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Muhammed Abu Tahir Caused Emergency Plane Landing By Shaving With Shirt Off Drunk In Bathroom

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Bizarre details are emerging about an emergency plane landing in Colorado Springs on Friday that prompted the deployment of two F-16 fighter jets from...

Muhammad Abu Tahir Freed On Bond

AP | IVAN MORENO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — An airline passenger accused of locking himself in a bathroom to shave and prompting his flight to be tailed by two military jets won't...

Flights Diverted and Other Airline Security Concerns

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christine Negroni

It's usually wise not to let media reports distort your perception of reality, but I'm getting nervous about this apparent uptick in aviation security events.

Dress Arab -- Make $

Dean Obeidallah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dean Obeidallah

I implored Arabs to shop at stores that can help you dress "white" like Banana Republic -- the Mecca of clothing for white people. But now I'm here to tell everyone to ignore that advice in light of today's news.

Still With Us: The Politics of Fear

William Fisher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Fisher

The past few weeks have given us yet more evidence that our post-9/11 Islamophobia is still alive and well.

Muslims "Off" a Plane

Wajahat Ali | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Wajahat Ali

We in the US are currently engaged in a "war on terror," but this does not give a democratic and free country license to be overwhelmed by fear of its own Muslim and Middle Eastern citizens.

(Not) Flying While Muslim

Dean Obeidallah | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dean Obeidallah

As an Arab-American comedian who flies a great deal for work, I want to offer my experience to other brown people in the hopes it helps you get on your flight. Tips For Muslims Who Like To Travel By Air | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Nine members of an American Muslim family were removed from an AirTran flight on Thursday after comments made by two of the family members were miscon...