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For 2nd Day, Mystery Security ‘Activities’ Cause Delays At Ben Gurion Airport

A Defense Ministry decision to restrict Israel’s airspace Tuesday forced planes to wait longer than normal between takeoffs, causing a cascade of delays at Ben-Gurion Airport. Read more

Why Does America’s Largest Cell Carrier Call Israel ‘Palestine?’

When Mark Rosenblatt touched down at Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv April 5 and powered on his cell phone, he got the surprise of his mobile technology life. Read more

Rabbi Eliyahu Tumbak Arrested For Money Laundering

The dean of haredi elementary school Tiferet Yaakov was arrested at Ben Gurion Airport on Tuesday upon his return from a fundraising trip abroad, reported Kikar News. Read more

Gay Porn Star Miffed Over Israeli Airport Strip Search

A French gay porn star complained Monday over his rough treatment at the hands of Israeli airport officials, who, he claimed, interrogated him for hours and gave him a strip search, all because of his Muslim-sounding name. Read more

Israel – Four Men In Car Burst Through Ben Gurion Airport Security Barrier

Four people were arrested Tuesday night after they rammed a security barrier at Ben Gurion Airport and two of them then attempted to flee on foot, prompting a chase by security personnel. Read more

Airport Nightmare: Bureaucratic Error Lands Haredi Woman In Jail

A young haredi woman received a most unwelcome surprise last Thursday, when a planned summer trip to Spain was derailed at the airport by a simple bureaucratic error one which turned her vacation dream into a nightmare. Read more

Fugitive Rabbi Suspected of Sex Offenses Arrested Upon Arrival To Israel

Fugitive Breslov rabbi Eliezer Berland, 79, was successfully extradited from South Africa to Israel on Tuesday morning, with the Israel police arresting him upon arrival at Ben-Gurion Airport on suspicion of various sex offenses. Read more

Israel Recently Warned Belgium of Lax Airport Security

Israel reportedly warned Belgian officials of the numerous security failings at the Brussels airport weeks before a series of deadly bomb blasts ripped through the site on Tuesday. Read more

Dubai Flight Makes Emergency Landing At Ben Gurion Airport

Rescue forces at Ben Gurion airport had a tense few moments on Tuesday afternoon after a Royal Jordanian flight, which was making its way from Dubai to Amman, was forced to declare an emergency landing at the airport due to low fuel. Read more