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State Department orders non-emergency personnel to leave Iraq posts

3 monthes ago   |   By NBC News

An earlier warning urged Americans in the country to avoid places known as gathering places for U.S. citizens and to keep a low profile.
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Amid rising tension with Iran, non-emergency staff evacuates U.S. Embassy in Iraq

Amid rising tension with Iran, non-emergency staff evacuates U.S. Embassy in Iraq

3 monthes ago   |   By Politico

The State Department on Wednesday ordered the evacuation of non-emergency staff from the U.S. Embassy in Iraq, a move that comes as the U.S. government has alluded to risks of an attack by the Islamic Republic or its proxies in the region. The Wednesday order follows a travel advisory posted on the embassy's website Sunday urging American citizens not to travel to Iraq and to remain vigilant. The department said in light of the heightened tensions, non-emergency staff at both the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and the U.S. Consulate in Erbil would be evacuated, adding that the government's...
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State Department orders non-emergency government staff to leave Iraq

State Department orders non-emergency government staff to leave Iraq

3 monthes ago   |   By WLWT

The U.S. Embassy in Iraq says the State Department has ordered all non-essential, non-emergency government staff to leave the country right away amid escalating tensions with Iran.
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U.S. State Department Evacuates Diplomats From Iraq as Iran Tensions Mount

3 monthes ago   |   By Newsweek

The State Department urged citizens to leave Iraq as soon as possible and avoid all U.S. facilities within the country.
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