ExxonMobil evacuates foreign staff from Iraqi oilfield

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Oil firm’s decision comes as regional fears grow of potential US-Iran conflict

The US oil company ExxonMobil has reportedly evacuated all of its foreign staff from an oilfield west of Basra, in Iraq, and is flying them to Dubai.

The move came after the US pulled non-emergency staff from its embassy in the capital, Baghdad, on Wednesday out of apparent concern over perceived threats from neighbouring Iran, to which Iraqi Shia militias are allied.

Related: Iran-US tensions are reaching new heights – and neither is likely to blink

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