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Iran Deploys Army Commandos to Syria

Iran is bolstering its military presence in Syria, deploying a top army unit to the country in what commanders call an advisory mission, according to state-run media. Iranian Brigadier General Ali Arasteh, deputy chief liaison of the army's ground force, said the unit comprises "commandos" in a force from the 65th NOHAD — a Persian abbreviation for Airborne Special Forces Brigade. "We are sending commandos from army's Brigade 65 and other units to Syria as...

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