Mimiking “Iranian Forces”, “Sneaky Hezbollah” Defends Its Positions With Russian Flags

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Mimiking "Iranian Forces", “Sneaky Hezbollah” Defends Its Positions With Russian Flags

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Moscow is allowing Hezbollah personnel in Syria to carry Russian flags in order to protect themselves from possible Israeli airstrikes, the Israeli Ynet News reported on December 15 citing Russia’s Kommersant newspaper.

According to Ynet News, Israel complained to Russia that its flags were spotted on Iranian military convoys in Syria earlier this month. The cover-up flags were supposedly seen in positions of Iran and Hezbollah in Hama, Homs, Idlib and the Syrian Desert.

Exactly a week ago, Colonel Mustafa Bakkor, a spokesman for Jaysh al-Izza, made a very similar claim. According to Bakkor’s claim, Iranian forces in northern Hama are raising Russian flags over their positions in order to “protect themselves from Israeli bombardment.”

Just like Bakkor, Kommersant and Ynet News didn’t present any evidence to back their claims. The outlets didn’t also explained how Israel is able to tell for sure that Russian flags were placed over positions of Iranian forces and Hezbollah.

The most demanding question on this matter: If Israel was really able to identify these positions, and was sure that there were no Russian service members there, what difference the presence of these flags did make?

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  • Prince Teutonic

    There could be Russian military advisers embedded with Iranian and Hezbollah forces. There is all the difference you need…

  • Nowruz

    No different than the Khazars who pretend that they are from the tribe of Judah.

  • Хасен Жасем Халфет

    they will use it to strike russians positions and will say they are iranians raising russian flag

    • Sage Durham

      Good point. Israel will use engineer any way possible to attack.

      • FlorianGeyer

        In that event Israel really will be a stain on humanity that is erased by fire anf fury from the map of the world.

    • AWtify

      it is hardly that the Russians will be satisfied with such a naive explanation.

      • Хасен Жасем Халфет

        Israel does not make moves withought US green light and does not really care about russian point of view … these oldd powers can’t accept easily russia as an international power yet and Israel 100% did not forget nor forgive the S-300 delivery to Syria.

    • Sinbad2

      They might, but as soon as a bunch of IDF get the response, they will crawl back under their rocks and scream victimization.

      • Хасен Жасем Халфет

        I mean they are laying down the red Carpet … they will wait for the “go ahead” from their bosses in washington before doing anything … I do not look at the Trump boasting the withdrawal right now as innocent

  • AJ

    So this really is a false flag but a good one!

    • Reza Rezwani

      No this is a weak one,

      • John Wallace

        I think you missed the subtle humor but no matter as it is most likely not the only thing you are missing..

  • jako

    HEZBOLLAH should have flag with Mickey Mouse on it.
    And than Israel would think that those are Disneyland troops.

    Actually it is simple.
    Russian direct order to Israel was NOT to attack Syria at all !
    So if they do not understand that direct order they will have to pay the price.

    • BMWA1

      How about white and light blue with 6-pointed star?

      • John Wallace
        • BMWA1

          That might be too obvious, maybe turn the star 30 degrees to have it off-set from the IDF version.

          • John Wallace

            Oh no , the message has to be loud and clear especially since the announcement that Syria will now respond like for like if Israel fires anything at them or any of their allies..

        • FlorianGeyer

          Brilliant.

      • jako

        The only flags in Syria that Israel respects are ISIS, U.S. and SDF terrorist flags.
        I don’t think Israeli flag has future in Golan let alone rest of the Syria…
        Israel will deeply regret their aggressive attitude in years to come.

    • Reza Rezwani

      Wrong, there was never any order to Israel NOT to attack Syria,

      • jako

        Not my problem that you are not informed and don’t read Russian news outlets.
        Ever since S-300PMU2 are given to the Syrian government
        Israel has been informed that all Israeli attacks on Syria will be sanctioned by shooting down Israeli airplanes and missiles.
        Answer will be in reciprocity and in proportion…If attacked Syrian airport by missiles than Israeli airport will be hit also by Syrians etc….

        • zman

          What is said in newspapers or web sites is one thing…but I don’t believe until I hear Shoigu or Lavrov or Putin say it. Not saying that this hasn’t happened in private, just that I have not seen such attributed to any of those three I mentioned. A good example is the delivery of those S-300. How many kept insisting that Russia was going to supply them back in 2017? How many claimed Russia reneged on a promise (which was never made)? A review of Russian statements showed there never was such a statement, only the statement that a review of the status quo was under way and that a change was possible. When Shoigu said it was going to happen (this year), it happened fast. At any rate this declaration is from Syria, likely with Russian backing as a message to the US/Israel and it’s proxies. I doubt they would flaunt a Russian demand. Israel has attacked Syria since, although their missiles were all disposed of, with no reaction from Moscow.

          • jako

            Well “TASS” is as official as one can get.
            There is only one publication more official and that is official site of the Russian government (but they don’t publish regular news normally)
            So I stick with the TASS and it is good enough for me.
            Also…Everything I saw on RT & Sputnik concerning Russian Army was always from official government sources and proved to be true to the present day.
            I have never had situation to bump into the false news.
            So I don’t need everything to be announced by Putin or Shoigu.
            But I agree with you that if they announce it, than it is even more assured as an information.
            There is also special (DISINFORMATION) warfare that is used by FSB and Ministry of Defense of RF(practice used by the West also).
            Sometimes they can use media to announce some false “news” or information deliberately…. many people forget that element.
            Yes “declaration was from Syria”.
            Agree wit you.
            We all know that it would be not possible for Syrians to announce it without Russian approval…
            Moscow has control of all Syrian air defenses in Syria.
            And Syrians launch missiles on orders coming from command & control center in Tartus or Hymeneim.
            So no “reaction from Moscow” are expected because orders are clear.

  • 1691

    Great news, confirming that Russia has shown the middle finger to israhell’s military delegation once again! Any attack on Syrian land will be treated as attack on Russia and Russia will respond accordingly.

    • Reza Rezwani

      Bad news because Russia still acts from weakness , Russia must search and find its lost Dick and tell to Israel: Tit for tat for any of your move in Syria,

      • 1691

        Bad news for who? For israhell, the deep state, the americans and their allies? Yes, definitely.
        Russia acts in weakness? Thanks for the joke.
        Tit for that … well israhell… is finished, blocked, contained, irrelevant, suicidal , yes, they were asking for it and they got it.

        • FlorianGeyer

          Its time to arm the Palestinians with ATGM’s and Manpads.

          • Kelli Hernandez

            It’s time for S-400 in Gaza!

          • FlorianGeyer

            I second that :)

      • John Wallace

        You should get together with Patriotic white Dumb kunt and suck each other off until you both blow all and any intelligence then lie back and smoke a cigarette together as you stroke each others ego’s..

  • Smaug

    First problem; why would the Russians do this? They recently took a neutral stance on Operation Northern Shield.
    Second problem; would they be that stupid? Because on the ground intelligence would reveal who was who and IAF planes would ignore the flags (possible accidents ensue). Besides, in order for that to be effective their would have to be a substantial amount of Russian forces in Lebanon.
    Third problem; this qualifies as a rumor. South Front cites Ynet, who cites Kommersant, who may or may not know someone in Russian defense. Maybe this was an idea that was on the table for a time, but no it ain’t happening.

    • PZIVJ

      Your first problem Smaug:
      This article is about Syria, not Lebanon. :)

      • FlorianGeyer

        A bell must have sounded in Kike Troll HQ as we have three of the shysters here now.

        A nerve has been struck me thinks PZIVJ :)

        • PZIVJ

          Appears Smaug has blocked me, I don’t understand why.
          Perhaps you can copy and paste my post using your account.
          But put PZIVJ at the top. LOLOLOLOL

          • Garga

            I feel your pain!
            Smaug not only blocked me, but rubbed it in my face with a vengeance!
            I cannot express enough the pain it caused… I’m still crying.

          • FlorianGeyer

            I blocked smaug months ago and cannot therefore reply to him :)

  • Vitex

    I would love a Russian flag if I were roaming the back blocks of Syria in a pick-up

    • Sinbad2

      I’d love a Russian flag, it’s the 21st century flag of freedom.

  • Reza Rezwani

    Lets be clear for once and all, Russia must tell Israel : anything you do in/to Syria will be answered Tit for Tat,, anything less than this axiom is appeasement policy towards Israel.

    • Sinbad2

      Well you go and tell Mr Putin what he must do.
      Luckily you don’t rule Russia, Syria, or probably even your home.

  • BPGSJLBDLSE

    For years the Israelis have exploited so-called nuclear ambiguity over their nukes. Now the shoe is on the other foot.

  • Patriotic_White_American

    The flags are better protection than the fake air defenses

    • John Wallace

      but as in your case never ever anything of value.

  • Patriotic_White_American

    What’s the risk though? Russians don’t defend their dead soldiers.

    A Russian flag is a greenlight

    • John Wallace

      A dipstick can say anything

    • Sinbad2

      Just like an American flag is an internationally recognized target.

    • Garga

      Boy o’ boy! I sure hope Israeli brass agree with you that it’s a green light and try to attack.
      pleasepleaseplease!

      • Patriotic_White_American

        They did, and sent 70 surface to surface missiles up Syrias ass, who tried to make up a fake story of shooting down Israeli planes before retracting it

        LOL

        • John Whitehot

          folks this is a zionist trying to get “patriotic white americans” insulted by pro-Syria, pro-Russia users.

          it’s so jewish as a manipulation.

  • Philip N

    Not a very good job of photoshopping in the Russian flag on the picture

    • FlorianGeyer

      The US Moon Landing one was far better :)
      It had a bit of a breeze to make it look more authentic :)

    • Sinbad2

      It’s supposed to be obvious, so even morons can see it’s fake.

    • jako

      It was deliberately made very bad to make mockery out of Israel’s claim.
      It is IRONIC …in visual language only.

  • Willing Conscience (The Truths

    An accident waiting to happen?, oops sorry about that, we thought they were really Hezbollah carrying Russian flags.

    • Sinbad2

      An accident waiting to happen?, oops sorry about that, we thought Russia wouldn’t strike back.

      It’s really just copying the US giving flags and air support to ISIS.

  • Pablo Rivera

    and if they can tell that for sure… what were they doing there?

  • Jens Holm

    And many people eat the Ynet news as swine.

    Well, Hesbollah and Iran already is close to that and russians do like swine. Why not.

    If we have no jobs, it might be an idea to make flags :)

  • Jens Holm

    Joke of today: How do You se the difference between a Hesbollah and an Iranian ?

    Answer: The Hesb only has one leg. Often they are named as Dear little Friend of Mine too.

  • Luke Hemmming

    First thing I’m suspicious of is the source, YNET news! A Israeli media company. YNET News = Propaganda. Then Jaysh al-Izza makes a claim a week earlier. HELLOOOOOOO!! More bullshit. I will take their reports with a grain of salt. AAAAAAND even if Hezbollah is…SO FUCKING WHAT! As far as Im concerned Israeli has no credibility to complain about this when it consistently breaks international laws and UN treaties and resolutions concerning warfare, human, rights, nuclear weapons, and basically every other thing under the sun. When you, Israel, clean up your act (not a snowball’s chance in hell ever seeing this happening anytime soon) and you start playing to the rules (not the ones you make up but international rules) then maybe you will have a justified reason to complain BUT until then go suckadick like your Rabbis like to do to little boys. Maybe Fagboys like Patriotic White Asshole Licker, SMEGMA of my foreskin, and Jens A-Hole might want to volunteer to do some dick licking too? They seem to be good at that with the way they brown nose Israel all the time.

    • You can call me Al

      Maybe the big photo-shopped flag in the picture was the give away….. look at it again.

  • Bob

    Israeli politicians need to make public statements for their domestic news cycle, to explain away why they no longer have the ability to offensively strike inside of Syria – but for domestic and regional political reasons they can’t publicly admit the IAF are now excluded courtesy of S-300 deployment – so they come up with these sorts of claims.