Saudi jets to arrive in Turkey to strike IS: Ankara

Saudi F-15 warplanes were involved in recent bombing raids over YemenSaudi jets are due to arrive at a Turkish base this week take part in the air campaign against Islamic State jihadists in Syria, Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday. “We are expecting the planes to arrive today or tomorrow (Friday),” Cavusoglu told the state-run Anatolia news agency, adding that Saudi equipment and personnel had already arrived on the ground. The planes are to be stationed at the Incirlik base, which is already hosting US, British and French war planes taking part in the strikes against IS fighters in Syria.

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