Friday, March 25, 2016 - 06:19
Cameroon's army is deploying drones to identify and target Boko Haram positions along the country's border with Nigeria, a region that is frequently targeted by the Islamist militant group.
Monday, March 7, 2016 - 06:34
More than a dozen Islamic State militants were killed in a drone attack in eastern Afghanistan Sunday night, just hours after President Ashraf Ghani said his country was becoming a “graveyard” for members of the terrorist group, a government official said.
Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 06:29
ON October 14, President Barack Obama announced to Congress that America’s global war on Islamic terrorism had expanded to yet another front: The U.S. was sending 300 troops to a new drone base inside Cameroon, along that country’s volatile border with Nigeria, where Boko Haram is most active.
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 06:47
The Obama administration received poor grades — including three F’s — in a new report card released today evaluating their progress made in implementing nonpartisan recommendations to reform U.S. drone policy.
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 06:25
Agreement will allow armed drones to fly to Libya and elsewhere in northern Africa but missions must be defensive strikes to protect special forces.
Monday, February 22, 2016 - 06:37
Four missiles fired by a suspected U.S. drone hit mud homes in Pakistan's troubled Kurram tribal region Monday, a local official and residents told NBC News.
Friday, February 19, 2016 - 06:54
A killer machine-learning algorithm guiding the U.S. drone program has killed thousands of innocent people according to some reports. What’s the truth?
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 06:12
The U.S. military denies reports from residents and rebels in southwestern Somalia that a suspected U.S. drone with six missiles crashed Monday in a rebel-held village in the Gedo region.
Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 06:53
A suspected U.S. dronestrike overnight killed a top Islamist militant commander in southern Yemen who had run al Qaeda's combat operations and had a $5 million U.S. bounty on his head, residents said.
Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 06:08
Drone strikes (or unmanned aerial vehicle strikes) have attracted significant media attention for their roles in the American-led invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as in Pakistan. What has received less attention is the increasing frequency with which drone strikes have been carried out in Africa.