Kurdish fighters pushed Islamic State fighters back in Iraq for the first time in some time today, clearly aided by the wave of air strikes from the United States.
ITV News Senior International Correspondent John Irvine reports from the north of the country, where today a symbolic victory was celebrated.
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.