Gulf Times - Drone
Hezbollah says explosive-laden drone damaged its media centre

Hezbollah says explosive-laden drone damaged its media centre

Lebanese group Hezbollah on Sunday said one of two drones that came down over its Beirut stronghold was rigged with explosives and caused damage to its media centre.

Tehran dismisses US claim of destroying Iranian drone

Tehran dismisses US claim of destroying Iranian drone

Iran on Friday categorically denied US President Donald Trump's claims that Washington brought down an Iranian drone, saying all its craft are accounted for and jesting that American forces

Iraqi militias bombed by unmanned aircraft, one killed

Iraqi militias bombed by unmanned aircraft, one killed

An unmanned aircraft dropped explosives on a base belonging to Iran-linked Shi'ite paramilitary groups in northern Iraq on Friday, killing at least one person, the army and paramilitary sources said.

Frenchman arrested for flying drone over Myanmar parliament

Frenchman arrested for flying drone over Myanmar parliament

A French tourist has been arrested for flying a drone near Myanmar's parliament in the capital Naypyidaw, the French embassy and local police confirmed Monday, under a law that could see him imprisoned for up to three years.

Drone disrupts air traffic into Newark

Drone disrupts air traffic into Newark

A drone briefly disrupted air traffic Tuesday at Newark airport, one of New York's three major hubs for air traffic, US officials said.

Gatwick drone disruption cost easyJet nearly $20 mn

Gatwick drone disruption cost easyJet nearly $20 mn

EasyJet lost 15 million pounds ($19.3 million) in the 36 hours of travel chaos sparked by drones flying into London's Gatwick Airport in December, the budget airline said on Tuesday.

Britain says airports need to do more to tackle drone menace

Britain says airports need to do more to tackle drone menace

Airport operators need do more to counter the illegal use of drones after flights were disrupted at Heathrow and Gatwick, Prime Minister Theresa May's de-facto deputy said on Wednesday.

Australia to beef up technology for drone 'crackdown'

Australia to beef up technology for drone 'crackdown'

Australia will introduce new surveillance technology for a ‘crackdown’ on drones next year, aviation authorities said Monday, as concerns mount over their increasing prevalence in public areas.

Pair freed without charge in London airport drones probe

Pair freed without charge in London airport drones probe

A man and a woman arrested over the drone disruption that brought Christmas getaway flights to a standstill at London's Gatwick Airport were released without charge on Sunday, police said.

Two arrests over London airport drone chaos as flights resume

Two arrests over London airport drone chaos as flights resume

Two people were arrested in connection with the ‘criminal use of drones’ at London Gatwick Airport, police said Saturday, after three days of disruption affected tens of thousands of passengers ...

London's Gatwick airport reopens after mystery drone saboteur sows chaos

London's Gatwick airport reopens after mystery drone saboteur sows chaos

London's Gatwick Airport reopened on Friday after a mystery saboteur wrought 36 hours of travel chaos for more than 100,000 Christmas travellers by using drones to play cat-and-mouse with police snipers and the army.

London drone attack lays bare airport vulnerabilities

London drone attack lays bare airport vulnerabilities

A mystery drone operator's success in shutting down Britain's second busiest airport for more than 36 hours has exposed the vulnerability of others across the world to saboteurs armed with such cheap and easily available devices.