1. Thousands flee ISIS advance on Kobane.

  • As many of 2,000 people are believed to have fled the Kurdish town of Kobane as ISIS continues their advance on the key strategic area amid fierce fighting with Kurdish YPG forces. 
  • Social media reports of street clashes between ISIS and YPG within Kobane.
  • ISIS flags have been raised in some part of the town. 
  • State Department Spokeswoman says U.S doing 'everything they can' to push back ISIS despite just one air strike near Kobane in last 24 hours.