British tourists stranded in Egypt are joined by several tens of thousands of Russians, as Russia also suspended commercial flights to Egypt. Investigators suspect a bomb may have been planted on a Russian airliner that crashed over Sinai.
Militants reportedly linked to "Islamic State" have targeted a mosque in the north of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, killing at least 305 people and wounding scores. Egyptian authorities say the death toll is likely to rise.
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.
Rescuers believe they have found some of the wreckage from Cairo-bound EgyptAir flight MS804 in the Mediterranean Sea. The plane went down overnight on a Paris-to-Cairo flight, with 66 people aboard.
Egyptian investigators have found traces of explosives on the remains of victims of last May's EgyptAir plane crash. Terrorist motives had been played down and no group has claimed responsibility.
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