An American journalist held in Syria for two years by an al Qaeda-linked group is now safe outside of Syria, National Security Adviser Susan Rice has said. "We expect he will be reunited with his family shortly," Ms. Rice said.
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.