Russia’s Federal Security Service says a "terrorist attack" caused the Russian passenger plane to crash in Egypt last month. It's the first time that the Kremlin has confirmed that a bomb did bring the plane down.
The recent fatal knife attack on German nationals at a popular Egyptian resort is yet another setback for the country's troubled tourism sector. Industry officials have called for immediate action.
Lufthansa has halted flights to and from Egypt's Sharm el-Sheikh following a Russian plane crash. Russia has insisted on waiting for official results, while German authorities review a video of the suspected bomb attack.
The investigation into the Russian airplane that crashed into the Black Sea on Sunday will focus on pilot error or technical problems. A Russian news agency reported a black box has been found.
For the first time, Russia's FSB intelligence agency has said a bomb brought down the Metrojet airliner in Egypt. President Vladimir Putin has vowed to crush the "Islamic State" with vengeance.
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