As stated by the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, his country, together with Saudi Arabia, will launch a range of operations in order to fight the Islamic State group in Syria. ISIS or the Islamic State has become one of the most dangerous security threats on the globe because of its ruthless track record in Iraq and Syria. But before we focus on the coalition of Saudi Arabia and Turkey against common nemesis, the question is who and what is ISIS?
First of all, ISIS is a terrorist group set and led by Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. The tTerrorists from ISIS are exactly the ones responsible for the horrific attacks in Paris, Baghdad and Beirut in 2015. 46 people died in Beirut, with another 129 dead in Paris and 18 in Baghdad. Besides, ISIS is also responsible for downing Russian plane in Egypt, taking lives of 224 people. Continue reading