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Suspected US Missile Strike Kills 4 in Pakistan

Posted January 12th, 2012 at 11:05 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistani officials say a U.S. drone strike has killed four suspected militants in the country’s northwest near the Afghan border. Intelligence sources say the missiles hit a vehicle driven by rebels Thursday in the North Waziristan tribal region. This marks the second drone strike in the region this week. Late Tuesday, U.S. missiles killed four […]

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Suspected US Missile Strike Kills 4 in Pakistan

Posted January 12th, 2012 at 9:35 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistani officials say a U.S. drone strike has killed four suspected militants in the country’s northwest near the Afghan border. Intelligence sources say the missiles hit a vehicle driven by rebels Thursday in the North Waziristan tribal region. This marks the second drone strike in the region this week. Late Tuesday, U.S. missiles killed four […]

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First Drone Strike Hits Pakistan After NATO Incident

Posted January 11th, 2012 at 8:10 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistani officials say a U.S. drone strike has killed four suspected militants in the country’s northwest near the Afghan border, the first such attack in two months. The missiles hit a compound near Miran Shah, the main town in the North Waziristan tribal region, late Tuesday. Residents reported seeing the building on fire. U.S. officials […]

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First Drone Strike Hits Pakistan After NATO Incident

Posted January 11th, 2012 at 1:40 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistani officials say a U.S. drone strike killed four suspected militants Tuesday when it hit a compound in the northwestern part of the country near the Afghan border. Tuesday’s drone strike near Miran Shah in North Waziristan was the first such attack since NATO helicopters from Afghanistan mistakenly killed 24 Pakistani soldiers along the border […]

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Report: CIA Suspends Drone Attacks in Pakistan

Posted December 24th, 2011 at 2:25 am (UTC-5)
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A prominent U.S. newspaper says the Central Intelligence Agency has suspended drone strikes targeting low-ranking militants in Pakistan in an effort to mend badly frayed relations with the South Asian nation. The Los Angeles Times Friday quoted unnamed U.S. officials who say the CIA’s “undeclared halt” in attacks is aimed at reversing a “sharp erosion […]

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US Drone Crashes in Seychelles

Posted December 13th, 2011 at 1:35 pm (UTC-5)
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A U.S. drone aircraft has crashed at an airport in the Seychelles. The U.S. embassy in nearby Mauritius says the remote-controlled MQ-9 aircraft crashed Tuesday at the Seychelles International airport on the island of Mahe. Officials from the Seychelles Civilian Aviation Authority said the drone was on a routine patrol and developed engine problems minutes […]

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Iran Says It Will Not Return US Drone

Posted December 13th, 2011 at 12:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Iran has rejected a U.S. request to return a drone ((pilotless aircraft) that Tehran says it brought down near the Afghan border earlier this month. Iranian Defense Minister, Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi, said Tuesday that the aircraft is Iran’s property. Also, state-run media quote Foreign Ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast as saying the surveillance aircraft is […]

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Iran Says It Will Not Return US Drone

Posted December 13th, 2011 at 11:40 am (UTC-5)
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Iran has rejected a U.S. request to return a drone ((pilotless aircraft) that Tehran says it brought down near the Afghan border earlier this month. Iranian Defense Minister, Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi, said Tuesday that the aircraft is Iran’s property. Also, state-run media quote Foreign Ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast as saying the surveillance aircraft is […]

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US Drone Crashes in Seychelles

Posted December 13th, 2011 at 10:00 am (UTC-5)
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A U.S. drone aircraft has crashed at an airport in the Seychelles. The U.S. embassy in nearby Mauritius says the remote-controlled MQ-9 aircraft crashed Tuesday while trying to land at the Seychelles International airport on the island of Mahe. An embassy statement says no one was injured. The embassy did not comment on the plane’s […]

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US Calls on Iran to Return Downed Drone

Posted December 13th, 2011 at 5:00 am (UTC-5)
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Iran says the United States should accept its consequences after a U.S. surveillance aircraft went down in Iranian territory earlier this month. The Obama administration has made a formal request for Iran to return the aircraft, but Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast said Tuesday that the U.S. should apologize instead. Iran has complained to […]

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