WASHINGTON, D.C.: President Donald Trump on Friday (Saturday in Manila) released a photograph of an apparently failed Iranian rocket launch and said that the United States had nothing to do with it. Tehran has made no official comment on the indications from aerial photos that a rocket exploded Thursday on the launch pad at the Semnan Space Center in northern Iran. But Trump tweeted a high-resolution picture of the location, with annotations pointing to damaged vehicles and the launch gantry, saying it involved Iran’s Safir satellite rocket.
The incident comes after months of tensions between Iran and Washington. ... more