Iraq fighting Kurdish 'White Flags' group in north

Iraq is launching a final push to clean up the border region from remnants of ISIL.

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    Iraqi forces say they're making advances in their operation to secure northern areas near the border with Iran.

    They are fighting a mainly Kurdish group called the White Banners or White Flags who are believed to be allied with ISIL.

    The area is a proposed truck route for oil deliveries between Iran and Iraq.

     

    Al Jazeera's Osama Bin Javaid reports.


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