ITV News Middle East Editor Lutfi abu-Aun has been tweeting images of displaced Iraqis reaching safety after fleeing Mount Sinjar.
The Iraqi military has been using its helicopters to evacuate as many people as possible, especially women and children.
One pilot told Senior International Correspondent John Irvine that is was the "holiest" mission he had ever been involved with.
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.