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The Transportation Security Administration has lifted its months-long in-cabin laptop ban, which has been relaxed in recent weeks as the mostly Middle Eastern airlines have boosted security in their home countries for flights bound for the United States.
In March 2017, the Trump administration imposed notable restrictions on laptops and other large electronic items larger than a smartphone against nine airlines in an attempt to mitigate the risk of terrorist attacks.
On Monday, a statement on the TSA website indicated that Saudi flights from Riyadh’s King Khalid International Airport would still be affected, but said on Twitter that flights from Jeddah are now clear.
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