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  2/16/2014, Adar 16, 5774

Saudis to Supply Syrian Rebels with Sophisticated Weaponry

The Saudi Arabian government has decided, for the first time, to supply the Syrian opposition with sophisticated weaponry. including shoulder-fired anti-aircraft and anti-tank guided missiles, according to Western diplomats and Syrian opposition sources in a report by the Wall Street Journal.

According to WSJ, the weapons are presently being warehoused in Jordan and Turkey.