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#Drone strikes

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'Maximum lying': Iran hits back after US pins blame over Saudi oil attacks
# Mike Pompeo
# Mike Pompeo

'Maximum lying': Iran hits back after US pins blame over Saudi oil attacks

Sep 15th 2019, 11:15 AM 13,538 Views 47 Comments

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the US will work to ensure “Iran is held accountable for its aggression”.

Assad says Britain's bombing campaign will only cause terrorism to spread
# Terror
# Terror

Assad says Britain's bombing campaign will only cause terrorism to spread

Dec 6th 2015, 5:33 PM 15,920 Views 104 Comments

The Syrian president also said the air strikes targeting Islamic State militants are illegal.

Former US drone operators: 'The innocent civilians we killed only fuelled the terrorism of ISIS'
# Backfire
# Backfire

Former US drone operators: 'The innocent civilians we killed only fuelled the terrorism of ISIS'

Nov 19th 2015, 11:29 PM 21,822 Views 91 Comments

Read the extraordinary open letter to Barack Obama, written by four US Air Force whistleblowers.

Obama 'profoundly regrets' drone strike that killed US and Italian hostages
# Drone Wars
# Drone Wars

Obama 'profoundly regrets' drone strike that killed US and Italian hostages

Apr 23rd 2015, 8:38 PM 14,563 Views 61 Comments

“On behalf of the United States government, I offer our deepest apologies to the families.”

Iraqis flee violence as US considers drone strikes on militants
# Iraq
# Iraq

Iraqis flee violence as US considers drone strikes on militants

Jun 16th 2014, 7:47 PM 6,621 Views 74 Comments

US and Australian embassies and the United Nations have started evacuating staff.

43 dead in two days of drone attacks in Yemen
# Drone Strikes
# Drone Strikes

43 dead in two days of drone attacks in Yemen

Apr 20th 2014, 3:53 PM 8,444 Views 65 Comments

Officials have confirmed that at least three civilians have been killed in the strikes.

Pakistan says US drones killed senior Taliban figure
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Pakistan says US drones killed senior Taliban figure

Jan 3rd 2013, 2:33 PM 4,104 Views 41 Comments

Taliban commander Maulvi Nazir was among nine people killed in the drone strike.

'We should get his resume' - Obama offers help to unemployed engineer
# Hanging With Barack
# Hanging With Barack

'We should get his resume' - Obama offers help to unemployed engineer

Jan 31st 2012, 8:56 AM 2,897 Views 3 Comments

The US president took part in an online video chat last night in which he also confirmed that the US carries out unmanned drone strikes against suspected militants in Pakistan.