U.S. Embassy Staff to Leave Iraq as Iran Tensions Mount - News Summed Up

U.S. Embassy Staff to Leave Iraq as Iran Tensions Mount


BAGHDAD—The U.S. ordered all its nonemergency staff to leave Iraq immediately, amid heightened tensions with Iran over recent attacks against oil tankers and facilities in the Persian Gulf region. The decision comes amid fears that Iran-allied militia in Iraq could target U.S. citizens and soldiers in the country. Normal visa services will...


Source: Wall Street Journal May 15, 2019 08:52 UTC



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