A homemade explosive device blew up on the plane, Alexander Bortnikov said.
CAIRO — Within months of the military takeover here two years ago, a little-known group calling itself Ansar Beit al-Maqdis
MOSCOW (AP) — Moscow's ban on all flights to Egypt in the wake of a Russian plane crash will last for at least several months
WASHINGTON, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Russian communications intercepted by U.S. intelligence agencies showed Russia believed the
Officials told the AP about broken scanners and bribes for looking the other way.
A leading U.S. air security official warns of changes as the investigation inches closer to the possibility of an onboard bomb.
Britain announced earlier that "well over 20 flights" were scheduled to take its citizens home, but Egypt only allowed eight to operate.
"We cannot be certain that the Russian airliner was brought down by a terrorist bomb, but it looks increasingly likely that that was the case," Cameron said.
The Islamic State released an official video on Tuesday night that featured militants declaring the Metrojet plane crash an "achievement" and threatening "more attacks" against Russia in response to the country's bombing campaign in Syria.
The new evidence suggests an onboard explosion may have downed the airliner, killing 224.
The large area over which fragments were found indicates that the jet disintegrated while flying high, said the head of Russia's federal aviation agency.