statement released on January 26.According to the Kurdish news agency Rudaw, Kurdish fighters took control of most neighborhoods in Kobane on Monday. An official statement released by the People’s Protection Units (YPG), a Syrian Kurdish militia, reported the fighters had advanced along the eastern front of the city. This footage shows what looks like thousands of people celebrating in Suruc, near the edge of Kobane. Credit: Facebook/Berxwedana Kobané">