The US government Thursday said it has granted regulatory exemptions to six aerial photo and video production companies, opening the door for the film and television industry to use drones for filming.
Islamic State fighters captured villages and besieged a Kurdish city in northern Syria near the border with Turkey on Thursday in a major assault that prompted a commander to appeal for military aid from other Kurds in the region.
Those who have seen the trailer of superstar Salman Khan-starrer `Kick` know that the movie promises some jaw-dropping action sequences. But what many don`t know is that filmmaker Sajid Nadiadwala has used drones to capture the major action scenes in the film.
Iraqi forces pressed a campaign Saturday to retake militant-held Tikrit, clashing with Sunni fighters nearby and pounding positions inside the city with air strikes in their biggest counter-offensive so far.
The Obama administration justified using drones to kill Americans suspected of terrorism overseas by citing the war against al Qaeda and by saying a surprise attack against an American in a foreign land would not violate the laws of war, according to a previously secret government memorandum.