Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo: Reuters Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo: Reuters
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo: Reuters

Philippines orders citizens to evacuate Iraq after Rodrigo Duterte warns of ‘protracted war’

  • There are about 7,000 Filipinos in Iraq and more than 1,000 in Iran, many employed as domestic helpers, nurses and construction workers
  • Iran on Wednesday fired missiles at US troops in Iraq after the targeted assassination of General Qassem Soleimani last week

Topic |   US-Iran tensions
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo: Reuters Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo: Reuters
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo: Reuters
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