MOSUL, IRAQ - AUGUST 10:  A member of Peshmerga forces plants a flag following the clashes with Islamic State (IS) militants on August 10, 2014 in Mosul, Iraq. Peshmerga forces have entered Iraqs northern town of Makhmur, repelling Islamic State militants. The Kurdish forces launched an assault on Makhmur on Sunday and were met with heavy resistance from IS fighters, formerly known as ISIL, according to the Anadolu Agencys correspondent. (Photo by Ahmet Izgi/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)