Amid security fears, Britain has suspended flights to and from Sharm el-Sheikh after US and UK officials said a bomb downed a Russian plane in Egypt. Russia is burying the first victims of last week’s crash, which killed all 224 people on board.
More than two years after joining the conflict, the Russian president has announced Moscow's partial departure. But he warned that "if terrorists again raise their head," Russia will deliver strikes "they haven't seen."
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 Egyptian military has carried out airstrikes and raids against militants reportedly linked to Friday's Sinai attack that killed at least 305 people. President el-Sissi promised the attack would "not go unpunished."
Friday's attack on worshipers attending prayers at a mosque was the most brutal so far amid escalating violence in Sinai. The troubles there have a long history, with both religious and social factors playing a role.
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