Lebanon: Mystery surrounds the identity of crashed drone

A Hezbollah official Sunday denied a drone that crashed in northeastern Lebanon belonged to the militant group. According to local reports, Hezbollah officials cordoned off the crash site and prevented access to the area. A Hezbollah crew later transported the wreckage to an unknown destination.

U.S. Drone Strike Killed No. 2 in Al Qaeda

Al Qaeda’s deputy leader, Abu Yahya al-Libi, was killed in a drone strike in northern Pakistan, an American official confirmed on Tuesday, in the biggest single success in the controversial campaign’s eight-year history. The official, speaking on condition of anonymity to discuss intelligence matters, described Mr. Libi as

Iran: U.S. Spy Plane Shot Down By Iran Armed Forces

Iran’s armed forces have shot down an unmanned U.S. spy plane that violated Iranian airspace along the country’s eastern border, the official IRNA news agency reported Sunday. An unidentified military official quoted in the report warned of a strong and crushing response to any violations of the country’s airspace by American drone aircraft.