After Tal Afar, Iraqi forces set sights on seizing Hawija

Iraqi forces and their allies are continuing an offensive against ISIL. After a victory over the armed group in Tal Afar in northern Iraq last week, they are now setting their sights on Hawija.

    Iraqi forces and their allies are continuing an offensive against ISIL.

    After a victory over the armed group in Tal Afar in northern Iraq last week, they are now setting their sights on Hawija.

    Al Jazeera's Osama Bin Javaid reports from near Hawija.


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