The United States government is extending its ban on all flights to and from Israel's main airport in Tel Aviv.
Officials say there's still a threat after a rocket launched by Hamas in Gaza struck just a mile away from Ben Gurion Airport.
But the FAA announcement drew immediate criticism from Texas Senator Ted Cruz.
"President Obama has just used a federal regulatory agency to launch an economic boycott on Israel, in order to try to force our ally to comply with his foreign-policy demands," Cruz said.
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