David Cameron has spoken on the phone to Turkish president Recip Erdogan to request use of his airspace for Iraqi operations, ITV News deputy political editor Chris Ship reports.
NEW: PM on phone to leaders of France, Kurdistan, Turkey. The latter presumably to ask Pres Erdogan if Brit helicopters can use his airspace
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.