Britain is set to deploy hundreds of elite troops to the Middle East to train Syrian rebel forces in the fight against the Islamic State (Isis), it has been reported. In a bid to break the deadlock in the war-torn nation, Royal Marines will join the SAS to provide rebel group New Syrian Army (NSA) with advanced skills.
After months of negotiating, the NSA has been persuaded to send its fighters into neighbouring Jordan for intense training, the Daily Mirror reported. After training has finished, NSA fighters will return to battle IS (Daesh) alongside SAS forces, according to the Sun. READ MORE OF THIS STORY
SOURCES: NewsNow/International Business Times