By Ricky Lineberry.

Facts about ISIS.

  • Group was founded by a protege of Osama bin laden
  • Isis wants to start an Islamic state called caliphate.
  • Isis is an extremist Sunni Islamist group lead by Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi
  • Isis is not just a military force anymore, it now has a functioning government, including deputies, and governors for different territories.
  • Isis declares anyone who disobeys sharia laws as "infidels" and murders them.

How does IsIs affect us today?

Isis is constantly killing innocent people and recruiting new members from the U.S. and other countries to fight for them. Isis is hurting many cities and places in the middle east. Isis also says that they have control over an oil refinery which could cause oil prices to go up.