Iran sanctions

Trump orders officials to 'substantially increase' Iran sanctions

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US President Donald Trump has signalled tough new sanctions on Iran could be on the way.

The move is in response to what US officials say was likely Iranian involvement in an attack on Saudi oil facilities.

Mr Trump made the announcement on Twitter late on Wednesday, and said there would be more details within 48 hours.

The current US sanctions on Iran are already wide-ranging, aimed at reducing country's oil exports and crippling its economy.

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