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US imposes new sanctions on Iran as tensions escalate

US imposes new sanctions on Iran as tensions escalate

Deb Riechmann and Ben Fox, Associated Press

May 8, 2019


Filed under Nation & World

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump ordered new sanctions on Iran Wednesday, just days after the U.S. dispatched an aircraft carrier and B-52 bombers to the Persian Gulf over what it described as a new threat from Tehran. The sanctions target Iran's steel, aluminum, copper and iron sectors, whi...

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