IDLIB, Syria

Egypt has sent nearly 150 soldiers to Syria to fight in the ranks of the Assad regime, according to military sources.

Reliable military sources told Anadolu Agency that the soldiers had been sent to Aleppo countryside, Idlib area in coordination with Iranian Revolutionary Guards via Hama Military Airport.

The troops were later deployed in the Khan al-Asal area in western countryside of Aleppo and around the city of Saraqib in the southern countryside of Idlib.

Egyptian soldiers are deployed with their light weapons accompanied by Iran-backed terrorist groups on the front lines against the moderate Syrian opposition factions.

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