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Pompeo’s Surprise Baghdad Visit Aimed at Pressuring Iraq over Pro-Iran Militias

Al Awsat 15.05. 21:27

Pompeo’s Surprise Baghdad Visit Aimed at Pressuring Iraq over Pro-Iran Militias

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s surprise visit to Baghdad this month came after US intelligence showed Iran-backed militias positioning rockets near bases housing US forces, two Iraqi security sources told Reuters. He told Iraq’s top brass to keep the militias, which are expanding their power i»»»

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Al Majalla 15.05. 19:11

U.S. Pulls Some Government Employees from Iraq

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. The U.S. State Department has ordered the pullout of the employees from both the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and its consul»»»

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LBCI 15.05. 12:57

US pulls some government employees from Iraq

Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency government employees from Iraq on Wednesday, after repeated US expressions of concern about threats from Iranian-backed forces. The US State Department has ordered the pullout of the employees from both the US Embassy in Baghdad and its consulate in»»»

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Huffington Post 15.05. 12:50

U.S. Orders Non-Emergency Government Employees To Leave Iraq

The U.S. military reaffirmed concerns about possible imminent threats from Iran to its troops in Iraq, although a senior British commander cast doubt on that. BAGHDAD, Iraq, May 15 (Reuters) — Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency government employees from Iraq on Wednesday, after repea»»»

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Al Ahram 15.05. 11:31

US pulls some government employees from Iraq

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. The U.S. State Department has ordered the pullout of the employees from both the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and its consul»»»

Reuters 15.05. 11:14

U.S. pulls some government employees from Iraq

BAGHDAD, Iraq (Reuters) - 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. The U.S. State Department has ordered the pullout of the employees from both the U.S. Embassy»»»

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IOL News 15.05. 10:48

Tension mounts as Washington orders US government employees to leave Iraq

Erbil - 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 Erbil, it said "normal visa services at both posts will be temporarily suspended. The»»»

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El Balad 15.05. 10:16

U.S. pressures Baghdad over Iran-backed militias

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, Reuters reported.He told Iraq’s top brass to keep the militias، which a»»»

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