what the Islamist Rapists and Battist murderers do.