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8 Nov
The residence of Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi was hit in an apparent drone attack, Iraqi officials said. The military has described the strike as an assassination attempt.
1 Nov
The US Treasury has blacklisted two individuals and four entities involved in Iran's unmanned aerial vehicles program. Washington has said Iranian drones have been used to attack US forces and international shipping.
2 Oct
The Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to spew lava and ashes in La Palma, one of Spain's Canary Islands, where coastal residents are confined to their homes over fears of toxic gases as the lava hits the sea.
24 Jul
Drone images show a pile of vehicles swept away by floods, blocking a highway in central China's Zhengzhou. Torrential rains hit the city, leading to at least 25 deaths and millions of dollars in damages.
19 Jul
Drone images show the extent of the floods in the Belgian city of Pepinster. The death toll in Belgium jumped to 23 with more than 21,000 people left without electricity in one region.
3 Jul
Drone attacks are causing a crisis in the Mideast and experts are calling for a better regulatory regime. But would more rules even have an impact in the region?
22 Jun
An aviation firm has carried out the first tests in India of longer-range drone deliveries, as hopes grow that they could deliver medicines as well as Covid-19 vaccines to remote areas.
8 Feb
The Saudi-led military coalition intercepted an armed drone launched by Yemeni rebels, state media reported Sunday. The official Saudi Press Agency carried a statement from coalition spokesperson Turki al-Maliki saying they "intercepted and destroyed an armed drone."
17 Nov 2019
According to UPS Flight Forward, this was the first-ever prescription delivery by drone in the U.S. The delivery occurred on Nov. 1 from a CVS pharmacy to a residence and finally to a retirement community in North Carolina.
16 Sep 2019
Fires broke out at the kingdom's largest oil-processing plant and another site following drone attacks. Online videos showed plumes of smoke, although the Saudi Interior Ministry said the fires had been "controlled."
22 Jun 2019
Iran's Revolutionary Guards have shot down a US drone, the elite force's news website claimed Thursday. However, the US military denied flying over Iranian airspace.
21 Jun 2019
President Trump had reportedly approved air strikes in retaliation for Tehran's downing of a US drone. A decision to stand down was allegedly made after Trump met with Congressional leaders.

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