By Paul Brand: ITV Political Correspondent
A Downing Street spokesperson reiterated this morning that Britain will not be involved in any military action in Iraq.
They say the Prime Minister supports President Obama's action politically, but will not be contributing troops or missiles to the efforts.
For now, Britain's emphasis remains on humanitarian aid to those trapped by the insurgents.
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.