Islamabad—Israel has threatened Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with death following deployment of Syrian troops close to the border of the Jewish state, reported Arabic daily Al-Jarida of Kuwait.
According to the paper, a letter with threats was passed to Syria through pro-Israel Middle East state. This decision was taken when the Israeli reconnaissance groups spotted the redeployment of troops in southern Syria.
The Israelis fear that Assad would start attack on the Israeli positions in occupied Golan Heights in an attempt to mobilize the Syrians and the Arabs to support Damascus in the present critical phase. The prestigious Jerusalem Post also confirmed the story quoting reliable sources.
According to Arabic daily Tishreen of Syria, pro-Israeli elements were financed and armed to destabilize Syria and to ensure the collapse of the Syrian state. In this regard Jamal Jarrah was accused of sending mercenaries to Syria to kill people randomly and put the blame on the Syrian security forces so that the people would continue with unrest and violence.
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