15.04.2011 11.Nisan, 5771
Speaking to the Wall Street Journal, U.S. defense officials indicate Iran is doing what it can to prevent a key ally against Israel from being washed away in the recent wave of Mideast turmoil.
Iran is secretly assisting Bashar Assad's repression of anti-government protests across Syria, U.S. officials told the Wall Street Journal on Thursday, adding that Tehran was also aiding Shi'te hardliners in Yemen and Bahrain.
The report joined remarks by a State Department official on Thursday, who said Washington was "troubled" by reports of Iran's links to the protests' suppression, saying it believed "that there is credible information that Iran is assisting Syria in quelling the protesters."…