The ordnance missed, and an F-15E strike fighter shot down the drone, which was similar in size to an American Predator and was still armed.
Iraqi forces, backed by airstrikes from a United States-led coalition, have made advances into the city, and the Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL, has
But on May 31, when a sewage truck full of military grade explosives was detonated at one of the entrances to the city’s heavily guarded diplomatic enclaves,
Armed assailants carried out brazen attacks on two high-profile sites on Wednesday — Parliament, and the mausoleum of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the founder of the Islamic Republic — that also wounded more than 50 people and added to tensions in the Middle East.
Iran rushed to blame Saudi Arabia, its chief rival in a contest for power playing out in proxy wars in at least two other countries in the region, Syria and Ye
Several administration officials said it took most of the day to work out the terse, curt wording of a White House statement that mixed sympathy with the sugge
The Pentagon said a meeting of Al Qaeda members was being held in the structure. But, the Pentagon said, the commanders who ordered the strike were never told, as they should have been, that the structure had a madrasa, or religious school, on one side and a mosque on the other.
Four assailants with assault rifles stormed thе imposing Parliament building in Tehran оn Wednesday аnd went оn a rampage. Thе gunmen killed, wounded аnd kidnapped people in thе building, which
The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks, which are believed to be the terrorist group’s first major assaults within Iran’s borders. The Is
Now, he and his family have appeared in a series of televised interviews on news channels supportive of President Bashar al-Assad, apparently part of a calculated public relations campaign by the Syrian government.