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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...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. The alert,

US orders non-essential embassy staff to leave Iraq

On the road north of Amara, the storks have built their nests on top of the electricity pylons. Some of these aerial homes are more than six feet wide, a cluster of sticks and long grass at the top of the iron work by Mr Siemens’ descendants. From these fairy houses, the birds espy each other. You can also see their long beaks pointed down as they survey the tiny people ofOn the road north of Amara, the storks have built their nests on top of the electricity pylons. Some of these aerial homes are more than six feet wide, a cluster of sticks and long grass at the top

In Iraq, the ghosts provide the glue of unity in a story of survival | The Independent

The alert comes after Washington last week said it had detected new and urgent threats from Iran and its proxy forces in the region targeting Americans and American interests.The alert comes after Washington last week said it had detected new and urgent threats from Iran and its proxy forces in the region targeting Americans and American interests.

US orders all non-essential government staff to leave Iraq amid escalating tensions with Iran | Daily Mail Online

“In Pentagon briefing from Baghdad top British General says “no increased threat from Iranian backed forces” to coalition troops in Iraq, adding “we have no part of Iran in our mission,” Maj Gen Chris Ghika.”

Jennifer Griffin on Twitter: "In Pentagon briefing from Baghdad top British General says “no increased threat from Iranian backed forces” to coalition troops in Iraq, adding “we have no part of Iran in our mission,” Maj Gen Chris Ghika."

“An excellent study by ⁦⁦@Ruslan_CL titled “Russia Consolidating Its Position in Iraq Amid Anti-Iran Sanctions” which talks about the InterGovernmental Committee meetings in #Baghdad last month between HE ⁦@maalhakim⁩ & DPM Borisov. Must read https://t.co/hDW3fn7zos”

Haidar M Hadi on Twitter: "An excellent study by ⁦⁦@Ruslan_CL titled “Russia Consolidating Its Position in Iraq Amid Anti-Iran Sanctions” which talks about the InterGovernmental Committee meetings in #Baghdad last month between HE ⁦@maalhakim⁩ & DPM Borisov. Must read https://t.co/hDW3fn7zos"

““There has been no increased threat from Iranian backed forces in Iraq or Syria." said Maj Gen Chris Ghika to Pentagon reporters from Baghdad following NYT: White House Reviews Military Plans Against Iran, in Echoes of Iraq War https://t.co/UQw8JgphBI”

Priscilla Huff on Twitter: "“There has been no increased threat from Iranian backed forces in Iraq or Syria." said Maj Gen Chris Ghika to Pentagon reporters from Baghdad following NYT: White House Reviews Military Plans Against Iran, in Echoes of Iraq War https://t.co/UQw8JgphBI"

The decision came after the Trump administration warned of an increased threat linked to Iran. Officials in Iraq and elsewhere doubted that such a threat existed.The decision came after the Trump administration warned of an increased threat linked to Iran. Officials in Iraq and elsewhere doubted that such a threat existed.

The U.S. State Department said it was ordering the departure of non-emergency U.S. government employees from the embassy in Baghdad and consulate in Erbil.The State Department has also warned citizens about traveling to the country.

The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 10:30 a.m.The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 10:30 a.m.

Washington has ordered the withdrawal of its “non-emergency” staff from Iraq, the US Embassy in Baghdad said on Wednesday. The move follows an alert on tensions in the country.Washington has ordered the withdrawal of its “non-emergency” staff from Iraq, the US Embassy in Baghdad said on Wednesday. The move follows an alert on tensions in the country.

US orders all non-emergency personnel to leave Iraq – embassy — RT World News

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's surprise visit to Baghdad this month came after U.S. intelligence showed Iran-backed Shi'ite militias positioning rockets near bases housing U.S. forces, according to two Iraqi security sources.Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's surprise visit to Baghdad this month came ...

U.S. pressures Baghdad over Iran-backed militias - Reuters

Normal visa services at both posts to be suspended temporarily, says State Department.

US wants non-emergency embassy staff to leave Baghdad, Erbil amid tensions with Iran - World - DAWN.COM

IRBIL: The US State Department on Wednesday ordered the departure of “non-emergency government employees” from Iraq, the US embassy in Baghdad said in a statement. Referring to the embassy and the US consulate in Irbil, it said “normal visa services at both posts will be temporarily suspended. The US government has limited ability to provide emergency services to US citizensIRBIL: The US State Department on Wednesday ordered the departure of “non-emergency government employees” from Iraq, the US embassy in Baghdad said in a statement. Referring to the embassy and the US

Washington orders some US government employees to leave Iraq | Arab News

WASHINGTON urged US Government employees to leave Iraq 'as soon as possible' and warned normal visa services will be 'temporarily suspended', raising fears an attack from Iran may be 'imminent'. WASHINGTON urged US Government employees to leave Iraq "as soon as possible" and warned normal visa services will be "temporarily suspended", raising fears an attack from Iran may be "imminent".

US orders citizens to leave Iraq ‘AS SOON AS POSSIBLE’ - warning issued as visas SUSPENDED | World | News | Express.co.uk

The US embassy in Iraq said the state department has ordered all non-essential, non-emergency government staff to leave the country right away amid escalating tensions with Iran. The alert, published...The statement recommended those affected 'depart by commercial transportation as soon as possible'.

Fears of war with Iran as US orders staff out of Iraq immediately | Metro News

THE US Embassy in Iraq said the State Department has ordered all non-essential, non-emergency government staff to immediately leave the country amid escalating tensions with Iran. The alert comes after the US last week said it had detected threats from Iran targeting Americans.THE US Embassy in Iraq has ordered all non-essential, non-emergency government staff to immediately leave the country amid escalating tensions with Iran. The alert comes after the US last week said…

US orders all staff to evacuate Iraq immediately amid fears of an Iranian attack in the Gulf

The travel advisory ordered the departure of employees at the U.S. embassy in Baghdad and consulate in Erbil. It was not immediately clear what led to the order on Wednesday.The travel advisory ordered the departure of employees at the U.S. embassy in Baghdad and consulate in Erbil. It was not immediately clear what led to the order on Wednesday.

State Department Orders Many U.S. Government Employees Out Of Iraq : NPR

Inspired by his intellectual hero Bernard Lewis, Mike Pompeo seems to be itching to using the Lewis recipe of ‘hitting Iran between the eyes.Inspired by his intellectual hero Bernard Lewis, Mike Pompeo seems to be itching to using the Lewis recipe of ‘hitting Iran between the eyes.

Pompeo Takes a Page From the Bernard Lewis Playbook on Iran

The US military is concerned about the threat of Iranian-backed forces in the neighbouring country           The US military is concerned about the threat of Iranian-backed forces in the neighbouring country

US orders non-emergency employees to leave Iraq as tensions with Iran rise - World News - Mirror Online

The US embassy in Iraq said the state department has ordered all non-essential, non-emergency government staff to leave the country right away amid escalating tensions with Iran.The US embassy in Iraq said the state department has ordered all non-essential, non-emergency government staff to leave the country right away amid escalating tensions with Iran.

US embassy orders non-essential staff to leave Iraq

The statement recommended those affected "depart by commercial transportation as soon as possible".The statement recommended those affected "depart by commercial transportation as soon as possible".

US embassy in Iraq orders non-emergency staff to leave country | UK News | Sky News