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#Drone strikes

# drone-strikes - Sunday 6 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Assad says Britain's bombing campaign will only cause terrorism to spread Terror

Assad says Britain's bombing campaign will only cause terrorism to spread

The Syrian president also said the air strikes targeting Islamic State militants are illegal.

# drone-strikes - Thursday 19 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Former US drone operators: 'The innocent civilians we killed only fuelled the terrorism of ISIS' Backfire

Former US drone operators: 'The innocent civilians we killed only fuelled the terrorism of ISIS'

Read the extraordinary open letter to Barack Obama, written by four US Air Force whistleblowers.

# drone-strikes - Thursday 23 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Obama 'profoundly regrets' drone strike that killed US and Italian hostages Drone Wars

Obama 'profoundly regrets' drone strike that killed US and Italian hostages

“On behalf of the United States government, I offer our deepest apologies to the families.”

# drone-strikes - Monday 16 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Iraqis flee violence as US considers drone strikes on militants Iraq

Iraqis flee violence as US considers drone strikes on militants

US and Australian embassies and the United Nations have started evacuating staff.

# drone-strikes - Sunday 20 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 43 dead in two days of drone attacks in Yemen Drone Strikes

43 dead in two days of drone attacks in Yemen

Officials have confirmed that at least three civilians have been killed in the strikes.

# drone-strikes - Thursday 3 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Pakistan says US drones killed senior Taliban figure Pakistan

Pakistan says US drones killed senior Taliban figure

Taliban commander Maulvi Nazir was among nine people killed in the drone strike.

# drone-strikes - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

From TheJournal.ie 'We should get his resume' - Obama offers help to unemployed engineer Hanging With Barack This post contains videos

'We should get his resume' - Obama offers help to unemployed engineer

The US president took part in an online video chat last night in which he also confirmed that the US carries out unmanned drone strikes against suspected militants in Pakistan.