Thousands of people remain stranded on a mountain in northern Iraq at the mercy of Islamist fanatics, despite the heroic efforts of helicopter crews witnessed first hand by ITV News.
As Senior International Correspondent John Irvine explains, Yazidis trapped on the mountain faced boiling conditions with no food or water and still need more international help to save them from the militants who hope to wipe them out.
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.