Niger

CIA to expand its armed drone programme in Africa: NYT

New York Times says secret facility, 250km south of Libya, will reportedly carry out assassinations in the Sahel region.

CIA to expand its armed drone programme in Africa: NYT

United Arab Emirates

Yemen's rebels 'attack' Abu Dhabi airport using a drone

UAE official denies attack but Abu Dhabi airport tweeted earlier there was an incident involving a supply vehicle.

Yemen

Yemenis protest after US drone attack kills seven

Residents say the January 28 raid killed seven 'innocent civilians' as they were searching for a missing child.

Yemenis protest after US drone attack kills 7 in Shabwa

United States

'Trump looking to loosen Obama limits on drone strikes'

Rights group outraged as reports say president considering policy changes to expand CIA authority on attacks and raids.

'Trump looking to loosen Obama limits on drone strikes'

Middle East

US judge: 'Democracy is broken' without drone oversight

US court says it has no say over president's drone programme but Judge Brown says 'congressional oversight is a joke'.

US court dismisses Jaber lawsuit for Yemen drone attack

Europe

UK drone strike that killed Briton 'not transparent'

Intelligence and Security Committee says government did not disclose key documents over killing of Reyaad Khan in Syria.

Drone strike that killed Reyaad Khan 'not transparent'

Human Rights

Journalists file lawsuit over alleged US 'kill list'

Fearing assassination, Al Jazeera's Ahmad Zaidan and independent journalist Bilal Abdul Kareem file US legal complaint.

Journalists allege threat of drone execution by US

Opinion

The troubling legacy of Obama's drone campaign

Donald Trump will assume command of a drone campaign that lacks any meaningful constraints.

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Human Rights

"What will be in your heart? Won't there be hate?"

Karim Khan is suing the CIA for the deaths of his son and brother in a drone strike.

Human Rights

US drone revelations: Meaningful or business as usual?

Al Jazeera asks what the release of Obama's 2013 drone playbook and new executive order mean for those most affected.

US drone revelations: Meaningful or business as usual?

Afghanistan

Case filed against US for drone strike on Taliban chief

Mohammad Azam's family says they are seeking justice after the father of four was killed along with Taliban leader.

Family of driver killed in US drone strike files case

Special series

Drone: Inside the CIA's Secret Drone War

From drone operators to strike victims, we examine the impact of remote-controlled killing and the future of warfare.

Drone: Inside the CIA's Secret Drone War

Drone strikes

Families of Afghans killed in US drone raids seek probe

Relatives and tribal elders deny US and Afghan officials' claims the air strikes hit Taliban-associated fighters.

Families of Afghans killed in US drone raids seek probe

Al-Shabab

US air strike targets senior al-Shabab leader

Pentagon assessing results after targeting Hassan Ali Dhoore on Thursday in a drone strike in southern Somalia.

US air strike targets senior al-Shabab leader

Drone strikes

Pakistan Taliban commander allegedly killed by drones

Khan Said Sajna, leader of a breakaway Taliban faction, reportedly killed in multiple drone strikes in Afghanistan.

Pakistan Taliban commander allegedly killed by drones