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The fate of the two pilots who ejected from the downed plane is unclear. Turkey had objected last week that Russia was bombing Turkmen rebels in Syria.
The Metrojet jet was downed over Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on Oct. 31, an attack claimed by Islamic State. Russian officials say there is growing consensus with Western powers on fighting Islamist terrorism.
An Eritrean man was shot and beaten on Sunday after being mis-identified as a second attacker in the shooting of an Israeli soldier.
Survey of defectors' stories finds common themes, including opposition to brutality, corruption, and the Islamic State's preoccupation with its Sunni jihadi rivals.
Egypt said the group was traveling without formal authorization in the western desert near Libya, where security forces are battling Islamic militant groups.
US officials have requested that Bulgaria and Greece close their airspace to Russian supply flights.
The US-led military alliance against Islamic State has carried out multiple airstrikes over the past year. The Washington Post reported Tuesday that a separate drone campaign is under way against leaders of the militant group.
Heavily armed Ayoub El-Khazzani was tackled by vacationing US servicemen on a Amsterdam-to-Paris train last Friday. His lawyer claims that he was trying to rob passengers on the train.
A militant group based in the Sinai that has sworn allegiance to the Islamic State said the attack was retaliation for Egypt's execution of six of its members.
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who initially took power after a 2013 coup, said the new laws were needed to combat insurgents, including the banned Muslim Brotherhood. Rights groups say the legal definitions of terrorism are too broad.
The outlawed PKK separately attacked a Turkish military brigade in southeast Turkey. Analysts say Turkey is prioritizing air strikes against Kurdish militants over strikes against the self-styled Islamic State.