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US orders non-emergency staff to leave Iraq amid mounting tensions with Iran

SBS Wednesday, 15 May 2019
The US state department has ordered the departure of non-emergency US government employees from Iraq, amid mounting tensions with Iraq's neighbour Iran.
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Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency government employees from Iraq on Wednesday, after repeated U.S. expressions of concern about threats from Iranian-backed forces. Zachary Goelman reports.

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