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a missile into saudi arabia's capital riyadh it says it was intercepted. at a shakeup in the house of sand the princes detained on ministers dismissed. also lebanon's prime minister quit citing a rainy the influence in his country that hariri makes a surprise announcement from saudi arabia. also first stop tokyo the u.s. president donald trump begins his twelve day tour of asia with north korea at the top of the agenda. good to have you with us on the news hour a day of three major stories within the kingdom of saudi arabia so we begin with the arab kingdom saying it was taken down a long range ballistic missile fired from yemen over its capital riyadh the rebels say that they had fired the missile across the border the saudi rivals and vowed to
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keep up the attacks while the saudi led coalition airstrikes continued in yemen marianna homes as well. it's not the first time who the rebels have fired long range missiles across the border at saudi arabia but this missile appears to have travelled the furthest hundreds of kilometers deep into saudi heartland and only taken down close to king khalid international airport on the outskirts of the capital riyadh the official saudi news agency is p.a. said saudi forces fired a surface to air patriot missile to intercept it witnesses reported hearing a loud explosion and seen fragments falling near the airport who the rebels moved quickly to say they were behind the missile attack telling al-jazeera they had launched a burka and two h. missile a scud type missile with a range of more than eight hundred kilometers from the start of the year. we choose
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the time and place after collecting information about a target and it was khaled international airport east of riyadh targeted by a long range volcano ballistic missile this is in response to the continued aggression committing daily massacres against the yemeni people. the conflict in yemen pits houthi rebels from the north backed by iran and troops loyal to former president selah against yemeni government forces back in two thousand and fourteen the who sees and they realize took control of the yemeni capital sana'a but the conflict widened early the following year when a saudi led coalition of arab countries stepped in with airstrikes to back up humans government in two and a half years the saudi lead coalition has launched thousands of a strikes the same a strikes that have been repeatedly criticized by the united nations for disregarding the number of civilians killed and return who sees and their allies
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have fired dozens of missiles into saudi territory a ballistic missile was shot down a mic in july last week who's the spokesman told al-jazeera that who's the fighters would target. any country that it takes them up above me one man out there and let the dust i would be in others that target yemen as far as we are concerned are fair military target for ballistic missiles any country that hits yemen militarily will be targeted yemen was already the poorest country in the region before the war nearly two and a half years of fighting is lifted on the brink of collapse a crippled infrastructure edge it public seven million people close to starvation and since april the world's worst outbreak of cholera the u.n. says around ten thousand people have been killed and at least forty thousand wounded mostly from saudi laid is strikes this latest missile attack deep into saudi territory will likely escalate this long running and this is
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a conflict maybe on one hand al jazeera will saudi arabia's new anti corruption committee has claimed its first casualties within hours of its creation eleven princes and dozens of former ministers have been detained according to al-arabiya television the committee was set up to tackle royal abuse and stealing public funds meanwhile the royal order has been forced key cabinet reshuffling to first out on king solomon's royal orders is the minister of the national guard prince with their bin of the law one of the most prominent princes present there was the son of the late king abdullah and was the last senior royal in government not closely connected with king solomon or his son the heir to the throne also out is the minister of economy and planning at the effect in an engineer and former mayor of jeddah and the commander of the navy. has been ordered to retire well earlier i spoke with al-jazeera senior political analyst bashara and i
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asked him about the influence of the saudi crown prince on the kingdom and the restructuring of major ministries. it's yet another reshuffle right in the kingdom of saudi arabia and at the heart of it is the crown prince mohammed bin so man who is clearly the man with power in hands being able to change things around within the kingdom and not only changing people but changing policies changing direction and taken on beast major mag a multi hundreds of billions of dollars projects like a new city like privatizing a bit of a run called the main oil company and so your idea so all in all he's taken a very aggressive stance that we haven't seen before in the modern history of saudi arabia where a new king or a new regime comes in not only changes cabinet not only changes a bit of the structure so that it is a new era of
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a new king but now we have the king of the conference really changing decades centuries long tradition within the kingdom so the latest reshuffle today is really a part of a longer. change dramatic change in the kingdom where the new crown prince young inexperienced settling in government. and he's been called and vicious as well as reckless by the various outlets in the west that are really closer so your arabia when you talk to i mean many analysts ever since he was appointed both in and out of the country i mean he must be ruffling feathers within the royal family and with that common dangers as well i think is certainly a rocking the enemies within within the kingdom and certainly those who have been you know centers of power within the kingdom look at the last crown prince he got rid of you know if you all remember he was the crown crown prince or deputy crown
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prince now has become a crown prince and got rid of a man who's been heading security in saudi arabia. in charge of the campaign against terror a very close friend of the united states look at the new man he just got rid of mit i've been abdulla who's the head of the national guard his father former king abdullah before he became king he was also head of the national guard so since its stablish meant in one thousand nine hundred eighty two the national guard has been held by abdullah and his son now the new crown prince just put all of that aside and is doing his own new assignment so he's really changing things around but not only within the kingdom so right before he made his major first changes in order to become crown prince he launched the war in yemen when he was defense minister so all in all while he's making major shifts and dramatic shifts with indicating them he's also making them within the region and of course that leads us neatly to the next question which is this attack apparently against saudi arabia missiles being
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launched from yemen's territory vis is a wake up call is it not for about the whole policy in the yemen which way do they go now today we saw this new dramatic change in what i would like to call or what even they they're calling a new balance of terror between the saudis and the whole thing's whereby the whole thing is not able to shoot ballistic missiles not only the goal is a thousand kilometers towards mecca but also more than that longer than that towards riyadh towards the can khaled airport around riyadh so really the capacity of the home fees you know a renegade or if you were a rebel group in yemen able to to do that kind of action to take that kind of step against saudi arabia is a proof that the saudis or the crown prince of particular has made a major fumble in his war in yemen and that this is
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a stretch to failure for so with the arabia and yemen if that's the case with saudi arabia looking for some semblance of peace within that. part of the region it's all flown into calles by the lebanese prime minister who happens to be inside the arabia and offers his resignation outside of his own country creating the big question marks about stability in lebanon and who are the really big game players in a country that's been racked historically with civil war and political strife and who really are those people in charge of a country that is so close to some of the major conflicts of the moment specially syria in the end of the day what we have is so european i was trying to act not only in yemen not only in syria not only defending itself but also bringing lebanon on into the whole new theater of proxy conflict and war with iran i think that's unfortunate why it's because if the region falls into
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a proxy conflict between iran and saudi arabia no one is going to win and everyone is going to lose and i'm not just talking about the soldiers and their brain is amplified by the lebanese the yemenis the iraqis the syrians and so on so forth and we've seen the results look at iraq hundreds of thousands of casualties look at syria hundreds of thousands of casualties look at yemen tens of thousands of casualties in lebanon it had it already a civil war now with mike in third through an unknown why because it won and so eurabia are fighting their proxy wars wide saudi arabia is taking the offensive defense if you will in lebanon and iran is acting in a very cool manner really expanding its influence on all these regions and apparently insisting that once hezbollah fight finishes its fight in syria along with you one that it will be taking control within lebanon that's not acceptable to the the lebanese represented by side with harry and others and hence all your neighbors taken advantage of that taking lebanon into this new theater of proxy
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conflicts in the region so all in all very dangerous for lebanon very dangerous for the eastern mediterranean. credibly dangerous for the arab world and as we've seen from the shooting of missile that we're just talking about it's also dangerous for saudi arabia dangerous for regional security well as we mentioned in my interview with marwan lebanon's prime minister has resigned saad hariri made the televised address from the saudi capital riyadh saying he was stepping down because he feared assassination in a statement hariri also lashed out at iran and its lebanese ally has been accusing both of destabilizing the region more that story now from the us though. it was an announcement if you were expecting. i hereby announce my resignation as prime minister from the lebanese government known as the will of the lebanese is stronger and that determination is steadfast and will overcome any attempts to impose any custodianship over them from powers either inside or outside our country long live
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the people of lebanon so they have a reason resignation was made from the saudi capital riyadh in a televised address yourself sharply criticize hezbollah and its key backer you ron . well. i would like to say to iran and its allies that they will be losers in their intervention in the arab a fast our nation will wake up as it did in the past and backhands in the region will be cut off really became prime minister in late two thousand and sixteen and a compromise deal under which michel a political ally of hezbollah became president the agreement ended two and a half years of political deadlock it which the country was without a functioning government and while hariri surprise decision to quit raises more questions than answers it puts into focus the regional rivalries lebanon often finds itself at the center of the leading sunni politician is backed by saudi arabia while has bola lebanon's most powerful political social and armed movement
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is sponsored by iran despite the complex nature of lebanese politics the thirty member unity kept it appeared to be functioning until now but it's a cool by all measures and it's like an invitation for instability input into that country everybody was working for a program to rebuild the country economically politically we have an election there's a cohesion within the government there's agreement within the political party we've been working a beautifully and then a phone call will come and the whole calculus of. thanks in the past five days had it he has made two separate visits to saudi arabia where he lived in self-imposed exile following the collapse of his last government there he met with crown prince mohammed bin some none who is known for his aggressive stance against iran u.s. president donald trump's administration is also pursuing tough policies on iran and
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its allies including recent sanctions on hezbollah. resignation comes as the war in neighboring syria appears to be entering a new phase the government of president bashar al assad which is backed by iran is increasing control over part a larger. of the devastated country and it's feared that tensions which have been simmering inside lebanon since the start of the war between hezbollah and israel and elsewhere could not only reemerge but has the potential of escalating into a major conflict m.p.'s have al-jazeera they pretty well same bus ravi is in tatar on a small how iran is reacting to hillary's resignation and the criticism that follows it hours after the resignation of lebanese prime minister saad hariri in which he criticized iran for its involvement in his country and in the region iran's foreign ministry spokesman back home kasumi rejected those allegations and said that the sudden resignation by the lebanese prime minister was both regretful and came as
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a surprise to teheran accost me also commented on the optics of the resignation saying the fact that hariri resigned outside of the country in a hasty manner in saudi arabia were all signs that he was surrounded by parties that did not have lebanon's best interests at the tops of their agendas nor in the best interests of the region the wider middle east at the tops of their agendas he pointed a finger at iran's usual suspects united states saudi arabia and israel and he said that these countries have come together in designed this situation to create a destabilizing event not only in lebanon but something that was designed to escalate tensions in the region and lawmakers here in iran are already looking forward and encouraging their lebanese counterparts to do the same saying to them that in the future if there are any problems to resolve do so through dialogue and not constant. well plenty more ahead here on the news hour including more than a thousand people rally against the australian government's treatment of refugees
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at mannus island plus. we'll take you to the hometown of the santa catalan leader. where politics took a back seat to tradition. and protesting banners and empty seats to see barcelona show their true colors in the crisis of the catalonians independence that's all coming up with joe its. military operation to push out of the last strip of land it controls in syria is underway russian jets pounding. the syria iraq border on the countryside outside the city of durham six civilians were killed after a residential areas were hit the syrian army's elite forces and iranian backed shia militia as well as hezbollah fighters are leading the operation on the ground on
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friday i saw was pushed out of city the armed groups of the last major stronghold in the country. is tracking those developments from gaza and tap on the turkey syria border. the russians are multiplying their strikes again as i said positions in their hope is to be able to break the defense lines of i.c.l. to pave the way for the syrian army to move into the heart of the town of. itself in a very delicate situation it's sandwiched between two armies in number and. the iraqi army in the south and the syrian army which is moving from the west and trying to lay siege on the town. with very few options to continue the fight but then this will come with a huge price that is the civilian population which is trapped in. into the city and there's absolutely no way they can defeat two armies coming from two areas or
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there's often a. fleeing or escaping come out into a vast desert area to the east the problem with this option is that the desert area is totally exposed the moment they move in convoys they would be intercepted and there would be. they might come under attack from the russian warplanes which fly over the areas nonstop so this is a delicate situation for i still it's a crucial moment they want to continue the fire they want to hold the world they're still there but they know that if they lose their book this is going to be the beginning of the end for their presence in syria. donald trump has kicked off his twelve day tour of asia in japan the longest trip to the region by u.s. president in twenty five years trump will then visit south korea and china before traveling south to vietnam and the philippines is in tokyo with a look at what's in store for him in japan. japan the first stop and president donald trump's twelve day trip to asia his longest abroad since taking
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office here and throughout his trip a great deal of focus will be on the mounting tension over north korea's missile and nuclear program. japan's prime minister shinzo r.b.a. was the first head of state to visit trump even before he was sworn in as president . mr prime minister the two leaders have a tight relationship will play a round of golf and have a steak dinner out with their spouses on sunday monday's meetings will be more formal including an audience with emperor akihito the most important thing for trump mr trump to do. during his stay in tokyo is to make sure and send a message that u.s. japan remain solid and japan and the prime minister are here. on board we are here with regard to north korea and we go to china a recent poll in japan found nearly half of those asked about the leaders
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relationship said it was only good for the u.s. . japan is always wary of the united states reaction when talking about trump i'm a bit afraid of what lies ahead we sales continue to fly towards us but the united states doesn't do anything so suddenly that it probably isn't wavering in who he is but i'm doubtful of whether he's really thinking about the interests of the united states all the rest of the well hawkish in dealing with north korea has kept the issue of the abduction of japanese citizens by north korea alive monday trouble visit some families of those who have been abducted over eighteen thousand police officers will be on the streets of tokyo during president trump visit one of the largest ever security personnel mobilizations and for the very first time an often male security team has been created from milan and of ankara trump as a candidate and as president trump has slammed unfair trade deals with asian nations but it's not expected he will talk much about this in japan the focus is
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expected to remain on how the two allies will deal with north korea it's got other al-jazeera the. whole korean schools are under attack in japan north korea continues its missile tests and threats to destroy the country in the event of a nuclear war. has more not. there are sixty korean schools in japan attended by thousands of students seventeen year old huang song we is one of them each time there are headlines about north korea's latest missile test the school receives anonymous bomb threats huang says there is confusion about news coming from and about pyongyang. that there are i get mixed feelings honestly speaking i cannot deny all the news reports we see on t.v. because we don't get to hear from the north koreans directly the north's leader kim jong un has threatened to sink japan and the united states the korean community in japan has been divided since the korean war but the only direct funding and curriculum guidance for its schools comes from pyongyang
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a residents' association which acts in place of a north korean embassy in japan says it's received more than four hundred million dollars since one thousand nine hundred fifty seven and the schools are great four . hundred after world war two simply speaking who offer the first helping hands to us it wasn't the japanese government. anti korean rhetoric and protests are not new to japan community leaders say the japanese public's reaction to pyongyang's nuclear tests are similar to the backlash that followed the abduction of dozens of japanese citizens by north korean agents in the late one nine hundred seventy s. and early one nine hundred eighty s. . people started thinking north korea is some outrageous country a country like a demon and the sentiment that you can attack anything linked to north korea has prevailed in japan about the way. for korean parents in japan who want their children to learn the korean language history and culture pro pyongyang schools are the only option regardless of their own political beliefs about the north korean
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regime one thing going on i because they are not japanese i want them to go to korean school not japanese school and learn the language and the ethnic spirit those are the most important things. although some teachers expressed solidarity with the north most parents believe koreans are one ethnic people for them there is no north or south pole chatterjee on al-jazeera. well moving to south asia where the u.s. has called on me and ma to ensure a safe and stable environment so that more than six hundred thousand running the refugees can return home members of the muslim minority fled to bangladesh have to me a man's military launched a crackdown a move the u.n. calls ethnic cleansing and reports many refugees are just too scared to even think about returning. this is the second time in his sixty years that has been a refugee he first crossed into bangladesh to escape the myanmar military crackdown
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in one nine hundred seventy eight but was repatriated two years later he says he managed to build a good life for his family back in where they had a house and some land in which they grew crops but now as refugees in bangladesh they have nothing he's not sure if his land title will still be recognised he's not sure there's anything to return to. we can go back if we are recognized as citizens if we get assurance of safety and being able to move freely and how can we when our property has been captured by the british there bangladesh has taken in more than six hundred thousand of the hinge or refugees since it was new military offensive began in august new arrivals continue to pour in day the government and aid agencies are struggling to cope and the international community has called on myanmar to create conditions in rakhine that would allow the ranger to return one of the strong feeling that i got from talking to people here if they feel that they
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don't belong and they need to feel that they belong which means that for instance there needs to be documentation they need to have the freedom of movement they need to be able to live here and government officials say they're ready to set up a repack creation process but the reality is bangladesh and myanmar haven't yet been able to work out the details governing the eventual return of refugees that have been previously patry deals between one thousand nine hundred two and two thousand and five bangladesh repack created. some two hundred thirty thousand ranger mohammad yousuf who fled to bangladesh in one thousand nine hundred one to escape more violence could have returned but chose not to he says he didn't have the right to move about freely or practice his religion in peace in young man but it's a decision that still causes him pain. and when i let. my heart feel so heavy it's a terrible feeling in my heart cloister and asks why i can't go home i live so close to me on mine. he still dreams of going home but only when conditions are
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right florence. well still ahead here on the news a new report highlights the devastating scale of global malnutrition we witnessed the recovery of a teenage girl whose emaciated image became the symbol of human suffering under. is leading the way in clean renewable energy will give you a tour of the south american geothermal power plant. and find out what the sport of squash is doing to increase its popularity later with joe in sport. welcome to look at the weather across america now in north america we've got an
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area of rain with snow on the northern edge pushing away towards the great lakes and moving further towards the east so we've got dry conditions for washington d.c. new york probably staying dry for the bulk of sunday as you head on through into monday see that snow moving across eastern parts of canada with the front extending down through the mid atlantic region and still dry i think for the east coast itself otherwise war in dallas there at thirty at across parts of the west we've got some snow there on the rockies for the south los angeles looking at temperatures of just seventeen degrees heading into the caribbean is all much you should expect the scattered showers but generally good deal or fine bright weather in between highs there generally into the low thirty's showers out through the isthmus extending up towards guatemala for much of the yucatan and vulcan mexico where the conditions are expected to remain dry with temperatures there from a city of twenty five degrees now heading into south america we've seen some very heavy showers affecting parts of peru down through towards bolivia still some showers in evidence there and also an area of pretty heavy rain across parts of
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paraguay standing in the far south of brazil so sunday we could see some wet weather in rio props in a bit brighter as we head on through into monday. the consequence. i got through saying. he served. nine hundred eighty nine. doesn't go away he's been living out of his truck for the last couple years. he's homeless. follows a group of us army veteran traumatized by war. as they struggle to get their lives back. at this time. when the news breaks. and the story builds steam jobs much better marketing than. when people need to be
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heard they thought they were american until they broke the law now they're deported to cambodia al-jazeera has teams on the ground to bring you model and would winning documentaries and live news on air and online. welcome back to the news arms the whole drama these are our top stories saudi arabia says it's taken down a long range ballistic missile fired from yemen over its capital riyadh in yemen say they launched a missile that traveled five hundred kilometers over the border. there's also been
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a major shake up of the saudi arabian cabinet the national guard minister prince met there been up the line has been released from office he was last seen the royle in government not closely connected to king's or his son also lebanon's prime minister has resigned south really made the announcement in a televised address from the saudi capital riyadh he said he was stepping down for fear of assassination area also lashed out at iran and its the lebanese ally hezbollah accusing both of destabilizing the region. has more on saturdays political career. saad hariri had been in office for less than a year the forty seven year old was appointed in twenty sixteen to lead a coalition government with. included iran's powerful shia ally hizbullah. ability what i see is. focusing on on lebanon and the interests
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of the lebanese citizens. this was horary second term as prime minister it previously served between two thousand and nine and eleven horary had followed in his father's political footsteps. griffey career he was assassinated in beirut and face very two thousand and five he'd been seen as the driving force behind lebanon's rehabilitation and reconstruction following civil wars and foreign invasion between one thousand nine hundred ninety five and one thousand nine hundred one. saad tried to continue the family legacy but began to lose popularity as lebanon faced multiple political and economic struggles unemployment has been at more than twenty percent its population of six million includes one and a half million refugees for two years it was unable to elect a president as its parliament was crippled and it couldn't provide basic services such as alec tricity and weiss collection last year harare announced he was backing
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his rival michel aoun for the presidency the move was seen by analysts as hariri losing strength in his sunni dominated future movement prior to. becoming president and hariri prime minister. this is a very important day for lebanon and god willing all the lebanese will recognize that we were in a very dangerous situation today is the end of the danger and the threats. but herrera is relationship with longtime allies saudi arabia was sit to have weakened in the last year billions in military support to lebanon was cancelled the saudis frustrated by the growing influence of his. a rare his resignation puts the issue of saudi arabian regional rivalry back in the spotlight shallop ballasts al-jazeera . well lebanon's politics is a complex minefield of rival regional and sectarian interests a reason as nation threatens to inflame tensions between sunni and shia muslims the
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country's government has a balance structure the president must be a maronite christian the prime minister a sunni muslim the speaker of parliament a shia muslim lebanon is broadly split between two political camps the u.s. and saudi backed alliance and a pro syrian coalition the differences between the two on how to run the country led to the collapse of the government in two thousand and five two thousand and eleven and two thousand and thirteen last year lebanon's parliament swore in a new cabinet dominated by hezbollah and its allies in the major victory for the shia iran backed group. is lebanon's most influential sunni politician he is a saudi ally and a fierce critic of iran and hezbollah are the killing of his father a few carried by a massive car bomb in two thousand and five was blamed on members of hezbollah let's cross over now to robbie curie who's in boston in the u.s.
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sees a senior fellow and journalism professor at the american university of beirut good to have you with us on the program you and i have talked about lebanon many times but perhaps we've seen nothing more strange than a sitting at lebanese prime minister resigning from outside of his country and then announcing it on a saudi t.v. channel what do you make of it. well i think this is really the epitome of the strange nature of both lebanese governance and the saudi leadership's term now to find its place in the middle east under the leadership of hamad bin so man the new crown prince and this is the it seems to me is the third act in a process by which the saudis sometimes with the minorities and others have tried to assert themselves regionally once in the yemen with a total failure another time with a blockade of qatar which doesn't work very well at all and has backfired and this
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may be the third example of what the saudis are trying to do to hold back the waves of change in the region that they don't like and which they blame almost entirely on the iranians and the problem the saudis are going to encounter is that lebanon is like nothing else they've ever experienced and hezbollah is like nothing else i've ever experienced lebanon has been through many situations like this and has usually emerged from it and the lebanese have made it clear for the last eight ten years they're not going to reengage in a civil war so it's a different regional and a different domestic situation in lebanon today lebanon today than it was previously and the saudis may be applying rules of the one nine hundred seventy s. to two thousand and seventeen if that's the case there is going to be some fallout because if you take saad hariri out of the equation is the most influential sunni politician in the country who fills that void and how will the void be reacted to
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in the coming hours because we haven't heard anything specifically from political groups at the moment we did lebanon. well how do you know he has been the most influential sunni politician in lebanon which is a sign of the desperate condition of certainly political leadership in lebanon they're very fractured very weak the shiites the christians are much more in control of their communities and of their regional relationships and of the exercise of power so there will be a long search now for a new candidate and you know there are several candidates will been prime minister before like the. like. and like one or two others who are sunni leaders but none of them have been able to achieve what really finally achieved which was this agreement with the president michel aoun to create the government that now has been there for some months and
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they started to make some progress on a new election a new election law a new tax system a new budget. or oil and gas exploration permits so there have been some significant signs that maybe lebanon was now moving ahead with a better governance system but those signs are very thin and what we've seen today is an indication that those signs maybe were an illusion and lebanon remains. delicately pushed between its erratic governance system at home and very turbulent powerful forces across the region including the united states which is pressuring using legislation against hezbollah again trying to fight iran by pressuring hezbollah but these have attempts have all failed in the past whenever has tried them so i think lebanon is for is in for a turbulent period politically but i don't think militarily if that's the case that of c.g.
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you touched on the fact on has blood its influence certainly in the south of the country how will it now do you think react to the way that. hariri has so. pulled scored to destabilize the statement from riyadh how does that sort of lead to perhaps act even more aggressively within the country if it can with the backing of iran i don't think it will try to act more aggressively within lebanon because hezbollah understands very well lebanon operates according to a sectarian balance among eighteen groups with actually three or four major ones and they will they have the primacy now inside lebanon and they know that they don't need to take more power they need they don't need to be more aggressive or predatory inside lebanon they just need to try to assure people that the country is stable and there's not going to be a war and there's not going to be an economic collapse some people outside lebanon may try to instigate problems so they will try to quickly bring about
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a new coalition in which hezbollah is the most powerful actor but also some the in question and other groups also play important roles they their political ability to do that hezbollah's political ability is is not well tested as hezbollah is much better at warfare and national resistance and driving out israeli occupation forces fighting tech feelies seller first in syria they're much better at those things than they are at political deal making but they're going to have to learn quickly because this is really their big priority right now well for the moment rami khouri we'll leave it there it's been good speaking to you again from boston in the u.s. thank you. almost every country in the world is affected by poor nutrition that's the stark finding of this year's global nutrition report it says that's a big burden on the one hundred forty countries that were studied the report says one hundred fifty five million children under the age of five was stunted it means
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that they're not as tall as they should be for their range fifty two million children worldwide do not weigh as much as they should according to their height a condition defined as being wasted obesity too is on the rise in almost every country affecting two billion people of third of men and women in north america are for example obese and it's affecting children as well from both high and low income countries with forty one million under the age of five considered overweight natasha going to reporter looks at yemen where war has left millions of people with an adequate access to food and we do warn you that you may find some of the images in this report disturbing you are arms and legs like twigs barely able to hold her head up and looking more like a child saida became a haunting reminder of yemenis suffering last year. this year one thousand year old
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saida is strong enough to smile play with her siblings and even do chores for her family of ten but she still suffering she can't chew her diet consists of biscuits milk and juice and she didn't have enough energy for an interview. i cannot afford her medical treatment it's costly in the end i gave up some benevolent people came to help and took her for treatment now she's back here but still not well. the global nutrition report says almost every country is grappling with serious nutrition issues ranging from what it calls undernourishment to obesity that means millions of stunted children and mimic women and a rise in obesity across the globe in yemen the issue is exacerbated by a more than two and a half year war that's created what the u.n. describes as the worst humanitarian crisis in the world earlier this year it warned
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that yemen and twenty million people across africa were at risk of starvation leadin if human like the national in yemen there are more than eighteen million children and done need of humanitarian aid one and a half million of suffering from malnourishment and three hundred seventy thousand from acute male nourishment saeeda tripled her weight in the last year but her father earns only a dollar a day and says he needs help feeding his family. and that i was ahead of the aid is not reaching us if you are dust and to receive a bag of flour it takes ages the global nutrition report says forty five percent of children in the world die from nutrition related issues yet only one percent of global aid is earmarked for addressing them that's why there's an urgent call for greater funding and understanding that properly nourished people are the engines of
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economic development natasha going to al-jazeera to asia pacific now and more than six hundred refugees on the pacific island of madison pleading for help from new zealand they've been in australia that run prison camp for almost five years the camp was decommissioned on cheese day but the refugees are refusing to move elsewhere by the us because they fear being attacked by locals the standoff. has been the focus of weekend rallies in several australian cities under thomas went to one protest in sydney. the central message of this protest is bring them here the refugees who were sent to the pacific islands of mass improper new guinea and the route before a half years ago have suffered enough and should be brought to australia and the more immediate and of course the concern very concerned about conditions inside the walls a strain is frozen on the man assad in the six hundred men who are refusing to leave that facility now being without fresh water without food and without power. is mine
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a drinking water there. and wolf getting out of a self built well but there are real concerns about dysentery and other health problems inside the prison now australia's government says those men have been in accommodation elsewhere all manner saw islands but the united nations analysts say that accommodation isn't ready for them yet it's still a construction site and the refugees any weiss site isn't site by site that it isn't protected from the locals who want to do them harm who don't welcome them into the community and many of those refugees when they have been out of that present the past have. well we spoke to a few of the protesters here and here's some of what i had to say is appalling and . point. here i think i think i think. they're coming. because.
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it's completely not illegal horrible and i think it's really. stands. out we really need to get off message across. these men who are suffering. on sunday in new zealand prime minister comes to australia to talk to her australian counterpart. to say that she sticks by an offer made by her freedom to take one hundred fifty of the refugees and resettled. you know enough so far astray has rejected that offer but it will be made again on sunday and then there is the question of whether new zealand makes the rectally to papua new guinea leaving australia affability. then it would deal if made between those two independent countries or to europe now ousted cancel only their colors puja more has urged all political parties in favor of council only a session to form a coalition for the region's election in december. posted the message on twitter
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he's currently in belgium and a european arrest warrant was issued for him and four of his allies they face charges of rebellion sedition and misuse of public funds for pursuing the referendum chile is now one of the world's leaders in the use of clean renewable energy the practice is not only helping the country's economy grow it's also attracting investors who see anyone gets a tour of south america's first geothermal power plant the most ambitious clean energy project in the western hemisphere. in the world's driest desert endless solar energy panels took up the highest radiation levels on the planet chile has practically no oil resources and always struggled to produce energy but that was before it discovered its infinite potential for renewable alternatives. accelerated technological changes have made these renewable energy resources much
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more competitive for generating electricity than fossil fuels. there's another advantage there's no need to expropriate land or displace entire communities or flood for tile fields as with hydroelectric dams for example the at that comet desert is practically barren but paradoxically it's immensely rich in minerals and of course sunlight but there is more above the desert is another extraordinary source of energy volcanoes. at nearly five thousand meters above sea level this is the world's highest and most ambitious geothermal plant south america's first. steam is extracted from the belly of the volcano three thousand meters below it moves turbines that can produce electricity for one hundred and sixty five thousand homes. as the steam cools it injected back into the volcano to be converted again into steve this energy is an energy that is available twenty four
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hours a day all days all season the whole year it's a base load energy record which is the grades. handicap of renewal energy the c.e.o. of n l green power came for the official launch of the plant as did president michelle bachelet she says chile is on track to become seventy percent reliant on renewable energy by two thousand and fifty almost double the current rate. near by that tiny desert town of oh yeah way is already reaping the benefits it's now getting electricity twenty four hours a day means that light bulb. is buying won't go out after midnight and if they medallist now we can store perishable things like meat and chicken and have ice cream to. technology has been helped by chile's unique geography vast solar fields and volcanoes along the andes mountains and wind farms running four thousand
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kilometers from the desert to the magellan straits are turning this country into a renewable energy leader. newman i'll just see that set up by the yuan chile. well still ahead here on al-jazeera. yet again the. guy's got. a record breaking attempt at the fast as whole in golf jay will bring you all that in sports. to be a child is to be innocent and carefree but it comes to an abrupt end with the burden of younger children. with a mother behind bars for siblings must spend for each other and decide whether to stick together. with the family in the hope of a chance across the us mexico border the other side of the border
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a witness documentary at this time al-jazeera. al-jazeera. where ever you are.
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welcome back it's time to support his church. thanks very much well as a new continental football champion in africa and its moroccan club with dad casablanca the underdogs beat eight time title holders of egypt with a one nil victory in the second leg at home going into this match the tie was poised at one one but with dad got the breakthrough in the second half to seal their first african champions league crown since one thousand nine hundred ninety two barcelona football card is done being diplomatic in the long running crisis over catalonia secession their fans showed their true colors ahead of saturday's game as severe they displayed protest banners calling for justice for the eight politicians imprisoned over the declaration of independence ahead of kickoff barcelona released a statement on thursday saying it was dismayed by the prison sentences issued by the national courts and calling for solidarity with those affected it rather took the focus of lino messi who was playing in his six hundred game for the club he was
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more of a spectator in their two one victory with fair scoring both of their goals to keep barcelona well clear at the top of the leak. in germany leaders by in munich have now gone six points clear at the top of the bundesliga they beat rivals but those who don't mind in what's known as classic are iron robin roberts. were all scorers in the three one victory they're now unbeaten in nine games in english premier league liverpool beat west ham to keep up the pressure on fourth and fifth place chelsea and arsenal mohamed salah scored twice for the reds including a seventy fifth minute goal jol might have been alex chamberlain was also the scorers west ham managed one goal but it was an hour for the hosts for one was how it ended. ten is now an american jack sock will play a qualifier philip cohen a bitch in the paris masters final on sunday sock beat frenchman julien benneteau
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in straight sets seven five six two and make it to the eighth while talk finals with the type of win in paris crying of it so will he shouted the hopes of american john isner who was also a world tour finals is now would have qualified for the event in london with a title win in paris but the shocked him with a three sets win six holes six seven seven six. unlike tennis quassia has struggled to tries large television audiences but that could be about to change the most lucrative vent in sports reached its finale in qatar so he'll malik went along to find out how it's trying to grow its global appeal. it's a sport with more than one hundred eighty years of history for squash faces the constant challenge of trying to reinvent itself the fun of the qatar classic an all egyptian affair between muhammad and tuchman comes at
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a time that the sport is attempting to grow its audience following three consecutive failed bids to be part of the olympics presence there. was a really good there was a nice. young. painter you know to be youngsters the game's organizers have taken action to make squash more appealing as a spectator sport critics say the ball is too difficult to see when hit hard prompting heavy investment in high definition t.v. production to make the ball more visible huge efforts of also been made to use the internet to spread interests to squash much such as the final live online they can get through watching t.v. which is an online streaming service is the team over here they broadcast over five hundred matches worldwide and i think it's already paying off. this year videos on squash t.v.'s you tube account surpassed fifty million views that's a one hundred percent increase since two thousand and fifteen the sport is also
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trying to build its commercial appeal the guitar classic is part of the p.s.a. world series an elite group in of events which form the most financially lucrative circuit in the game however the amount of prize money available at tour events is just a fraction of the million plus dollar purses on offer in sports such as tennis and golf. it just comes down to how many people want to watch it. you know. you know the more interesting. it was muhammad that finally came out on top and it's the third title here for the man known as the beast of alexandria and he feels the future of the sport is in good hands and i think. he works really well done a good job for. well the plan is for such a great calendar for all the players and i think all the tourists from right now and getting stronger. watch suffers from a lack of star power and the qatar classic champion said he's more interested in
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winning than becoming the face of the sport but finding a player that can transcend the game might just. now go has a reputation for being a gentleman's game often played over leisure the afternoon by amateurs but it turns out it doesn't have to be slow. when you get. there yeah. i was. right. this was a guinness world record attempt to play the first us hole engulfed by a team of four players from the european tour form teams from france england and south africa the previous record set by france was thirty four point eight seven seconds on the professional so their mission pretty seriously as you can see south africa and england were the front runners but in the end they could only be one
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record breaker. a new record five or thirty two point seven zero second. fourth. inning on friday i am. and that is all the sport for now more later thanks to that was the news hour i'll be back with more news on the other side of the break do stay with us.
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right. tracing the fall from prosperity to financial ruin is beside lead a movement where we humanized that nothing was closed wrote the inquiry the devastating impact to save the bank means also to save the deposits of all ordinary citizens and the failure to prevent disaster banks and political leaders of the people who needed to learn over us our gora from democracy to the markets at this time on al-jazeera. it's the end of the breeding season as we take a ferry through the straits of magellan to magdalen island today the island is
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a penguin colony sanctuary with access to tourists accompanied by foot nonda sand penguin expert cloud able boy we learned the penguin colonies in south america are under threat climate change is one reason it is well documented that changing rain patterns or spend was to abandon fly the nest warmer ocean temperatures have diminished the quantity and quality of fish for the penguins who was swim further and further away to feed their young overfishing and ocean contamination especially plastic are also killing penguins. the german cities forum isaan into saudi arabia's capital it's the furthest any rebel weapon has reach to date.

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