- Three separate blasts in Baghdad kill at least 17 people, sources say
- CNN team on the Turkey-Syria border describe fierce fighting for the city of Kobani
- A Kurdish fighter says it will be "impossible" to hold Kobani if current conditions continue
- Iraq's military leaves an important military base in Anbar province to ISIS, sources say
(CNN)The battle for a key Syrian city on the Turkish border intensified Monday as ISIS continued its push for control of Kobani while also scoring a victory in neighboring Iraq, taking a strategically important military base in Anbar province.