Iraqi forces prepare for final phase of ISIL battle

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Published on 13 Sep 2017, 7:15
Iraqi government forces are preparing for what they hope is the final phase of their war against ISIL.

The fighters are surrounded in their last remaining urban stronghold – the town of Hawijia.

Morale in the Iraqi army is high following recent victories.

But some Iraqis are worried ISIL's ideology will remain a threat, long after the group defeated.

Al Jazeera's Imran Khan reports from Erbil.

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