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

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 days, accusing Iran of planning “imminent” attacks in the … Read entire story.

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