November 9, 2012

Did Iran Fire at an American Drone?

Barbara Starr, CNN

AP Photo

Iran said it took "decisive" action after a U.S. drone entered Iranian airspace in the Persian Gulf last week, a commander said. "Iran will use all its capabilities, including the relevant international agencies, to follow up on this case," Maj. Gen. Ahmad Vahidi said Friday, according to Iran's semi-official news agency ISNA. The Pentagon said two Iranian jets fired on an unmanned U.S. Air Force drone last week. But the United States said the firing happened over international waters on November 1.

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TAGGED: Drones, Persian Gulf, Middle East, United States, Iran


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