Iraq's leaders need to regain the confidence of its citizens by taking steps to demonstrate its resolve, US Secretary of State John Kerry has said.
Kerry's comments in Sydney follow a statement from President Obama that Iraq had taken "a promising step forward" in designating Haider al-Abadi as its new prime minister.
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.