Video footage of Iran’s air defenses shooting down a high-altitude US Navy surveillance drone has been posted on social media by the Iranian military. It shows the missile launch and an explosion at the moment of interception. The brief clip, filmed early Thursday morning and set to rousing music, shows[…]
Turkey shot down a drone on Friday in an incident highlighting the dangers of the multiple air combat operations over Syria, where government troops and their allies launched an offensive against rebels near Aleppo, backed by Russian jets. The army offensive south of the city, backed by Hezbollah and Iranian[…]
The top recruiter for the Islamic State group in Afghanistan was killed by a drone strike Monday along with at least four other fighters, local officials said, marking the first such attack on the extremist group in a volatile country where it has a small but growing following. The deputy governor[…]
Fighting between Shiite rebels and Sunni tribesmen allied to Al-Qaeda has left dozens dead in central Yemen, while a suspected US drone strike killed 10 jihadists, tribal sources said Saturday. The rebels, known as Huthis, have been facing fierce resistance from Al-Qaeda fighters and tribesmen as they seek to expand[…]
Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guard says it has brought down an Israeli stealth drone above the Natanz uranium enrichment site in the centre of the country. The Guards issued a statement saying the drone was trying to penetrate the site, state news agency ISNA said on Sunday. “The downed aircraft was[…]
At least 12 people have been killed in a US drone attack in the Pakistani tribal area of North Waziristan, , sources have told Al Jazeera, the second such attack this week. Wednesday’s attack took place in the Dattakhel area of North Waziristan, about 30km west of Miranshah. Four missiles[…]
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