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April 19, 2018 1:03 PM ASF man shoots down drone camera at Islamabad's new airport

ISLAMABAD: An Airport Security Force official was taken into custody after he brought down a drone camera hovering over the new Islamabad International Airport. The drone was being operated by workers of a Chinese company who had permission to film the new airport that is scheduled to be inaugurated early next month. The TV channel reported that drone 2

March 30, 2018 2:04 AM Afghanistan-based terrorists behind Swat attack, Kabul told

ISLAMABAD: The attack on an army unit in Swat was carried out by the banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) terrorists based on Afghan soil, said a dossier handed over to Afghanistan on Thursday. The dossier containing proof of TTP involvement in the suicide attack on an army unit in Swat and presence of sanctuaries of the TTP and the Jamaatul Ahrar 8

March 23, 2018 12:00 AM Drone maker DJI seeking at least $500mln in pre-IPO funding

HONG KONG: China´s SZ DJI Technology Co Ltd, the world´s largest maker of drones for consumers, is in talks with investors for at least $500 million in funding ahead of a planned stock market debut, people with knowledge of the matter said. DJI plans to expand into drones for sectors such as agriculture, energy, construction and for use in infrastructure 8

March 14, 2018 12:00 AM US gives Philippine air force first drones

MANILA: The United States gave the Philippine air force its first surveillance drone system on Tuesday, as the two nations step up cooperation in the battle against jihadist militants. Washington has been boosting its backing for Philippine counter-terror efforts since supporters of the Islamic State group seized parts of the southern city of Marawi 6

March 8, 2018 12:00 AM 20 TTP militants killed in US drone strike in Kunar

KHAR: At least 20 militants belonging to the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) were reportedly killed in a US drone attack in the Kunar province of Afghanistan on Wednesday, sources said. The sources said the attack was carried out in the Sultankhel area in Kunar in which 20 militants, including Abdullah, the son of the TTP head Mullah Fazlullah, were killed 14

February 19, 2018 12:00 AM Do not test Israel’s resolve: Netanyahu

MUNICH, Germany: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Tehran on Sunday over aggressions by Iran and its “proxies” in Syria, saying he would not allow them to “put a noose around our neck”. Calling it “a message to the tyrants of Tehran”, he warned in a speech at the Munich Security Conference: “Do not test Israel’s resolve”. His fiery comments 10

February 12, 2018 2:21 PM Taliban confirm TTP deputy Sajna killed in drone strike

PESHAWAR: The Pakistani Taliban confirmed on Monday that their deputy leader was killed in a suspected U.S. drone strike last week and said they had appointed a new deputy in his place. A pair of suspected U.S. missile strikes killed the militant leader, Khalid Mehsud, also known by his alias Sajna, on Thursday last week in Afghanistan’s Paktika province 6

February 11, 2018 12:00 AM Israel launches heavy Syria strikes after F-16 crashes

OCCUPIED-AL-QUDS /BEIRUT: Israel launched its most intensive air strikes yet against Iranian forces in Syria on Saturday after intercepting what it said was an Iranian drone and the rare downing of an Israeli F-16 warplane. The incidents marked the most serious confrontations in Syria between Israel and Iranian-backed forces that have established a major 2

February 10, 2018 6:48 AM Israel downs Iranian drone; F-16 crashes in 'heavy anti-aircraft counter fire from Syria'

The Israeli military shot down an Iranian drone that "infiltrated the country" early on Saturday and struck Iranian targets in Syria that launched it, in what the military called a “severe and irregular violation of Israeli sovereignty”. The military said its planes faced heavy anti-aircraft counter fire from Syria that forced Israeli pilots to abandon 3

February 9, 2018 12:57 AM US drone strike kills key Taliban commander in NWA

MIRANSHAH: A US drone strike killed at least two people including a key Taliban commander in North Waziristan Agency (NWA) close to the Afghanistan border on Thursday. The Taliban commander killed in the drone strike has been identified as Sajna Mehsud, Geo News reported. As per details, A US drone strike killed at least two suspected militants near Pak-Afghan 4