The Wall Street Journal: Trump may impose new sanctions on Iran as soon as Friday

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is set to impose fresh sanctions on dozens of Iranian entities for their alleged role in missile development and terrorism — in a move likely to escalate U.S. tensions with Tehran — according to people involved in the deliberations.

The penalties on these Iranian companies, individuals and military organizations could be announced as early as Friday, said these individuals.

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Foundation for Defense of Democracies Senior Iran Analyst Behnam Ben Taleblu on Tehran’s latest provocation. Photo credit: AFP/Getty Images.

They would follow the Trump White House’s announcement on Wednesday that it was putting Iran “on notice” for its recent ballistic missile tests and support for militant groups in Syria, Yemen and Iraq.

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