Former Fitness Trainer Becomes IS Fighter
Former Fitness Trainer Yaken, now 22, lived in Egypt with his parents and was trained like every other child. He has now been recruited by the dreaded Islamist sect.
Last year Yaken left home, abandoning his fitness job that he dreamt will bring him wealth and pretty women and instead joined ISIS men on Syria battle field. His parents are heartbroken and other family members wonder why he would leave his dreams behind to join such a group.
During the last Ramadan in July, Yaken took to his twitter page where he posted a photograph of himself kneeling beside a decapitated corpse on the killing fields of Syria, with the caption “Surely, the holiday won’t be complete without a picture with one of the dogs”, referring to the corpse he knelt beside.