RT: US, Saudis to grant 9,000 ISIS fighters free passage from Iraqi Mosul to Syria – source
The US and Saudi Arabia have agreed to grant free passage to thousands of Islamic State militants before the Iraqi city of Mosul is stormed. The jihadists will be redeployed to fight against the government in Syria, a military-diplomatic source told RIA Novosti.
"More than 9,000 Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS, ISIL) militants will be redeployed from Mosul to the eastern regions of Syria to carry out a major offensive operation, which involves capturing Deir ez-Zor and Palmyra,” the source said.
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WNU Editor: I am sceptical of these reports. The Islamic State listens to know one but themselves .... and I am expecting that they will make the fight for Mosul a bloody one.
More News On Reports That 9,000 ISIS Fighters Will Be given Free Passage From Mosul To Syria
ISIS fighters 'will be allowed to flee Mosul and retreat to Syria under agreement made with the US' claims Russia -- Daily Mail
America ‘plotting to allow 9,000 ISIS fighters to escape terror capital Mosul so they can attack Russian troops’, Moscow outrageously claims -- The Sun
Washington and Riyadh 'Plan to Let Daesh Leave Mosul and Move to Syria' -- Sputnik
US-Saudi agreement to allow ISIS retreat from Mosul -- Iraqi Star
US may be about to unleash 9,000 ISIS fighters on Russia -- Daily Star
US, Saudi planning to relocate Mosul Takfiris to eastern Syria: Report -- Press TV
Source: US, Saudis to Grant 9,000 ISIL Fighters Free Passage from Iraq's Mosul to Syria -- FARS News Agency
Update: Islamic State Has Good Reasons to Retreat in Iraq (Bloomberg).