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U.S. Pulls Baghdad Embassy Staff on Anniversary of Assassination of Iranian General

HeadlineDec 04, 2020

The U.S. is pulling dozens of staff from its embassy in Baghdad ahead of the anniversary of the Trump-ordered assassination of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani. It’s unclear whether the move will be permanent, and comes as tensions are flaring in the region following the killing of Iran’s top nuclear scientist, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, last week.

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