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Houthis claim downing US-made spy drone near Saudi border

Sanaa/Sputnik: The Houthi rebels, who control north Yemen, said that it shot down a US-made spy drone near the border with the Saudi province of Jazan on Sunday.

All drone strikes ‘in self-defence’ should go before Security Council, argues independent rights expert

New York: The growing use of weaponised drones risks destabilising global peace and security and creating a “drone power club” among nations, that face no effective accountability for deploying them as part of their “war on terror”, a senior UN-appointed independent rights expert said on Thursday.

Syrian military shoots down 5 drones targeting oil refinery in homs - reports

Cairo/Sputnik/UNI: The Syrian armed forces has shot down five unmanned aircraft attempting to attack an oil-processing plant in Syria's western province of Homs‎, Sham FM radio station reported on Sunday.

Israeli Police ban drones in Jerusalem's airspace during Holocaust Remembrance Forum

Moscow/Sputnik: Israeli police have prohibited drones and other aircraft from flying over certain areas of Jerusalem during the World Holocaust Forum this week, a Tuesday statement from the police read.

Kenya says to lift drone ban in 2020

Nairobi/Xinhua/UNI: Kenya plans to lift a ban on drones in 2020, the country's aviation regulator said on Friday.

Syrian air defenses destroy drone near capital

Damascus, Sept 20 (Xinhua/UNI) Syrian air defenses destroyed an unidentified drone near the capital Damascus on Thursday evening, state TV reported.

Israeli army drone crashes in Gaza

Jerusalem, Sep 10 (Xinhua/UNI) The Israeli army confirmed on Tuesday that one of its military drones had fallen over the Gaza Strip earlier in the morning.

Hezbollah finds 5.5-kg explosives in crashed Israeli drone

Beirut, Aug 27 (Xinhua/UNI) Hezbollah announced on Tuesday that the drone which crashed in Beirut's southern suburbs had carried 5.5 kg of C-4 explosives, the National News Agency reported.

Saudi-led coalition intercepts bomb-laden drone in Yemen

Riyadh, Jun 19 (Xinhua/UNI) The Saudi-led coalition involved in a war in Yemen announced on Wednesday the interception of a bomb-laden drone heading toward the kingdom, Al Arabiya TV reported.

UK: Heathrow Airport stops departures for drone sighting

London, Jan 8 (IBNS): The Heathrow Airport in London on Tuesday temporarily stopped departure of flights after a drone was sighted.

Two people arrested following drone incursions at Gatwick Airport released without charge

London, Dec 23 (IBNS): Two people arrested in conjunction with the widespread disruption of flights at Gatwick Airport through the illegal use of drones have been released without charge on Sunday, Sussex Police said.

Drone Trouble: Gatwick Airport to remain closed today

London, Dec 21 (IBNS): Amid reports of drone sightings, Gatwick Airport in the UK will remain closed on Friday, officials said.

Mosquito-packed drones ready to join fight against Zika and other deadly diseases – UN agency

New York, Apr 20 (IBNS): Robotics may soon be a critical ally in the fight against disease-spreading bugs, a United Nations agency said Thursday after a successful test releasing sterile mosquitos from aerial drones as part of efforts to suppress the insect that spreads Zika and other diseases. 

Two killed in drone attack close to Pakistan-Afghanistan border

Islamabad, Dec 26 (IBNS): At least two people were killed in drone attack close to the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, media reports said on Tuesday.

Mastermind of Pakistan's Army Public School massacre killed in drone strike

Islamabad, July 12 (IBNS): The mastermind of Pakistan's Army Public School massacre, which had left the entire nation shocked in 2014, was killed in a drone strike in Afghanistan, Pakistan's media reports said.