- Bahrain Urges Its Citizens to Leave Iran, Iraq ‘Immediately’
Washington has withdrawn non-emergency personnel from its embassy in Baghdad on Wednesday amid purported “threats” from Iran.
Details to follow.
- THE LATEST: BAHRAIN ORDERS ITS CITIZENS TO LEAVE IRAQ, IRAN
by The Associated Press, https://www.washingtonpost.com/
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local):
Bahrain is ordering all of its citizens to immediately leave Iraq and Iran, amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf. Bahrain’s Foreign Ministry made the announcement via its state-run news agency Saturday afternoon. It cited the “unstable situation in the region and the grave developments and threats that threaten security and stability.” Baharin is a small, Sunni-ruled island nation off the coast of Saudi Arabia. It regularly accuses Iran of stirring dissent in its Shiite-majority population.