The US is exploring options to evacuate thousands of Iraqi civilians trapped on a mountain in northern Iraq by Islamic militants, the deputy US national security adviser Ben Rhodes told Reuters.
We're reviewing options for removing the remaining civilians off the mountain. Kurdish forces are helping, and we're talking to the (United Nations) and other international partners about how to bring them to a safe space.
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.