Battle for Mosul: 'I miss everything there'

b_179_129_16777215_00_images_IRQ151130aa01.jpegBAGHDAD - Karam Hassawy has Mosul on his mind. For two years in enforced exile in Turkey, he has frequently thought about every street, every smell and every sound of the place he calls home. He hopes against hope that everything will be the same when he returns.

"I have not forgotten Mosul - since the moment I left the city, I wander in its streets and alleys every day in my mind," Hassawy, 25, told Al Jazeera. "Whenever I feel nostalgic, I go for a walk in its old alleys and smell the famous Mosul food that I have not tasted for more than two years.

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