The Pentagon has released footage of a US air strike on a target in northern Iraq.
US fighter jets have launched attacks against Islamic State fighters, in a bid to protect US interests and to prevent the slaughter of religious minorities forced to flee their homes.
It is America's first direct military involvement in Iraq since 2011.
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.