4. ISIS release Kobane video

  • ISIS have released a new video in which it claims to control much of the Syrian town of Kobane, contrary to reporting by most observers. 
  • Video is a 'mock report' with British hostage John Cantlie appearing on camera. 
  • Cantlie, a journalist, used to deliver the propaganda piece.
  • Cantlie was taken hostage in Northern Syria in 2012, around the same time as James Foley.