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Trump orders more sanctions on Iran after attack on Saudi Arabia

Donald Trump orders tighter sanctions on Iran following the country's alleged involvement in strikes on Saudi Arabia's biggest oil facility.

Photo: ALEXANDER DRAGO/REUTERS / X06559

U.S. President Donald Trump ordered tighter sanctions on Iran days after strikes on Saudi Arabia’s biggest oil installation rattled energy markets and raised the specter of a slide toward regional war.

“I have just instructed the Secretary of the Treasury to substantially increase Sanctions on the country of Iran!” Trump said in tweet.

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