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# drone-strike - Sunday 7 November, 2021

Tensions rise after Iraqi PM survives assassination attempt
# Iraq
# Iraq

Tensions rise after Iraqi PM survives assassination attempt

Nov 7th 2021, 6:05 PM 14,296 Views 4 Comments

Seven of Mustafa al-Kadhimi’s security guards were injured in the attack by at least two armed drones in Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone area.

# drone-strike - Saturday 23 October, 2021

Senior al-Qaeda leader killed in US drone strike in Syria, Pentagon says
# Al Qaeda
# Al Qaeda

Senior al-Qaeda leader killed in US drone strike in Syria, Pentagon says

Oct 23rd 2021, 8:10 AM 18,376 Views 13 Comments

There were no known casualties from the strike.

# drone-strike - Saturday 16 October, 2021

US offers to pay relatives of 10 people killed in botched Afghanistan drone strike
# Compensation
# Compensation

US offers to pay relatives of 10 people killed in botched Afghanistan drone strike

Oct 16th 2021, 12:09 PM 14,254 Views 16 Comments

The US drone strike took place as American forces were completing their withdrawal.

# drone-strike - Saturday 18 September, 2021

‘Sorry is not enough’, says survivor of US drone strike killings
# Kabul
# Kabul

‘Sorry is not enough’, says survivor of US drone strike killings

Sep 18th 2021, 7:21 PM 15,998 Views 22 Comments

Ten members of one family, including seven children, were killed in error by the US hellfire missile.

# drone-strike - Friday 17 September, 2021

Pentagon admits deadly Kabul drone strike killed 10 innocent people including seven children
# Innocent Family
# Innocent Family

Pentagon admits deadly Kabul drone strike killed 10 innocent people including seven children

Sep 17th 2021, 9:03 PM 26,879 Views 33 Comments

General McKenzie said the vehicle was struck ‘in the earnest belief’ that it posed an imminent threat.

# drone-strike - Friday 10 January, 2020

Trump boasts that Soleimani got 'American justice' as House vote to curb his military moves in Iran
# Fallout
# Fallout

Trump boasts that Soleimani got 'American justice' as House vote to curb his military moves in Iran

Jan 10th 2020, 7:30 AM 14,481 Views 57 Comments

Trump said he had no plans to take further military action.

# drone-strike - Sunday 22 May, 2016

US air strike "more than likely" kills Taliban leader
# Mullah Akhtar Mansour
# Mullah Akhtar Mansour

US air strike "more than likely" kills Taliban leader

May 22nd 2016, 7:34 AM 9,643 Views 15 Comments

The strike took place “in the Afghanistan-Pakistan border area.”

# drone-strike - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Islamic State confirms death of Jihadi John in drone strike
# Executioner
# Executioner

Islamic State confirms death of Jihadi John in drone strike

Jan 19th 2016, 10:29 PM 23,787 Views 82 Comments

Mohammed Emwazi was killed in an air strike in November.

# drone-strike - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

A kamikaze drone almost took out this skier mid-race
# Drone Strike
From The42
# Drone Strike

A kamikaze drone almost took out this skier mid-race

Dec 22nd 2015, 10:15 PM 7,103 Views 9 Comments

Man, skiing is dangerous.

# drone-strike - Friday 13 November, 2015

US sources claim 'Jihadi John' dead after drone strike
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

US sources claim 'Jihadi John' dead after drone strike

Nov 13th 2015, 7:53 AM 18,481 Views 122 Comments

The Pentagon has said it is not clear he was killed but defence sources say they’re 99% sure.

# drone-strike - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Why was it reported that this man was killed twice?
# Reyaad Khan
# Reyaad Khan

Why was it reported that this man was killed twice?

Sep 9th 2015, 1:23 PM 17,738 Views 58 Comments

David Cameron has confirmed the death of Reyaad Khan this week, although his death was initially reported in July.

# drone-strike - Monday 7 September, 2015

Britain kills two of its own citizens in Syrian drone strike
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Britain kills two of its own citizens in Syrian drone strike

Sep 7th 2015, 10:55 PM 20,653 Views 100 Comments

David Cameron said the men planned to murder other Britons.

# drone-strike - Friday 8 May, 2015

Man who masterminded Charlie Hebdo massacre has been killed in a drone strike
# War On Terror
# War On Terror

Man who masterminded Charlie Hebdo massacre has been killed in a drone strike

May 8th 2015, 7:19 AM 16,252 Views 102 Comments

Nasser bin Ali al-Ansi was killed last month.

# drone-strike - Sunday 3 November, 2013

Taliban name interim chief as Pakistan mulls US response
# Drone Strike
# Drone Strike

Taliban name interim chief as Pakistan mulls US response

Nov 3rd 2013, 1:11 PM 6,676 Views 36 Comments

Asmatullah Shaheen Bhittani will take over a temporary head of the Taliban group.

# drone-strike - Saturday 2 November, 2013

US drone strike kills leader of Pakistani Taliban, successor being chosen today
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

US drone strike kills leader of Pakistani Taliban, successor being chosen today

Nov 2nd 2013, 9:52 AM 6,303 Views 70 Comments

Hakimullah Mehsud’s death comes as a major blow to the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) network, which was behind some of the most high-profile attacks in Pakistan in recent years

# drone-strike - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Drone strike kills Al Qaeda second in command
# Al Qaeda
# Al Qaeda

Drone strike kills Al Qaeda second in command

Jun 5th 2012, 8:28 PM 4,924 Views 74 Comments

Abu Yahya al-Libi is reported to have been charged with the day-to-day operations of the terrorist organisation in the tribal areas of Pakistan.

# drone-strike - Saturday 4 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Jun 4th 2011, 7:10 PM 2,071 Views 2 Comments

In your bank holiday Saturday Fix: Strike looms at Aer Lingus; the high-price of government advice; U2′s controversial Glastonbury appearance; a hair-raising announcement from Wayne Rooney; and the accidental Facebook party.