October 6th, 2014
11:08 PM ET

ISIS raises black flag over key Syrian border town of Kobani

Intense street fighting raged in the Syrian city of Kobani Monday as ISIS came closer to capturing a key area on the border with Turkey.

ISIS fighters continue to gain ground across the region. Militants raised their black flag over two Syrian positions in the key border town of Kobani. To the west in Anbar province, ISIS has captured the town of Heet and earlier Monday, mortar fire hit the green zone - inside Baghdad.

In the U.S., the FBI arrested an Illinois teen at Chicago's O'hare airport, charging that he was headed to the middle east.. to fight for ISIS.

OutFront, Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger, he's the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee.

Filed under: International • Iraq • ISIS • Syria
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