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September 5, 2015 1:30 pm

Report: Iran Spending Billions on Salaries of Terrorists Across Middle East

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. Photo: Screenshot.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. Photo: Screenshot.

Iran has been spending billions of dollars to fund the salaries of terrorist fighters across the Middle East, including in Yemen, Syria, Lebanon, and the Gaza Strip, according to a private U.S. government analysis conducted for a leading senator, the Washington Free Beacon has learned.

Iran’s defense budget ranges anywhere from $14 to $30 billion a year, with much of that money going to fund terrorist proxy groups and rebel fighters in a number of countries, according to a Congressional Research Service report conducted following a request by Sen. Mark Kirk (R., Ill.).

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