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Iran tensions

Foreigners flee region as Iran strikes back at US

Evacuations weighs on economy as Tehran enacts 'revenge scenario'

TEHRAN/ISTANBUL -- Foreign workers are leaving Iraq and Iran amid rising tensions following Tehran's missile attacks on U.S.-led forces in Iraq after the killing of Iranian military commander Gen. Qassam Soleimani.

The evacuations by the international community will weigh on a regional economy that has already been battered by sanctions and conflict.

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