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Man with Nazi neck tattoo prompts airport lockdown, found hiding in ceiling

Orange Country, California airport evacuation prompted by man breaking into terminal wearing staff jumpsuit, driving down runway in vehicle.

Man with Nazi tattoo prompts airport lockdown, found in ceiling

How did a woman board a US flight with no ID and no ticket?

Orlando flight delayed 3 hours after woman passes all security checks with no boarding pass or ID.

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German airport terminal evacuated

Authorities say security issue caused police to evacuate terminal at Frankfurt Airport.

German airport terminal evacuated

TSA asks foreign airports to tighten screening

Transportation Security Administration asks foreign airports to tighten screening of U.S.-bound passengers’ carry-on electronics.

TSA asks foreign airports to tighten screening

TSA orders Middle East countries to inspect air cargo

TSA orders airports in Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and UAE to carefully inspect U.S.-bound air cargo.

TSA orders Middle East countries to inspect air cargo

Homeland Security announces enhanced airport security measures

Homeland Security Secretary unveils enhanced security measures for foreign flights. Laptop ban won't be expanded for now.

Homeland Security announces enhanced airport security measures

U.S. could ban laptops on all international flights

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly considering expanding laptop ban to include all international flights.

U.S. could ban laptops on all international flights

ISIS' disconcerting invention

Terrorist organizations find ways to place undetectable bombs in electronic devices.

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Erdogan demands removal of laptop ban

Turkish President urges the United States and Britain to lift bans on laptops on flights.

Erdogan demands removal of laptop ban

Britain joins laptop ban on flights

British government bans laptops on direct passenger flights from several Muslim countries.

Britain joins laptop ban on flights

Report: U.S. to ban larger electronics on some flights

American authorities reportedly to ban on certain foreign airline flights from carrying larger electronic devices.

Report: U.S. to ban larger electronics on some flights

Woman creates bomb scare so husband won't fly

A Geneva woman called the airport, warning of a bomb. After being located, she admits to inventing the threat.

Woman creates bomb scare so husband won't fly

Report: Security snafu on El Al flight

Plane was taxiing toward takeoff when crew member noticed there were no security men on board.

Report: Security snafu on El Al flight

Heathrow plans ‘ring of steel,’ mimics Israel

London’s Heathrow Airport is considering implementing new security measures similar to those at Ben-Gurion Airport.

Heathrow plans ‘ring of steel,’ mirrored after Israel

Passover travelers: check for bullets in your bag

Amid increase of Israelis arrested in airports, Foreign Ministry urges travelers to ensure they have no ammunition when packing.

Passover travelers: check for bullets in your bag

Airports look to Israel for security advice

Since Tuesday's attacks in Belgium, Israel's Airports Authority has been flooded with requests for help securing airports around the world.

Airports worldwide look to Israel for help after Belgium attacks

Airports worldwide on high alert after attacks

Airports across the globe ramp up security following deadly attacks.

Airports worldwide on high alert after Belgium attacks

UK on High Alert for Al Qaeda Christmas Bombings

British authorities expecting bombs on planes leaving from the UK to the EU over Christmas, 'insider' tells British news site.

Britain on High Alert for Al Qaeda Christmas Bombings

U.S. to Restrict Electronic Devices on Planes

Uncharged electronic devices will not be permitted onto U.S.-bound airplanes at some airports, part of new security measures.

U.S. to Restrict Certain Electronic Devices on Planes

France Boosts Airport Security at U.S. Request

France joins other nations in bolstering security at its airports, in line with a U.S. request to do so amid concerns over Syrian rebels.

France Boosts Airport Security at U.S. Request

U.S. to Increase Security at Overseas Airports

Homeland Security increasing security measures at airports overseas amid deepening concerns over Syrian terrorists.

U.S. to Increase Security at Overseas Airports

U.S. Worried About Syria Threat to Flights

Washington seeking changes to security at airports over concern that Syrian terrorists might smuggle bombs onto planes.

U.S. Worried About Syria Threat to Commercial Flights

Israel Tightens Procedures After Malaysia Mystery

Officials decide foreign aircraft must identify well before reaching Israeli airspace, as new details of missing flight emerge.

Israel Tightens Procedures After Malaysia Mystery

Arab MKs Attack Security Representatives

Terror victims group slams Arab MK attacks in Knesset debate on airport security, warns that groups are weakening security.

Arab MKs Accused of 'Hazing' Airport Security Representatives

Hizbullah Man Tracked Israeli Flights in Cyrpus

A Hizbullah terrorist in Europe was told to track passenger flights from Israel to Cyprus. Still no EU “terrorist” label.

Hizbullah Man Tracked Israeli Flights in Cyrpus

Ben Gurion to Allow Passengers to Purchase Liquids

Passengers flying to the United States from the Ben Gurion Airport will be able to buy liquid products thanks to new system.

Ben Gurion to Allow Passengers to Purchase Liquids

Video of JFK Hijack Threat: No One Told the Pilot

A pilot got fed up at JFK controllers who were told of a terror plot and ordered him to park his incoming plane – without telling him why.

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Pro-PA Fly-In Stymied in Europe

European authorities have blocked anarchists from joining the "fly-in" into Israel's Ben Gurion International Airport.

Pro-PA 'Fly-In' Stymied in Europe

Court Against Profiling of Arabs

Supreme Court issues order against tagging Arab citizens for security checks in Israeli airports. Security official: Do they know where we live?

Supreme Court Against Profiling Arabs in Israeli Airports

Expert: US Needs to 'Profile'

US air travelers would be subject to fewer body scans and patdowns if the TSA implemented some Israeli profiling techniques, an expert says.

Expert: Behavioral Profiling Could Help US Travelers

Man Boards Flight in Disguise

Another Air Canada miss: A young man seeking asylum in Canada boarded an Air Canada flight disguised as an old man.

Air Canada Security Gaffe as Man Enters Flight Old, Leaves Young

Technion Wins EU Grant

False alarms at European airports prompt EU to award Technion University a grant for research into improving travelers' security.

EU Asks Technion to Help Improve Airport Security

Four Species OK in Airports

Jews traveling with lulavim and etrogim during Sukkot will be able to carry them through US airports.

TSA: Lulavim and Etrogim Can Be Carried Through Airports

Security Probe for Air Canada

Canadian transportation minister orders probe into airline following YouTube video outlining a security breach.

Air Canada Probe Ordered After Security Breach

Airline Embarrassed After Breach

YouTube video shows face covered Muslims boarding plane without being checked

Air Canada Embarrassed Following Security Breach

'Full Body Scanners Useless'

An Israeli security expert tells Canada its full-body scanners are useless. "I can overcome them with enough explosives to bring down a Boeing 747.

Israeli Security Expert to Canada: 'Full Body Scanners Useless'

Muslim Allies Pressure Obama

The US has cancelled recent airport security restrictions on terror-related countries, including Muslim allies who pressured Obama.

‘Terror-Prone’ US Allies Force Obama to Relax Airport Security

US Scorns Israeli Security Rules

The U.S. has sharply criticized Israel for travel restrictions on Americans, mostly those with Arab origin whom Israel considers security risks.

US Criticizes Israel for Security Restrictions on Tourists