Iraqis who escaped Mosul now worry about relatives still there

b_179_129_16777215_00_images_IRQ150318aa001.jpegISTANBUL — From the comfort of her adopted home in Stuttgart, Germany, Noor Al Jobory waits anxiously for news from her brother. Her family remains trapped in Mosul, Iraq, and the flow of news from the besieged city is down to a trickle. She just wants to know they are safe.

“There is no Internet inside the houses. There are only a few Internet cafes, and (the Islamic State) only allows them to open from time to time,” said Al Jobory, 25, who is a teacher. “Whenever he sees one of them open, he calls me. I don't know exactly when he will call me again.”

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