Higher prices, shortages create pressure for IS BAGHDAD- Saadi Abdul-Rahman was recently forced to pull his three children out of school in the Iraqi city of Mosul, where Islamic State militants have ruled with an iron fist since June. "The situation in Mosul is miserable." The economy in the self-styled "caliphate" declared by the Islamic State group bridging Iraq and Syria is starting to show signs of strain.
Source: The Associated Press
| By: By SAMEER N. YACOUB and VIVIAN SALAMA, Associated Press