04/25/2011 10:29 pm ET | Updated Jun 25, 2011

Syria Protests: U.S. State Department Orders Some Embassy Staff To Leave Country

April 26, 2011 2:16:02 AM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department said on Monday it has ordered some non-essential U.S. embassy officials in Damascus and all embassy dependents to leave Syria because of the "uncertainty and volatility" in the country.

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