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# Drone strikes

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August 2023
Ukrainian official says drones have successfully hit naval ship in Russian port
Russia, however, claimed it fended off the attack, saying ships patrolling the perimeter of the naval base destroyed two sea drones.
Russian drones target Kyiv and damage port facilities vital for Ukrainian grain shipments
Russia struck a grain elevator in the port of Izmail which sits just across the Danube river from Romania, Kyiv said.
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'Maximum lying': Iran hits back after US pins blame over Saudi oil attacks
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the US will work to ensure “Iran is held accountable for its aggression”.
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.
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.
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.”
Iraqis flee violence as US considers drone strikes on militants
US and Australian embassies and the United Nations have started evacuating staff.
43 dead in two days of drone attacks in Yemen
Officials have confirmed that at least three civilians have been killed in the strikes.
Pakistan says US drones killed senior Taliban figure
Taliban commander Maulvi Nazir was among nine people killed in the drone strike.
'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.