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Missing Libyan aircraft spark fears of 9/11-style attack in North Africa

Missing Libyan aircraft spark fears of 9/11-style attack in North Africa

Sep 03, – U.S. officials Tuesday expressed fears that Islamist militants who allegedly stole 11 jetliners in Libya last month could carry out a 9/11-style attack in North Africa days before the 13th anniversary of the terror attack on the United States. “We found out on Sept. 11 what can happen with hijacked planes,” he […]

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U.N. agency to launch plan for warning airlines of risks in conflict zones

U.N. agency to launch plan for warning airlines of risks in conflict zones

Aug 27, – The plans were announced at the conclusion of a two-day meeting by the International Civil Aviation Organisation’s (ICAO) special task force on flights in conflict zones, which has been given the complex task of addressing risks to airliners in conflict zones. The United Nations’ civil aviation body will launch two pilot projects […]

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