Donald Trump considers designating Iran's Revolutionary Guard a terrorist group
Not a real surprise.
Some of Trump's more hawkish advisors in the White House have been urging him to increase sanctions on Iran since his administration began to take shape. After tightening sanctions against Iran last week in response to a ballistic missile test, White House officials said the measures were an "initial" step.
US Gulf allies have long favoured a tougher US stance against Iran, whom they blame for regional interference.