The Israeli military says the Syrian plane it shot down departed from the Syrian T4 air base, which Israel is believed to have attacked earlier this year.
That's the first time that government forces have reached the Israeli border since the uprising against Syrian President Bashar Assad began in 2011.
Israeli forces said they are on high alert and would continue to protect Israeli territory. The Syrian jet is thought to be a Russian made Su-24 or Su-22. The U.N. deployed a peacekeeping force between the two sides in 1974.
Israel rebuffs Russian offer to keep Iranian forces from Golan: official
The heightened Israeli-Syrian tensions have prompted intercession by Moscow, which sent its foreign minister Sergei Lavrov and top general for talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. However, Israel is demanding that Iranian troops fully withdraw.
Israel shot down a Syrian fighter jet that penetrated more than a mile into its airspace.
"Iranian military entrenchment in Syria is a red line for Israel". Israel "took appropriate action" he said. An global effort, including the United States and Canada, backed the evacuation attempt, which saw the civilians transferred through Israel to Jordan.
For the second time in as many days, Israeli sirens sounded on the Golan and witnesses saw the contrails of two missiles flying skyward. Today, warnings were issued through various "channels" as a heightened amount of aerial activity took place just over the boundary. The plane suffered a direct hit and crashed in the Yarmouk area in Syria. "From our perspective, this event has finished", he said. The Syrian government is claiming that they were weeding out ISIS terrorists from the area. The Syrian army is advancing into this pocket to try to bring the whole of southwest Syria back under its control.
Demi Lovato Suffers Heroin Overdose, Rushed To Hospital
It was sentiment shared by Riverdale actress Lili Reinhart, who recalled the influence the singer had on her in her younger days. Singer Missy Elliott wrote , "You just never know what people are going through so please have compassion & no jokes", she said.
Sri Lanka thrash South Africa to sweep Test series 2-0
Rangana Herath was pick of the Sri Lankan bowlers, claiming 6-98 in yet another spin-dominated performance by the hosts. Sri Lanka , who made 338 in the first innings, won the opening test in Galle by 278 runs inside three days.
Hamas accepts cease-fire after massive Israeli Gaza strikes
They are among more than 135, mostly unarmed, Palestinians killed by Israeli fire since border protests began at the end of March. Hamas deputy chief in Gaza Khalil Al-Hayya responded to the threat, saying the Palestinians would resist any Israeli aggression.