The US Special Forces personnel have left the Sinjar Mountains and are back in Irbil tonight, according to a Pentagon statement.
Today a team of fewer than twenty personnel conducted an assessment of the situation on Mt. Sinjar. All personnel have returned safely to Irbil by military air.
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.