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Airport security intensified following Sydney raid on Islamist-inspired terror cell - The Sydney Morning Herald

The state of Australia's airport security has been thrown into question following the dramatic arrest of an Islamist-inspired terrorist cell in Sydney whose members were allegedly plotting to blow up an aircraft. In a significant departure from the low ...and more »

Anti-terror raids: 'Elaborate' plot would show lofty ambitions among jihadists - The Sydney Morning Herald

In the post-9/11 era of tight security in which the so-called Islamic State has urged followers to grab whatever they can find as a weapon and just go for it, public attention has been diverted to low-tech, unsophisticated terrorism plots. Play Video ...and more »

Australian plane plot may have involved bomb or toxic gas — reports - The Times of Israel

Police prepare to search for evidence at a block of flats in the Sydney suburb of Lakemba on July 31, 2017, after counter-terrorism raids across the city at the weekend. (AFP PHOTO / WILLIAM WEST). SYDNEY, Australia (AFP) — Four men accused of ...and more »

Australia 'foils terrorist attack' involving an airplane - Deutsche Welle

Australian authorities have averted an Islamist-inspired plot to take down an airplane, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced. Anti-terrorism police have raided several properties in Sydney. Error loading player: Could not load player ...and more »

Terror raids Sydney: four men plotted to blow up plane, PM says - The Australian

An Islamist-inspired, “elaborate” terrorist plot to bring down an aeroplane with an improvised device has been thwarted, but travellers should expect delays at major airports as security is beefed up. Four people have been arrested and are in custody ...and more »

Four held in Sydney raids as 'plane plot' is thwarted - Independent.ie

A police officer wearing protective gear talks to fellow officers as he stands in the doorway 1 A police officer wearing protective gear talks to fellow officers as he stands in the doorway of a home after Australian counter-terrorism police arrested ...and more »

Australia steps up airport luggage screening after police thwart 'elaborate' terrorist bomb plot - Independent.ie

Passengers queue are seen at Sydney's Domestic Airport July 31, 2017, as passengers are 4 Passengers queue are seen at Sydney's Domestic Airport July 31, 2017, as passengers are subjected to increased security measures in the wake police raids ...and more »

Sydney terror raids 'disrupted' plot to bring down plane, Malcolm Turnbull says - ABC Online

Authorities in Sydney have seized material that could be used to make an improvised bomb, as investigations continue into an alleged terror plot to bring down a plane. Key points: "Islamic-inspired" plot involved use of "improvised device", AFP says ...and more »

Australian police thwart terror plot to bring down plane - Independent.ie

Passengers go through a security check before walking to departure gates at the Sydney Airport Domestic 12 Passengers go through a security check before walking to departure gates at the Sydney Airport Domestic terminal in Australia, July 30, 2017 ...and more »

Sydney Airport 'chaotic' with tight security and major delays after terror raids - ABC Online

Increased security caused major delays for passengers at Sydney Airport this morning, as police in the New South Wales capital continue to investigate an alleged terror plot to blow up a plane. The regular Monday morning crush at Kingsford Smith ...and more »