Iraq's outgoing prime minister Nouri al-Maliki has given up his post, according to Iraqi state TV.
He also said he would support his successor, Haider al-Abadi, in the interests of promoting unity and stability.
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.