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May 16, 2012 2:00 am

Iran Sending Large Weapons Shipments to Syria as Assad Crackdown Continues

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Aid workers assisting injured Syrian's who crossed into Lebanon near Qusair crossing. Photo: www.meanews.net.

JPost/Reuters – Syria remains the top destination for Iranian arms shipments in violation of a UN Security Council ban on weapons exports by the Islamic Republic, according to a confidential draft report by a UN panel of experts seen by Reuters on Wednesday.

Iran, like Russia, is one of Syria’s few allies as it presses ahead with a 14-month old assault on opposition forces determined to oust Syrian President Bashar Assad.

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