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US drone strikes kill seven in eastern Afghanistan

US drone strikes kill seven in eastern Afghanistan

Two separate US drone attacks in the central-eastern region of Afghanistan have killed at least seven people, Press TV reports.  The latest drone strikes were carried out against positions of the Taliban militant group in Daimard and Chak districts of Maidan Wardak Province during the late hours of Monday, local Afghan officials said on Tuesday. Attaullah Khogyani, the spokesman for Wardak governor, […]

US to sharply increase drone flights by 2019: Report

US to sharply increase drone flights by 2019: Report

The United States plans to expand the number of drone flights over the next four years in an effort to gain greater firepower and more intelligence in Syria, Iraq, Ukraine, South China, and North Africa, a report says. Citing defense officials, The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday that the daily drone flights would be increased […]