The test launch was carried out at Imam Khomeini Space Center, report added that.
In a press release, the Treasury Department said the sanctions were in response to Iran's claimed launch of a Simorgh satellite on Thursday. The action breaches a UN Security Council resolution due to the possibility that it could be used in ballistic missile development, according to the State Department.
"These sanctions target key entities involved in Irans ballistic missile program, and underscore the U.S. deep concerns with Irans continued development and testing of ballistic missiles and other provocative behaviour", said Treasury Secretary Steven T Mnuchin.
Even though Iran says it was successful, it's not confirmed if the rocket reached space or if the satellite successfully deployed. SHIG is already under US, EU and United Nations sanctions.
Treasury said space launch vehicles use technologies that are closely related to those of an intercontinental ballistic missile and this launch represents a threatening step by Iran. There has been speculation that Tehran has kept close cooperation with Pyongyang over its missile and nuclear programs.
"Nauert also called Iran's rocket launch a "provocative action" that violated the "spirit" of the 2015 nuclear deal".
Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, on Friday denied Tehran had missiles created to carry nuclear warheads.
The US government says space launches help a country develop technologies closely related to those of an worldwide ballistic missile.
"Iran is not and will not be developing nuclear weapons; so by definition can not develop anything created to be capable of delivering them".
"Rhetoric and actions from the U.S. show bad faith", he said.
In an analysis written past year, arms control expert Jeffrey Lewis explained that the technology employed by Iran's Simorgh rocket appears to be the same used in North Korea's Unha SLV series, which the US intelligence community has concluded "could be used for an ICBM-class vehicle" capable of carrying nuclear weapons to the U.S.
The US military is saying it has not detected a new satellite in orbit in the wake of the Iranian space launch.
Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska were the only two Republican senators who did not vote yes on the measure. Vice President Mike Pence breaks a tie in the Senate vote to proceed with debate on a health care bill.
Over the period China has squarely blamed India for provocation and called to take practical measures to correct its wrongdoing. Earlier, India has said that both sides should pull back troops to discuss the matter through diplomatic channels.
In California, "it is illegal to knowingly or recklessly transmit a sexually transmitted disease", according to the Daily News . TMZ reported that this was actually the second time when Usher and this woman, whose identity has not been revealed, had sex.
Unsurprisingly Apple is now looking to appeal Conley's ruling, but so far they have yet to publicly comment on it. Conley said he would not rule in that case until Apple has had an opportunity to appeal the 2015 jury verdict.
Doctors at Great Ormond Street Hospital had said the treatment wouldn't help and could cause the child pain. Hirano believes there is at least a 10-percent chance that his treatment could improve Charlie's condition.
The ingredient is similar in structure to sildenafil, the active ingredient in Viagra- a drug prescribed for erectile dysfunction. It also warned the coffee's unlisted milk ingredient could be risky for people with allergies or sensitivities to the product.
It will be number 25 in the franchise about the MI5 spy, but it is still not clear if Daniel Craig will reprise his main role. When is the new James Bond film out in the UK? The movie will be produced by Eon's Michael G.
The Salt Lake Tribune is reporting that a Walmart incident actually tipped off police about Christenson and Wilde's drug crimes. Christenson , who was in Walmart with her older children , was taken into custody on an outstanding warrant at that time.
Muslim leaders alleged Israel was trying to expand its control at the site under the guise of security, a claim Israel has denied. Israel's Reshet Bet radio on Monday morning reported that a senior Israeli official is on his way to Amman to resolve the crisis.
In the United States, Twitter's average monthly active users fell to 68 million from 70 million in the first quarter . Twitter reported adjusted earnings per share of 8 cents, above the FactSet consensus of 5 cents.
Their interaction only makes it crystal clear just how important Wonder Woman is for women and girls everywhere. Jenkins regarding the issue said to EW that "I realized that " Wonder Woman 2 " is its own great movie".
The Dangers of the Senate Health Care Vote
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Nifty ends above 9900, Reliance Industries leads
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RIL Q1 net profit rises 8
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