Drones

Report: U.S. Seeking Expanded Presence in Kenya

U.S. Africa Command is seeking new authorities to carry out armed drone strikes targeting al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabaab fighters in eastern Kenya, four American government officials told the New York Times anonymously in a report published on Tuesday.

Kenyan police officers check vehicles on a road after a bus, travelling from the coastal region of Lamu to the town of Malindi, was ambushed by gunmen in Lamu county, southeast Kenya, on January 2, 2020. - At least three people were killed near Kenya's southeastern border with Somalia on …

International Response to Attack on Saudi Oil Urges Caution

The international response to an apparent Iranian attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil fields urged caution and a careful investigation before assigning blame for the strike or taking retaliatory action. Many of these responses suggested the world’s oil supply is robust enough to absorb the loss of Saudi production without major economic disruptions.

A picture taken on September 15, 2019 shows the entrance of an Aramco oil facility near al-Khurj area, just south of the Saudi capital Riyadh. - Saudi Arabia raced today to restart operations at oil plants hit by drone attacks which slashed its production by half, as Iran dismissed US …

Beirut Drone Attack Said to Delay Hezbollah Missile Program

TEL AVIV – The alleged Israeli drone attack in a Hezbollah-dominated suburb of Beirut caused serious damage to an advanced industrial equipment for mixing fuel for long-range missiles, setting Hezbollah’s missile program back by at least a year, according to reports. 

2 Israeli drones crash over Beirut, Hezbollah denies firing

Jim Jordan Raises Alarm over Chinese Drone Spying

House Oversight and Reform Committee ranking member Jim Jordan (R-OH) and Reps. Mark Meadows (R-NC) and Jody Hice (R-GA) sent a letter to Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Kevin McAleenan on Thursday, warning about the prospect of Chinese-made drone spying.

Visitors look at a drone from the Chinese company DJI at the Beijing Photo fair on May 4, 2018. (Photo by FRED DUFOUR / AFP) (Photo credit should read FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)