The US believes the missile was provided to Houthi rebels by Iran, said the official, who added that it was not immediately clear if the drone was being operated by the US military or the intelligence community.
A U.S. military MQ-9 drone was shot down in Yemen's Dhamar governorate, southeast of the Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa, Reuters reported two USA officials as saying on Wednesday.
Houthi rebels claimed its air defenses shot down the drone south of Yemen's capital, Sanaa.
News of the downed drone comes as Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned the U.S. Wednesday that Iran may act "unpredictably".
Officials with U.S. Central Command say they're looking into reports that an MQ-9 Reaper, a multi-million dollar hunter-killer drone flown by the U.S.
Afterwards, President Trump ordered military strikes on Iranian targets including radar and missile batteries but canceled the order at the last minute due to concerns about casualties.
This is not the first time a U.S. drone has been shot down in Yemen.
The downing comes as tensions between Iran and the United States have risen since Donald Trump's administration withdrew previous year from an global deal to curb Iran's nuclear ambitions and began to ratchet up sanctions.
Afghanistan's government has been sidelined in those talks as the Taliban refuse to negotiate with what it calls a US puppet. In the northern province of Balkh, 11 civilians were killed on Sunday when a roadside bomb blew up their van, police said.
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Until now, we have received a number of rumors about the features and specifications of the upcoming Apple Watch Series 5 . The Series 4 Apple Watch proved a serious improvement in terms of performance, and added features like the onboard ECG.
On the streets of Khartoum , residents were not trying to hide their contentment at seeing their longtime tormentor in the dock. Protest leaders have nominated a well-known economist, Abdalla Hamdok, to serve as prime minister during the transition.
He faces off against Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£11.5m) in Gameweek 3 as Liverpool take on Arsenal at Anfield. Arshavin says it was an okay first campaign for Emery but says it was always going to be hard replacing Wenger.
The news comes after the US Treasury bond yield curve inverted, meaning yields on two-year notes surpassed the 10-year yield. The retail numbers suggested fairly robust consumer spending that should help ease worries about a potential US recession .
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The High Court has granted Ryanair's application for an injunction to stop this week's strikes by 180 Dublin-based pilots. Ryanair welcomed today's ruling, and said all Irish flights will now operate as normal tomorrow and Friday.
Larry King divorcing his 7th wife
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Did a Black Hole Swallow a Neutron Star 900 Million Years Ago?
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More evidence vaping is not a healthy alternative to cigarettes
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Trump says would support Russia's return to G7
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Severe Weather to Hit Lawrence County Tuesday
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