Yemen Houthi militia shoot down U.S. MQ-9 drone

A U.S. military MQ-9 drone was shot down in Yemen’s Dhamar governate, southeast of the Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa, two U.S. officials said on Wednesday, the second such incident in recent months. A Houthi military spokesman had earlier said that air defenses had brought down a U.S. drone. The officials, speaking on the condition of anonymity,… Read More Yemen Houthi militia shoot down U.S. MQ-9 drone

Five soldiers killed as suspected jihadists ambush Malian troops

Suspected jihadists killed five Malian soldiers on Wednesday in an ambush in the West African country’s volatile center, the army said, the latest in a string of attacks targeting local security forces in the Sahel region. The statement said the soldiers were traveling between the towns of Hombori and Boni, about 100 km north of… Read More Five soldiers killed as suspected jihadists ambush Malian troops