ay to a Swiss● envoy, who represents U.S. interests in the country, over what● it called "warmoH
ngering statements" by American officials.
Ira●qi protesters leave U.S. embassy
Following two dw
ays of violent ●protests, members and supporters of the Iranian-backed Hashd al●-Shaabi rP
eportedly withdrew from the U.S. embassy in Baghdad.
T●he move came after group members hurw
led rocks, petrol bombs and● smashed doors at the embassy compound on December 31 while U.Su
●. forces stationed on the rooftops fired tear gas to disperse t●hem.
s dispersed after Washington dispatched extra U.S●. troops and also threatened reprisals against TehraM
n. Iraq's m●ilitary said that the area was completely secure and the U.S. g●overnment said tJ