Hijacking

Egypt court sentences plane hijacker to life in prison

Sep 24, 2019

Egyptian court sentences a man who hijacked a domestic EgyptAir flight and ordered it to land in Cyprus to life in prison

Greek police make arrest in 1985 hijacking of TWA Flight 847

Sep 21, 2019

Greek police say they have arrested a suspect in the 1985 hijacking of a flight from Athens that became a multi-day ordeal and included the slaying of an American

The Latest: US Postal Service employee among those killed

Sep 1, 2019

U.S. Postal Service officials say a 29-year-old employee was among the seven people killed in a shooting rampage in West Texas

Israeli, US militaries simulate ship hijacking amid tensions

Aug 20, 2019

Israel's military says it has conducted a joint exercise with U.S. Special Forces simulating the retaking of a hijacked ship

Man dies after hijacking bus in Slovenia capital

Apr 5, 2019

Slovenian police say a man has died upon being arrested after he hijacked a public bus in the capital Ljubljana

3 teen migrants charged in Malta in hijacking of ship at sea

Mar 30, 2019

Three teenage migrants have been charged in Malta with seizing control of a merchant ship and using force and intimidation, a crime considered a terrorist activity under Maltese law

The Latest: 4 migrants leave freed ship in handcuffs

Mar 28, 2019

Four migrants have been handcuffed and escorted off an oil tanker that was hijacked at sea, after Maltese special forces restored control of the captain

Tanker hijacked by rescued migrants arrives safely in Malta

Mar 28, 2019

A Maltese special operations team on Thursday boarded a tanker that had been hijacked by migrants it rescued at sea, and returned control to the captain, before escorting it to safety in a Maltese port

Tanker hijacked by migrants rescued at sea arrives in Maltese port after armed forces restore control to captain.

Mar 28, 2019

Tanker hijacked by migrants rescued at sea arrives in Maltese port after armed forces restore control to captain.

Rescued migrants hijack ship, demand it head toward Europe

Mar 28, 2019

Italian and Maltese authorities say migrants hijacked a cargo ship in Libyan waters and forced the crew to reroute the vessel north to Europe

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