Iran reports launch of new satellite into space

State TV reports the launch of Tehran’s fourth satellite into orbit around Earth. The report Monday quoted Defense Minister Gen. Hossein Dehghan saying the satellite, designed and built in Iran, is named "Fajr," or dawn in Farsi. The report did not elaborate.

The satellite's launch comes amid negotiations with world powers over Iran's contested nuclear and concerns that its space program could help design rockets capable of carrying nuclear weapons.

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