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Officials: Iran behind drone attack on US base in Syria

Oct. 25, 2021 16:40 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say they believe Iran was behind the drone attack last week at the military outpost in southern Syria where American troops are based. Officials said Monday the U.S. believes that Iran resourced and encouraged the attack, but that the...

Officials: Iran behind drone attack on U.S. base in Syria

Oct. 25, 2021 16:26 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials: Iran behind drone attack on U.S. base in Syria.

US military says it killed al-Qaida leader in drone strike

Oct. 22, 2021 23:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military says it killed a senior al-Qaida leader in an airstrike Friday in northwest Syria. Army Maj. John Rigsbee, a spokesman for U.S. Central Command, said in a statement that Abdul Hamid al-Matar was killed by a drone strike. ...

Iran holds nationwide air force drill, latest armed exercise

Oct. 21, 2021 07:37 AM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran on Thursday kicked off an annual air force drill across the country, a week after holding another massive exercise in air defense, state TV reported. The report said bombers, jet fighters, and attack and surveillance drones will participate in...

Attack hits Syria base that houses US troops; no US injuries

Oct. 20, 2021 17:52 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A military outpost in southern Syria was hit by a coordinated attack on Wednesday, but U.S. officials said no American troops stationed there were injured or killed. Initial reports said the attack appeared to include two drone strikes and a small...

Atlanta police: Woman, killer dead after high-rise shootout

Oct. 20, 2021 13:15 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A man killed a woman and then died during a shootout with police at an apartment building in Atlanta's midtown neighborhood early Wednesday, police said. Police got calls of a shooting inside the luxury high-rise shortly before 3:30 a.m. and officers...

Walgreens begins testing drone delivery in Texas

Oct. 20, 2021 10:13 AM EDT

Walgreens will begin flying packages by drone to residents in a pair of Texas cities in partnership with Google’s drone-making affiliate, Wing. The companies said they will begin testing the service next week in the city of Frisco and neighboring Little Elm, two...

US vows to pay relatives of Afghans killed in drone strike

Oct. 15, 2021 22:01 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Defense Department said Friday that it is committed to offering condolence payments to relatives of the 10 people who were killed in an errant U.S. drone strike in Kabul, Afghanistan, in August. Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said in a...

German girl found alive after being lost in forest

Oct. 12, 2021 09:45 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — An 8-year-old German girl who was lost for two days in a forested area along the German-Czech border was found alive on Tuesday after a search involving hundreds of rescue workers, police said. Julia Sleegers was suffering from hypothermia but her life is...

Israel a step closer to commercial drones with latest tests

Oct. 11, 2021 16:26 PM EDT

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Dozens of drones floated through the skies of Tel Aviv on Monday, ferrying cartons of ice cream and sushi across the city in an experiment that officials hope provided a glimpse of the not-too-distant future. Israel's National Drone Initiative, a...