The European Union's foreign ministers are to hold an emergency meeting on Friday to discuss the conflicts in Iraq and Ukraine, officials have confirmed. EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton "has decided to convene an extraordinary Foreign Affairs Council this Friday, August 15 in Brussels on the EU's response to major ongoing crises, focusing on Iraq and Ukraine," a spokesman for Ashton said.
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.