World | Reuters | Wednesday July 16, 2014
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.
World | Reuters | Saturday July 12, 2014
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...
Agence France-Presse | Friday July 11, 2014
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.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday June 28, 2014
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.
World | Associated Press | Saturday June 28, 2014
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.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday June 27, 2014
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.
World | Rod Nordland, Eric Schmitt and Suadad Al Salhy, The New York Times | Friday June 27, 2014
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.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 26, 2014
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.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 24, 2014
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.
World | Agence-France Presse | Thursday June 12, 2014
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.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday June 2, 2014
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.
World | Associated Press | Friday May 30, 2014
The U.S. Air Force has deployed two of its most advanced long-distance surveillance drones to a base in northern Japan.
World | Reuters | Friday May 23, 2014
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.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday May 14, 2014
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.
World | Agence-France Presse | Thursday May 8, 2014
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.
World | Reuters | Tuesday April 22, 2014
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.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday April 8, 2014
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.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday January 8, 2014
The notion of personal drones follows widespread use by the US military and growing reliance by law enforcement on such aerial technology.
World | Agence France-Presse\ | Tuesday January 7, 2014
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.
World | Reuters | Tuesday December 31, 2013
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.