Drones

A Turkish-backed Syrian rebel fighter uses a drone at a monitoring point near the Syrian village of Qilah, in the southwestern edge of the Afrin region close to the border with Turkey, on January 22, 2018. Turkish forces began shelling the YPG enclave of Afrin from frontier Hatay province, according …

Report: China Driving Armed Drone Use in Middle East

BEIRUT — The use of armed drones in the Middle East, driven largely by growing sales from China, has grown significantly in the past few years with an increasing number of state and non-state actors using them in regional conflicts.

Palestinian protesters holds ballons and kites before loading them with flammable material to be flown towards Israel, at the Israel-Gaza border in al-Bureij, central Gaza Strip on June 14, 2018. (Photo by MAHMUD HAMS / AFP) (Photo credit should read MAHMUD HAMS/AFP/Getty Images)

IDF Drones Destroy Two Cars Used to Launch Terror Balloons

Israeli drones destroyed two cars and an observation post that were being used by a group of Palestinians to launch incendiary balloons into southern Israel from the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, according to Palestinian reports.

ADDS TRUMP'S RESPONSE TO REP. WILSON - In this Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, frame from video, Myeshia Johnson cries over the casket of her husband, Sgt. La David Johnson, who was killed in an ambush in Niger, upon his body's arrival in Miami. President Donald Trump told the widow that …

Questions Surround U.S. Involvement in Niger After Deadly Ambush

The killing of four U.S. soldiers in an ambush attack in Niger has both citizens and congressional representatives asking questions about the American military presence in that country. Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain (R-AZ) went so far as accusing the Trump administration of being less than “up front” about the attack and hinting that his committee might launch an investigation.

Border Patrol Mini-Drones

Border Patrol Begins Testing Drones to Spot Illegal Crossings

U.S. Border Patrol agents announced the testing of new types of drones for fighting illegal immigration and smuggling. Opponents decry their use saying that agents using facial recognition capabilities would violate civil liberties.