The Islamic State rang in 2017 by engaging in a wave of terrorist attacks that killed approximately 110 people in Turkey and Iraq.
ISIS first engaged in three Saturday bombings in Baghdad, killing 29. The group then engaged in an mass shooting on an Istanbul nightclub the same night, killing 39 and injuring 70. ISIS killed seven policemen Sunday in the Iraqi city of Najaf. The group completed its wave of attacks by detonating a car bomb in a busy Baghdad market Monday morning, killing another 24 people. – READ MORE