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US Drone Strike

U.S. Drone Attacks Iraq Militant Mortar Position

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 08.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. military officials say an armed American drone has attacked and destroyed a mortar position of Islamic militants in northern ...

U.S. Drone Strike Kills 7 Militants In Pakistan, Officials Say

AP | MUNIR AHMED | Posted 08.06.2014 | World

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A U.S. drone fired two missiles at a sprawling compound in a northwestern tribal region of Pakistan on Wednesday, killing seven mil...

Yemen Security: U.S. Drone Strike Kills Qaida Leader

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 06.14.2014 | World

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A suspected U.S. drone in Yemen's south targeted a car carrying al-Qaida militants Saturday, killing all five passengers, Yemeni...

Suspected U.S. Drone Strike In Yemen Kills 6 Al Qaeda Militants

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 07.12.2014 | World

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A suspected U.S. drone strike in southern Yemen killed six al-Qaida militants on Monday, military and security officials said. ...

Rare Suspected U.S. Drone Strike Kills 5 In Pakistan

AP | HUSSAIN AFZAL and RASOOL DAWAR | Posted 11.21.2013 | World

PARACHINAR, Pakistan (AP) — A suspected U.S. drone carried out a rare missile strike in northwest Pakistan outside the country's remote tribal regio...

Rights Group: U.S. Drone Strikes Killed Pakistani Grandmother And Workers

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

By Katharine Houreld ISLAMABAD, Oct 22 (Reuters) - U.S. drone strikes killed a Pakistani grandmother and 18 civilian labourers last ye...

UN Calls On U.S. To Reveal Civilian Casualties Of Drone Strikes

AP | SEBASTIAN ABBOT | Posted 10.18.2013 | World

ISLAMABAD -- ISLAMABAD (AP) — A U.N. expert on Friday called on the United States to reveal the number of civilians it believes have been killed by ...

Drone Strike Kills Militant Leader In Pakistan

AP | RASOOL DAWAR | Posted 11.06.2013 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A U.S. drone fired a pair of missiles at a militant hideout near Pakistan's border with Afghanistan on Friday, killing six ...

Drone Strike Kills Senior Al Qaeda Official In Yemen

AP | AHMED EL-HAJ | Posted 08.30.2013 | World

SANAA, Yemen -- Yemeni security and military officials say a suspected U.S. drone strike has killed three alleged al-Qaida militants, including a prov...

U.S. Drone Strike Kills 16 Militants In Pakistan

AP | RASOOL DAWAR | Posted 09.01.2013 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Unmanned U.S. aircraft fired four missiles at a house in northwest Pakistan before dawn Wednesday, killing 16 suspected mil...

Pakistan: Drone Strike Kills 7 Suspected Militants Near Afghan Border

AP | RASOOL DAWAR | Posted 08.07.2013 | World

PESHAWAR , Pakistan — A suspected U.S. drone strike killed seven militants in Pakistan near the Afghan border on Friday, Pakistani intelligence ...

Pakistani Taliban's No. 2 Reportedly Killed In Drone Strike

AP | RASOOL DAWAR and ASIF SHAHZAD | Posted 07.29.2013 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A suspected U.S. drone strike killed the No. 2 commander of the Pakistani Taliban on Wednesday, Pakistani intelligence offi...

U.S. Drone Strike Kills 7 In Pakistan

Reuters | Jibran Ahmad | Posted 07.28.2013 | World

(Adds White House comment) By Jibran Ahmad PESHAWAR, Pakistan, May 29 (Reuters) - A U.S. drone strike killed the No. 2 ...

Al Qaeda Militants Killed In Drone Strike In Yemen

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 05.18.2013 | World

SANAA, Yemen -- A suspected U.S. drone strike killed four al-Qaida militants Saturday in a southern Yemeni province once overrun by the group, accordi...

Yemen: U.S. Drone Strike Kills 2 Militants

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 04.21.2013 | World

SANAA, Yemen -- Yemeni army officials say a U.S. drone strike has killed two suspected al-Qaida militants east of the capital, sparking a retaliatory ...

U.S. Drone Strike Kills At Least 5 Pakistani Taliban

Agence France Presse | | Posted 06.17.2013 | World

A US drone fired two missiles into a Taliban base in Pakistan on Wednesday, destroying the compound and killing at least five militants, local officia...

Drone Strike Kills 3 Alleged Militants In Yemen, Wounds Others

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 03.23.2013 | World

SANAA, Yemen — A U.S. drone airstrike on a vehicle Monday east of Yemen's capital of Sanaa killed three suspected al-Qaida militants and wounded...

U.S. Drone Strike Kills 4 In Pakistan

AP | ASIF SHAHZAD | Posted 07.29.2012 | World

ISLAMABAD -- Pakistani intelligence officials say a suspected U.S. missile strike has killed four people near the Afghan border. The officials say th...

U.S. Drone Strike Kills 8 In Pakistan

AP | By REBECCA SANTANA | Posted 06.04.2012 | World

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- A drone strike in Pakistan's tribal areas killed eight suspected militants early Monday, Pakistani officials said, as the U.S. ...

U.S. Drone Strike Kills 5 Al Qaeda Militants

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 07.28.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — A U.S. drone strike Monday aiming for an al-Qaida leader has killed five militants in the country's south as part of a Yemeni off...

U.S. Drone Strike Kills 10 In Pakistan

Reuters | Posted 07.23.2012 | World

By Haji Mujtaba MIRANSHAH, Pakistan, May 24 (Reuters) - A U.S. drone strike on suspected Islamist militants in northwest Pakistan kill...

Government Sued For Helping US Drone Strikes

AP | By SYLVIA HUI | Posted 05.24.2012 | World

LONDON -- In a new claim of British complicity in rights violations overseas, a human rights group took legal action Monday against the British govern...