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Israel says drone penetrates its airspace from Lebanon

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it has observed a drone entering Israeli airspace from Lebanon. In a brief announcement, the military said on Wednesday that the aircraft returned to Lebanon. It gave no further details. ...

Israel says drone penetrates its airspace from Lebanon

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'Like a declaration of war': Lebanon accuses Israel after drone crashes Lebanon's president has accused Israel of behaviour "similar to a declaration of war" after drones crashed in Beirut and an airstrike near the border. ...
10:00, 08/26/2019

Israel on edge after Syria strikes, Lebanon 'drone attack' Israel is at the center of heated diplomatic rhetoric surrounding recent military operations in Gaza, Syria and Lebanon. Iran's expanding influence, Israel's response to it, and the war in Syria have heightened tension....
19:32, 08/26/2019

Hezbollah retaliates against Israel with a missile; Israel fires back at Lebanon The exchange of fire was brief, but it showed the dangers of a wider war as Hezbollah said it had exacted revenge for the deaths of two of its commanders in an Israeli airstrike in Syria....
07:00, 09/02/2019

Iran shoots down U.S. military drone; airspace in dispute Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps said Thursday it shot down a U.S. military drone along the country's southern coast after it violated Iranian airspace, a claim rejected by the Pentagon....
12:32, 06/20/2019

The Latest: Iran warns US after drone violated its airspace DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 2:20 p.m. Iran’s foreign ministry has warned the United States over violating Iranian air...
03:32, 06/20/2019

US Drone Shot Down By Iran In International Airspace: US Source The US military did not fly over Iranian airspace on Wednesday, the US military said, after a news website run by Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said a US drone was shot down over the southern......
01:00, 06/20/2019

FAA makes it easy for drone hobbyists to fly in controlled airspace It's now much easier to ask for permission to fly drones in controlled airspace even if you're only doing it for fun. The FAA is giving recreational drone pilots access to the Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC) s...
10:48, 07/24/2019

U.S. drone shot down by Iranian missile in international airspace - U.S. source A U.S. military drone has been shot down in international airspace over the Strait of Hormuz by an Iranian surface-to-air missile, a U.S. official said on Thursday, speaking on condition of anonymity....
00:16, 06/20/2019

US official: Iran shot down American drone over international airspace An American official acknowledged early Thursday that Iran shot down a US drone, saying it was hit by a surface-to-air missile while flying in international airspace near the Strait of Hormuz. The US official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity,...
01:00, 06/20/2019

Lebanon's Hezbollah says it downed Israeli drone Iran-backed Hezbollah said it downed an Israeli drone in southern Lebanon early on Monday, a week after the group's leader said it would shoot down Israeli drones in Lebanese airspace....
02:32, 09/09/2019

Hezbollah says it has downed Israeli drone over Lebanon Israel confirms drone loss while claiming an Iran-backed Shia militia fired rockets towards Israel from SyriaHezbollah has claimed it shot down an Israeli drone that crossed the border into Lebanon, a week after the bitter enemies traded fire for the...
04:32, 09/09/2019

US military drone shot down by Iranian missile in international airspace, US official says An Iranian surface-to-air missile shot down a U.S. military drone in international airspace over the Strait of Hormuz, a U.S. official told NBC News Thursday morning....
00:32, 06/20/2019

Hezbollah says it shot down 'Israeli drone' at Lebanon border The incident came one week after a fierce exchange of fire between the two groups. The leader of Hezbollah had pledged to retaliate "deep inside Israel" if there are any more attacks....
22:32, 09/08/2019

Lebanon warns against Israeli aggression after drone explosion Lebanon warned against Israeli aggression on Sunday after three people were killed in an airstrike in Syria and an apparently botched drone strike in Beirut....
05:00, 08/26/2019

Israel says GPS mysteriously disrupted in its airspace but planes secure Israel is experiencing unexplained GPS disruptions in its airspace but measures are in place to allow safe landings and takeoffs at its main international airport, the government said on Wednesday....
15:32, 06/26/2019

Pentagon releases map disputing claim US drone violated Iranian airspace; Iran’s version is very different The Pentagon released a map Thursday pointing out that the U.S. drone shot down by Iran was over International waters and not over Iran, contrary to what Iranian officials claim....
20:32, 06/20/2019

Is Israel dressing up dummies at Lebanon border? Is Israel stationing mannequins in military uniforms along the Lebanon border as it braces for a retaliatory attack from Hezbollah? Apparently so, according to Israeli and Lebanese correspondents on the ground who say they've spotted the jaundiced du...
04:00, 08/30/2019

Israel bombs Hezbollah base in Lebanon Israeli drones bombed a Palestinian base in eastern Lebanon early Monday amid rising tensions between the Iran-backed Hezbollah movement in Lebanon and the Jewish state. The strike came a day after an alleged Israeli drone hit a stronghold of the mil...
01:00, 08/27/2019

Israel destroys last Hezbollah tunnel from Lebanon The Israeli military says it has finished sealing the last of a series of Hezbollah attack tunnels under the country's northern border with Lebanon, roughly six months after they were found....
10:32, 06/03/2019

Israel is making the case for war, in public, against Lebanon Israel's military went on a propaganda offensive against Iran and Hezbollah using social media to drastically increase tensions with neighboring Lebanon hours after Benjamin Netanyahu warned the nation's enemies, in Arabic, to "watch it."...
17:32, 08/30/2019

Lebanon Accuses Israel of 2nd Attack in 2 Days Lebanon’s president compared the attacks to “a declaration of war” as tensions between Israel, Iran and groups backed by Iran mount across the region....
14:00, 08/26/2019

Israel Tiptoes Toward Conflict With Lebanon's Hezbollah A widening campaign by Israel to blunt the threat posed by Iran’s ally Hezbollah, and the pushback from beyond its borders, are raising the risk that the two sides will stumble into another war....
07:00, 09/12/2019

Israeli drone dropped incendiary substance in border forest: Lebanon army The Lebanese military said an Israeli drone, which violated Lebanon's airspace, dropped incendiary material and sparked a fire in a pine forest by the border on Sunday....
06:00, 09/01/2019

US Says "Concerned" Over Rising Tensions On Israel-Lebanon Border The United States voiced concern Sunday after Israel and Hezbollah exchanged fire along the Lebanese border, slamming the "destabilizing role" of Iranian proxies in the Middle East....
21:32, 09/01/2019

US in new push to resolve Israel-Lebanon sea border dispute A senior U.S. official who has been mediating the maritime border dispute between Israel and Lebanon has met with Lebanese officials for a second day, signaling a new push to resolve the matter...
10:32, 05/15/2019

UN warns ceasefire violations could spark war between Lebanon and Israel The Security Council urged all parties to ``exercise maximum calm and restraint and refrain from any action or rhetoric that could jeopardize the cessation of hostilities or destabilize the region.''...
01:00, 08/30/2019

Lebanon accuses Israel of threatening civilian infrastructure Lebanon accused Israel on Tuesday of threatening its civilian infrastructure after Israel told the United Nations Security Council that Iran was exploiting the Port of Beirut to smuggle weapons to the Hezbollah movement....
16:00, 07/23/2019

Israel open to U.S.-mediated talks with Lebanon on sea border Israel voiced openness on Monday to U.S.-mediated talks with Lebanon on resolving a dispute over the neighbors' maritime border that has dogged Mediterranean oil and gas exploration....
07:00, 05/27/2019

U.S. backs Israel's right to self-defense in Lebanon border tensions The U.S. government voiced concern on Sunday about growing tensions on the Israeli-Lebanese border, underscoring its support for Israel and warning Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah to refrain from actions that threatened Lebanese security....
17:32, 09/01/2019

Israel open to US-led talks with Lebanon over border dispute Israel says it's willing to engage in U.S.-mediated talks with Lebanon to resolve a border dispute over a sliver of the Mediterranean Sea seen as rich with energy resources....
10:48, 05/27/2019

Israel Targets Palestinian Group's Base in Lebanon Israeli aircraft struck a Palestinian group’s base in eastern Lebanon, Lebanon’s state news agency said, an attack that escalates tensions as Israel expands efforts to push back against Iran and its allies in the region....
09:00, 08/26/2019

Tunnel crossing between Lebanon and Israel went 22 storeys deep The Israeli army on Monday showed the inside of a sophisticated tunnel passing deep underground from Lebanon into northern Israel, saying it was intended for use by Lebanese Hezbollah militants....
11:32, 06/03/2019

Hezbollah, Israel exchange rocket fire near Lebanon Hezbollah terrorists based in Lebanon unleashed a barrage of missiles into Israel on Sunday, destroying an ambulance and prompting return fire, according to reports. The explosive exchange near the northern Israeli town of Avivim was confirmed to The...
11:32, 09/01/2019

Israel deploys mannequin soldiers on border with Lebanon Hezbollah has warned of retaliatory attack after drone strikes on Beirut at weekendIsrael has positioned mannequins of soldiers in jeeps along the Lebanon border, according to Lebanese and Israeli correspondents, as the army braces itself for an expe...
15:00, 08/29/2019

Israel, Hezbollah exchange fire along Lebanon border Israel's military said on Sunday anti-tank missiles from Lebanon targeted an army base and vehicles and that it responded with fire into southern Lebanon....
08:00, 09/01/2019

Israel exchanges fire with Hezbollah along Lebanon border Israel's military said on Sunday anti-tank missiles from Lebanon targeted an army base and vehicles and that it responded with fire into southern Lebanon....
08:01, 09/01/2019

Lebanon PM Asks US, France To Intervene After Escalation With Israel Lebanon's prime minister on Sunday urged the United States and France to "intervene" after the Hezbollah movement traded cross-border fire with Israel....
09:00, 09/01/2019

Israel Fires Shells Into Lebanon After Hezbollah Missile Strike Israel fired scores of artillery shells into southern Lebanon in response to a missile attack by Hezbollah, raising fears of a broader conflict amid growing regional tensions between Israel and Iran....
16:00, 09/01/2019

Israel accused of targeting Iran allies in Lebanon bombing Israel has also allegedly bombed Iraq recently, and claimed an attack on SyriaIsrael has been accused of bombing a militant base in neighbouring Lebanon, in an unconfirmed attack that has nonetheless stoked a proxy conflict with Iran already raging a...
12:00, 08/26/2019

Lebanon's Aoun warns Israel would bear results of any attack Lebanon's President Michel Aoun warned on Friday that Israel would bear the consequences of any attack, days after a flare-up at the border between Israel and Iran-backed Hezbollah....
05:16, 09/06/2019

Israel Fires Back After Anti-Tank Missiles Launched From Lebanon Israel said it was returning fire Sunday after anti-tank missiles were launched at its territory from Lebanon, raising fears of a serious escalation with Hezbollah after a week of rising tensions....
09:00, 09/01/2019

Israel says Iran boosting effort to set up Hezbollah precision-missile plants in Lebanon Israel accused Iran on Thursday of stepping up efforts to provide its Hezbollah allies in Lebanon with precision-guided missile production facilities, a veiled warning to Beirut that Israeli counter-strikes could escalate....
08:00, 08/29/2019

Israel: 'Imminent' Iranian killer drone attack foiled Israel's military says it carried out airstrikes in Syria to stop an attack by Iranian kamikaze drones. The Jewish state has, however, stayed silent on Lebanese reports that two Israeli drones crashed in southern Beirut....
09:00, 08/25/2019

"From Tonight Be Ready": Hezbollah Threatens Israel After 'Drone Attack' The head of Hezbollah on Sunday threatened Israel after a "drone attack" on the Lebanese Shiite movement's Beirut stronghold, vowing to "do everything" to thwart future attacks....
23:00, 08/25/2019

Israel Behind Latest Drone Attack, Says Iraq Paramilitary Force Iraq's Hashed al-Shaabi accused Israel of a deadly drone attack on Sunday that left one paramilitary fighter dead, the first time the force has directly blamed the Jewish state for such a raid....
23:00, 08/25/2019

Israel PM Tells Hezbollah Leader To "Calm Down" After Drone Incident Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah on Tuesday to "calm down" after Nasrallah said his movement was preparing a response to the crash of two Israeli......
11:00, 08/27/2019

Israel says jets hit targets in Syria to prevent Iranian drone attack Israel's military has said it thwarted an "imminent" Iranian attack involving killer drones. The announcement came unusually quickly on the heels of the airstrikes. President Benjamin Netanyahu had strong words for Iran....
22:00, 08/24/2019

Israel Strikes Iranian Targets in Syria to Prevent 'Killer Drone' Attack Israel said it struck military facilities in Syria to prevent suspected planned attacks from Iranian forces, raising the risk of a clash with Tehran amid a broader Israeli campaign to counter the military activities of the Islamic Republic....
06:00, 08/25/2019

Israel bombs Syria, says strikes thwarted imminent Iran drone attack JERUSALEM — The Israeli military attacked targets near Damascus late Saturday in what it said was a successful effort to thwart an imminent Iranian drone strike on Israel, stepping up an already heightened campaign against Iranian military activity i...
09:00, 08/25/2019

Lebanon Dispatch: Basketball Is ‘War, Minus the Shooting’ in Sectarian Lebanon The professional basketball season resembles an election campaign, with party colors adorning team jerseys and banners of political patrons hanging in stadiums. Then there are the insults and riots....
06:48, 05/16/2019

Rocket fired at southern Israel from Gaza following Israeli aircraft strike for drone 'attack' At least one rocket was fired from the Gaza Strip at southern Israel on Sunday night, landing on the Gaza side just shy of the border, during a weekend that saw a string of violent incidents in the area....
22:01, 09/08/2019

Netanyahu hails Israel strikes against Syria to foil Iran 'killer drone attack' Israeli prime minister says Iran has ‘no immunity anywhere’ after military says Tehran drone plot thwartedThe Israeli air force struck in Syria to prevent an Iranian force from launching an attack on the Jewish state with drones armed with explosives...
19:00, 08/24/2019

Critical KNOB exploit penetrates gaping Bluetooth vulnerability Researchers have discovered a vulnerability in Bluetooth’s authentication protocols which, if properly executed, could allow an attacker to conduct a man-in-the-middle attack between two paired devices. This could see an adversary intercept and alter...
12:00, 08/16/2019

Former Lebanon PM in Saudi: Saudi Arabia to support Lebanon Saudi Arabia will "extend a hand of support to Lebanon" as it faces challenges, Lebanese ex-Prime Minister Najib Mikati said on Monday after meeting the Saudi king along with two other Lebanese former premiers....
08:16, 07/15/2019

Hezbollah official: Israeli drone fell in south Beirut suburbs, second drone exploded An Israeli drone fell in the Hezbollah-dominated southern suburbs of Beirut and a second one exploded near the ground on Sunday, a Hezbollah official told Reuters, in the first such incident in more than a decade....
20:32, 08/24/2019

Trump suggests 'setup' after Tlaib rejects Israel's invite: 'Israel acted appropriately!' President Trump suggested that Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., may have tried to set up the Israeli government after she backed away from her stated intention to visit her grandmother in the Middle East nation....
18:00, 08/16/2019

Death toll rises as Gaza militants fire more than 500 rockets into Israel and Israel responds with airstrikes Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered the reinforcement of military units around the Palestinian enclave as rocket fire showed no signs of abating....
09:48, 05/05/2019

As Israel votes, Donald Trump proves he's the 'King of Israel' Every U.S. president, citing shared values and security commitments, has been staunchly pro-Israel; President Donald Trump more than most.        ...
23:32, 09/16/2019

| Dozens of rockets fired at Israel from Gaza, Israel responds Gaza militants fired a barrage of dozens of rockets at Israel, which responded with strikes that killed a Palestinian, officials said, as a fragile ceasefire again faltered....
06:48, 05/04/2019

Why did a helicopter fly through NYC airspace in rain and fog? ‘We’re not sure’ Air traffic controllers would have had to approve the New York City helicopter flight in Manhattan's tightly-controlled airspace, said Mayor Bill DeBlasio....
20:16, 06/10/2019

KLM avoiding parts of Iranian airspace Air France-KLM's Dutch subsidiary KLM is avoiding flying over parts of Iran as a precautionary measure, a spokesman said on Friday, confirming a report by the Netherlands' state broadcaster NOS....
02:00, 06/21/2019

"If Pak Has Closed Airspace, It's Their Problem": Air Force Chief Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa today said that Pakistan closing its airspace was a problem for them and the Indian Air Force (IAF) never stopped the civil air traffic in the country....
06:00, 06/24/2019

Pakistan reopens airspace for civil aviation Commercial and cargo flights can now fully access Pakistani airspace for the first time since a skirmish with India in February. The airspace closure had caused costly diversions of international flights....
08:48, 07/16/2019

International airlines' response to FAA on Iran airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued an emergency order on Thursday prohibiting U.S. air carriers from flying in Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman due to heightened tensions....
10:16, 06/21/2019

No Confirmation Of Airspace Closure By Pakistan, Says Centre The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Thursday said that Pakistan has not issued any statement confirming the closure of airspace for Indian flights....
18:00, 08/29/2019

Pak Decides To Let PM's Plane Fly Through Airspace For Shanghai Summit Pakistan on Monday decided in principle to let Prime Minister Narendra Modi's aircraft fly over its airspace to Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan where he has to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)......
15:32, 06/10/2019

FAA prohibits operators from flying over some Iran-controlled airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S. operators from flying in an overwater area of Tehran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman due to heightened tensions....
20:32, 06/20/2019

Pakistan may close airspace to India: science minister Prime Minister Imran Khan is considering closing Pakistan's airspace to India and blocking its eastern neighbor's land trade route to Afghanistan, the science and technology minister in Islamabad said on Tuesday....
13:00, 08/27/2019

PM Modi To Leave For Shanghai Summit, Won't Use Pak Airspace: 10 Points Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today leave for the two-day Shanghai Cooperation Organisation or SCO summit, which is being held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. The summit will be keenly watched for any......
18:16, 06/12/2019

For U.S. Military Drones, Airspace Is Growing More Congested, Dangerous Unmanned U.S. surveillance aircraft, with their suites of advanced technology, are the high-price product of years of domestic drone development during an era of nearly uncontested airspace....
06:16, 07/04/2019

Air India Lost Rs 491 Crore Due To Closure Of Pak Airspace: Report Due to closure of airspace by Pakistan, national carrier Air India lost Rs 491 crore till July 2, according to data presented by Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday....
11:00, 07/03/2019

India's Modi to avoid Pakistan airspace despite getting permission Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will avoid flying over Pakistan during an official trip to central Asia on Thursday, the foreign ministry said, even though Pakistan has granted overflight access....
05:48, 06/12/2019

No Decision Yet On Closing Airspace To India, Says Pak Foreign Minister Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has made it clear that no decision has yet been taken to close the country's airspace to India, Dawn news reported....
08:32, 08/29/2019

Iran says its airspace is fully safe and secure: Tasnim Iran's Civil Aviation Organization said on Saturday the country's airspace was safe for airlines to fly through, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, amid heightened tension between Tehran and Washington....
03:32, 06/22/2019

Factbox: International airlines' response to FAA on Iran airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued an emergency order on Thursday prohibiting U.S. air carriers from flying in Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman due to heightened tensions....
08:16, 06/21/2019

Pakistan Says It Will Review Re-Opening Airspace For Indian Flights Pakistan will review re-opening of its airspace for Indian flights on May 15 amid heightened Indo-Pak military tensions, a civil aviation official said Sunday, but a senior minister indicated that the......
14:00, 05/12/2019

Lufthansa and global airlines avoid Iranian airspace A host of major carriers are rerouting flights away from the Strait of Hormuz after a US reconnaissance drone was shot down in the area. Airlines fear being mistakenly attacked....
04:00, 06/21/2019

Russia wants probe on alleged S Korean airspace violation A lawmaker cites Russia’s acting ambassador as saying Russia wants an investigation into a South Korean announcement that a Russia military plane has violated its airspace...
00:00, 07/24/2019

Pakistan lost $50 million from airspace restrictions: minister Pakistan's aviation minister on Thursday said that his country suffered loses of over eight billion rupees ($50 million) from airspace restrictions imposed since February which affected hundreds of commercial and cargo flights....
14:48, 07/18/2019

Pakistan Lost $50 Million From Restricting Airspace, Says Minister Pakistan's aviation minister on Thursday said that his country suffered loses of over eight billion rupees ($50 million) from airspace restrictions imposed since February which affected hundreds of......
23:32, 07/18/2019

Air India To Resume Flights Over Pakistan After Airspace Re-Opens With Pakistan reopening its airspace, national carrier Air India will resume flight operations on the Delhi-Kabul and the Lucknow-Najaf routes from August 5 and October 28, respectively, said Air......
10:00, 07/22/2019

At least 10 held for flying drones in restricted airspace at Heathrow A number of environmental activists were arrested in London Friday for trying to fly drones in restricted airspace at Heathrow Airport -- a protest authorities called a serious safety risk, punishable by life in prison....
05:01, 09/13/2019

Air India Lost Rs 560 Crore In 140 Days After Pak Closed Airspace Private carriers IndiGo, SpiceJet and GoAir lost Rs 25.1 crore, Rs 30.73 crore and Rs 2.1 crore respectively, bringing the total loss to Indian airlines to more than Rs 620 crore in less than five......
06:48, 07/16/2019

South Korea: Russia says airspace intrusion was not intentional Russia has told South Korea that the latest airspace intrusion by one of its warplanes was not intentional and was probably caused by a technical glitch, the presidential office Cheong Wa Dae said Wednesday....
02:32, 07/24/2019

Pak Opens Its Airspace, Closed Since Balakot Strike: Report Pakistan opened its airspace for all civilian traffic on Tuesday morning, removing the ban on Indian flights that were not allowed to use majority of its airspace since the Balakot air strikes in......
18:48, 07/15/2019

Israel Reverses Course, Allows Rep. Rashida Tlaib to Visit. Tlaib to Israel: Nah, I’m Good First, an Israel visit was off the table, then it was back on and now it’s off again as Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) has said she won’t be visiting her 90-year-old grandmother despite the country’s Interior Minister Aryeh Deri approving her request....
12:32, 08/16/2019

Pakistan's Airspace To Remain Shut For Indian Flights Till May 30 Pakistan on Wednesday decided not to lift its airspace ban for Indian flights till May 30, as Islamabad is awaiting the outcome of the Lok Sabha polls in India....
18:48, 05/15/2019

U.S. issues warning on airspace near Gulf as Iran tensions simmer The Federal Aviation Administration has issued an advisory to U.S. commercial airliners flying over the waters of the Gulf and the Gulf of Oman to exercise caution as tensions between Washington and Tehran continue to simmer....
01:00, 05/18/2019

Airlines to avoid Iranian airspace amid rising tensions The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S.-registered aircraft operators from flying over the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman due to increased tensions with Iran....
07:00, 06/21/2019

South Korea Says Fired Hundreds Of Shots At Russian Jet In Its Airspace The South Korean military fired hundreds of warning shots at a Russian military aircraft that entered South Korean airspace on Tuesday, defence officials in Seoul said, with Chinese military aircraft......
01:32, 07/23/2019

Pakistan reopens airspace to civil aviation after India standoff Pakistan re-opened its airspace to civil aviation on Tuesday following months of restrictions imposed after clashes with India, which forced lengthy detours that cost airlines millions of dollars....
02:16, 07/16/2019

U.S. regulator bars airlines from flying over some Iran-controlled airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S. operators from flying in an overwater area of Tehran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman due to heightened tensions....
20:32, 06/20/2019

Pakistan extends airspace closure on Indian border to June 14 Pakistani airspace on its eastern border with India will remain closed until June 14, a civil aviation official said on Wednesday, the latest extension months after a standoff between the arch rivals....
04:16, 05/29/2019

Saudi airline changes flight routes to avoid Iran’s airspace RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s state airline Saudia says it is rerouting flight paths to some Asian destinations in order to avoid Iranian airspace amid heightened tensions in the Persian Gulf. The statement Saturday evening follows...
00:16, 06/23/2019

FAA bans low flights over Venezuela's airspace, citing political instability The FAA issued an order prohibiting U.S. air operators from flying below 26,000 feet in Venezuela's airspace until further notice, citing "increasing political instability and tensions."...
21:48, 04/30/2019

Pakistan Extends Airspace Ban On Indian Border Till June 14 Pakistan airspace on its border with India will remain closed till June 14, a spokesperson for Pakistan's Civil Aviation Authority told news agency Reuters today....
04:32, 05/29/2019

Pak Extends Airspace Ban Along Its Eastern Border With India Till June 28 Pakistan on Thursday extended its airspace ban along its eastern border with India for the third time till June 28, according to a notice issued by the country's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)....
12:48, 06/13/2019

Pakistan To Open Its Airspace For PM Modi's Flight To Bishkek: Minister Pakistan on Wednesday said it will "specially" open its airspace for the flight of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Bishkek to attend the SCO summit, even as India decided not to use the Pakistani......
10:16, 06/12/2019

Russia Denies Jet Breached South Korea Airspace, Says No "Warning Fire" Moscow denied on Tuesday that its aircraft had violated South Korean airspace, saying its jets had carried out planned drills over international waters....
01:32, 07/23/2019

20 Flights Affected By Decision To Avoid Parts Of Iran Airspace: Centre Total 20 flights of Indian airline companies have been affected by the decision to avoid parts of Iranian airspace amid the ongoing tension between the west Asian country and the US, the government......
18:16, 07/11/2019

United to resume India flights from Sept as Pakistan reopens airspace United Airlines Holdings Inc said on Wednesday it would restart daily nonstop service between New York/Newark, New Delhi and Mumbai from Sept. 6, after Pakistan lifted airspace restrictions....
22:48, 07/16/2019

United to resume India flights from September as Pakistan reopens airspace United Airlines Holdings Inc said on Wednesday it would restart daily nonstop service between New York/Newark, New Delhi and Mumbai from Sept. 6, after Pakistan lifted airspace restrictions....
04:16, 07/17/2019

British Airways says will follow U.S. guidance to avoid parts of Iranian airspace British Airways said on Friday it will adhere to guidance from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to avoid parts of Iranian airspace and its flights will continue to operate using alternative routes....
03:00, 06/21/2019

Royal Air Force intercepts Russian aircraft near British, Estonian airspace Britain's Royal Air Force intercepted Russian aircraft in two separate incidents Thursday, one near British airspace and the other near Estonian airspace....
10:48, 08/09/2019

Airlines avoid parts of Iran-controlled airspace after U.S. regulator's order Some global airlines are re-routing flights to avoid Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman, they said on Friday, after the U.S. aviation regulator barred its carriers from the area until further notice....
05:16, 06/21/2019

FAA issues order prohibiting US operators from flying over some Iran-controlled airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order on Thursday prohibiting U.S. operators from flying in an overwater area of Tehran-controlled airspace over the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman “due to heightened military activities and...
22:00, 06/20/2019

South Korea fires warning shots after Russia violates airspace Russian military planes violated South Korean airspace for the first time ever on Tuesday, prompting the country to scramble fighter jets — and reportedly fire warning shots. South Korea’s Defense Ministry confirmed the incident in a stat...
04:32, 07/23/2019

UPDATE 2-Pakistan reopens airspace to civil aviation after India standoff Pakistan opened its airspace to civil aviation on Tuesday, following months of restrictions imposed in the wake of a standoff with neighbouring India....
00:32, 07/16/2019

Russia and South Korea give conflicting claims over airspace spat Russia has said it didn't apologize for an alleged intrusion into South Korean airspace, contradicting earlier statements reported by South Korean media. The incident has triggered a diplomatic dispute in the region....
17:00, 07/24/2019

Russia, South Korea trade conflicting claims over airspace dispute Russia's embassy in Seoul on Wednesday denied that Moscow had formally apologized over an alleged airspace violation the previous day, after South Korea said that Russia had expressed "deep regret" while blaming an equipment malfunction....
03:00, 07/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Pakistan reopens airspace for civil aviation after India standoff Pakistan's airspace has been reopened to civil aviation with immediate effect, its aviation authority said on Tuesday, following months of restrictions imposed in the wake of a standoff with neighbouring India earlier this year....
22:48, 07/15/2019

Lebanon's Hezbollah says U.S.-Iran war in region unlikely Lebanon's Hezbollah said on Friday that a regional war between Washington and Tehran had become unlikely as the United States knows it would pay a heavy price....
16:00, 05/31/2019

Lebanon PM: US sanctions won't affect government Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Wednesday that U.S. sanctions targeting Hezbollah MPs moved in a "new direction" from existing measures, but would not affect government work....
08:00, 07/10/2019

Lebanon PM says more optimistic after crisis talks Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri indicated that solutions to a political crisis that has paralyzed his government were almost within reach following a meeting on Thursday with President Michel Aoun....
10:16, 08/08/2019

Dom Joly’s foodie tour of Lebanon The comedian spent his childhood in Lebanon and fell in love with its cuisine. Returning to tour the country’s mountains, he finds the food as good as everIt’s difficult to pin down what is definitely your earliest memory but, I’m pretty certain that...
04:00, 06/09/2019

PM Hariri: Saudi, UAE want to invest in Lebanon Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are looking to invest in infrastructure projects in Lebanon after ties have recovered, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said in comments from his office on Friday....
06:00, 08/16/2019

Qatar Airways says return to Syrian airspace part of overcoming Gulf boycott Qatar Airways' return to flying over Syria as its eight-year war dies down is part of its efforts to grapple with a nearly two-year Gulf dispute that has blocked it from using the airspace of many of its neighbors, CEO Akbar al-Baker said on Saturday...
10:00, 05/04/2019

United Airlines Suspends Newark-Mumbai Flights Over Iran Airspace Worries United Airlines said it had suspended flights from New Jersey's Newark airport to the Indian financial capital of Mumbai following a safety review after Iran shot down a high-altitude U.S.......
19:00, 06/20/2019

Russia, South Korea trade conflicting claims over alleged airspace intrusion Russia's embassy in Seoul on Wednesday said that Moscow had not apologized for an alleged airspace violation the previous day, after South Korea said that a Russian attache had expressed "deep regret" and blamed malfunctioning equipment....
08:00, 07/24/2019

Russia expresses 'deep regret' over South Korea airspace violation, Seoul says Russia expressed “deep regret” over one of its warplanes entering into South Korea’s airspace during its first joint air patrol with China Tuesday and promised to launch an investigation into the incident, South Korea’s presidential office said Wedne...
04:32, 07/24/2019

Russia denies it apologized to South Korea over alleged airspace breach: Ifax Russia's embassy in Seoul on Wednesday denied that Moscow had formally apologized to South Korea over an alleged airspace violation during a joint air patrol with China the previous day, the Interfax news agency reported....
03:00, 07/24/2019

US aviation authority issues order prohibiting flights over some Iran-controlled airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S. operators from flying in an overwater area of Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman due to heightened tensions....
20:48, 06/20/2019

South Korea fires 360 shots at Russian jets after planes violated airspace SOUTH Korean jets fired 360 rounds of warning shots at Russian military planes after one violated the country’s airspace twice, Seoul officials have said....
12:16, 07/23/2019

South Korea Fired Warning Shots After a Russian Warplane Violated Airspace (SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korean jets fired warning shots after a Russian military plane violated South Korea’s airspace on Tuesday, Seoul officials said, in the first such incident between the countries. Three Russian military planes ...
23:00, 07/22/2019

South Korea fires warning shots at Russian military aircraft in its airspace The South Korean military fired two warning shots at a Russian military aircraft that entered South Korean airspace on Tuesday, the Ministry of National Defense in Seoul said, and Chinese military aircraft had also entered South Korean airspace....
20:32, 07/22/2019

Indian Airlines To Avoid Iran Airspace Amid Tensions: Aviation Watchdog Amid rising geopolitical tensions between the US and Iran, India's aviation regulator DGCA Saturday said Indian airlines have decided to avoid the "affected part of the Iranian airspace" and reroute......
08:16, 06/22/2019

PM: Lebanon should learn from Egypt’s economic development Lebanese Prime Minister says his country should learn from the government of Egypt how to stimulate economic growth, reform laws and combat corruption...
07:16, 05/02/2019

U.S. warns against inflaming tensions over Lebanon shooting The United States said on Wednesday the case of a deadly shooting in Lebanon should be handled in a way that achieves justice "without politically motivated inflammation" of tensions....
14:16, 08/07/2019

Hezbollah: New sanctions widen U.S. assault on Lebanon Hezbollah's parliamentary bloc said on Thursday that new U.S. sanctions against three Hezbollah officials, including two Lebanese MPs, have "widened the American assault" on Lebanon....
06:48, 07/11/2019

In Lebanon, a monastery brings together Christians scattered by war The last time Samuel Botros stepped into the Lebanese monastery of Saint Anthony of Qozhaya was in 1978. He was 24, newly married, and the country was in the grip of an all-out war. Like many of his......
17:16, 08/06/2019

UN calls for probe into allegations of torture in Lebanon BEIRUT (AP) — The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights is calling for “a thorough, effective and independent investigation” into the death of a Lebanese man who was allegedly tortured by police intelligence. Michelle Bachelet says Hass...
04:48, 05/14/2019

Scuffles near Lebanon parliament before vote on budget Dozens of protesters have scuffled with Lebanese security forces guarding the country’s parliament just as lawmakers met to vote on a controversial austerity budget...
12:32, 07/18/2019

Iran says detained US resident to be released to Lebanon Iran has agreed to hand over a U.S. permanent resident imprisoned for years in Tehran to Lebanese officials, an Iranian judiciary official said Tuesday....
07:48, 06/11/2019

Lebanon’s Nasrallah says his group has no missile factories BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s Hezbollah leader has rejected what he calls U.S. conditions for mediating a border and maritime dispute with Israel. Hassan Nasrallah says Washington is “using the talks” to discuss degrading his group’...
15:16, 05/31/2019

Basketball Is ‘War, Minus the Shooting’ in Sectarian Lebanon The professional basketball season resembles an election campaign, with party colors adorning team jerseys and banners of political patrons hanging in stadiums. Then there are the insults and riots....
09:48, 05/22/2019

Lebanon health minister says no concerns over sanctions Lebanon's health minister, who was appointed by the country's Hezbollah group, says he has "overcome" U.S. concerns that his ministry's funds could go to the militant group by gaining public trust and ensuring transparency....
09:32, 05/18/2019

PM: Lebanon should learn from Egypt's economic development Lebanon's prime minister says his country should learn from the government of Egypt how to stimulate economic growth, reform laws and combat corruption....
12:32, 05/02/2019

South Korea fires warning shots after 2 Russian military aircraft enter its airspace US Air Force Photo South Korea's military says it fired flares and warning shots after Russian military planes entered the country's airspace on Tuesday. Chinese military planes also intruded into South Korea's aerial identification zone on Tuesday,...
15:16, 07/23/2019

Russia confirms joint air patrol with China after South Korea claims airspace violation Russia confirmed Tuesday that it had carried out its first-ever joint air patrol with China, an event which prompted South Korea and Japan to scramble fighter jets in response....
21:00, 07/23/2019

Iran Oil Tanker Blacklisted By US Off Lebanon, Syria Coasts The Iranian tanker Adrian Darya 1 blacklisted by the United States has been off the coast of Lebanon and Syria for the past 24 hours, maritime monitors said on Monday....
23:16, 09/02/2019

Protests return to Lebanon as government discusses austerity Dozens of Lebanese military and security veterans are protesting for the second time in two weeks against proposed cuts to their pensions and benefits, as the government discusses a budget bill that aims to cut public spending and usher in austerity ...
08:00, 05/10/2019

Lebanon’s former Maronite Christian patriarch Sfeir dies BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s Maronite Christian church says its former patriarch, Cardinal Nasrallah Butros Sfeir, has died after several days in hospital. He was 98. Sfeir, an outspoken and feisty personality, served as spiritual leader of Lebanon&...
02:00, 05/12/2019

Lebanon says Iran agreed amnesty for detained national Iran has agreed to grant an amnesty to a Lebanese citizen it detained in 2015 for "collaborating against the state", Lebanon's state news agency quoted the foreign ministry as saying on Tuesday....
14:48, 06/04/2019

Lebanon forces Syrian refugees to tear down walls Lebanon’s state-run National News Agency says Lebanese troops have entered refugee settlements in a town near the Syrian border to make sure that brick and concrete walls have been torn down...
05:00, 07/01/2019

European band pulls out of Lebanon festival in protest European rock band Within Temptation says it is cancelling its concert at a Lebanese music festival in solidarity with a local group whose show was pulled from the program under pressure from Christian groups...
06:16, 08/04/2019

UN chief welcomes new Government in Lebanon, after eight-month impasse United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres welcomed, on Friday, the announcement of a new Government in Lebanon; the result of eight months of negotiation, following general elections last May....
14:16, 04/28/2019

Iraq, Lebanon to stay away from Mideast peace conference BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi foreign ministry spokesman says his government will stay away from a Mideast peace conference expected to take place in late June in the tiny Gulf Arab state of Bahrain. The White House says it will unveil the first phase of i...
09:32, 06/12/2019

Lebanon secures release of American citizen from Syria Syrian authorities have released a U.S. citizen and he has been handed back to his family, thanks to the mediation of Lebanon, a Lebanese security official said on Friday....
17:02, 07/26/2019

Lebanon's Aoun affirms post-war settlement before funeral Lebanon's president on Friday reaffirmed the reconciliation among Lebanese after the 1975-90 civil war, before the funeral of a cabinet minister's aide killed last week as political tensions flared....
06:48, 07/05/2019

Lebanon calls on Iran to release citizen who is US resident BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon is calling on Iran to use the upcoming holy month of Ramadan to grant amnesty to a Lebanese citizen who is also a U.S. resident imprisoned there for more than three years. The appeal for the release of Nizar Zakka came Friday in...
10:00, 05/03/2019

Lebanon vows to restore security after deadly shootout The Lebanese government vowed on Monday to restore security to an area of a deadly shooting that has stirred fear of renewed strife on Mount Lebanon, one of the bloodiest theaters of the 1975-90 civil war....
05:32, 07/01/2019

Hariri says Lebanon far from bankruptcy, cites risks of no reform Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Monday Lebanon was far from bankruptcy but failure to pass a "realistic" budget that brings down the state deficit would be tantamount to a "suicide operation" against the economy....
17:16, 05/06/2019

Confusion as Turkey says Iranian tanker now headed toward Lebanon Turkey said on Friday that an Iranian tanker at the center of a confrontation between Washington and Tehran was headed to Lebanon's waters after changing course several times, although Beirut said it was not informed of the plan....
09:32, 08/30/2019

In Lebanon, Syrian refugees face new pressure to go home ARSAL, Lebanon (AP) — Lebanese authorities have undertaken their most aggressive campaign yet for Syrian refugees to return home, taking action to ensure they can’t put down roots in Lebanon. A rising star in the government is leading the campa...
03:32, 06/20/2019

Can tourists coexist with nature on Lebanon's Rabbit Island? Lebanon's beaches have a serious pollution problem. But off Tripoli's Mediterranean coast, a pristine haven attracts migrating wildlife and daytrippers alike. Can the tourists and turtles find a way to coexist?...
11:32, 08/30/2019

Confusion as Turkey says Iranian tanker now headed to Lebanon Turkey said on Friday that an Iranian tanker at the center of a confrontation between Washington and Tehran was headed to Lebanon after changing course several times, although Beirut said it was not informed of the plan....
05:00, 08/30/2019

U.N. Vote Could Clear Path to Cutting Peacekeepers in Southern Lebanon It is a small but significant concession to the United States and Israel, which want U.N. peacekeepers to more aggressively pursue Hezbollah activity near the Israeli border....
02:32, 08/29/2019

Lebanon's Hezbollah vows to confront U.S. Middle East plan Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah pledged on Friday to confront the U.S. Middle East plan that President Donald Trump has touted as "the deal of the century."...
16:00, 05/31/2019

Lebanon's Hariri hopes for decision in September on sea border talks Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Thursday after talks in Washington that he hoped for a final decision, possibly in September, on a proposal for resolving a maritime border dispute with Israel on a gas pipeline....
20:00, 08/15/2019

Lebanon’s Central Bank workers suspends strike for 3 days BEIRUT (AP) — Employees at the Central Bank of Lebanon have suspended their open-ended strike for three days, saying they hope their wages and benefits will not be cut. The strike began last Friday and raised concerns it could paralyze the country...
03:16, 05/07/2019

UN peacekeeping patrol filmed coming under attack by Hezbollah in Lebanon Exclusive video obtained by Fox News shows a peacekeeping patrol under attack by the U.S.-designated terrorist group Hezbollah. A western intelligence source confirmed to Fox News the Iranian proxy force was behind the attack. ...
05:00, 08/29/2019

| Lebanon newspaper goes black to raise alarm over political crisis A prominent Lebanese daily has appeared on newsstands with a black front page in the second such protest by a local paper in less than a year over the country's lingering political crisis....
02:48, 08/09/2019

Lebanon slams Trump administration’s Mideast peace plan BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri has criticized the Trump administration’s $50 billion investment proposal, part of its Middle East peace plan, saying Beirut will not be “tempted” by money at the expense ...
05:48, 06/23/2019

Militant attack kills two police, one soldier in Lebanon's Tripoli A militant attacked a patrol of Lebanon's Internal Security Forces (ISF) in the northern city of Tripoli on Monday night, killing two police officers and one army soldier, state news agency NNA said....
15:48, 06/03/2019

Militant attack kills two police, two soldiers in Lebanon's Tripoli A militant attacked a security forces patrol in Lebanon's northern city of Tripoli on Monday night, killing two police officers and two army soldiers, state news agency NNA said....
19:00, 06/03/2019

Mashrou' Leila concert in Lebanon canceled after church pressure Lebanon's Byblos festival has canceled a concert by the indie rock band Mashrou' Leila "to prevent bloodshed" after calls from church leaders accusing the band of blasphemy and death threats on social media....
13:16, 07/30/2019

Lebanon's president urges 'sacrifice' as budget cuts debated President Michel Aoun urged the Lebanese on Tuesday to end protests and make sacrifices to rescue the country from financial crisis as ministers debate a draft state budget expected to include spending cuts....
13:32, 05/14/2019

Lebanon stock trading suspended over central bank strike BEIRUT (AP) — The Beirut Stock Exchange says it is suspending trading due to the open strike declared by the employees of Lebanon’s central bank. Hundreds of Lebanese public employees are on strike amid concerns that their salaries and benefits...
06:16, 05/06/2019

UN calls for 'maximum restraint' after alleged Israeli strike in Lebanon Israel has also allegedly bombed Iraq recently, and claimed an attack on SyriaThe United Nation has called for maximum restraint after a reported drone attack in a Hezbollah stronghold south of Beirut that was blamed on Israel.A spokesman said the UN...
21:32, 08/26/2019

Dutch band nixes Lebanon gig in solidarity with local artists Dutch band Within Temptation has canceled its concert at a big music festival in Lebanon to support the country's most popular indie band, whose own gig was axed after church pressure and death threats....
10:48, 08/04/2019

Lebanon's Central Bank workers suspends strike for 3 days Employees at the Central Bank of Lebanon have suspended their open-ended strike for three days, saying they hope their wages and benefits will not be cut....
07:00, 05/07/2019

Amnesty International: Lebanon 'forcibly deported' 2,500 Syrian refugees Lebanon "forcibly deported" nearly 2,500 Syrian refugees back to their native country in the last three months, according to government information obtained by Amnesty International, who urged the Middle Eastern nation t...
06:00, 08/28/2019

U.S. sanctions three Hezbollah leaders, including two Lebanon Parliament members The U.S. Treasury added three top Hezbollah figures to its list of sanctioned individuals on Tuesday, including two members of the Lebanese Parliament and a security official responsible for coordinating between Hezbollah and Lebanon's security agenc...
16:32, 07/09/2019

U.S. sanctions three Hezbollah leaders, including two members of Lebanon's Parliament The U.S. Treasury added three top Hezbollah figures to its list of sanctioned individuals on Tuesday, including two members of the Lebanese Parliament and a security official responsible for coordinating between Hezbollah and Lebanon's security agenc...
10:48, 07/09/2019

The Latest: Hezbollah pols in Lebanon blast US Iran policy The parliamentary bloc of Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah group has blasted the United States over new sanctions it imposed on Iran describing them as “unjustified”...
07:00, 05/09/2019

Iran agrees to hand over detained US resident to Lebanon, officials say Iran has agreed to hand over a U.S. permanent resident imprisoned for years in Tehran to Lebanese officials, an Iranian judiciary official said Tuesday, providing the first official confirmation that Nizar Zakka would be sent back to his native Leban...
02:48, 06/11/2019

Lebanon's Hezbollah hands two crashed drones to Lebanese army Lebanon's Hezbollah group on Friday handed over two drones that crashed in Beirut to the Lebanese army, Hezbollah's al-Manar news channel and Lebanese military sources said....
15:32, 08/30/2019

Tensions forces evacuation of Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon Dozens of Syrian refugees have dismantled their tents in a camp they lived in for years in eastern Lebanon after authorities ordered their evacuation following a brawl with locals....
09:32, 06/09/2019

Iran judiciary says to hand over detained Lebanese businessman to Lebanon Lebanon's security chief is due to escort a detained Lebanese man home from Iran on Tuesday after Beirut secured his release from an Iranian prison, with Iranian officials saying it was due partly to their close ties with Lebanon's Hezbollah group....
03:32, 06/11/2019

Israeli strikes hit Palestinian military position in Lebanon: group Israeli drone strikes hit a military position belonging to an Iranian-backed Palestinian faction in Lebanon's Bekaa valley near the Syrian border early on Monday, the group said....
03:32, 08/26/2019

Israeli army says fires into Lebanon after military targets hit by missiles Israel's military said on Sunday it fired into southern Lebanon after a number of anti-tank missiles targeted an Israeli military base and army vehicles near the border....
08:00, 09/01/2019

Lebanon's Hezbollah says banks have duty to help cut cost of public debt The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah movement said on Thursday Lebanese banks had a "national and moral duty" to help the government resolve its high cost of servicing debt....
11:48, 05/02/2019

As waters warm, lionfish invasion strains Lebanon's seas Lebanese fisherman Hassan Younes has been diving the same waters off his coastal hometown for three decades but has never seen anything like this year as native species disappear and invasive lionfish take their place....
08:16, 07/09/2019

Lebanon rugby league players threatened with jail over planned protest Robbie Farah responds by suggesting boycottDispute over governing body’s board electionsThe Lebanon Rugby League Federation has threatened Cedars players with jail, fines and suspension if they follow through with a protest during Saturday’s Test wit...
02:16, 06/19/2019

Air strikes hit Palestinian position in Lebanon, no casualties: official to An-Nahar news An official from a military position belonging to a Palestinian group in the Lebanese town of Qusaya, near the Syrian border, said three air strikes hit it, causing only material damage....
23:32, 08/25/2019

Planned Lebanon demolitions put 15,000 Syrian children at risk of homelessness: NGOs At least 15,000 Syrian children will be at risk of homelessness if the Lebanese government goes ahead with the planned demolition of "semi-permanent structures" built by refugees in eastern Lebanon, aid agencies warned on Tuesday....
08:00, 06/04/2019

U.S. sanctions Lebanon's Jammal Trust Bank for financial ties to Hezbollah The United States on Thursday sanctioned Lebanon-based Jammal Trust Bank SAL and its subsidiaries for allegedly facilitating the financial activities of Hezbollah, according to the Treasury Department, which said the bank funnels money to the familie...
14:00, 08/29/2019

Lebanon president urges 2019 budget deal as veterans protest Lebanon's president called on Tuesday for approval of the 2019 draft budget by the end of May in order to launch long-stalled economic reforms, though military veterans fearing pension cuts took to the streets....
07:16, 04/30/2019

Lebanon central bank workers strike, PM demands budgetary 'realism' Lebanese central bank employees went on strike on Monday over state budget proposals that would cut their benefits but Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said failure to pass a "realistic" budget would be like a "suicide operation" against the economy....
17:16, 05/06/2019

Banks reopen after workers suspend austerity strike against Lebanon Central Bank Employees at Lebanon's Central Bank have decided to suspend their strike until Friday -- hoping negotiations with the government over proposed austerity measures will lead to a breakthrough....
14:00, 05/07/2019

Lebanon secures release of American citizen from Syria - Lebanese security official Syrian authorities have released a U.S. citizen and he has been handed back to his family, thanks to the mediation of Lebanon, a Lebanese security official said on Friday....
08:16, 07/26/2019

Islamic State claims June attack that killed four on patrol in Lebanon's Tripoli Islamic State claimed responsibility on Thursday for an attack that killed two police officers and two soldiers on patrol in patrol in Lebanon's Tripoli last month, the group’s Al-Nabaa newspaper said....
00:48, 07/05/2019

Lebanon’s Hezbollah vows to shoot down Israeli drones after 2 go down near stronghold on ‘suicide mission’ Lebanon’s Hezbollah leader vowed Sunday to shoot down any Israeli drones that enter Lebanese airspace from now on after one allegedly crashed and another exploded in Beirut overnight....
22:00, 08/25/2019

Israeli air strikes hit Palestinian military position in Lebanon: reports, security source Israeli air strikes hit a military position belonging to a Palestinian group in Lebanon, near the Syrian border, early on Monday, a security source and Lebanon's An-Nahar news said....
23:32, 08/25/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: hate speech, dementia, Libya and Yemen, human rights in Brazil and Lebanon This Tuesday, we cover: the UN chief in New Zealand’s Christchurch calls for end to hate speech; how a healthy lifestyle can prevent dementia; updates on fighting in Libya and Yemen; the human rights of detainees in Lebanon and people affected by lep...
12:32, 05/14/2019

Airspace Near Area 51 Will Be Closed to News Helicopters and Drones During 'Storm Area 51' Shitshow Airspace around Area 51 in Nevada will be closed to news helicopters and drones this week in anticipation of the so-called “Storm Area 51" event that started as a joke but has morphed into a potentially dangerous situation....
17:32, 09/16/2019

UPDATE 2-Saudi Arabia in talks with Lebanon about financial aid-Saudi finmin Saudi Arabia is in discussions with the Lebanese government about providing financial support, Saudi Finance Minister Mohammed al-Jadaan said on Wednesday....
07:48, 09/18/2019

FAA: Please don't weaponize your drone You're probably fully aware that arming your drone is a bad idea, but it appears that some people didn't get the memo. The FAA has issued a warning against weaponizing drones, noting that it's a violation of the agency's rules on...
21:00, 08/25/2019

Amazon’s latest drone will fly itself The online retailer said it could start making drone deliveries to consumers’ homes in just months, the latest in a string of Amazon promises that have yet to materialize about package-delivering fliers....
21:48, 06/05/2019

Guy tried to fly pot into Georgia prison using drone A Georgia man tried to dump more than half a pound of pot inside a prison using a remote-controlled drone, federal prosecutors said. Eric Lee Brown, 35, of Lithonia, pleaded guilty on Thursday to using a DJI Phantom 4 drone to fly 294 grams of mariju...
13:16, 07/26/2019

Amazon unveils new delivery drone Amazon announced June 5 it would start delivering products to customers using drones in just months. Amazon chief executive Jeffrey P. Bezos owns The Washington Post....
21:48, 06/05/2019

Oil rises near $64/bbl on second downed Iranian drone Oil rose to almost $64 on Tuesday, jumping late in the session after the head of U.S. Central Command said the United States may have taken down a second Iranian drone over the Strait of Hormuz last week....
15:00, 07/23/2019

How a drone's flight took the US and Iran to the brink of war The incident came close to sparking a war, with a planned retaliatory attack – but with Trump’s top advisers reportedly split, doubts seemed to set inThe incident that came close to sparking a new war in the Middle East began late on Wednesday night ...
17:48, 06/21/2019

DJI's first educational robot is a $500 drone tank Less than a month after launching its first-ever action camera, DJI is now introducing its first educational robot, The RoboMaster S1, which the company says has been in development for two years, was inspired by a robotics competition that DJI has s...
06:48, 06/12/2019

Drone Ambitions Soar to the Stratosphere Airbus, Boeing and SoftBank subsidiaries are developing stratospheric drones, which could fly unaided for months and take pictures or beam down internet services some 60,000 feet or more to the ground....
08:00, 08/26/2019

Iran 'shoots down US drone over its territory' Iran's Revolutionary Guards have shot down a US drone, the elite force's news website claimed Thursday. However, the US military denied flying over Iranian airspace....
00:32, 06/20/2019

Iran says U.S. may have shot down its own drone by mistake Iran denied it lost a drone in the Strait of Hormuz after the United States said it had 'destroyed' an Iranian drone that was threatening a U.S. ship.        ...
02:48, 07/19/2019

CHEAP: Fly high with $350 off this DJI Spark drone After watching Avengers: Endgame, I’d totally understand if you want to gain flying abilities.. Unfortunately, we can’t help you with a superpower injection, but we’ve got a super flying deal for you. You can get DJI Spark Sky Blue Quadcopter Drone f...
09:16, 05/27/2019

Iran, U.S. in war of words after U.S. drone shot down Iran on Thursday shot down a U.S. military drone it said was on a spy mission over its territory but Washington said the aircraft was targeted in international air space in "an unprovoked attack"....
06:16, 06/20/2019

Iran shoots down US drone aircraft Iranian forces have shot down a United States military drone, a move that appears to have escalated the volatile situation playing out between Washington and Tehran in the Middle East....
02:32, 06/20/2019

China says its drone can hunt like Spiderman China says it has developed a new hunter drone that can disable other drones -- or even small aircraft -- by firing a 16-square-meter (172 square feet) web at them....
05:16, 09/05/2019

Winners of the 2019 Drone Awards Cross-country skiers racing in Poland, crabeater seals lying on ice in the Antarctic peninsula and flowers blossoming in the waters of Vietnam were among the winners in the 2019 Drone Awards contest....
20:16, 08/05/2019

Did you fly a drone over Fenway Park? The FAA would like a chat Drones are great. But they are also flying machines that can do lots of stupid and dangerous things. Like, for instance, fly over a major league baseball game packed with spectators. It happened at Fenway Park last night, and the FAA is not happy. Th...
11:48, 04/28/2019

U.S. Downed Iranian Drone With New System The U.S. brought down an Iranian drone this week near an American warship in the Strait of Hormuz by using new technology that had just been added to naval defenses, the latest move by the U.S. military to deploy more furtive measures against Iran, d...
02:48, 07/20/2019

US took down Iranian drone using new jammer technology When the USS Boxer took down an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, it apparently represented a baptism by fire for new technology. The Wall Street Journal understands that the action was the US Navy's first use of MADIS (Marine Air Defense ...
03:32, 07/21/2019

Here Comes the Bride. And the Bride. And the Bride. Mass Weddings Boom in Lebanon. As economic pressures prevent young couples from affording marriage ceremonies, powerful benefactors have stepped in to sponsor mass weddings. What’s in it for them? Children for the cause....
00:48, 09/15/2019

Like Uber, But For Organs: First Kidney Delivered By Drone A kidney needed for transplantation has been delivered by a drone for the first time ever, the University of Maryland Medical Center said, a development that could herald faster and safer organ......
21:16, 05/01/2019

US Navy's next-gen helicopter drone is ready for service It took a few years, but the US Navy's beefier Fire Scout helicopter drone is finally ready for action... more or less. The military branch has declared that Northrop Grumman's MQ-8C has reached "initial operational capability," or the min...
02:48, 07/09/2019

US ‘may have brought down’ second Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz ​A US military commander said a Navy ship may have downed a second Iranian drone last week in the Strait of Hormuz. ​”​As always it was a complex tactical picture, we believe two drones. We believe two drones were successfully ​- there may have...
12:00, 07/23/2019

Iran's Guards Shoot Down US 'Spy' Drone: Report Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have shot down a U.S. "spy" drone in the southern province of Hormozgan, the Guards' news website, Sepah News, said on Thursday....
01:00, 06/20/2019

U.S. FAA to again delay drone tracking rule: document The Federal Aviation Administration has again delayed plans to propose new rules requiring the remote identification of drones, according to records and a member of Congress on Wednesday....
18:16, 07/17/2019

Company unveils $1,500 flamethrower that will attach to your drone Weapons of war, delivered straight to your door! Much to the chagrin of local fire departments, flamethrowers are legal in most parts of the US — as evidenced by Elon Musk’s “Not-A-Flamethrower” flamethrower, along with the dozens o...
14:00, 07/22/2019

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08:00, 06/25/2019

Oil rises after US Navy destroys Iranian drone Oil prices rose more than 1% on Friday after the U.S. Navy destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, a major chokepoint for global crude flows, again raising tensions in the Middle East....
20:16, 07/18/2019

Have Not Lost Drone, US Downed Its "Own By Mistake": Iran Iran's deputy foreign minister Abbas Araghchi denied on Friday having lost any drone recently and hinted that the US could have downed their own "by mistake."...
23:32, 07/18/2019

| Like Uber, but for organs: First kidney delivered by drone A kidney needed for transplantation has been delivered by a drone for the first time ever, the University of Maryland Medical Centre said, a development that could herald faster and safer organ transport....
23:16, 05/01/2019

Iran says Revolutionary Guard shoots down US drone TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state-run IRNA news agency says the country’s Revolutionary Guard has shot down a U.S. drone. The U.S. military declined to immediately comment. IRNA said Thursday the drone was hit when it entered Iranian airsp...
21:16, 06/19/2019

Three protesters arrested over Heathrow drone threat Flights operate as normal after climate activists ‘blocked by signal-jamming technology’Three people have been arrested after protesters attempted to fly drones near Heathrow to highlight the role air travel plays in the escalating climate emergency....
05:01, 09/13/2019

What shooting down a $110M US drone tells us about Iran While America's military is by no means threatened in the long term by Iran, instances like the downing of the drone show that Tehran can sometimes have an outsized effect with narrowly-focused efforts, and is an adversary certainly capable of keepin...
22:00, 06/24/2019

Turn your drone into a flying flamethrower with this $1,500 attachment Growing up in the 90s, the idea of a radio controlled aircraft that spits flames was merely a source of doodles on times table worksheets in school, the sort of thing you wish existed, but were fairly certain you’d never see. As an adult, it seems I’...
21:00, 07/18/2019

Amazon Says Drone Deliveries Coming "Within Months" Amazon said Wednesday it expects to begin large-scale deliveries by drone in the coming months as it unveiled its newest design for its "Prime Air" fleet....
18:00, 06/05/2019

A kidney for transplant was delivered by drone for the first time ever A kidney for transplant was delivered via drone for the first time ever, said the University of Maryland Medical Center.        ...
07:32, 04/29/2019

Tensions run high after Iran shoots down US drone The US has confirmed that Iran's Revolutionary Guards shot down a maritime surveillance drone, but denied that it had been flying over Iranian airspace. US military officials called the incident an "unprovoked attack."...
16:32, 06/20/2019

Trump Says Shooting Of US Drone By Iran is "Very Big Mistake" President Donald Trump said Thursday that Tehran had made a "very big" error, after Iranian forces shot down a US spy drone near the strategic Strait of Hormuz....
10:48, 06/20/2019

Unmanned drone delivered kidney for transplant In a series of "groundbreaking first" the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore successfully delivered and transplanted a donor kidney into a patient using an unmanned drone to transport the donated organ. (May 2)    ...
19:00, 05/02/2019

First FAA-approved beyond-line-of-sight drone flies in the US The University of Alaska Fairbanks has successfully conducted the first beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS) drone flight in the US that's been approved by the FAA. At this point in time, drone flights are required to remain within their operator...
20:48, 08/03/2019

US Says Shooting Down Of Its Drone By Iran Was An "Unprovoked Attack" The Pentagon confirmed Thursday that Iranian forces shot down a US naval surveillance drone but insisted the aircraft was in international air space, not that of Iran....
07:16, 06/20/2019

Houthi rebels down U.S. drone over Yemen, reports say A U.S. surveillance drone was shot out of the skies over Yemen this week by a surface-to-air missile the Pentagon believes was given to Houthi rebels by Iran....
11:00, 08/21/2019

Trump: Iran’s shoot-down of US drone was a ‘very big mistake!’ President Trump issued a response Thursday to Iran’s shooting of a US drone in international airspace. “Iran made a very big mistake!” Trump tweeted. White House officials are set to meet Thursday to discuss how to handle the drone ...
08:32, 06/20/2019

Oil rises after drone attack on Saudi field Crude oil prices rose on Monday following a weekend attack on a Saudi oil facility by Yemeni separatists and as traders looked for signs that U.S.-China trade tensions could ease....
05:16, 08/19/2019

After Iran’s Drone Attack, Trump Says He ‘Would Not Stand for It’ Iran’s destruction of the high-altitude American drone surprised some American Defense Department officials, who say it was in international airspace, an assertion Iran disputes....
11:00, 06/20/2019

Iraqi militia says new drone attack kills 2 Two unidentified drones on Sunday targeted a position to an Iran-backed Iraqi paramilitary force in Iraq near the border with Syria Sunday, killing two fighters, the force said in a statement...
14:00, 08/25/2019

Watching a tornado from a drone is both terrifying and mesmerizing People who live across the Midwestern U.S. know that tornadoes are just something you have to deal with. They can be utterly devastating, of course, which is why weather scientists do their best to understand and predict when they will form. Recently...
12:32, 05/03/2019

Drone Racing League is making its Racer4 UAV available to all When the new season of Drone Racing League premieres on August 11th, its competitors will be racing the fourth iteration of its high-speed First Person View drone. That machine, called the DRL Racer4, can accelerate from zero to 90mph in under a seco...
09:48, 08/09/2019

Army develops new drone-killing technology They can form swarms of hundreds of mini, precision-guided explosives, overwhelm radar or simply blanket an area with targeting sensors. They can paint or light up air, ground or sea targets for enemy fighters, missiles or armored vehicles, massively...
07:16, 09/11/2019

US drone shot out of sky by Iran cost $123 million Drones commonly refer to the small, unmanned aerial vehicles seen crisscrossing local skies — but the US military’s RQ-4A Global Hawk shot down by Iran bears little resemblance to its buzzing brethren. The aircraft costs a whopping $123 million...
12:00, 06/20/2019

Thursday's attack not the first time Iran took down US drone Iran's shootdown of a U.S. drone over international airspace early Thursday morning drastically increased tensions between the two countries, but it wasn't the Islamic Republic's first attack on American drones in recent years....
21:00, 06/20/2019

'Iranian weapons' used in drone strike on oil plants Oil prices have fallen after an initial spike following a drone attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities, as finger pointing continues over who was responsible....
12:49, 09/16/2019

Iran releases first photos of downed US drone Iranian state TV on Friday released images of what the Islamic Republic’s Revolutionary Guards Corps says are pieces of the US drone it shot down 10 minutes after issuing a final warning. The pictures purport to show fragments from the RQ-4A Global H...
06:00, 06/21/2019

Iran displays debris, says US spy plane near drone The head of the Revolutionary Guard's aerospace division has said that a manned US spy plane was near a surveillance drone it shot down but Iran chose not to target it.        ...
10:16, 06/21/2019

Mideast Insurgents Enter the Age of Drone Warfare Yemen’s Houthi rebels have launched armed drone attacks with far more precision and reach than the U.S. and its Gulf allies have publicly acknowledged, people familiar with the matter said, showing how readily-available technology is creating new dan...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Iran says U.S. drone shot down by Revolutionary Guard Iran’s Revolutionary Guard said Thursday it shot down a U.S. drone amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over its collapsing nuclear deal. The U.S. military declined to immediately comment....
03:48, 06/20/2019

Oil jumps 3% to $63 as Iran shoots down U.S. drone in Gulf Oil jumped more than 3% to above $63 a barrel on Thursday after Iran shot down a U.S. military drone, raising fears of a military confrontation between Tehran and Washington....
03:32, 06/20/2019

Two protesters arrested over Heathrow drone threat Flights operate as normal after climate activists ‘blocked by signal-jamming technology’Two people have been arrested as protesters attempted to fly drones near Heathrow to highlight the role air travel plays in the escalating climate emergency.Activ...
02:17, 09/13/2019

UPS Seeks Authority for Commercial Drone Flights The parcel carrier said it had applied to the Federal Aviation Administration for certification of drone flights through the company’s recently formed subsidiary called UPS Flight Forward....
05:48, 07/24/2019

'Flying fish’ drone actually explodes out of the water Drones that can both swim and fly are no longer in the distant future. Imperial College London's Aerial Robotics Lab built a concept for multimodal swimming robot it calls AquaMAV that can jump out of water. The scientists behind AquaMAV present...
00:49, 09/13/2019

Everything We Know About the U.S. Spy Drone Shot Down By Iran's Revolutionary Guard Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has shot down a U.S. drone, according to multiple reports by Iranian state media channels. U.S. officials confirmed that the drone, an MQ-4C Triton, was brought down by a surface-to-air missile but there are major differenc...
05:16, 06/20/2019

Eye in the Sky: LAPD Makes Drone Usage Permanent Anyone who’s lived in L.A. knows that helicopters—particularly, ones manned by the LAPD—are a staple of the city’s skies. Now, a small fleet of drones will be permanently added to the department’s surveillance arsenal, raising concerns from civil lib...
14:16, 09/11/2019

Saudi officials considering delaying IPO after drone attack - WSJ Saudi Arabia officials are discussing delaying Aramco's initial public offering as attacks on the company's oil facilities have drastically reduced their output, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter....
07:48, 09/16/2019

Trump says 'Iran made a very big mistake' after drone strike U.S. President Donald Trump condemned Iran's shootdown on Thursday of a U.S. military surveillance drone in what Washington said was international air space....
08:00, 06/20/2019

Putin warned US before drone was shot down not to attack Iran Vladimir Putin on Thursday warned President Trump not to use military force against Iran despite the Islamic Republic’s recent provocations — in comments apparently made before the US charged that Iran had shot down a military drone with a surface-to...
12:00, 06/20/2019

Trump hints US will respond soon to Iran shooting down drone President Trump said at the White House Thursday that he would soon decide how the US would respond to the downing of a US drone by Iran. “You will soon find out,” Trump said as he welcomed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for a bilateral meeti...
12:00, 06/20/2019

A Drone, a $12,000 Lens, and the Magic of a Total Solar Eclipse Eclipse chasers plan for months for the jaw-dropping spectacle of a total solar eclipse. But when totality hits, even the ultra-prepared can end up scrambling....
11:32, 07/04/2019

U.S. military says Iran shoot down of its drone was 'unprovoked attack' The U.S. military confirmed on Thursday that one of its drones was shot down but said the incident took place in international airspace, challenging Iran's account that the U.S. aircraft had been flying over Iranian territory....
05:16, 06/20/2019

Oil prices surge after Iran allegedly shoots down US drone Oil prices rose Thursday by more than 3 percent to above $63 a barrel after Iran said it destroyed a US drone near the Strait of Hormuz. Expectations that the US Federal Reserve could soon cut interest rates, stimulating growth in the world’s l...
12:16, 06/20/2019

Bolton Blames Iran for Houthi Drone Attacks Iran bears responsibility for recent drone attacks carried out by Houthi rebels on targets in Saudi Arabia, John Bolton, President Trump’s national security adviser, said Thursday....
17:32, 05/30/2019

Rouhani says U.S. drone's 'intrusion' stokes tensions in Gulf President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday accused the United States of stoking tensions in the Gulf through what Iran has called the violation of its airspace by a U.S. military drone, which Tehran shot down, the semi-official Fars news agency reported....
07:32, 06/23/2019

Drone attacks set Saudi Aramco oil facilities ablaze Massive fires broke out at two Saudi oil facilities following drone attacks. Online videos showed blazes and plumes of smoke, although the Saudi interior ministry said the fires have been "controlled."...
04:32, 09/14/2019

Trump says Iran made ‘big mistake’ in downing US drone WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Thursday that “Iran made a very big mistake” in shooting down a U.S. drone. Iran made a very big mistake! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 20, 2019 White House press secre...
11:00, 06/20/2019

UK condemns Houthi drone attack on Saudi oil facilities Britain condemned a drone attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities on Saturday, and said that Yemen's Houthi rebel group should stop targeting Saudi civilian and commercial infrastructure....
09:00, 09/14/2019

The Totally Unexpected Rise of the Seafood Drone Army Researchers in China are looking to Mother Nature for inspiration to design the next generation of drones. Specifically, drones shaped like squid and scallops that would mimic their means of locomotion, allowing some of them to even leap from the wat...
12:16, 07/12/2019

Kuwait says it's probing drone sighting, working with Riyadh Kuwait is investigating the sighting of a drone over its territory and coordinating with Saudi Arabia and other countries after Saturday's attacks on Saudi oil plants, the cabinet said on Sunday....
11:48, 09/15/2019

Drone Strikes Spark Fires at Saudi Oil Facilities Drone strikes caused fires at two facilities of Saudi Arabia’s state oil company, marking the latest in a series of attacks on the country’s petroleum assets in recent months....
05:00, 09/14/2019

A drone delivered an organ to a transplant patient for the first time For the first time, a drone has delivered a kidney to a transplant patient who had waited eight years for a donor. The organ was carried on a short, 10 minute, 2.7 mile test flight from Baltimore's St. Agnes Hospital to the University of Marylan...
06:48, 05/01/2019

U.S. drone debris in international waters, not in Iran-U.S. source The debris field from a U.S. military drone that was shot down by Iran is in international waters in the Strait of Hormuz, and U.S. naval assets have been dispatched to the area, a U.S. official told Reuters, contradicting Iran's account of the shoot...
08:00, 06/20/2019

Trump: Iran's shootdown of drone maybe accidental Donald Trump is playing down Iran's downing of an American drone, saying that it might have been a mistake executed by someone just being "loose and stupid." He said it was a "new wrinkle" in escalating tensions between the U.S. and Iran. (June ...
15:16, 06/20/2019

Haftar's forces say they destroyed Turkish drone in Tripoli Eastern Libyan forces loyal commander Khalifa Haftar said they destroyed a Turkish drone parked at Tripoli's only working airport on Sunday and declared a "general mobilization" as tensions between Ankara and the eastern administration mounted....
17:48, 06/30/2019

Haftar militia shoots down Turkish drone over Libya A Turkish drone has been destroyed by forces loyal to Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar near Libya's only functioning civilian airport, Haftar's LNA militia said. Turkey previously threatened to strike against the group....
14:16, 06/30/2019

Video of Iran shooting down US drone released by Pentagon The smoke trail of a U.S. drone that was shot out of the sky over Strait of Hormuz can be seen in a video released by the Pentagon on Thursday as tensions escalated over what military officials described as an "unprovoked attack."...
20:32, 06/20/2019

Amazon says new drone to take flight for package delivery in months Amazon.com Inc has a new drone that will be delivering packages to customers in months, the chief executive of the company's consumer business said on Wednesday....
11:32, 06/05/2019

Amazon unveils drone it says will be delivering packages within months The new drone, announced at re:Mars, marks a major milestone for Amazon's Prime Air program, which has since its inception developed more than two dozen drone designs....
12:16, 06/05/2019

Amazon's new delivery drone is a helicopter-airplane hybrid Amazon's Prime Air drone delivery still isn't a practical reality, but that isn't stopping the company from iterating on its robotic flyer's design. The internet retailer has unveiled a next-generation electric drone that tackles...
13:32, 06/05/2019

Iran summons Emirates’ top envoy over US drone incident TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has summoned the United Arab Emirates’ top envoy to Tehran to protest the neighboring Arab nation’s allowing the U.S. to use a base there to launch a drone that Iran says entered its airspace. The Saturday report ...
06:32, 06/22/2019

US Restricts Flight Operations After Iran Shoots Down Drone Washington on Thursday barred American civilian flights from Tehran-controlled airspace over the Gulf and Gulf of Oman "until further notice" after Iran shot down a US military drone....
21:00, 06/20/2019

Airlines Avoid Persian Gulf After Downed Drone Several airlines rerouted flights to avoid airspace over the Persian Gulf after Iran shot down an American military drone, disrupting air travel around one of the world’s busiest transportation hubs....
04:00, 06/22/2019

Lindsey Graham after Iran shoots down US drone: ‘All bets are off’ Sen. Lindsey Graham issued a strong warning to Iran after they shot down a U.S. drone that was flying over international waters late Wednesday. Iran claims the drone was flying over their airspace....
21:00, 06/20/2019

MQ-9 Reaper drone shot down over Yemen on June 6, CENTCOM says U.S. Central Command reported Monday that a MQ-9 Reaper was shot down over Yemen on June 6 at an altitude that suggested Iranian involvement, just a week before an attack on the M/T Front Altair oil tanker....
16:00, 06/17/2019

| Iran says downed US drone recovered in its territorial waters Iran said it had recovered parts of a US spy drone in its territorial waters, after downing the aircraft in a missile strike slammed by US President Donald Trump as a "big mistake"....
18:16, 06/21/2019

Iran shoots down U.S. military drone in Gulf region Iran has shot down a U.S. drone which the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday was flying over southern Iran, raising fears that a major military confrontation could erupt between Tehran and Washington....
03:00, 06/20/2019

Factbox: The Global Hawk drone shot down by Iran Iran on Thursday shot down a U.S. military drone it said was on a spy mission over its territory. Washington said the aircraft was targeted in international air space in "an unprovoked attack."...
20:32, 06/20/2019

Trump says hard to believe Iranian shooting down of U.S. drone was intentional U.S. President Donald Trump played down Iran's downing of a U.S. military surveillance drone on Thursday, saying he suspected it was shot by mistake and "it would have made a big difference" to him had the remotely controlled aircraft been piloted....
20:32, 06/20/2019

Haftar's forces say they destroyed Turkish drone in Libya Haftar's eastern Libyan air force have destroyed a Turkish drone at Tripoli's Mitiga military air base, Haftar's war information division said on Facebook on Sunday....
12:48, 06/30/2019

Iran claims Revolutionary Guard shot down US drone Iran’s state news agency said Thursday that the country’s military unit shot down a US drone flying over its airspace. The Persian Gulf nation said the drone was struck down by the Revolutionary Guard when it entered Iranian airspace in s...
01:00, 06/20/2019

Trump says hard to believe Iranian shooting of U.S. drone was intentional U.S. President Donald Trump played down Iran's downing of a U.S. military surveillance drone on Thursday, saying he suspected it was shot by mistake and "it would have made a big difference" to him had the remotely controlled aircraft been piloted....
17:16, 06/20/2019

Surfer avoids shark after alert from drone user Drone footage emerged on Tuesday of a large shark swimming very near a surfer off Werri Beach in New South Wales, Australia. (Sept. 17)        ...
07:16, 09/17/2019

Iran Shot Down a $176 Million U.S. Drone. Here’s What to Know About the RQ-4 Global Hawk Iran shooting down a U.S. surveillance drone in the politically sensitive Strait of Hormuz has created a dangerous new level of tension between the two countries President Donald Trump said Iran made a “big mistake,” and later added that ...
17:32, 06/20/2019

NASA is sending a drone to fly around Titan looking for signs of life The Dragonfly mission, a quadcopter that will flit around Saturn’s hazy moon Titan to look for evidence of life, has been selected by NASA to launch in 2026...
16:16, 06/27/2019

Saudi-Led Coalition Says New Yemen Rebel Drone Intercepted Saudi air defenses intercepted a Yemeni rebel drone targeting a residential area in the kingdom's south on Tuesday, a Riyadh-led military coalition said, as the Iran-linked militia step up attacks......
23:00, 06/25/2019

Flying a Drone While Drunk Could Land You in Prison in Japan You’d assume it would go without saying that operating any kind of machinery or vehicle after a few drinks is a dumb idea—even if it’s one navigated by remote control. But as reported by the BBC, this week, Japan’s parliament has passed a law making ...
08:00, 06/13/2019

Drone data is a digital forensics gold mine As drones become a familiar sight, they will also become a new avenue for businesses to investigate incidents and law enforcement to solve crimes.Read More...
15:00, 06/03/2019

France warns new European drone must be competitive on price A next-generation drone being developed by several European nations must be price competitive or the project designed to project European unity and strength in an increasingly uncertain world will flounder, France's defense minister warned on Monday....
09:48, 06/17/2019

Alphabet’s Wing gets FAA permission to start delivering by drone Wing Aviation, the drone-based delivery startup born out of Google’s X labs, has received the first FAA certification in the country for commercial carriage of goods. It might not be long before you’re getting your burritos sent par avi...
11:48, 04/28/2019

Europe Pushes for Commercial Drone Expansion, Possibly Using AI Aviation industry and regulators are eager to significantly expand commercial drone operations in coming years, including harnessing artificial intelligence for air-traffic control....
11:16, 06/21/2019

U.S. military took defensive action against second Iranian drone last week A U.S. Navy ship took defensive action against a second Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz last week, but did not see the drone go into the water, the U.S. military said on Tuesday....
16:00, 07/23/2019

Russian drone Okhotnik makes maiden flight The Russian Federation has developed a drone capable of flying up to 5,000 kilometers (3,100 miles). The project had been veiled in secrecy but the ministry has now released a video of the unmanned vehicle online....
14:16, 08/07/2019

The Silent Arrow is a massive glider delivery drone When most of us imagine the delivery drones of the future, we think of small, copter-based machines that look like the DJI Mavic. It turns out, however, that large glider drones are also part of the equation, particularly as far as militaries are con...
21:32, 09/10/2019

CHEAP: Power Vision’s PowerEgg drone for just $349? Egg-sale-ent Have you seen the movie Arrival? It’s a fantastic movie starring Amy Adams where aliens arrive in a floating egg-shaped ship to the earth. How cool would it be if you can get a gadget which looks like that? I got just the right thing for you. Power V...
14:16, 09/07/2019

Here's the new Marine Corps weapon that just destroyed an Iranian drone 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit/US Marine Corps The Marine Corps' Light Marine Air Defense Integrated System, known as LMADIS, jammed an Iranian drone that President Donald Trump said flew within 1,000 yards of a Navy warship in the Strait of Hormuz....
02:32, 07/19/2019

Iran Denies the U.S. Destroyed a Drone in the Strait of Hormuz (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran is denying a U.S. warship destroyed an Iranian drone in the strategic Strait of Hormuz after it threatened the ship. Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi tweeted on Friday: “We have not lost any drone in the Strait...
01:48, 07/19/2019

Iran Counters US Claim Of "Destroying" Drone, Says "No Information" Tensions in the Gulf region mounted Thursday as US President Donald Trump said an American naval vessel shot down an Iranian drone that threatened the ship as it was entering the Strait of Hormuz....
23:32, 07/18/2019

NASA’s first-of-kind tests look to manage drone in cities RENO, Nev. (AP) — NASA has launched the final stage of a four-year effort to develop a national traffic management system for drones, testing them in cities for the first time beyond the operator’s line of sight. Multiple drones took to the air...
12:00, 05/23/2019

Iran unveils latest military drone in ceremony Iran publicly unveiled its latest military drone this week -- the "Kian," which has two versions and is capable of a variety of missions -- at an event in English to make Western audiences aware of it, analysts say....
22:16, 09/04/2019

Yemen's Houthis down U.S. drone in Dhamar governorate: spokesman Yemen's Houthi movement's air defenses on Wednesday downed a United States drone MQ-9 in Dhamar governorate, southeast of the Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa, the group's Al-Masirah TV quoted the group's military spokesman as saying....
18:00, 08/20/2019

The Air Force's New Robot Can Fly Any Plane and Turn It Into an Autonomous Drone Unmanned aircraft are the future of military aviation, minimizing the risks to human pilots during dangerous missions and hazardous operations. Autonomous planes have already been put into service but the US Air Force is now testing a robot that can ...
19:32, 08/22/2019

First U.S. FAA-approved 'beyond-line-of-sight' drone flight completed The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Friday it had approved the first drone flight beyond the operator's sight line, a major advance for retailers like Amazon.com Inc seeking to speed up deliveries by drone....
17:48, 08/02/2019

Iran denies that US shot down its drone in the Strait of Hormuz Iran on Friday denied that the United States took down one of their drones in the Strait of Hormuz, as President Trump had said hours earlier. “We have not lost any drone in the Strait of Hormuz nor anywhere else,” Deputy Foreign Minister...
07:16, 07/19/2019

DJI reveals ultra-low-latency goggles for drone racers Drone racers just got a major viewing upgrade. Aerial imaging company DJI has launched its digital first person viewing (FPV) transmission system, which boasts the first low latency HD video transmission signal. This means a crystal clear display, mi...
13:48, 07/31/2019

| Gulf tensions rise as US shoots down Iranian drone Tensions in the Gulf region mounted Thursday as US President Donald Trump said an American naval vessel shot down an Iranian drone that threatened the ship as it was entering the Strait of Hormuz....
00:00, 07/20/2019

Drone-Based Project to Study How Tornadoes Form A new project across the Great Plains rolled out this week with hopes of better understanding thunderstorms and the tornadoes they spawn. The goal of the project is improve forecasting of supercells, or spinning thunderstorms, and the hazards they ca...
17:00, 05/16/2019

'Flying saucer' drone can fly twice as long as regular models The biggest problem with drones is their lack of endurance, but Swiss researchers have developed a new model that helps reduce that problem. Eschewing the regular four blade design, EPFL startup Flybotix's drone has just two propellers, letting ...
06:48, 07/16/2019

US government warns China may have access to drone data Today, the Department of Homeland Security issued an alert warning that Chinese-made drones may be sending flight information back to their manufacturers, who could share it with third parties. According to CNN, the alert warns companies and organiza...
19:32, 05/20/2019

Saudi-led coalition intercepts Houthi drone, says no airports hit: SPA Saudi-led coalition forces trying to restore Yemen's government intercepted a drone launched by Yemen's Houthi militia toward the kingdom on Thursday, the state news agency SPA quoted the coalition's spokesman as saying....
14:00, 07/25/2019

A man vanished for five days. Then a drone found him injured in the woods A Maryland man who was missing for five days has been found severely injured in the woods with the help of a search party volunteer using his drone.        ...
10:16, 07/30/2019

Drone flown near Museum Fire delays air operations PHOENIX (KPNX) – More than 600 fire personnel have been working tirelessly to put out the Museum Fire burning north of Flagstaff, but they were met with an unexpected distraction Wednesday. A drone impeded their operations in the air for a shor...
19:00, 07/25/2019

Iran defense minister says no Iranian drone has been downed No Iranian drone has been brought down, the ISNA news agency quoted Iran's Defense Minister Amir Hatami on Wednesday as saying, after the U.S. military said it taken action against two Iranian drones in the past week....
03:00, 07/24/2019

Iran to release images 'proving US did not destroy its drone' Iran has said it will release drone images that disprove President Donald Trump's claims that a US warship destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after it ignored warnings to back off....
10:32, 07/19/2019

DJI aims for the best first-person drone experience with new goggles, controller and more New gear from DJI will equip you with everything you need to become the best first-person drone racer that’s ever graced the Earth – you’ll be the Anakin Skywalker of FPV drone races. The company is launching a new suite of products spec...
09:16, 07/31/2019

Frankfurt Airport resumes flights after drone sighting All flights in and out of Germany's busiest airport had been halted on Thursday morning after a drone was spotted. Police said the issue had been resolved, but declined to give further details....
01:32, 05/09/2019

U.S. military says it took defensive action against drone in Strait of Hormuz The Pentagon said on Thursday that the USS Boxer took defensive action against a drone after it came within a "threatening range" in the Strait of Hormuz....
14:48, 07/18/2019

Twelve protesters arrested over Heathrow drone threat Flights operate as normal after climate activists ‘blocked by signal-jamming technology’Twelve people have been arrested over a drone protest at Heathrow that activists say will continue over the weekend.Protesters from a group called Heathrow Pause ...
15:32, 09/13/2019

Hezbollah Says Exploding Drone Damaged Its Office Near Beirut The Lebanese militant group said two Israeli drones landed in Lebanon and one blew up near its media office, a day after Israel said its warplanes had struck targets in Syria....
11:00, 08/25/2019

Bell’s self-flying cargo drone completes its first flight Bell's multicopter UAV completed a successful first flight today at its testing site near Fort Worth, Texas. Known as the APT 70, the six by nine-foot vehicle has a range of 19 miles and can transport up to 70 pounds. The fully autonomous drone ...
02:00, 08/27/2019

Ex-NSA official charged with leaking classified drone documents Daniel Hale is accused of giving top secret files on drone warfare to a journalist at an online news outletLive: follow the latest US politics newsA former National Security Agency (NSA) official has been charged with giving classified documents on d...
15:32, 05/09/2019

Lucid’s drone is built to clean the outside of your house or office Building exteriors tend to get gross. Dirt clings to the walls. Windows get filmy. Spiderwebs amass. If you live in a particularly humid area, mold and mildew can start to make exterior walls look like a science experiment. On taller buildings, scrub...
19:32, 08/29/2019

USS Boxer shoots down Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz President Donald Trump said the U.S. Navy "destroyed" an Iranian drone that came within 1,000 yards of a U.S. Navy ship in the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday....
14:48, 07/18/2019

U.S. says Navy ship 'destroyed' Iranian drone in Gulf The United States said on Thursday that a U.S. Navy ship had "destroyed" an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after the aircraft threatened the vessel, but Iran said it had no information about losing a drone....
14:48, 07/18/2019

Trump: US 'destroyed' Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz President Donald Trump has said the US Navy shot down an Iranian drone after a ship took "defensive action." It marks the second incident involving ships passing through the Persian Gulf in the past 24 hours....
14:48, 07/18/2019

Houthis say drone squadron attacked Saudi capital Houthi-controlled Yemen forces said Monday it used a squadron of drones to strike "important military targets" in the Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh....
15:32, 08/26/2019

A drone just flew a kidney to a transplant patient for the first time ever. It won’t be the last. _____ Talk about a special delivery. In the wee hours of April 19, a custom-made drone roughly the size of a washing machine lifted off from a neighborhood in southwestern Baltimore and whisked a human kidney to a nearby hospital, where a team of sur...
10:16, 05/05/2019

Trump Says Navy Ship Shot Down Iranian Drone At the White House, the president said the Navy ship Boxer was defending itself against an Iranian drone that had refused to back down after being warned....
16:16, 07/18/2019

Drone used to create 3D remake of Japanese internment camp From 1942 to 1945, more than 7,000 Japanese-Americans and Japanese immigrants were forcibly relocated to Camp Amache. They were among the 110,000 Japanese-Americans ordered to camps throughout the US....
13:32, 05/02/2019

US shoots down Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz, Trump says A US Navy ship downed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz Thursday after its operators ignored warnings to change course, President Trump announced. The ship, the USS Boxer, was on a routine patrol when the drone approached within 1,000 yards, h...
16:32, 07/18/2019

Will the drone strikes in Saudi Arabia impact gas prices? Experts say yes. News of the attacks has experts and analysts warning that a long-term decrease in the world's crude oil supply has implications at the pump.       ...
23:16, 09/15/2019

| Trump warns Iran made 'big mistake' shooting down US drone President Donald Trump told Iran on Thursday it made a "big mistake" by shooting down a US spy drone, an incident bringing the two countries ever closer to open conflict in the world's busiest oil shipping lane....
03:48, 06/21/2019

Singapore Changi Airport shuts runway over drone sighting Operations on one runway at the Singapore airport was shut down intermittently over 10 hours after an unauthorised drone was spotted, leading to 36 flight delays and a diversion....
11:32, 06/19/2019

Stakes raised in US, Iran tensions: Drone war takes flight The aircraft is seen as appealing to some nations because they don't risk the lives of pilots and can be small enough to evade defense systems.        ...
17:00, 08/26/2019

Watch This Flying Drone Shrink Like Ant-Man to Squeeze Through Small Spaces We’ve come up with lots of unique ways to use drones—from scorching the earth to delivering food—but one of the most common is for reconnaissance or search and rescue missions where it’s unsafe for humans to venture. That can include the occasional c...
13:00, 07/26/2019

US charges intelligence analyst for leaking information on drone program The US Department of Justice has charged a former intelligence analyst for leaking top secret information on its global drone program. The information included targeted assassinations in Yemen, Somalia and Afghanistan....
16:32, 05/09/2019

UPS launches drone business, seeks to certify multiple pilots United Parcel Service Inc , the world's largest package delivery firm, on Tuesday unveiled its drone delivery subsidiary and said it has applied for the Federal Aviation Administration certifications needed to expand the business....
15:00, 07/23/2019

Here's the high-tech US system that reportedly 'destroyed' an Iranian drone When President Trump announced that the U.S. had “destroyed” an Iranian drone, he didn’t specify whether it was shot down — that's because electronic jamming technology was reportedly used to take “defensive” action....
11:16, 07/19/2019

US warship may have downed second Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz, officials say U.S. officials believe not one but two Iranian drones were downed by a U.S. warship transiting the Strait of Hormuz last week, Fox News confirmed Tuesday....
12:48, 07/23/2019

Oil Prices Soar Over 10% After Drone Attacks In Saudi Cut Output By Half Oil prices surged more than 10 percent Monday after attacks on two Saudi Arabian plants that slashed output in the world's top producer by half, with Donald Trump blaming Iran and raising the......
21:48, 09/15/2019

Parrot's latest drone includes an immersive cockpit headset Parrot launched its 4K Anafi drone last year with the view to balancing a decent camera and plenty of features with a price tag that wasn't prohibitively expensive. Its latest model, the Anafi FPV, does the same, but with a heap more fun, focusi...
12:48, 09/02/2019

Anthony Mackie cast as a drone pilot in Netflix's 'Outside the Wire' After playing an Avenger in the MCU and a very adventurous gamer in Black Mirror season five, Anthony Mackie has another project lined up for Netflix. He'll star in the upcoming movie Outside the Wire, a sci-fi flick set in the future where he p...
00:32, 06/08/2019

Iran denies launching drone attacks on Saudi oil facility Foreign ministry counters accusations from US secretary of state with threats to US basesIran has dismissed US accusations that it was responsible for a series of explosive drone attacks on the world’s largest petroleum processing facility in Saudi A...
18:48, 09/15/2019

Pennsylvania man dropped explosives on ex-girlfriend's property from a drone: prosecutors A man arrested in June for allegedly dropping explosive devices in an eastern Pennsylvania community via a drone targeted his ex-girlfriend's home, according to prosecutors....
11:48, 09/18/2019

Iranian state TV claims to show debris from downed drone An Iranian state television published images on its website Friday morning that it claimed show debris from a U.S. military surveillance drone the country shot down Thursday.   ...
06:48, 06/21/2019

Oil prices see historic surge after drone attacks on Saudi facilities Weekend drone strikes on Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure have effectively wiped out about 5 percent of the global daily production, sending oil prices skyrocketing to historic levels Monday....
09:18, 09/16/2019

A passenger jet pilot swerved to avoid drone near Gatwick Airport A passenger jet approaching London's Gatwick Airport was forced to take evasive action after the pilot noticed a drone ahead, a near-miss report has revealed....
01:00, 08/29/2019

Saudi-Led Airstrikes Target Yemeni Rebels After Drone Attack Saudi-led coalition warplanes bombed areas held by Iran-allied rebels in Yemen as Saudi officials accused Tehran of ordering the group to stage an attack on its facilities this week....
11:48, 05/16/2019

Facing drone disruption, Heathrow says illegal protest is counterproductive London's Heathrow Airport said on Thursday a plan by climate activists to disrupt its operations with drone flights is criminal and counterproductive....
02:00, 08/29/2019

Secretive US Space Drone Broke Its Orbit Record Of 719 Days The X-37B - the Air Force's ultra-secretive, astronaut-free spacecraft that looks like a miniaturized space shuttle - just broke its own flight record of 719 days in continuous orbit....
17:00, 08/27/2019

Custom-built drone delivers human kidney for transplant A kidney was delivered via drone for a scheduled transplant — in a first-ever technique that medical professionals hope will make future organ delivery faster and safer. The organ — a left kidney — was transplanted into a 44-year-old Baltimore woman ...
13:32, 05/02/2019

Russia launches sub that will carry doomsday nuke drone torpedo SEVERODVINSK, RUSSIA - APRIL 23, 2019: The Belgorod nuclear-powered submarine (Special Project 09852), during the launching ceremony, that carries Poseidon strategic underwater drones. (Photo by Oleg Kuleshov/TASS via Getty Images) ...
01:16, 05/03/2019

Climate activists press ahead with Heathrow drone shutdown Climate change activists have vowed to press ahead with their plan to disrupt Heathrow Airport using drones. The pledge came as five members of the Heathrow Pause group were arrested in a preemptive swoop by police....
23:32, 09/12/2019

Oil prices rise over 1% on drone attack on Saudi Aramco facilities Oil prices rose over 1% on Tuesday after top exporter Saudi Arabia said explosive-laden drones launched by a Yemeni-armed movement aligned to Iran had attacked facilities belonging to state oil company Aramco....
19:16, 05/14/2019

Republicans to Trump: Don't get carried away with retaliation for Iran drone attack Congressional allies warned President Trump Thursday evening the U.S. shouldn’t retaliate against Iran’s downing of a drone in a way that could trigger a broader conflict....
21:00, 06/20/2019

Iran shoots down US drone as Graham warns situation ‘getting more dangerous by the day’ DRONE DOWN, TENSIONS UP: The commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps says the country shot down a U.S. drone to send “a clear message” to America. In a speech carried live on Iranian state television, Gen. Hossein Salami said Iran does ...
05:00, 06/20/2019

Anti-drone tech at Miami festival maybe violated federal law MIAMI (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration says a company working with Miami police to jam signals to prevent drones from flying over the recent Ultra electronic music festival may have been in violation of federal law. The incident reflects ho...
11:48, 05/10/2019

Pentagon calls Iran’s shoot-down of drone an ‘unprovoked attack’ The US military on Thursday said Iran carried out an “unprovoked attack” on a surveillance drone that was flying in international airspace. “This was an unprovoked attack on a US surveillance asset that had not violated Iranian airs...
12:00, 06/20/2019

Iran Revolutionary Guard Shoots Down US Drone Amid Tensions TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. drone on Thursday amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over its collapsing nuclear deal with world powers, American and Iranian officials said, while disputing the circ...
03:32, 06/20/2019

Saudi-led coalition says downs Houthi drone fired at airbase A Saudi-led military coalition fighting the Houthis in Yemen said it downed a drone on Sunday that the Iran-aligned group has said they launched in the direction of a Saudi airbase....
01:32, 08/25/2019

Houthis in Yemen Claim Drone Attack on Saudi Oil Facilities A Houthi spokesman called it the “biggest attack in the depths” of the kingdom, the world’s top oil exporter, but a Saudi official said the attack had caused a “minor” fire and no casualties....
08:32, 08/17/2019

Iran Downs U.S. Military Drone Amid Rising Tensions Iran said it shot down a U.S. military drone, the latest in a series of skirmishes across the Middle East that have stoked fears of a wider military conflict....
04:00, 06/20/2019

Extinction Rebellion postpones Heathrow drone protest plan LONDON (AP) — The environmental activist group Extinction Rebellion has postponed a plan to shut down London’s Heathrow Airport with drones after it was criticized by politicians and police. The group that demands faster action against climate ...
05:48, 06/16/2019

Trump: Iran 'made a very big mistake' by shooting down U.S. military drone Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps said Thursday it shot down a U.S. military drone along the country's southern coast after it violated Iranian airspace, a claim rejected by the Pentagon....
17:32, 06/20/2019

Army fast-tracks enemy drone-destroying weapon The US Army’s Rapid Equipping Force is fast-tracking new technology to war that can track, jam and destroy attacking enemy drones as a way to respond to an explosive amount of new combat threats,...
15:48, 05/09/2019

Yemen Rebel Group Claims It Shot Down U.S. Drone With a Missile (CAIRO) — Yemen’s Houthi rebels claimed they shot down a U.S. drone over the country’s north, as a leading rights group said Wednesday the Saudi-led coalition fighting the Houthis killed at least 47 Yemeni fishermen in bombing attac...
16:32, 08/21/2019

U.N. report finds likely use of armed drone in Libya by Haftar or 'third party' United Nations sanctions monitors are investigating likely use of an armed drone by eastern Libyan National Army (LNA) forces or a supporting "third party" in an attack last month on troops affiliated with Libya's internationally-recognized governmen...
20:32, 05/08/2019

| US charges ex-intel analyst over leaks on secret drone attacks A former intelligence analyst has been charged with leaking secrets about the US military's drone-based targeted assassination programme that formed the basis of a powerful 2015 expose by The Intercept....
13:00, 05/10/2019

President Trump Suggests Iran’s Shooting of Drone Was a ‘Mistake’ (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump declared Thursday that “Iran made a very big mistake” in shooting down a U.S. drone but suggested it was an accident rather than a strategic error. Asked about a U.S. response, he said repeatedl...
13:00, 06/20/2019

Iran Says US Military Drone It Downed "Found In Our Territorial Waters" Iran said Thursday it had recovered parts of a US spy drone in its territorial waters, after downing the aircraft in a missile strike slammed by President Donald Trump as a "big mistake."...
21:00, 06/20/2019

| Hezbollah says explosive-laden drone damaged its media centre Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah on Sunday said one of two drones that came down over its Beirut stronghold was rigged with explosives and caused damage to its media centre....
18:00, 08/25/2019

Drone video shows massive protest in Hong Kong Thousands of protesters blocked entry to Hong Kong's government headquarters on Wednesday, delaying a legislative session on a proposed extradition bill that has heightened fears over greater Chinese control. (June 12)     &...
09:48, 06/12/2019

Uber Elevate plans to deliver Big Macs by drone this summer Move over, Uber Eats. Uber Elevate plans to deliver food via drone as early as this summer. To start, the service will be available in San Diego, and since Uber has been working closely with McDonalds, it will likely be optimized for things like Big....
13:16, 06/12/2019

The Latest: Yemen’s rebels claim drone assault on Saudi oil DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf, elsewhere in Mideast, amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 3:05 p.m. Yemen’s Houthi rebels say their drone assault on Saudi Arab...
04:48, 05/14/2019

Saudi-style drone attacks not seen as major U.S. risk, experts say The style of attack used against oil plants in Saudi Arabia that knocked out half of the country's production on Saturday is unlikely to be a risk in the United States, energy and security experts say....
19:32, 09/16/2019

Raytheon to produce drone-killing lasers for Air Force testing Raytheon has received a $23.8 million contract to produce prototype high energy laser weapon systems 12 months of experimentation and field testing by the U.S. Air Force....
08:48, 08/05/2019

| Drone strike kills dozens at wedding in Libya - reports At least 40 people have been reported killed and dozens injured after an air strike hit a wedding ceremony in southwestern Libya, according to media reports....
14:16, 08/05/2019

Drone motors make wonderfully grungy synth music There's no shortage of ways for synthesizers to generate sounds. Generally they rely on one of two tried and true technologies -- analog or digital oscillators. Gamechanger Audio, however, went a completely different route and turned to... motor...
12:00, 06/13/2019

13-year old hacks drone to prove cyber attack risk A teenage boy successfully hacked a common drone in a stunt aimed at showing how vulnerable web-connected devices and the Internet of Things are to attacks....
15:32, 05/03/2019

U.S. and Iran Clash Over Claim U.S. Warship Downed Iranian Drone (WASHINGTON) — Iran and the United States emphatically disagreed Friday over Washington’s claim that a U.S. warship downed an Iranian drone near the Persian Gulf. American officials said they used electronic jamming to bring down the unma...
11:32, 07/19/2019

Saudi-led coalition says Houthi drone 'fell' inside Yemen The Saudi-led coalition fighting the Houthis in Yemen said an explosive-laden drone launched on Tuesday by the group in the direction of Saudi Arabia had fallen inside Yemeni territory....
08:00, 08/13/2019

Iran's IRGC says downing of U.S. drone carried a message to Washington: TV Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards warned on Thursday against any aggression against Tehran, state TV reported, saying that the downing of a U.S. drone carried a "clear message" to Iran's arch enemy, the United States....
05:16, 06/20/2019

Yemen's Houthis say they attacked Saudi's Najran airport by drone Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement on Thursday launched a drone attack on a Patriot missile battery in the airport of the Saudi city of Najran near the Yemeni border, the group's Al-Masirah TV said on Thursday....
09:32, 05/23/2019

NASA to send a drone to Saturn's largest moon NASA announced Thursday that it's is sending a drone called Dragonfly to explore Saturn's largest moon Titan. Using propellers, the spacecraft will fly from location to location on the icy moon to study whether it can support microbial life...
17:00, 06/27/2019

Iran denies drone was downed, offers inspections to end sanctions IRAN’S DENIAL: Iran is denying the U.S. account of an encounter between a U.S. warship and an Iranian drone near the Strait of Hormuz, insisting all of its surveillance drones have returned safely to base. Yesterday President Trump announced that the...
04:00, 07/19/2019

Saudi Arabia Stops Production At Oil Plants Hit By Drone Attacks Saudi Arabia has temporarily halted production at two Saudi Aramco oil facilities that were attacked by Yemeni rebels, interrupting about half of the company's total output, the energy minister said......
17:48, 09/14/2019

'Incredible' Drone Footage Shows a Tornado Tearing Across Oklahoma I’ve never seen a tornado, and I don’t have much interest. Those things are terrifying. The Midwest saw some 25 tornadoes Tuesday as storms broke out in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, and Arkansas, reports AccuWeather. One tornado, in particular,...
20:48, 05/01/2019

Saudi-led coalition intercepted a Houthi drone launched toward the kingdom: SPA The Saudi Arabia-led military coalition in Yemen on Wednesday said it intercepted a suspected Houthi drone launched toward the kingdom, the state-run Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported....
15:32, 06/26/2019

On the ship that downed a military drone, one small mistake could cause a war with Iran With short incendiary shrieks Harrier jump jets race across the USS Boxer's deck and are soon gray dots in the sky. Seahawk and Super Stallion helicopters leap and land like gigantic insects, feeding on the mother ship. The tilt-rotor Ospreys, part-p...
07:48, 07/19/2019

Iran Rebuffs Trump Assertion That U.S. Ship Downed Drone Iran denied that the U.S. Navy downed one of its drones in the Strait of Hormuz, a day after several close encounters between American warships and the Iranian military in the vital oil shipping route further raised tensions....
07:48, 07/19/2019

US military launched cyberattacks against Iran after drone shot down: officials The U.S. military carried out a cyberattack against Iran last Thursday even as President Trump nixed plans for airstrikes in response to the downing of an American drone, officials confirmed to Fox News.  ...
08:32, 06/24/2019

Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif: no information about losing drone Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said he was not aware of any downing of an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday, after President Donald Trump said a U.S. Navy ship had "destroyed" one....
14:48, 07/18/2019

Iran denies claim that US warship destroyed Iranian drone Iran on Friday denied President Trump's claim that a U.S. warship destroyed an Iranian drone near the Persian Gulf after it threatened the ship — an incident that further escalated tensions between the countries....
09:32, 07/19/2019

Saudi-led coalition intercepts Houthi drone launched at kingdom A Saudi-led military coalition said on Saturday it had intercepted and destroyed drones launched by Yemen's Houthi group at targets in the kingdom, the Saudi Press Agency reported....
14:00, 07/06/2019

Drone footage shows devastation after tornado sweeps through Missouri Dramatic drone video made public Thursday revealed the extent of the destruction from severe storms that killed at least three people in Missouri Wednesday night....
19:16, 05/23/2019

NASA's Dragonfly mission is sending an eight-rotor drone to Titan NASA announced today its next big mission to explore our Solar System. The agency has greenlit a mission called Dragonfly that will send a spacecraft to the surface of Titan, Saturn's largest moon. Dragonfly, the latest of NASA's New Fronti...
19:32, 06/27/2019

Oil rises after U.S. Navy downs Iranian drone; set for weekly fall Oil prices rose on Friday as tensions brewed again in the Middle East after a U.S. Navy ship destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, a major chokepoint for global crude flows....
02:00, 07/19/2019

Team studies drone strikes on airplanes by firing them into a wall at 500 MPH Bird strikes are a very real danger to planes in flight, and consequently aircraft are required to undergo bird strike testing — but what about drones? With UAV interference at airports on the rise, drone strike testing may soon be likewise mandatory...
21:32, 07/01/2019

Yemen: Houthi rebels attack Saudi airport with drone Yemen-based Houthi rebels have launched their third attack in three weeks on Abha international airport in southern Saudi Arabia. The Saudis say they will intensify air raids on rebel positions....
00:00, 07/02/2019

Saudi-led coalition says it intercepted Houthi drone launched at Asir: TV Saudi-led coalition forces intercepted a drone launched by Yemen's Houthis at a residential area in Saudi Arabia's southern Asir region, a coalition spokesman said late on Saturday in a statement reported by Al-Arabiya TV....
16:00, 06/29/2019

General Atomics awarded $36.4M for drone, intelligence work in Afghanistan General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. received a $36.4 million contract for unmanned drone intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance services, the Defense Department announced....
13:16, 05/31/2019

Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi drone in border province Saudi Arabia's air defense forces in the southern border province of Najran intercepted a drone fired by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis, the kingdom's Washington embassy said in a statement on Wednesday....
14:16, 05/22/2019

Claire Burke on using thermal drone tech to protect orangutans Astro-ecologist Claire Burke uses her astrophysics knowledge to protect endangered species and stop poaching, and she loves to watch orangutans in Borneo...
07:00, 07/02/2019

These are the biggest regulatory roadblocks holding up the global drone industry BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Drone technologies continue to improve at a rapid p...
21:48, 07/02/2019

A dad sent up his drone to get photos of his kids at the beach in Florida. Then things got scary Dan Watson, 35, captured overhead photos of a shark swimming near his family at New Smyrna Beach in Florida.        ...
00:48, 07/03/2019

Soldiers use AI to fire precision grenades, guide drone attacks The Pentagon’s research and technology arm is testing a “breakthrough” AI-enabled technology for dismounted mobile combat units that synthesizes drone feeds, robot sensors, small arms fire detection, and ground-based radar -- to “out cycle” enemy dec...
17:00, 07/01/2019

Yemen's Houthis step up drone attacks on Saudi Arabia Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis have stepped up missile and drone attacks on Saudi Arabia this week in a resurgence of tactics that had largely subsided since late last year amid United Nations-led peace efforts....
08:32, 05/21/2019

Navy starts building new massive, 50-ton undersea attack drone The Navy is planning to launch a massive, 50-ton undersea drone to expand mission scope, increase attack options, integrate large high-tech sensors, further safeguard manned combat crews and possibly fire torpedoes -- all while waging war under the o...
09:16, 06/03/2019

Major Saudi Arabia oil facilities hit by Houthi drone strikes Yemen’s rebel movement says it launched strikes that sparked huge fire at processing facilityHouthi rebels have claimed responsibility for a drone attack on the world’s largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia which is vital to global energy s...
12:32, 09/14/2019

Iran foreign minister tweets map with detailed coordinates of drone Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted a map on Saturday with detailed coordinates which he said show a U.S. drone shot down by Iran on Thursday was within the Islamic Republic's territorial waters....
09:48, 06/22/2019

Raytheon shoots down drone with lasers, microwaves in Air Force test A U.S. Air Force exercise using advanced high power microwave and mobile high energy laser systems successfully shot down drones, contractor Raytheon announced....
11:16, 05/01/2019

Climate activists' drone fails to disrupt Heathrow flights Climate change activists failed to disrupt flights out of Heathrow when technical difficulties foiled their plan to fly drones close to the airport and prevent planes from using the runways....
06:16, 09/13/2019

Travel Bloggers Arrested in Iran For Flying Drone Without a Permit Two Australian travel bloggers have been arrested in Iran for flying a hobby drone without a permit. The bloggers often take photos with their drone and publish them to social media, but the couple disappeared from the internet in June after posting ...
13:01, 09/13/2019

Iran says it seized British tanker, denies U.S. brought down drone Iran said it had seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday but denied Washington's assertion that the U.S. Navy had downed an Iranian drone nearby this week, as tensions in the Gulf region rose again....
02:48, 07/20/2019

Amazon’s new Prime Air drone promises to deliver packages in under 30 minutes At its re:MARS 2019 conference in Las Vegas, Amazon announced a new delivery drone that'll begin ferrying packages to customers within months.Read More...
10:48, 06/05/2019

Pompeo: Iran’s Zarif either ignorant or lying about drone loss Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had some pointed words about Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif on Friday, as Tehran denies that the United States downed an Iranian drone....
17:16, 07/19/2019

Drone footage of the swollen Arkansas River; more rain expected Soaked areas of Oklahoma and Arkansas are forecast to receive more rain, increasing flooding concerns along the already swollen Arkansas River.        ...
06:16, 05/28/2019

The Flame-Throwing Drone Attachment of Your Nightmares Is Real (And for Sale) There was a time in our not-too-distant past when the idea of a personally piloted object that spits fire would seem totally batshit insane—in fact, it still seems batshit insane. But makeshift flame-throwing drones have been around for a minute, and...
13:32, 07/17/2019