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In-depth: Addicts are facing prison for their debts rather than getting help to quite, reports Fadi O. Al-Naji.

All incoming flights to the United States will be subject to new security screening procedures before take-off and security interviews from airline employees as part of stringent new anti-terror measures.

British <em>ban</em> on EgyptAir cabin laptops lifted

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British ban on EgyptAir cabin laptops lifted

Passengers flying with EgyptAir from Cairo to Britain will again be allowed to carry personal electronic devices in aircraft cabins.

Israel imposes new travel restrictions at Gaza border

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Israel imposes new travel restrictions at Gaza border

Israel has imposed new travel restrictions on Palestinians exiting the Gaza Strip via the Erez crossing, preventing them from leaving with ...

Britain lifts laptop <em>ban</em> for some flights from Turkey

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Britain lifts laptop ban for some flights from Turkey

Britain's transport ministry said passengers would be allowed to carrying large phones, laptops and tablets in the cabin on all UK-bound flights ...

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Saudi airline says US laptop ban lifted

The ban had been lifted after a US team inspected security measures at airports in Riyadh and Jeddah.

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Qatar Airways flights now exempt from US laptop ban

Passengers on Qatar Airways flights will now be able to take eletronics on-board, after the US removed the airline from its 'laptop ...

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US to lift laptop ban soon, says Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines chief executive Bilal Eksi said he expected the ban on large electronic devices from the cabin of ...

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US shelves laptop ban on flights from Europe

Washington has put off a previously proposed ban on carry-on laptops and other electronic devices on board flights ...

Laptop <em>ban</em> on flights to US 'likely' to expand

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Laptop ban on flights to US 'likely' to expand

A ban on laptops and other electronics in the cabin of flights from Europe to America will likely be further expanded to include ...

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Emirates airline sees huge drop in profits in 2016-17

One of the world's biggest airline, Emirates, reported shocking drop in profits over the past year, as the Dubai-based airline struggled to cope ...

Turkish airlines to offer VIP travellers laptops after #ElectronicsBan

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Turkish airlines to offer VIP travellers laptops after #ElectronicsBan

The airliner said it will offer laptop to business-class travellers after Britain and US banned large electronic devices from ...

Emirates cuts US-bound flights due to Trump's 'Muslim <em>ban</em>'

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Emirates cuts US-bound flights due to Trump's 'Muslim ban'

Some of the first signs that Donald Trump's tough security measures could have a negative impact on tourism were seen when Emirates announced it ...

Middle East passengers to the US 'down 20 percent'

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Middle East passengers to the US 'down 20 percent'

Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson says the number of people travelling from the Middle East to the US has dropped by 20 percent after the US imposed ...

Security chief: US may expand Middle East laptop <em>ban</em>

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Security chief: US may expand Middle East laptop ban

The US may soon expand its controversial ban on passengers carrying computers on board on US-bound flights.

Antonia Zerbisias

US-Canada: The longest undefended border, but for how long?

Comment: Refugees fleeing President Trump's immigration bans are attempting to reach Canada. But crossing the border is increasingly treacherous, for Canadians and asylum seekers alike, writes Antonia Zerbisias.

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Emirates and Etihad to tighten screening on Australia flights

Emirates and Etihad airlines will boost screening for passengers flying to Australia this week after the country imposed new requirements for ...

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World aviation body slams 'unacceptable' Anglo-American laptop ban

The International Airport Transport Association has slammed recent electronics cabin bans levelled by the US and UK governments calling for ...

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UK Middle East laptop-ban could expand to all routes

The ban currently applies to flights from Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia, and Saudi Arabia but Amber Rudd has not ruled out ...

Tunisia calls in UK envoy over 'unjustified' laptop <em>ban</em>

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Tunisia calls in UK envoy over 'unjustified' laptop ban

The North African country protested against what it called an "unjustified" ban on electronic devices on flights to ...

Kareem Chehayeb

The electronics ban will do nothing to protect Britain

Comment: Not only is this an ineffective and illogical security measure, it is also a blow to civil liberties and the right to privacy in ...

Erdogan wants laptop <em>ban</em> lifted 'as soon as possible' Erdogan wants laptop ban lifted 'as soon as possible'

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Erdogan wants laptop ban lifted 'as soon as possible'

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan urged the US and Britain to lift their bans on laptops and tablet computers on-board flights from many ...

Arab airlines respond to US and UK's #ElectronicsBan

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Arab airlines respond to US and UK's #ElectronicsBan

The airline said it will provide free packing-and-handling service for passengers affected by the ban on electronic ...

UK slaps #ElectronicsBan on flights from five Arab countries

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UK slaps #ElectronicsBan on flights from five Arab countries

Six Muslim-majority countries - Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia - will be affected by the new UK ban, which ...

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