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US orders non-emergency embassy staff to leave Baghdad, Arbil

WorldNews Wednesday, 15 May 2019 ()
US orders non-emergency embassy staff to leave Baghdad, ArbilUS Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Iranian forces are "escalating their activity" in the Middle East The US State Department on Wednesday ordered all non-emergency staff to leave its embassy in Baghdad and consulate in Arbil, as tensions mount between the United States and Iraq's neighbor Iran. Washington has ramped up pressure on Tehran in recent...
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The US State Department has ordered non-emergency government employees to leave Iraq, the US embassy in Baghdad says.

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