Syrian Observatory for Human Rights
Iranians fighting in Syria
The SOHR has recieved testimonies from member of the National Defence Forces (pro-regime paramilitary) that Iranian combatants have been taking part in the Syrian conflict since approximately a month. the member of the National defence Force claimed that after receiving combat training in Iran they returned with several Iranian fighters with them. It was claimed that the Iranian fighters, who are trained in guerilla warfare, were given Syrian identity cards with their pictures but with Syrian names on them.