Drone surveillance and warfare

Vice President Mike Pence arrives to the West Wing of the White House, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
September 15, 2019 - 4:23 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on the tensions in the Persian Gulf a day after Iran-backed Yemeni rebels attacked major oil sites in Saudi Arabia (all times local): 3:20 a.m. President Donald Trump says the U.S. has reason to believe it knows who was behind the attack on Saudi...
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September 13, 2019 - 10:14 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on the explosion and fire an oil facility in Saudi Arabia (all times local): 9:10 a.m. Saudi Arabia says drones attacked two major oil facilities in the kingdom, sparking fires. The kingdom did not say who was behind the attacks Saturday. Yemen's Houthi...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 file photo, military vehicles carrying Wing Loong, a Chinese made medium-altitude long-endurance unmanned aerial vehicle, drive past Tiananmen Gate in Beijing. Serbia has praised China for boosting the Balkan nation's military with drones and other equipment amid Western concerns that the arms buildup could threaten fragile peace in the region. A Defense Ministry statement issued Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019 after a visit by a high-ranking Chinese military delegation praised Beijing for economic and military support. Serbia has reportedly agreed to the delivery of nine Chengdu Pterodactyl-1 drones, known in China as Wing Loong, with a possible future order of additional 15. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, Pool, File)
September 10, 2019 - 9:09 am
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia praised China on Tuesday for boosting the Balkan nation's military with drones and other equipment amid Western concerns that the arms buildup could threaten fragile peace in the region. A Serbian Defense Ministry statement after a visit by a high-ranking Chinese...
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September 10, 2019 - 9:06 am
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia praised China on Tuesday for boosting the Balkan nation's military with drones and other equipment amid Western concerns that the arms buildup could threaten fragile peace in the region. A Serbian Defense Ministry statement after a visit by a high-ranking Chinese...
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Spanish U.N peacekeepers patrol the Lebanese side of the Lebanese-Israeli border in the southern village of Kfar Kila, Lebanon, Monday, Aug. 26, 2019. Lebanon's state-run National News Agency said Monday that Israel's air force attacked a Palestinian base in the country's east near the border with Syria. Lebanese President Michel Aoun told the U.N. Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Jan Kubis, that the attacks violate a U.N. Security Council resolution that ended the 2006 war between Israel and Hezbollah. (AP Photo/Mohammed Zaatari)
September 09, 2019 - 2:22 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Unknown warplanes targeted overnight an arms depot and posts of Iranian-backed militias in eastern Syria, near the Iraqi border, killing at least 18 fighters, Syrian opposition activists said Monday. The strikes come amid rising tensions in the Middle East and the crisis between Iran...
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Spanish UN peacekeepers patrol along the Lebanese-Israeli border, with the Israeli village of Metulla, background, in the village of Kfar Kila, Lebanon, Monday, Sept. 2, 2019. The Lebanon-Israel border was mostly calm with U.N. peacekeepers patrolling the border Monday, a day after the Lebanese militant Hezbollah group fired a barrage of anti-tank missiles into Israel, triggering Israeli artillery fire that lasted less than two hours and caused some fires. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
September 08, 2019 - 11:47 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The Lebanese militant Hezbollah group said it shot down an Israeli drone over southern Lebanon early Monday, shortly after it crossed from Israel amid rising tensions along the border between the two countries in recent weeks. A Hezbollah statement said the drone was downed with "...
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Lebanese soldiers next to a Hezbollah flag patrol in the southern Lebanese village of Aitaroun, on the Israel-Lebanon border, Israel, Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019. Israeli forces along the border with Lebanon are on high alert, raising fears of a repeat of the 2006 war. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
August 28, 2019 - 10:50 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on tensions between Lebanon and Israel (all times local): 8:45 p.m. Lebanon's official news agency and a security official say the military has fired at two Israeli reconnaissance drones that violated Lebanese airspace. The National News Agency says the incident happened...
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People listen to a speech by Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah being broadcast on Hezbollah's al-Manar TV channel, at a coffee shop in a southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, Sunday Aug. 25, 2019. Nasrallah said Hezbollah will confront and shoot down Israeli drones that fly over Lebanon from now on. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)
August 26, 2019 - 12:33 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Israeli warplanes attacked a Palestinian base in eastern Lebanon near the border with Syria early on Monday amid rising tensions in the Middle East, the Lebanese state-run National News Agency reported. The strike comes a day after an alleged Israeli drone crashed in a Hezbollah...
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FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, file photo, fighters from a militia known as the Security Belt, that is funded and armed by the United Arab Emirates, discuss launching a mortar towards Houthi rebels, in an area called Moreys, on the frontline in Yemen's Dhale province. Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates pledged Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, to keep their floundering coalition war against Yemen's Houthi rebels together after an Emirati troop pullout and the rise of the southern separatists they supported. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty, File)
August 25, 2019 - 8:31 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates pledged Monday to keep their floundering coalition war against Yemen's Houthi rebels together after an Emirati troop pullout and the rise of the southern separatists they supported. The joint communique came as the Houthis...
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Lebanese security stand near the site where an Israeli drone was said to have crashed in a stronghold of the Lebanese Hezbollah group, in a southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019. A Hezbollah official said Sunday that an Israeli drone went down over the Lebanese capital of Beirut and another exploded in the air, amid regional tensions between Israel and Iran. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)
August 25, 2019 - 9:49 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the reported crash of two Israeli drones in Lebanon, following Israeli attacks on Iranian targets in neighboring Syria (all times local): 7:30 p.m. The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah says his group will confront and shoot down any Israeli drones that fly over Lebanon from...
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