RT News - April 09, 2017 (17:00 MSK)

Islamic State claims it's behind a series of bombings in Egypt, targeting Coptic Christian church-goers celebrating Palm Sunday. Dozens are dead, and there are many wounded. A US missile strike on a Syrian air base, marks Washington's first direct military action against President Assad's government - as civilian deaths continue to mount. The arrested suspect from Friday's deadly terror attack in Sweden is confirmed to be an Islamic State sympathiser and failed asylum seeker facing deportation. The Russian city of Saint Petersburg comes under attack. A suicide bomber targets a crowded metro train killing 13 and injuring dozens more.