Britain faces the threat of terror attacks at home if it does not fight Islamist extremists in the Middle east, a key member of the Kurdish government in Iraq has warned.
Presidential advisor Hemen Hawrami told ITV News' Mark Austin that Kurdish forces need "advisors, aerial support and armament" but no troops on the ground from Britain to fight back against Islamic State militants.
He added that now was the right time for Britain to join US airstrikes currently targeting the radicals in northern Iraq.
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.