British spy plane has been deployed as part of humanitarian efforts in Iraq.
The Ministry of Defence confirmed the intelligence-gathering Rivet Joint aircraft has carried out several flights over areas in the north of country which have been targeted by advancing Islamist extremists.
An MoD spokeswoman said: "The intelligence and insight it has provided has guided our humanitarian efforts, giving us an accurate picture of what is going on on the ground so that we could best deliver aid to the Yazidi people."
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.