DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis December 26, 2016
After the Russian Tu-154 air crashed into the Black Sea two minutes after its takeoff for Syria Sunday Dec. 25, there was no immediate announcement that the disaster which caused 92 deaths was caused by terrorism. It was only suggested later.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 26, 2015
A small group of renegade Egyptian officers of high rank who found shelter with Sinai Bedouin were paid millions of dollars to orchestrate the bombing of the Russian airliner by planting a time bomb aboard.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 12, 2015
The Sinai branch of ISIS could not have performed alone for blowing up the Russian airliner. It was backed by the spreading, multinational Islamic State organization, like the Tunisian attack five months earlier.
DEBKAfile Special Report November 6, 2015
President Vladimir Putin halted all Russian flights to Egypt Friday, Nov. 6, “until we know the true causes of the incident” .i.e. the cause of the Russian Metrojet flight crash over Sinai Saturday which killed all 224 people aboard. Several European and Gulf Arab governments suspended flights to Sharm el-Sheikh, but Russia was the first to halt all outbound flights to Egypt. debkafile: Moscow broke ranks with Cairo over playing down the terrorist factor in the face of compelling evidence of an explosion collected by Russian investigators.
DEBKAfile Special Report November 5, 2015
The British Cobra (emergency cabinet) decision of Wednesday, Nov. 4, not to send airliners to or from Sharm El-Sheikh, where 20,000 British tourists are stranded, further strengthens the assumption that the Russian Metrojet Flight 9268 was downed over Sinai Saturday by a terrorist missile. So far, the drawn-out deliberations and prevarications by officials in several countries regarding the crash of the Russian plane are meant for one purpose: to gain time for doing nothing about ISIS in Sinai.
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