US flight operators have been told not to fly in the airspace over Iraq due to the "potentially hazardous situation created by the armed conflict" in the area.
A statement from the Federal Aviation Administration said fighting between Islamist militants and the Iraqi army had made the airspace too dangerous for commercial airlines.
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.