Last weekend, a state of emergency was declared in Baghdad after protesters breached the “Green Zone” and stormed parliament.
As a precautionary measure, security is being increased at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad:
— CNN Newsroom (@CNNnewsroom) May 6, 2016
— heather nauert (@HeatherNauert) May 6, 2016
CNN reported that the State Department is taking every precaution “in the wake of the disastrous attack on the U.S. compound in Benghazi.”