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  • Pakistan Jets, US Drones Attack Militants, At Least 50 Said Killed

    Pakistan Jets, US Drones Attack Militants, At Least 50 Said Killed

    The Pakistani military said its jets killed 35 suspected militants on Wednesday as part of an anti-Taliban offensive hours after US drones attacked another area nearby and killed up to 20 people.

  • US Agency Investigating Drone Flights After Video Goes Viral

    US Agency Investigating Drone Flights After Video Goes Viral

    The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating several videos filmed using drones that flew into and around firework displays, including two apparently shot on the Fourth of July and one from Florida that has received nearly nine million YouTub...

  • Amazon Seeks US Permission for Drone Tests

    Amazon Seeks US Permission for Drone Tests

    Founder Bezos unveiled his idea for drone deliveries last December, and said the company would be ready to launch Amazon Prime Air as early as 2015.

  • US Drones Over Baghdad as Iraq Battles for Tikrit

    US Drones Over Baghdad as Iraq Battles for Tikrit

    Armed American drones were flying over Baghdad to defend US military advisers and diplomats as Iraqi forces readied a massive operation Saturday to take back Saddam Hussein's hometown from Sunni militants.

  • Armed Drones Guard US Interests in Iraq: Pentagon

    Armed Drones Guard US Interests in Iraq: Pentagon

    The US has armed drones flying over Baghdad to protect US troops that recently arrived to assess Iraq's deteriorating security, the Pentagon said on Friday.

  • US Flying Armed Drones Over Baghdad: Official

    US Flying Armed Drones Over Baghdad: Official

    The US military is flying "a few" armed drones over Baghdad to defend American troops and diplomats in the Iraqi capital if necessary, a senior US official said on Friday.

  • Support for al-Maliki Slips Within His Own Party as Armed US Drones Start Flights

    Support for al-Maliki Slips Within His Own Party as Armed US Drones Start Flights

    As the first armed U.S. drones began flying over Iraq on Thursday, Shiite political leaders were locked in meetings to try to decide who should be the country's next prime minister.

  • US Drone Strikes Set 'Dangerous Precedent': Study

    US Drone Strikes Set 'Dangerous Precedent': Study

    America's reliance on secretive drone missile strikes against terror suspects has set a "dangerous precedent" that could be imitated by other countries and trigger wider wars around the world, former senior US officials said in a report today.

  • Court Releases Memo Justifying Killing of US Cleric

    Court Releases Memo Justifying Killing of US Cleric

    A New York court on Monday released an edited version of a secret government memo legally justifying a drone attack that killed a US citizen, radical Islamic cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, in Yemen in 2011.

  • First US Drone Strike in Pakistan This Year Kills Six: Officials

    First US Drone Strike in Pakistan This Year Kills Six: Officials

    The first US drone strike in Pakistan this year on Wednesday killed at least six militants in a northwest tribal district where pressure was building on Islamabad to react after a brazen attack on Karachi airport.

  • Al Qaeda Says Kills 'Spies' for Aiding US Drone Strikes in Yemen

    Al Qaeda Says Kills 'Spies' for Aiding US Drone Strikes in Yemen

    Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) said it had executed four men accused of planting electronic chips in vehicles to help U.S. drones track insurgents in Yemen, in a video posted on a Yemeni news website and seen by Reuters on Monday.

  • US Deploys First Advanced Drones to Japan

    US Deploys First Advanced Drones to Japan

    The U.S. Air Force has deployed two of its most advanced long-distance surveillance drones to a base in northern Japan.

  • New US Homeland Security Chief Steps out of Pentagon Shadows

    New US Homeland Security Chief Steps out of Pentagon Shadows

    When anti-war activists projected a movie about drones onto the brick front of Jeh Johnson's home in November, President Barack Obama's nominee to become homeland security secretary did not try to pull the plug.

  • US Military Drones Being Used Over Nigeria

    US Military Drones Being Used Over Nigeria

    The Pentagon says the U.S. is using surveillance drones to aid in the search for the kidnapped Nigerian girls, and almost 300 Marines have been moved to a naval air station in Sicily in response to the growing unrest in Africa.

  • South Korea Says Crashed Drones Proved to Come From North

    South Korea Says Crashed Drones Proved to Come From North

    South Korea's Defence Ministry said on Thursday that a joint analysis with US experts of three crashed drones recovered in recent months proved they had all been flown from North Korea.

  • Court orders US to release memo on drones, al-Awlaki killing

    Court orders US to release memo on drones, al-Awlaki killing

    A federal appeals court ordered the US Department of Justice to turn over key portions of a memorandum justifying the government's targeted killing of people linked to terrorism, including Americans.

  • Pakistanis target drones with giant posters of child victims

    Pakistanis target drones with giant posters of child victims

    A group of Pakistani artists are hoping to generate "empathy" among US drone operators by placing giant posters of children meant to be seen from the air in the country's troubled tribal regions.

  • Personal drones launch in your skies

    Personal drones launch in your skies

    The notion of personal drones follows widespread use by the US military and growing reliance by law enforcement on such aerial technology.

  • US speeds up drone, missile deliveries to aid Iraq

    US speeds up drone, missile deliveries to aid Iraq

    The United States said on Monday it would speed up its deliveries of missiles and surveillance drones to Iraq as the Baghdad government battles a resurgence of Al-Qaeda linked militants.

  • US cracks open skies to testing, use of aerial drones

    US cracks open skies to testing, use of aerial drones

    The US government took a step on Monday toward opening the skies to aerial drones, authorizing six sites where unmanned aircraft can be tested for a variety of uses.

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