US orders embassy staff from Iraq over ‘imminent’ Iran threat

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The aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) is among forces which the Pentagon has dispatched to reinforce security after alleged threats from Iran © Navy Office of Information/AFP / MCSN Jason Waite Washington, United States, May 15 – The US government ordered evacuation of non-emergency staff from its Baghdad embassy Wednesday due to an “imminent” threat from Iranian-linked Iraqi militias, but President Donald Trump predicted that Iran would “soon” want to start talks. The evacuation order, also coveri...