American journalist Peter Theo Curtis has been released after two years being held in captivity by Syrian militants, US Secretary of State John Kerry has said.
Mr Kerry said that the US were using "every diplomatic, intelligence and military tool" at its disposal to secure the released of other Americans held hostage.
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.