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A foiled plot to sneak a bomb through airport checkpoints and onto a plane bound for the United States calls attention to gaps in screening measures that are supposed to detect threats airport metal detectors miss.

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Boston airport expands behavior detection programupdated: Tue Aug 02 2011 13:27:00

Air travelers departing from Boston Logan International Airport may experience something new during the screening process: a "casual conversation" with security at the checkpoint.

Israel begins sending back detained activistsupdated: Sun Jul 10 2011 09:04:00

Israel started sending home pro-Palestinian activists it detained while trying to enter the country last week, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that his government would block similar "provocations" in the future.

Israeli officials detain pro-Palestinian protesters at airportupdated: Fri Jul 08 2011 12:30:00

Israeli officials have detained dozens of people traveling to Tel Aviv as part of an organized pro-Palestinian protest, a police spokesman said Friday.

Israel reverses its iPad banupdated: Sun Apr 25 2010 03:52:00

Israel has reversed a ban on the iPad, Apple's tablet computer, and said users can bring in the device without worrying that customs officials will seize it.

Israeli customs blocks entry of iPadsupdated: Wed Apr 21 2010 12:38:00

A number of Israelis and tourists entering the country at Ben Gurion Airport have had their new Apple iPads seized by customs officials.

Israeli military: Soldier kidnapping ruled outupdated: Thu Aug 13 2009 17:57:00

Investigators have ruled out a report that an Israeli soldier was kidnapped earlier Thursday, the Israel Defense Forces said.

Tel Aviv airport panicupdated: Tue Jun 24 2008 11:34:00

An attempted suicide creates panic at the departure ceremony for French President Sarkozy. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.

Israeli police: Suicide sparks Sarkozy scareupdated: Tue Jun 24 2008 11:34:00

An Israeli soldier committed suicide at Tel Aviv's airport during a departure ceremony for French President Nicolas Sarkozy, prompting security guards to whisk Sarkozy and his wife into their plane.

How ignorance divides close neighborsupdated: Thu Jan 04 2007 11:30:00

"Was the destruction bad in Beirut?" asked the driver on the way to Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport.

New airline restrictions may be here to stayupdated: Fri Aug 11 2006 10:26:00

Air travelers might have to get used to stuffing lipstick and lotion into their luggage rather than carry it with them in the wake of a plot to destroy airliners with liquid-based explosives, security experts say.

Staying safe in Israelupdated: Wed Jun 14 2006 11:08:00

While doing business in Israel comes with some risk, the country has some of the world's most advanced security systems in place.

Flights delayed from Israel's main airportupdated: Mon Apr 18 2005 20:18:00

Flights from Israel's Ben Gurion International Airport were temporarily grounded for several hours Monday by the discovery of fuel that did not meet international standards, Israeli media reported.

Israel lauds first gold medalistupdated: Tue Aug 31 2004 09:25:00

Israel's first gold medalist Gal Fridman has been welcomed home by an enthusiastic crowd in Tel Aviv.

Search for Russia crash cluesupdated: Wed Aug 25 2004 01:35:00

Russian emergency workers are continuing to sift through twisted metal for clues about why two airliners crashed within minutes of each other, killing all 89 people aboard.

Fortune: Flying Scared Seven ways to make air travel safer.updated: Mon Apr 28 2003 00:01:00

When the federal government promised after Sept. 11 to make air travel safe and prevent terrorists from targeting more jetliners, frequent fliers probably had something in mind besides John Denehy....

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