Posts Tagged ‘reaper’

$32M U.S. reaper drone SHOT DOWN near Yemen; U.K. tanker destroyed on the SAME DAY

(NaturalNews) It was a rough start to the week for the United States and its Western allies in the Red Sea after Yemeni Houthis claimed responsibility for downing… Source

Russia Shoots Down US Drone MQ-9 Reaper over Black Sea

The $32 million MQ-9 Reaper drone downed in the Black Sea after a run-in with Russian fighter jets on Tuesday is the same type of aircraft used by the CIA to kill Al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri in Kabul in July, 2022. Equipped for long-range surveillance missions, the unmanned spy aircraft is controlled by two […]

Russia denies downing US Reaper, Pentagon declines disclosing if armed

14 Mar 2023 Source: Agencies By Al Mayadeen English  The US summons the Russian ambassador to Washington to protest the crash of a US MQ-9 drone into the Black Sea. A US MQ-9 Reaper drone in Afghanistan, March 2016 (Reuters) The Russian Defense Ministry denied US allegations and said its fighter jets did not come into contact […]

Russian fighter jet struck a USAF MQ-9 reaper drone over the Black Sea — U.S. European Command

An American MQ-9 drone has been downed over international waters in the Black Sea by 2 Russian Su-27 fighter jets. Before downing the drone, the Russian planes dropped fuel on it. USAF Gen. James Hecker: “Our MQ-9 aircraft was conducting routine operations in int’l airspace when it was intercepted and hit by a Russian aircraft, […]

Thanatos: The Beautiful Reaper of Death in Greek Mythology

Son of night and darkness, and brother of the god of sleep, Thanatos was the personification of death in Greek mythology. Analyzing the scant stories in which he appears can help us understand the way the ancient Greeks understood and dealt with inevitability of death within their pantheon.   Before the birth of science, ancient […]

‘Grim reaper’ artist in Berlin protests Brazil virus stance

A Brazilian activist dressed as the grim reaper is taking to the dark streets of Berlin every night in a one-man protest against what he calls the “deadly health policies” pushed by his homeland’s president in the coronavirus pandemic. Multimedia artist Rafael Puetter, who has been in Berlin for five years and originally comes from […]

UK to Maintain Reaper Drone Presence in Iraq: Perpetual War Policy in Middle East

Chris ColeDrone Wars UK A Ministry of Defence press conference has revealed that as the war against ISIS ends, British Reaper drones are to stay deployed in the Middle East after other UK aircraft return home .  As The Times reported “Air Commodore Johnny Stringer, who led the British air campaign against the terrorist group until last […]

US Reaper Drone Shot Down Over Afghanistan

In a rare, successful attack on one of the most advanced US offensive weapons, a US drone has reportedly been shot down over Afghanistan. The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (Voice of Jihad) reports that Mujahideen of the Islamic Emirate shot down an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) said to be operated by the United […]

After Ten Years, Time to Ground Britain’s Reaper Drones

Yemeni Resistance Shoots Down US Reaper Drone in Western Yemen

21st Century Wire says… Despite more than two years of punishing aggression from the Saudi coalition, with US and UK military advisors in the Riyadh command and control centre, the Yemeni resistance just keeps on resisting. Throughout the Saudi coalition war of aggression that was originally endorsed by Obama’s administration in March 2015, there have […]

Israeli forces kill mother of 9-month-old baby

Days of Palestine, West Bank -Israeli occupation executed 18-year-old Palestinian mother on Friday afternoon near the West Bank city of Al-Khalil. The mother was identified as Majd Likhdour from the village of Bani Na’im while the incident took place at Elias Junction, located at the entrance to illegal Israeli Jewish settlement of Kiryat Arba in […]

The age of the Reaper

Pepe EscobarAsia Times Sept 22, 2011 The Reaper was not formally invited to the United Nations General Assembly annual bash in New York. In ancient times, he used to be known as the Grim Reaper. Grim the wily fellow still is – always under many guises. Reinventing the concept of death from above, he may […]

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