TSA, SEA Airport officials salute role working canines play in transportation security operations

SEATTLE – To coincide with National Work Like a Dog Day, officials with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) on Thursday highlighted the role working canines play in transportation security operations. The TSA and Port of Read More …

Britain to leave troops beyond military mission end in Afghanistan

Wallace announces the remarks only days after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson officially ended his military mission in Afghanistan, in a speech in the British parliament. Prior to that, United States had said that its troops will stay in Afghanistan Read More …

Afghanistan: NDS forces thwart “terrorist attack” plan on Herat-Kabul flight

The Afghan National Directorate for Security (NDS) has thwarted a “terrorist attack” on a Herat-Kabul flight, the NDS said in a statement on Friday. According to the statement, the NDS personnel have arrested a man at the Herat’s Khwaja Abdullah Read More …

Arab alliance destroys Al Houthi UAVs, missiles targeting Saudi Arabia

The Arab Saudi-led alliance said it intercepted and destroyed early Thursday eight unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and three ballistic missiles fired by Yemen’s All Houthis towards Saudi Arabia amid an upsurge of the Iran-aligned rebels’ attacks. On Monday, the alliance Read More …

Guyana: $400M screening equipment commissioned at CJIA

Minister of Public Works, Juan Edghill on Saturday commissioned over $400M worth of screening equipment at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) at Timehri, East Bank Demerara. These pieces of equipment have built-in state-of-the-art technologies and were funded by the Read More …

Large-scale counterterrorism drill staged at Hong Kong airport

More than 200 emergency services and security officers have held a large-scale counterterrorism drill at Hong Kong International Airport to strengthen the city’s response to bomb attacks and incursions from hostage-taking knifemen. Code-named “Ironwill”, officers from police and fire services Read More …

Virginia: VSP K9s specializing in explosive detection complete training at airport

Five cute K9s completed training at a Virginia airport on Wednesday. In a social media post, Virginia State Police said “We regret to inform you there will be no peanut butter biscuits available from the snack cart today, your dedicated Read More …

New Zealand: Three years in prison for fake bomb maker

An airport security officer who planted a fake bomb was “cruel” in executing his plan two days after the Christchurch mosque attacks, a judge said. Preetam Prakash Maid (32) appeared in the Dunedin District Court for sentence yesterday and was Read More …

Sri Lanka to deploy trained canines in strengthening airport security

Sri Lanka’s Civil Aviation Authority on Friday said that 20 trained canines will be deployed at the country’s main Bandaranaike International Airport to help detect drugs and explosives, local media reported. The dogs have been trained to easily identify explosives Read More …