Dubai uses drones to make artificial rain to fight the extreme summer heat

Middle East 07/22/21, 01:12

Dubai administrators are employing drones to create artificial rainfall as the city battles scorching heat that has reached 122 degrees Fahrenheit (50 degrees Celsius). The UAE's National Center of Meteorology uploaded video on Sunday, July 18 showed lightning as well as heavy rainfall flooding highways, as a result of the artificial rain. 'Cloud seeding' is ...

US sells combat drones to Taiwan, Chinese Communist Party announces retaliation

China 11/06/20, 11:21

After the State Department announced the sale of four MQ-9A Reaper drones to Taiwan, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) announced possible retaliation. The 'hunter-killer' drones, with the capacity for long endurance, high-altitude flights, are part of the negotiations that the two countries have historically held, permitted by the CCP, Fox News ...

Congress investigates Chinese Communist Party spying using drones in the US

China 08/12/20, 10:45

The U.S. intelligence community believes that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) receives and uses information about the country's people and internal infrastructure. This information is collected and sent by drones that travel around the country. In response to this national security risk, Republican lawmakers in Congress asked Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, ...

Update: No sign drones at London airport terror-related

Europe 12/20/18, 05:48

The Latest on London airport closure because of drones (all times local):10:45 a.m.British police say they believe the flying of drones over Gatwick Airport is a deliberate act, but there are no signs it is related to terrorism.Flights in and out of Britain's second-busiest airport have been suspended since Wednesday ...

Travelers face chaos as drones shut London’s Gatwick airport

Europe 12/20/18, 03:54

Thousands of passengers were delayed, diverted or stuck on planes Thursday as the only runway at Britain's Gatwick Airport remained closed into a second day after drones were spotted over the airfield.The airport south of London — Britain's second-busiest by passenger numbers — closed its runway Wednesday evening after two ...

Report: China is driving use of armed drones in Middle East

World 12/17/18, 05:34

The use of armed drones in the Middle East, driven largely by sales from China, has grown significantly in the past few years with an increasing number of countries and other parties using them in regional conflicts to lethal effects, a new report said Monday. The report by the Royal United ...

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