Yemen seeks US drones to fight al-Qaeda

Request comes despite growing anger in country over civilian deaths in US drone strikes.

    Yemen’s interim president has asked the US to provide his country with unmanned aircraft to fight against al-Qaeda.

    The request comes as anger is growing at drone strikes which many Yemenis say killed more civilians than fighters.

    Al Jazeera's Hashem Ahelbarra reports from Sana'a.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Since March 2015, Saudi Arabia and a coalition of Arab states have launched more than 19,278 air raids across Yemen.

    Lost childhoods: Nigeria's fear of 'witchcraft' ruins young lives

    Lost childhoods: Nigeria's fear of 'witchcraft' ruins young lives

    Many Pentecostal churches in the Niger Delta offer to deliver people from witchcraft and possession - albeit for a fee.

    Why did Bush go to war in Iraq?

    Why did Bush go to war in Iraq?

    No, it wasn't because of WMDs, democracy or Iraqi oil. The real reason is much more sinister than that.