1. US orders 'non-emergency government employees' to leave Iraq  Al Jazeera English
  2. US pulls 'non-emergency staff' from Iraq as Iran tensions mount  BBC News
  3. With Bolton whispering in Trump’s ear, war with Iran is no longer unthinkable  The Guardian
  4. Iran and the West: Can Europe restrain the US?  Al Jazeera English
  5. As tensions with Iran escalate, the question we should all be asking is: who's really in charge in the White House?  The Independent
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Directive comes as tensions between the US and neighbouring Iran ratchet up as US military forces head to the Gulf.Directive comes as tensions between the US and neighbouring Iran ratchet up as US military forces head to the Gulf.

US orders 'non-emergency government employees' to leave Iraq | USA News | Al Jazeera

The United States ordered the departure of non-emergency U.S. employees from its diplomatic missions in Iraq on Wednesday in another show of concern about alleged threats from Iran.The United States ordered the departure of non-emergency U.S. employees from its diplomatic missions in Iraq on Wednesday in another show of concern about alleged threats from Iran.

International worries flared into the open Tuesday that the Trump administration is sliding toward war with Tehran amid skepticism about its claims that Iran poses a growing threat to the U.S. and its allies in the Persian Gulf and beyond .International worries flared into the open Tuesday that the Trump administration is sliding toward war with Tehran amid skepticism about its claims that Iran poses a growing threat to the U.S. and its allies in the Persian Gulf and beyond .

International community raises concerns over possible U.S.-Iran escalation - National | Globalnews.ca

International worries that the Trump administration is sliding toward war with Iran flared into the open amid skepticism about its claims that the Islamic Republic poses a growing threat to the U.S. and its allies in the Persian Gulf and beyond.International worries that the Trump administration is sliding toward war with Iran flared into the open amid skepticism about its claims that the Islamic Republic poses a growing threat to the U.S. and its allies in the Persian Gulf and beyond.

International worries grow over U.S. claims of Iranian threat | CTV News

The U.S. deployed an aircraft carrier citing the threat of Iranian-backed forces, but British Maj Gen. Christopher Ghika refuted the claimsThe Pentagon responded with an unusual rebuke of an allied senior officer

U.K. Military Says No Increased Iran Threat in Syria or Iraq | Time

Because of escalating tensions with Iran, Donald Trump may face his first true test of presidential leadership. The problem is that the administration keeps sending mixed signals, and it raises the question of who is calling the shots.Because of escalating tensions with Iran, Donald Trump may face his first true test of presidential leadership. The problem is that the administration keeps sending mixed signals, and it raises the

As tensions with Iran escalate, the question we should all be asking is: who's really in charge in the White House? | The Independent

Congress, Europe and business leaders can stand in John Bolton’s way.Congress, Europe and business leaders can stand in John Bolton’s way.

“The Fake News Washington Post, and even more Fake News New York Times, are writing stories that there is infighting with respect to my strong policy in the Middle East. There is no infighting whatsoever....”

Donald J. Trump on Twitter: "The Fake News Washington Post, and even more Fake News New York Times, are writing stories that there is infighting with respect to my strong policy in the Middle East. There is no infighting whatsoever...."

“The United States Congress must do everything it can to prevent the Trump Administration’s attempts to put us on the brink of a catastrophic and unconstitutional war with Iran. https://t.co/n2Wbzcj2Pq”

Bernie Sanders on Twitter: "The United States Congress must do everything it can to prevent the Trump Administration’s attempts to put us on the brink of a catastrophic and unconstitutional war with Iran. https://t.co/n2Wbzcj2Pq"

“URGENT: 1/5 These actions are not the prelude to a U.S. attack against #Iran There is clear & persistent evidence,supported by observable movements on the ground,that Iran’s proxy forces in #Iraq & #Yemen plan to attack Americans with the intent of inflicting mass casualties https://t.co/NqQB3R8tXD”

Marco Rubio on Twitter: "URGENT: 1/5 These actions are not the prelude to a U.S. attack against #Iran There is clear & persistent evidence,supported by observable movements on the ground,that Iran’s proxy forces in #Iraq & #Yemen plan to attack Americans with the intent of inflicting mass casualties… https://t.co/weN9Il5qNH"

“We cannot let the Trump Admin drag us into yet another war in the Middle East. This is exactly why the President doesn't have the constitutional authority to declare war. That's Congress’s job – and that's why I'm supporting this legislation to prevent a war with Iran. https://t.co/eb7QBaERbK”

Elizabeth Warren on Twitter: "We cannot let the Trump Admin drag us into yet another war in the Middle East. This is exactly why the President doesn't have the constitutional authority to declare war. That's Congress’s job – and that's why I'm supporting this legislation to prevent a war with Iran.… https://t.co/4H4ARiHk0y"

The German and Dutch armies also halt training missions, amid concerns about Iran-backed forces.The German and Dutch armies also halt training missions, amid concerns about Iran-backed forces.

US pulls 'non-emergency staff' from Iraq as Iran tensions mount - BBC News

BRITISH top brass backed a senior officer who dismissed Pentagon warnings that Iranian backed militants were plotting a wave of attacks on Western targets in the Middle East. Major-General Chris Gh…

Britain and Pentagon clash over Iran threat as Brit general rubbishes US warnings of 'planned attack' amid evacuation panic

The Iranian economy has been hit hard, but America’s saber-rattling is just stiffening Iranian resistance***

Trump, send the B-52s home and let the sanctions do their work - Iran - Haaretz.com

The U.S. has ordered all non-emergency employees at its embassy in Baghdad and consulate in Erbil to leave Iraq amid reports of possible imminent threats from Iran.Washington (IraqiNews.com) - The U.S. has ordered all non-emergency employees at its embassy in Baghdad and consulate in Erbil to leave Iraq amid reports of possible imminent threats from Iran. “Normal visa services at both posts

Washington orders government employees to leave Iraq

A German defense ministry spokesman said Berlin had no indications of its own of any impending attacks. A Dutch source cited an unspecified security threat.A German defense ministry spokesman said Berlin had no indications of its own of any impending attacks. A Dutch source cited an unspecified security threat.

Germany, Netherlands suspend operations in Iraq over security threat - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Unverified claims of hostility in a far off gulf. We've seen this before. We know how this ends: More dead bodiesUnverified claims of hostility in a far off gulf. We've seen this before. We know how this ends: More dead bodies

Trump and Bolton: Two fat heads with itchy trigger fingers and 120,000 troops | Salon.com

The US president's national security adviser has long been known for his hawkish views on Iran, North Korea, and recently – Venezuela. According to a recent media report, he was the mastermind behind the alleged plan to send 120,000 troops to the Middle East in a bid to counter Iran - something that Trump denied.The US president's national security adviser has long been known for his hawkish views on Iran, North Korea, and recently – Venezuela. According to a recent media report, he was the mastermind behind the alleged plan to send 120,000 troops to the Middle East in a bid to counter Iran - something that Trump denied.

Trump Mulls Booting Bolton Over His Hawkish Views on Iran, Venezuela - Report - Sputnik International

The US president's national security adviser has long been known for his hawkish views on Iran, North Korea, and recently – Venezuela. According to a recent media report, he was the mastermind behind the alleged plan to send 120,000 troops to the Middle East in a bid to counter Iran - something that Trump denied.The US president's national security adviser has long been known for his hawkish views on Iran, North Korea, and recently – Venezuela. According to a recent media report, he was the mastermind behind the alleged plan to send 120,000 troops to the Middle East in a bid to counter Iran - something that Trump denied.

Trump Mulls Booting Bolton Over His Hawkish Views on Iran, Venezuela - Report - Sputnik International

Germany and Netherlands on Wednesday suspended their military training missions in Iraq, as tensions rise between neighboring Iran and the United...

Germany, Netherlands suspend Iraq military training - Daily Sabah