Ousted Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has said the nomination of Haider al-Abadi in his place is a "dangerous violation" of the constitution.
He said he and his allies would fix the "mistake" after the country's president formally asked Abadi to form a government today.
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.