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Satellite photos show aftermath of Abu Dhabi oil site attack

Jan. 18, 2022 14:54 PM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Satellite photos obtained by The Associated Press on Tuesday appear to show the aftermath of a fatal attack on an oil facility in the capital of the United Arab Emirates claimed by Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi rebels. Monday's attack brought the...

Drone attack in Abu Dhabi claimed by Yemen's rebels kills 3

Jan. 17, 2022 14:47 PM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A drone attack claimed by Yemen's Houthi rebels targeting a key oil facility in Abu Dhabi killed three people on Monday and sparked a fire at Abu Dhabi's international airport. Emirati police identified the dead as two Indian nationals and one...

Sweden's spy agency probes drones over 3 nuclear plants

Jan. 17, 2022 09:47 AM EST

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Sweden's domestic security agency said Monday it has taken over the preliminary investigation into drones that last week were seen hovering over or near the country's three nuclear power plants. At first police said there had been drones over two nuclear...

Emirati state-run news agency, quoting police, says suspected drone attacks in Abu Dhabi kill 3 people, wound 6

Jan. 17, 2022 06:06 AM EST
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Emirati state-run news agency, quoting police, says suspected drone attacks in Abu Dhabi kill 3 people, wound 6.

Abu Dhabi police say drones may have caused an explosion on three oil tankers and minor fire at airport extension

Jan. 17, 2022 04:51 AM EST
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Abu Dhabi police say drones may have caused an explosion on three oil tankers and minor fire at airport extension.

Iraqi officials: 4 rockets target US Embassy in Baghdad

Jan. 13, 2022 13:53 PM EST

BAGHDAD (AP) — At least four rockets targeted the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone on Thursday, two Iraqi security officials said. The area is home to diplomatic missions and the seat of Iraq's government, Three of the missiles struck within the perimeter of...

Iran leader's website showcases Trump drone strike animation

Jan. 13, 2022 07:19 AM EST

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The website of Iran's supreme leader has showcased an animated video that appears to show a robot calling in a drone strike to assassinate former President Donald Trump. The animated video was part of a contest to mark the Jan. 3, 2020 killing of Iranian Gen....

Yemeni government says southern province retaken from rebels

Jan. 11, 2022 12:39 PM EST

CAIRO (AP) — Forces of Yemen's internationally recognized government have reclaimed the entire southern province of Shabwa from Iran-backed Houthi rebels, officials said Tuesday. The development is a blow to the rebels after government forces earlier this month made significant advances in the...

Ex-inmate admits role in federal prison smuggling scheme

Jan. 11, 2022 11:16 AM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Another former inmate at a federal prison in New Jersey has admitted his role in a scheme to use drones to smuggle drugs and other contraband to inmates into the facility. Johansel Moronta, 29, of Linden, pleaded guilty Monday to possessing and obtaining...

Ethiopian drone strike kills 17 on day of Biden-Abiy call

Jan. 11, 2022 05:11 AM EST

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — An Ethiopian drone strike has killed 17 civilians in the country’s Tigray region on the day that President Joe Biden during a call with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed expressed concern about such attacks in the ongoing war, local authorities say. A report by the...