The UN Security Council has condemned attacks by Islamist militants in Iraq and has called for further international support for the Iraqi government.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said he was "deeply appalled" by reports of attacks by the Islamic State (IS) in northern areas of the country
Tens of thousands of people from minority groups have been driven from their homes, with 40,000 taking refuge on a mountain.
"The members of the Security Council call on the international community to support the government and people of Iraq and to do all it can to help alleviate the suffering of the population affected by the current conflict in Iraq," Britain's UN Ambassador Mark Lyall Grant said.
Kurdish Peshmerga fighters have emerged victorious in the battle for Mosul Dam, but the question is - what will their next move be?
An ITV News team at Mosul Dam was with victorious Kurdish Peshmerga fighters at the complex earlier today.
ITV News joined a Kurdish unit fighting Islamist militants near Irbil and found them using tanks from the 1950s and short on ammunition.