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Suspected US Surveillance Drone Crashes in Pakistan

Posted August 25th, 2011 at 12:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Pakistani officials say a suspected U.S. surveillance drone crashed in southwest Pakistan near the border with Afghanistan Thursday. Security officials say the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) crashed in the border town of Chaman in Baluchistan province. Pakistani officials say the aircraft carried cameras and other equipment, but no weapons. They said it most likely came […]

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Suspected Drone Crashes in Somali Capital

Posted August 19th, 2011 at 3:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Security officials in Somalia say a drone crashed in the capital, Mogadishu, on Friday, but they did not provide details about who was operating the unmanned aircraft. Officials told VOA (Somali Service) the drone crashed into a house near the Libyan Embassy on Friday. The site is located in the city’s southwestern Hodan district. Authorities, […]

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3 Militants Killed in Pakistan Drone Strike

Posted August 1st, 2011 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistan intelligence officials say U.S. drone-fired missiles have killed three suspected militants near the Afghan border. They say the missiles hit a vehicle Monday in the South Waziristan tribal region, known to be the home of al-Qaida and Taliban insurgents. The U.S. routinely stages drone attacks into Pakistan, but does not publicly acknowledge the program. […]

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Iran’s Guard Denies Spy Plane Downing Report

Posted July 22nd, 2011 at 3:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has refuted a report from state media earlier this week that it shot down an unmanned U.S. spy plane . Instead, the Guard said in a statement Friday that its air defenses hit a test target flying over a uranium enrichment site. The Guard statement contradicts a claim by an Iranian lawmaker […]

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Iran’s Guard Denies Spy Plane Downing Report

Posted July 22nd, 2011 at 11:45 am (UTC-5)
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Iran’s Revolutionary Guard on Friday refuted a report from state media earlier this week that it shot down an unmanned U.S. spy plane . Instead, the Guard said in a statement that its air defenses hit a test target flying over a uranium enrichment site. The Guard reports contradicts a claim by an Iranian lawmaker […]

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Report: US Drone Targets Militants in Somalia

Posted June 30th, 2011 at 11:55 am (UTC-5)
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A Washington newspaper reports that a U.S. drone aircraft fired on two leaders of Somalia’s al-Shabab militant group last week, apparently wounding them. The Washington Post based its report on an unnamed senior military official familiar with the operation. The official said the drone strike was carried out amid concerns that al-Shabab is working more […]

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Report: US Drone Targets Militants in Somalia

Posted June 30th, 2011 at 8:15 am (UTC-5)
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A Washington newspaper reports that a U.S. drone aircraft fired on two leaders of the al-Qaida-linked militant group al-Shabab in Somalia last week, apparently wounding them. The Washington Post quotes an unnamed senior military official familiar with the operation. The official said the strike was carried out amid rising concerns that al-Shabab is working more […]

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