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In a statement Monday night, the White Helmets thanked "all governments who contributed" to the evacuation and asked the global community - if it won't act to end Syrian offensives - to "do more to help the hundreds of thousands remaining in southern Syria". The fate of the pilot was unknown.
The Syrian pilot of the Sukhoi jet was reported killed in Tuesday's incident, a casualty of Syria's move to oust rebel Sunnis from the Syrian side of the Golan. The plane reportedly crashed into the Yarmouk area in Syria; it was not immediately confirmed if the two pilots ejected before the plane was downed.
In recent weeks, the rescue volunteers in southern Syria became squeezed between advancing government forces and an expanding local ISIS affiliate.
"The plane was under surveillance, penetrated about two kilometers into Israeli territory and was intercepted", the IDF Spokesperson said in a statement, adding that since the early morning, there has been an increase in the internal fighting in southern Syria, which brought about an increase in Syrian Air Force activities.
Yesterday, Syrian government forces reached the border fence at the edge of the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights for the first time since the country descended into civil war in 2011.
The incident added new fuel to weeks of tensions over the Golan, a strategic plateau between the two old enemies and where Israel has been on high alert as Syrian government forces, supported by Russian Federation, close in to regain rebel-held ground.
Incoming rocket sirens blared across the Israeli Golan Heights, sending residents of the area scrambling to bomb shelters.
The country's military has been on high alert as the fighting in Syria has moved closer to the Golan Heights. This is a gross violation of the 1974 Separation of Forces agreement with Syria.
The source said the plane fell in a pocket of territory held by Islamic State-affiliated forces adjoining the occupied Golan Heights. We can not wait to see what are the real intentions of this fighter.
"This is a problem we have to be very cautious about, to make sure Iran does not establish its forces along our border", said retired Brig.Gen. Yossi Kuperwasser, a former head of the Israeli military's Intelligence Research and Assessment Division.
According to the Observatory, some 9,500 people have been bused from southwest Syria to Idlib.
"Fantastic news that we - United Kingdom and friends - have secured evacuation of White Helmets and their families - thank you Israel and Jordan for acting so quickly on our request", tweeted British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt.
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The United States has no extradition treaty with Moscow and can not compel Russian Federation to hand over citizens. In the CBS News interview, Trump said he's entering the Helsinki summit with " low expectations ".
I don't think he'll have any 'Gee, I did it, I did it, you got me, ' Trump predicted of his meeting with the former KGB colonel. Mueller previously indicted 13 Russians and three companies for allegedly interfering in the presidential vote.
Trump's current legal representative, former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani, confirmed the existence of the tapes on Friday. It could also further entangle the president in a criminal investigation that for months has targeted Mr Cohen.
The US on Tuesday published a list of $ 200 billion (€170 billion) worth of Chinese goods that could soon be hit with tariffs. Regulators can deny or cancel licenses or launch lengthy tax, environmental or anti-monopoly investigations.
Rand Paul (R-Ky.), who has spent the week mounting a fierce defense of Trump's outreach to Putin, objected to a proposal from Sen. US President Donald Trump said on Thursday that he wished to have a second meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin .
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