BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:00 P.M.) – The Syrian government has allegedly allowed Qatar Airways to use their airspace this evening, Al-Arabia TV reported, as well as pro-government social media activists.

According to the reports, Qatar Airways was granted a rare pass to use Syria’s airspace despite the fact the country has no diplomatic relations with Damascus.

The small Gulf nation has arguably been one of the biggest backers of the Syrian opposition, as they have not only provided them political support, but also weapons to fight the Syrian Arab Army (SAA).

Qatar was one of the first countries to cut off ties to Syria and they would later lead the group of nations that sought to suspend the government in Damascus from the Arab League.

However, despite their rift with Syria, Qatar maintains strong ties with Iran, who is one of the biggest supporters of the Syrian government.

Qatar and Iran have forged a strong political relationship amid Saudi Arabia’s ongoing dispute with Doha.

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No problem. If Syria profited.

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The only thing needed with Qatar is to have… Indian intelligence to incite expats into rioting (and you know what is an Indian riot!) and as the 2nd aircraft carrier is near ready, have a serious amphibious fleet ready in the Gulf As Qatar will shoot in the crowd and half of expats are Indian, while there are more western militaries than Qatari in the country, let’s depose the Bani Thani and make it an Indian province! Moreover, India will get access to the biggest gas field on Earth… It will make the Ikhwan bonkers to lose their #1 source… Read more »

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And I don’t care about the result of Paris St. Germain or FC Barcelona!

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Indians have been in the Gulf in 10000s for decades and never ever conducted themselves in any way that can be considered as any security threat to their kingdoms being overthrown in-spite of being in such large numbers whether they are Indian moslems or non moslems. They mind their own business and work earn & send their savings back home. Why kill a hen which is laying egg. It isn’t in their DNA to take away from others. Indians have helped in building many ME countries by supplying labor both skilled & unskilled. Many of the executed expats in Saudi… Read more »

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@ Daesh that is an utterly ridiculous statement 🙁

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This is a deadly wrong decision.
Allowing Qatari planes to enter Syrian airspace will allow them to poison the skies of Syria as a measure of climate control for water management and geophysical warfare!

Most spraying of aerosol building fine dust particles is done by civil aviation planes, which are prepared with tanks and pipes for this fine dust material.