Exclusive: Inside an ISIL offensive

Al Jazeera has gained rare access to ISIL fighters as they battle government forces in Iraq.

    Al Jazeera has gained rare access to Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) fighters as they battle Iraqi forces.

    The self-declared jihadist group has killed journalists for "spying" but does occasionally allow a select number to film them.

    This video was filmed in Salahuddin province in northern Iraq.

    Al Jazeera's Imran Khan reports from Baghdad.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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