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  • EgyptAir hijack ends with passengers freed

    March 29, 2016 | 10:16 am

    An EgyptAir plane flying from Alexandria to Cairo was hijacked and forced to land in Cyprus on Tuesday by a man with what authorities said was a fake suicide belt, who was arrested after giving himself up.

    The passengers and crew were unharmed. Eighty-one people, including 21...

  • After EgyptAir hijacking, Israeli Air Force jets take to skies

    March 29, 2016 | 8:37 am

    The Israeli Air Force scrambled its jets after the hijacking of an EgyptAir plane traveling from Alexandria to Cairo.

    The plane was taken to Cyprus on Tuesday morning after a passenger threatened to blow himself up. It was not known if the passenger had a bomb strapped to...

  • Terrorism of ‘70s Forced Israeli Move

    By Hirsh Goodman

    December 15, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    The dates and times are all one blur. What remains crystal clear, however, is what it was like to be an Israeli in the early 1970s, when the phenomenon of international terror began: Japanese terrorists landing at Lod Airport and gunning down dozens of pilgrims just arrived from...