The Iraqi forces, which has launched a massive attack against the Islamic State (Isis) in Anbar province, claims that it has killed hundreds of Isis men and recovered made in Israel weapons from the militants.
A report published on Farsnews stated that the weapons were found in Anbar province during a clash between Isis and Hashid Shaabi, an Iraqi volunteer force. Following the battle, Hashib Shaabi found a cache of Israel made weapons from an Isis depot in al-Karmah city in Anbar province on Thursday.
The report then citing unnamed senior Iraqi officials stated that Isis, which is working with Saudi intelligence authorities is "indirectly [being] supported by the Israeli regime."
This is, however, not the first time that Middle East news media has published reports hinting a close-tie-up between Isis and Israel.
In February, Iraqi News reported that the security forces seized a cache of Israeli and European weapons from Isis in Ramadi. In the past, there also have been allegations that Isis and Israel are working together to counter Assad to cement Israels position in the region.
Iraqi Forces Kill 250 Isis fighters in Anbar
A senior commander with the Iraqi special force has claimed that at least 250 Isis fighters have been killed in Anbar province, where his forces have been able to re-take huge areas back from the Sunni militants.
Lieutenant General Abdul Amir al Shammari told Sky News that his forces had killed "more than 250 terrorists in the past few days".
He said that the Iraqi air force were aided by military helicopters and coalition air-strikes against Isis. "The coalition strikes provided cover for our troops to push forward."