Would New Screening Tech Make Laptop Ban Unnecessary?

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will evaluate a new personal electronics scanner, the MobiLab ES, which is the only inspection system that effectively...
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Widening Scope of Flight Sanctions Over Fear of Terrorist Attacks

An increase in security checks for flights from some Middle East airports was announced by Australia, though the country stopped short of implementing the...

Chinese UAVs to Be Built in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia's King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) signed a partnership agreement covering the manufacture of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) with the...
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Iran Supplies Aerial Attack Drones to Yemen’s Rebels

Drones loaded with explosives are on their way to Middle Eastern rebels. Iran has transferred so-called kamikaze aerial attack drones technology to Yemen’s Houthi...
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Mystery – US Bans In-Flight Electronic Devices from Arab Countries

The US has been increasing the security arrangements regarding incoming flights - mainly from Muslim Middle Eastern states. Passengers arriving on direct flights from...
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Yemen Develops Drones to Collect Information on Militiamen

  Yemeni army forces have revealed four domestically designed and manufactured drones to collect information on the positions and movements of militiamen loyal to resigned...


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Tiny Drone Gets AI Eyes to Navigate Autonomously

An autonomous navigation system for small, light drones inspired by insects combines visual homing (using visual cues for orientation) with odometry (measuring distance in...