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Jordan Says Nearly 300 Syrian 'White Helmets' Leave for West

Around 300 Syrian "White Helmet" rescue workers who fled Syria for Jordan three months ago have now left for resettlement in Western countries, a Jordanian foreign ministry statement said on Wednesday. In July the rescue workers, fleeing advancing Russian-backed Syrian government troops, slipped over the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights frontier and into Jordan, with the help of Israeli soldiers and Western powers. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said at the time he...

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