he achieved something that never happened before. that's what we're talking about the shooting people are not trying to shoot to burn themselves and their other countries have managed to solve this problem are you worried that this conflict could erupt into an outright open war that this is a security issue where the people who pay the price clearly there writeup unprejudiced setting the stage for a serious debate abstract at this time on al-jazeera. this is al-jazeera.
hello i'm sam is a die and this is the news hour live from coming up the next sixty minutes. fighting intensifies between rival groups in yemen's capital with reports of at least fourteen dead. the yeas are fifty one. and the nays are forty nine trumps first trial a bill to overhaul the u.s. tax system gets one step closer to reality. protests in germany against a far right party that could become the biggest opposition bloc in parliament and on juristic plaza curfew tensions are high as the country awaits results of a contested presidential election and in sport tiger woods continues his impressive return to competitive golf the fourteen time major champion is five shots off the lead heading into the.
valleys. forty people have died in fighting between houthi rebels and forces loyal to yemen's former president ali abdullah saleh and the capital the two sides have been allies in their fight against the saudi the coalition and government forces but in the past four days they've been fighting for control of. talks when the dispute have failed came in my son is a political analyst and editor in chief of the amman post he joins us by phone from sendai good to have you with us what's the state of fighting there now. no one expected. control ninety nine percent of the capital. only fifty percent of the capital under. control.
forces have now entered the capital and out of nowhere have control of the. airport the national security. external ongoing right now the clashes are growing very very tired of. clashes. but this is far from over. and. it's far from over and no one now has the upper hand but it's still in shock to. see. majority of the an example yesterday they were. having nothing in their hands. saying that an abdullah saleh president forces are in control of majority of the capital that includes the airport and solar. the airport control.
the majority of the areas where. control they were not because of clashes because. those institutions which used to clash. there were evacuations there were some. really. because of clashes. going on in the middle. but rather in the neighborhood who said i want to control the park. came water on a song we know the relations have been strained between the host is not the fault of the allies have a range breaking point on this this point what's behind this. is over is far from over but again. happening right now. by the end of the day but again. from expected. the problem is that.
once they control complete picture to all the. security and the military. wanted to be partners with. the intelligence and military and military. action and the problem started. to ask a partnership very critical time. if you just are happening. all over the capitals that are very important development a lot of more implications to be examined here for now let's thank you must money there. now saudi's foreign minister says the saudi led coalition is looking at ways to increase the flow of humanitarian assistance into yemen saudi arabia placed a blockade on yemen last month after a missile was fired from her the territory towards riyadh it is urging the who
thing is to stop fighting and join the political process we hope that eventually the who things will realize that this is not in it and that they will make peace there are many citizens they have every right to participate in the political process but we can't control the country not if you're fifty thousand and the country is twenty eight million that's ridiculous and so this is where we are we are very concerned about the humanitarian situation in yemen we are looking at ways of entrancing the floor humanitarian assistance into yemeni ports reports in the coming days and few weeks we will make more announcements in the. u.s. senators narrowly passed a bill for the biggest overhaul of the tax system in decades it's a political victory of sorts for president donald trump after his administration won the support of republicans who've been holding out on friday no democrat voted
for the legislation the house of representatives passed a separate version and now must meet the senate to agree on a final bill well if the legislation passes it would be the largest u.s. tax overhaul since one nine hundred eighty it would add one point four trillion dollars to twenty trillion dollars national debt over ten years the trumpet ministration says the reforms will help the economy but critics say they only benefit corporations and the rich william black is a professor of economics and law with the university of missouri in kansas city he says congressional republicans were desperate to get the tax bill through. the paradox is that the republicans have actually gotten weaker in congress and that trump now has more power over them than he has had it any point in the presidency and that to his strength comes in part from the very weaknesses we've talked about
that they congressional republicans are now desperate to have something pass anything that's the first part the second part is they are particularly desperate to get the key provisions of this bill through for their donor base and the donor base of course these are the wealthier people and this tax cut is overwhelmingly going to go for the wealthiest americans and the donors are saying pass this bill or don't come back to us for more contributions and then basically the key political fact is that trump's base is still with trump and that trumps base is what turns out in primary elections so congressional republicans don't fear democrats anywhere near as much as they fear trumps base in the prime republican primary and trump has played on these theories quite well well economists say that this is going to add only they're
a tiny amounts in terms of growth there's a clear consensus among economists so overwhelmingly this has nothing to do with growth and everything to do with redistributing income again towards the wealthiest americans. take you live now to rome where qatari foreign moves around the fountain you speak to the man to conferences his name to what he's saying. and there are a lot of tactical measures being taken in order to address and to treat those results but what's we have addressed the results only we didn't look at the root causes for all this phenomena which is a growing and in that region and we believe that we cannot treat only the result and ignore the old causes and we have to. look at them and look at what
are the reasons which brought us to the situation and we are going to look at them we will see that there is no hope for the people provided to give them just solution for their crisis those humanitarian crisis humanitarian tragedies there is. a missing part of it which is the hope for solution and the hope for the just solution not not just a solution but really the solution which will address. their real concerns so after providing them with this with a just solution and providing them with a. positive condition of human rights where they can. practice their rights without any resistance from their. tyrants leaders or
from other countries then the safety will provided then we can provide them with the economy development which is very important to empower those country in order not to be in need to travel and to take. to take on all this way to come to europe to find a better chance for for their lives. we see that maybe i have presented this which looks for. a dark picture but it's not really. as dark as i have explained that it's not coming because of the situation of what's happening there and we are just standing from a distance and looking at it without moving and taking really serious steps to put and for this procession situation and we stopped those power players from continuing their games and their adventures.
and we need to take a serious is that right now to engage in a regional security dialogue and to agree on the principles which all the countries should adhere to whether it's a small or big there should be principles which unites us together and from those principles we can go for the next level of cooperation where we. build on our political and security agreement another level of economy cooperation which will never be disrupted by political conflict and will be protected by this this is our view but this is the way we see it is not because only of the gulf are crisis and what's happened is.
illegal unilateral measures by the blockading states but it's our view because of what we see that a concern for the entire region that might go to another cycle of turmoil and we need to avoid and we need to stop it from now. it's up to you. are listening in the comments of carter's foreign minister at the mediterranean conference in rome addressing uniting principles which he called for all that's necessary for countries to adopt in order to meet the next level of cooperation in facing some of the challenges which the region and beyond our faces. former senior adviser to u.s. president on trial has admitted lying to the f.b.i. about his contacts with russia michael flynn is the first trump administration official to be charges part of a criminal investigation by special counsel robert muller a former national security advisor says
a senior member of trance transition team asked him to reach out to dry shoes and bags that are to the u.s. before the president's inauguration a move that is not allowed now his guilty plea shows flynn is cooperating with the mother investigation and could be an important source for information for prosecutors investigating others in the white house kimberly how to report. arriving at federal court in washington michael flynn ignored shouted questions by reporters. inside moments later the former national security adviser to president donald trump pled guilty to lying to the f.b.i. court documents show the charges against flynn stem from his lying about efforts to obtain advance knowledge of how foreign governments might vote on a u.n. security council resolution about israel as well as phone conversations flynn had before trump was even sworn in as president with the former russian ambassador to
the united states survey kiss lee ak flynn is said to have suggested to kiss liane sanctions put in place against russia by the obama white house may be dropped once trump was sworn in but they did not discuss anything having to do with the united states decision to expel diplomats or or impose a censure against russia flints lies to the vice president about that phone call led to his dismissal after just three weeks in office in a statement trumps lawyer said flynt false claims mirror the false statements to white house officials which resulted in his resignation in february of this year nothing about the guilty plea or the charge implicates anyone other than mr flynn but his plea in fact may directly tie the oval office to the investigation by special counsel robert muller and whether or not the trunk campaign worked with
russia this suggests that mr flynt has more information to provide about other things the white house has lied about other things the president himself may have lied about and whether or not the white house including the president himself colluded with russia according to the former f.b.i. director james comey trump once asked him to drop the case against flynn and despite claims by the. the president's lawyer claims cooperation with the f.b.i. probe shows that lowers investigation is ask. could lead to charges against an even bigger target clothing the president of the united states kimberly health that al-jazeera washington speculation is now turning to who might be implicated next in the investigation how to call hayne is being gauging reaction on capitol hill. general michael flynn was a very visible part of trump's campaign for president one of his earliest and closest advisers his job often go after hillary clinton. by her
that's right. that chance came back to haunt him friday oh. and. his guilty plea will make it that much harder for the white house to downplay the investigation but the f.b.i. now admits is looking into potential collusion between russia and the trump campaign which the president has called a witch hunt but i think most of us believe it's not a witch hunt or a hoax and that the f.b.i. director and all others believe this is a legitimate concern for their part democrats dismissed the white house assertion that flynt was a minor figure in the administration part of this is yourself from one of the most visible of your campaign surrogates and your national security adviser we want to wish everybody a merry christmas and on thursday night trump seemed to bask in the spotlight lighting the national christmas tree it was a much different scene after the news broke friday reporters kept out of a planned photo shoot in the oval office the president who seems to love to talk.
and tweet stayed silent general flynn is the fourth person close to president that's been caught up in this investigation now that we know he's cooperating it's pretty much guaranteed he won't be the last to call him al-jazeera washington. police in germany have used water cannons to disperse demonstrators in the city of hanover they're protesting against the far right party which is gathering to elect a new leadership the anti migrant anti islam polity won almost one hundred seats in parliament in september's general election it's gearing up to oppose chancellor angela merkel's yet to be formed government. there will be germany's official opposition party if michael and his into a coalition with the social democrats there if he wants to introduce a proposal to repatriate syrian refugees this will be debated in parliament but
almost all of the parties are expected to vote against it controversially the far right party also wants to all of the german army which has traditionally been kept out of politics since the end of world war two and a callan joins us from the german city of hanover so how those protests shaping up now. i mean you can probably see nothing on the right behind me where we will be traveling to the first part of it we're trying to get to . the convention the convention which is about three hundred meters in front of me . to block this some six hundred delegates who are going to that convention in order to vote for a new leader. original leader all be stepped aside after the election saying that she was worried that the party was gearing to the bride and so now we'll have to elect a new leader. we are trying to with her out on the thank you for that from germany
. i'm coming to fight for her and i would say that you are the only around the convention center i haven't managed to block the delegate convention is underway. and now the protesters are actually gathering in another part of that city. it will start to kick off the official protests it was very expecting some eight thousand protesters in the city of kind of a today but the scuffles that we've seen so far have been a much smaller group probably up to about one hundred that we will or guards outside take us inside the congress meeting there how much of an ideological crossroads was the find itself at this point. well quite a big ideological crossroads in fact so i mean they now have to make a decision now that they call them and a body that is to the right of the conservatives for the first time since world war
two they now have to decide how much they will going to divide there is one part of the eye that that is very much advocating a very hard line policy and another moema faction that would appeal to say more conservative voters and take away bargains from the c.d.u. block that is run by angela merkel as you mentioned earlier does put said germany also are at a crossroads because it's not a question of how far rides. of of where the politics will be pulled to the right but the problem it will actually have to debate some of the things that the i see he's considering such as retired creating the syrian refugees and they think that. it will hold a controversial proposal that they would put forward things like banning circumcision of male babies that some quite far out policy far right policies that are being discussed but then the other part of the eye is very much wanting to
broaden its appeal base and preparing very much to be the opposition in case the coalition told us that happening between angela merkel and the social democrat actually they form a coalition then we are we will have the numbers to be the biggest opposition leader in the fall of the on the calendar thanks for the. palestinian chief negotiator is warning the u.s. will be playing with fire if it recognizes jerusalem as the capital of israel card was referring to reports u.s. president could announce the policy change on wednesday the white house insists the final decision hasn't been made the status of jerusalem has been one of the most sensitive subjects of the israeli palestinian conflict as both sides claim the city is their capital. i mean. everyone has informed the u.s. administration that jerusalem isn't just a palestinian question it's an arab islamic and christian question the u.s.
administration understands the enormity of the subject we're being told that promises were made during the election campaign which would postpone internal u.s. problems that are facing trump or anyone else. but this is a very big issue touching to roost touching the al aqsa mosque touching the church of the holy sepulcher is playing with fire there's no meaning for a palestinian state without east jerusalem as its capital now is an executive committee member of the palestinian liberation organization joins us now from ramallah good to have you with us so any change in the u.s. position on juries and how much of a game changer would that be for the peace process. well this would strike at the heart of any chances of peace let alone any peace process that the americans are thinking ah this would then i laid the chances of peace this would also constitute a great provocation for palestinians for at ups for muslims for christians who are
people who are committed to international law because this means that the us has become complicit with the israeli occupation with israeli illegal unilateral actions like the annexation of two of us alone it would be a direct blow to any chance for the u.s. to play on your own and peacemaking it would disqualify itself and at the same time it would undermine its standing in the region and beyond i don't let most dangerous i say to you the israelis are a constant source they they say every country has the right to designate its own capital and the u.s. recognition of that would simply be sort of normal fare all. yes fine i would like to designate my capital and palace for example you don't designate your capital on other people's law on land you stole your part from other people but this has to be made clear jerusalem as a whole east and west is not recognized as israeli because according to one and two
on east and west to. separate out them that's why nobody recognizes jerusalem as the capital of israel east jerusalem is also universally and legally recognized as occupied territory it was forcibly occupied by the one nine hundred sixty seven so in that sense and forty eight over by force west and sixty seven and took over in forty eight and sixty seven at took over easter islam by force and next it illegally it is basically a thing of forgery transforming it's got to getting out systematic ethnic cleansing and so on and jerusalem and now it wants the world to recognize this that is no way in which jerusalem can be extracted from the heart of palestine or in which it can be an israeli city exclusively isn't a city and if you want it is illusion then you would recognise west jerusalem as capital of israel you would recognize east jerusalem as the capital of palestine
this is in the context of accepting the two state solution on the sixty seven borders let me ask you what implications any sort of change in the us position would have for palestinian politics i mean would this not be seen as a failure of the palestinian political class. well you can always blame the victim unfortunately we cannot decide on the polishes on the politics on the domestic realities of the us if we are a decisive factor their way back is their way is madness and domestic politics then you can say we failed the problem is that it is very convenient to always blame the palestinians for the work that is done by others for the injustice that they suffer if. a suffering from a domestic scandal if he is raising the specter of islam a phobia and so on if he is trying to find this tractions and diversions if he has
people and the white house who are logically to that item that the now that is a problem that we suffer from it's their problem but it is also directed against the palestinians and i think the problem now is that we are being asked to transform or change that reality is within that engine and outside i think if damp takes this position then singlehandedly he will be responsible for creating a situation of tremendous instability and violence and of laying open the whole issue of religious and spiritual affiliation and transforming the conflict into a religious conflict and that is something that nobody can control or contain once the genie is out of the bottle and i shari franks feel full so much. security forces in honduras have been given extra powers to stop violence that followed a disputed presidential election one person has been killed in scuffles between police and opposition supporters and dozens injured
a clear winner is yet to emerge from sunday's vote present one orlando hernandez is now really ahead of opposition candidate salvador who's claimed electoral fraud and called in his supporters to go to the streets police and soldiers are imposing a nighttime curfew for the next ten days. all of these acts of vandalism these incidents the settings of fires are not reasonable for hundreds therefore at the request of many sectors of society the council of ministers has declared a curfew to safeguard the security of the country violent protests have broken out in bolivia after the president declared he's running for a fourth term his announcement comes after a court eliminated term limits for president clearing the way from to run again the ruling was handed down despite a referendum rejecting the idea last year. in a few moments we'll have all the weather with everton but still ahead here now just . from farmland to waste land a lucrative industry leaves
a devastating impact on the occupied west bank plus turning over a new leaf. giving an unexpected boost to carter's publishing industry and in sport that was a change of fortunes for one n.b.a. team will have all the details coming up later in the show. through tranquil arabian can you. can free mutants and if. cyclon alkie is now making its way away from southern india but we still have this legacy of cloud just running all the way back to wards chan i mean producing some very heavy rain in that is the same in chennai there has been a widespread flooding as a result of that trees downed power outages the usual kind of thing going on here
we are now looking at the wetter weather starting to pull away but even to the south of chennai hundred twenty six millimeters of rain in twenty four hours so hence those flooding a downpours coming through as i said it is starting to pull away it's gradually making its way further westward sinatra's you can see the are the storm still showing up on there but in the parlance hundred ninety three millimeters of rain in twenty four hours beneath this wave of cloud it's not just the rain that's causing problem the course the winds also causing some difficulties and gusts to around two hundred kilometers per hour this is the equivalent of a strong category two storm and it may well strengthen further over the next twenty four hours or so it will then make its way further northwards up towards good we're looking at some very heavy rain coming in here right about wednesday going on into thursday so that is the position of the system and it will run its way right up that western side of india over the next few days. the weather sponsored by it can
time riis. overthrow and exiled they appoint say. an intimate film about the struggle of the elected leader of madagascar to return to his country and reinstate his presidency. and. return of a president at this time on al-jazeera when the news breaks it was an announcement few were expecting to hear by announce my resignation as prime minister from the lebanese government and the story builds i can't stop thinking about the bullies my life when people need to be heard a mass exodus hundreds of thousands of have fled ethnic cleansing imeem are for bangladesh al jazeera has teams on the ground to bring you more award winning
documentaries and live news on air and online. you're watching out the zero time to recap our headlines now at least forty people have died in fighting between both the rebels and forces loyal to yemen's former president ali abdullah saleh in the capital sana'a the two sides have been allies in the fight against the saudi like coalition and government forces but in the past four days in fighting for control of some. u.s. senators passed a bill to overhaul the tax system the first major changes in more than three decades it's a political victory for president no democrat voted for the bill police in germany
have used water cannon to disperse demonstrators in the city of hanover protesting against the far right of the party which is anything bad to elect a new leadership. pope francis is wrapping up his asia tour where he finally used the word during a mass on friday the head of the roman catholic church blessed people during a gathering for young people in bangladesh is capital dhaka the pontiff has been on a six day trip to bangladesh in myanmar where the international community hope to address the six hundred twenty thousand who fled violence in iraq and state he didn't specifically mention the ethnic minority and day five of his tour. the pope finished his tour by addressing young people a nostradamus university in dhaka. the job of. young people always ready to go through it because they are ready to take risks they have the bravery to push forward with enthusiasm to achieve their best chance tried for it
is in many of their anger muslims are living in camps so we finally use the world charles how is that going down in some of the camps that you've been visiting. well many of the ranger are completely unaware of the what the pope has said in the last twenty four hours and doubts a belief that his use of the word range is going to draw massive international attention to the crisis here but in terms of the kind of practical results that are going to come from his visit i mean that's a completely different matter. the situations in the camps are dire i mean the crisis continues it doesn't matter which aid agency you speak to they're all struggling to get enough food. and safe sanitation clean water conditions for the more than six hundred twenty five thousand range of refugees that have arrived
since august the twenty fifth i mean just on a practical level looking at the wells many of the wells that have been dug for example in the last two months according to some aid agencies they're saying that up to seventy percent of those wells are now contaminated and then you look for example at this so-called really patrie ation deal that is being put forward by bangladesh and myanmar a deal that in villages in two months the movement of potentially hundreds of thousands of ranger back to myanmar the u.n. aid agencies again say that this deal is absolutely facile call when there are so many thousands of people who are deeply traumatized whose homes have been destroyed . they are supposed to be identified by the bangladesh government then that identification process is verified by the myanmar government before they go back here in this repatriation deal many of these ranger don't even have i.d.'s as we
know the me and my what was then the burmese government withdrew citizenship for the reinjure in one nine hundred eighty two they've suffered a military crackdown after crackdown for decades now the people we speak to in the camp. terrified at the prospect of going back so despite this visit by the pope and his eventual use of the word reinjure it seems doubtful whether this is going to have any kind of impact certainly at this stage on the policies of the myanmar government all right we'll leave it there for now thanks so much charles stratford . now dutch prosecutors say bosnian cried war criminal slobbered died after taking potassium cyanide inside a courtroom in the hague that's the conclusion of very preliminary post-mortem examination finally i drank the poison in front of u.n. judges on wednesday the seventy two year old who lost an appeal against a twenty year sentence for war crimes in bosnia in the one nine hundred ninety s.
investigators are trying to find out how he managed to get the bottle past security and the u.s. has renewed its support for libya's u.n. backed government and called the north side to back efforts to organize elections it came as president of met libyan prime minister faces so large at the white house so large is pressing for a u.n. arms in bargo in libya to be eased his u.n. backed government has struggled to impose its authority across libya it faces opposition from a rival administration banks my renegade general for huffed our. mood has more from tripoli. many people here in libya including observers and analysts believe that the visit by prime minister face to the white house will give more credit and recognition to the u n backed government of national accord they also believe that by visiting the white house phase will taint more recognition to the libyan
political agreement which is his government the government of national called is part of this libyan political agreement we understand that there is a conflict between the two camps in libya the eastern camp on the one hand which includes the tobruk that base the parliament and opposition dignity that's the military campaign led by a renegade general safer hefted on the one hand and with the western camp which includes the government of national court and the high state council on the other hand both camps are in conflict both are trying each camp is trying to lift the arms embargo for their forces. turkey says it will seize the assets of a turkish iranian coal trader and those of his close relatives reza rob is a key witness in the trial of a turkish banker he allegedly worked with to launder money for iran he said method
those charges and is now cooperating with u.s. prosecutors told the court on first turkish prison version of the one personally approved sanction breaking deals with iran. john gin the canadian province of course. banned full face coverings when receiving or giving public services it's part of a religious neutrality law passed in october it was criticized by civil liberties groups who said it discriminates against women the judge says more guidelines in need and how it will work in practice. and half of the generated in israel finds its way to the occupied west bank of increasing rates of unemployment in the past fifteen years many people risk their health by burning the waste from the valuable role materials. reports from which has become the center of the industry.
is one of the most polluted places in the occupied west bank truckloads of electronic waste make their way here every day the vast majority coming from israel to surround the illegal jewish settlements. computer air conditioners filters for gas t.v.'s and many more discarded goods littered in multiple workshops in and around the town. it's a dangerous job for example there are gases in the air conditioners if you don't let about it could explode in your face must be very careful each item is taken apart every single component has a different use and price take a computer for example i have. a hard disk case goes into a pile then we separate the c.p.u. from the motherboard you it's more expensive but we also look for cables and send them to the grinder to separate aluminum from copper we do this to all the items we receive. the parts then are sold back to israel but its valuable materials such as
copper wire that are the most profitable a good chunk of this waste gets burned illegally because they simply easier to extract copper this way usually happens on the hill surrounding the time but this is agricultural land a look at what's left behind ashes and metals the burning happens usually at night the minerals are instructed the shark called remains left a small four hours miss by. furious which each fire more of his crops are destroyed. it's like a cancer no one can walk here anymore. even the sheep can to be here they're not breeding anymore look at my all the trees isn't the death. looking around most of his olive trees have been poisoned by the toxic fumes scientists say this unregulated transfer of electronic waste is having a long term impact on the people of and its landscape recent tests on soil samples
have revealed some astonishing results. we were shocked by the high levels of heavy metals like had me i'm in the lead they already exist in nature around one milligram particular of soil but we found tens of thousands of other grounds we kill or soil in the samples that are very high level and we destroy the soil and aquifers it affects human life is a greater concern releasing particles of heavy metals that don't decompose and make their way to different ed now was one set down that thrived on agriculture known for its olives and i'm and now it's fields are home to carcasses of t.v.'s computers and fridges but at the. head now in the occupied west bank. doctors in texas have delivered the first baby born in the united states as a result of a womb transplant the hospital in dallas released this picture of a newborn the mother is one of several women in the u.s. who received uterus transplants in the past year milestone comes three years after
the world's first birth from a transplanted worm in sweden. the nobel peace prize is due to be awarded on the center of the tenth picking up the award is the international campaign to abolish nuclear weapons or can the groups dedicated to creating a world without nuclear weapons while looking at the nuclear status of countries around the world why brother in the days leading up to the award in oslo as tensions over north korea's nuclear program rise the u.s. is updating its defense plans including testing warning sirens in hawaii for the first time since one nine hundred eighty problems reports from los angeles. eerie wail of air raid sirens sounded across hole-y.
on friday the first test of its civil defense warning system since one thousand nine hundred eighty officials say they would give why one and a half million residents just thirteen minutes to take shelter the basic gardens again here this is get inside stand side and see to it's a direct response to the growing threat of war with north korea young yanks nuclear weapons and ballistic missile program is developing rapidly undeterred by months of threats bluster and personal insults from u.s. president donald trump they will be met with fire fury and frankly power the likes of which this world has never see before earlier this week north korea tested an intercontinental missile experts say could strike all of the u.s. including east coast cities like new york and washington. air raid sirens like this one in downtown los angeles were a feature of american life during the cold war most of them were disconnected
decades ago and technology has moved on a text message and email a phone call on your device on your smartphone whatever it is you have and for a scenario like we're talking about the nuclear detonation that would be a presidential notification that would hit every single phone in this country they have that capability there's no way to override that alert and that alert will give you specific information about what the threat is and whatever the actions of the public can take in the past government funded full out shelters were stocked with supplies that's no longer an option if we did have a detonation we don't have those fallout shelters anymore people call us all the time on our public lines where the shelters so now we're looking at sheltering in place so you may have to stay inside your home for about fourteen days do you have enough supplies do you have enough you know first aid those kinds of things within your own home so we're encouraging residents to do that no matter how well prepared
the general population might be a nuclear strike would be horrific it's an armageddon scenario it's going to be a lot of fatalities a lot of areas that will not be livable habitable for a very long time as a wise governor said this week a revived nuclear threat has become the new normal robert oulds al jazeera los angeles. the next part of the series takes us to russia which has the world's largest nuclear weapons arsenal we look at the friction that's causing with the u.s. and you can watch that story later here on al-jazeera. still to come on al-jazeera unspoiled the woman suffers season comes to a dramatic end we'll tell you what happened in the final event in hawaii. and sit down. and i.
blockade imposed on carter since june is giving an unexpected boost to the country's book industry more local offices getting publishers cover tries to preserve its heritage and identity so however it has more from doha which is hosting one of the gulf regions biggest book facts. when a small for dollars father died a couple of years ago she became determined to tell his story so she wrote a book is about the poll diving industry in cattle before the gulf country discovered oil when i started collecting data and information and i did a lot of reset. i looked at the school curriculum and the gulf region
again there is disconnection and lack of resources for such stories so. i want to start and forth about it and hopefully it will attract others in the region as my is one of several catch authors to emerge this year previously many of them would have had to have found publishes abroad there are twenty newly published books on the shelf alone they're all written by catteries in arabic and published by catalogues first privately owned publishing house and there seems to be an emphasis on the country's identity as well as society if you take this book for example you'll see it's called capital is different but us cattle remains under a blockade put in place by saudi arabia the united arab emirates bahrain and egypt there's never been a better time to nurture homegrown talent last year eighty five. and
this year almost the. and i think the interest that the ministry chose for the others and encourage them and the. facilities that encourage us to come while the blockading countries aren't attending this year's international book fair many other nations are taking part that is a more. direct effect on our care. except in one way. a lot of. our guys are felt that they have to do much better this year and terms of quantity and quality as new authors of published old invaluable manuscripts are digitized qatar's working hard to preserve its heritage and its relevance in an ever changing world so to hide out al-jazeera
doha. all right sports fans it's time to talk about something a comeback with fun huh that's right thank you so much sammy tiger woods is continuing to make a successful return to competitive golf in the bahamas the fourteen time major champion is playing for the first time in ten months because of his fourth back surgery and he briefly found themselves back at the top of the leaderboard on friday with his fans the albany golf club were delighted when he made this eagle on the nine told to take the lead in the second round the american went on to carve a four under par round of sixty eight to but it wasn't enough to hold on to top spot it's charlie hoffman who had his bat heading into day three he's three shots ahead of nearest challengers jordan speed and tommy fleetwood woods is five behind . like today could have easily gotten to double digits under par. put me probably want to but. think i'm still in. two more days and so i think it's
possible little harder tomorrow. you know i think a good solid round should give me up in there the draw for the twenty thousand football world cup in russia has been decided host russia will play saudi arabia in the opening match and christian out christian rinaldo those portugal have been drawn alongside two thousand and ten winners spain the group stage draw took place in moscow on friday with european champions portugal up against morocco and iran as well as spain in group b. defending champions germany are in group with mexico sweden and korea. well let's take a look at the draw in full rushes opener with saudi arabia will take place on june the fourteenth in moscow egypt and uruguay the other group eighteen group b. is portugal spain morocco and around nine hundred ninety eight champions france are the top seeds in group c. alongside australia peru and denmark argentina face first time qualifiers iceland in group d. croatia and nigeria also in their brazil are in with switzerland costa rica and
serbia in group after germany will be aware that the last two defending champions have been knocked out in the group stages belgium england panama and make up a group g. with poland senegal colombia and japan in the final for the top two from each group will progress into the knockout rounds spawn and be welling's house more. the first thing that really stood out about the draw was actually a much spying versus portugal that could only come about because spying wanted the top seed you always expect spying with their brilliant track record to be among the top seeds but they weren't and they won't play portugal what i would say is with a walker when they run in the group both spain and portugal will expect to progress whatever happens in the march between them as for the first time finalists. you could barely have got a more attractive guy for them to apply the smallest lever to take part in the world cup
a fantastic achievement to qualify despite what they achieved in the european championship last year and they're playing argentina in moscow it's going to be another amazing day for the people of iceland what i would say is to manage expectations it's going to be extremely difficult for iceland to pick up points in that group don't really don't expect them to qualify for the knockout stages if they don't it will be quite a story in terms of the toughest. i look at brazil switzerland costa rica and serbia and i think you've got three. one really strong team this being my favorites and i think they're going to call anything the group of death but i think that one looks the toughest along possibly with that ice and group with argentina in it as well as croatia and nigeria former england manager sam allegorize says appertains ambitious plans for the future convinced him to come out of retirement and make a return to the english premier league the sixty three year old has signed an eighteen month deal as everton's manager the club are in the bottom half of the
premier league table despite having spent one hundred seventy five million dollars on new players in the last transfer window i've been offered a number of jobs between retiring from crystal palace. i'm sure most officially say no for the first time i was before and sort of said you never know what might happen so i got offered more jobs when i set up which are the not for the mill i. will take charge is everton look to build on their four nil win over west ham last time out when they take on huddersfield on saturday there are seven other premier league games taking place chelsea host newcastle liverpool travel to brighton and second place manchester united and fourth place arsenal go head to head. defending n.b.a. champions golden state warriors beat the orlando magic hundred thirty three to one hundred twelve for their second road win in a row over in washington the wizards beat the detroit pistons for their first home
win in nearly three weeks more as scored twenty three points lead washington to one hundred and nine to ninety one when detroit had their three game winning streak now . it was a high scoring n.h.l. game between the winnipeg jets and the vegas golden knights on friday in winnipeg the home team scored third period goals including two from kyle connor to leave the jets to a seven to four win over the golden knights the win moved to winnipeg into first place in the western conference. and over in florida the visiting san jose sharks beat the florida panthers two one the sharks joe scored his three hundred and h.l. career goal in the second period. all certainly have just won the final of the rugby league world cup in brazil been the defending champions narrowly beat england six nil it's the eleventh time australia have won the tournament
australia's tyler wright may have won the world certainly title on friday but she's got some tough competition out there fellow australian stephanie gilmore serve to win at the last event of the season the maoi women's program to finish a close second to right in the overall standings. and that's all your sport back to sammy. now some zebras a pig call call to an event of a mob a common attractions in a zoo would you expect to see a dragon their whole visit and to observe been treated to ahead of the december holiday season a chinese life festival is overtaking the zoo in belgium where illuminated creatures are placed among the regular inhabitants. it's magic it's beautiful all the colas. it's nice and that it's in the zoo off and. of the different cultures. and it's very nice
i really like the story about those fires because the boys like it was one of the first ones when you walk up here. because you always see people with you know tattoos of course and everything and i mean myself my background is chinese but i didn't grow up with the heritage part and everything but yeah it was it was nice with all the like the descriptions next to it what what it's about and what you know what it stands for. from a joins up next with another four shows stayed with us.
hard. training starts lightly but the pace picks up quickly as these grannies work out a long lifetime of frustration. at eighty five years old intombi sold what trains as hard as anyone and. i feel so good i feel fresh i punch this side and decide like this and like that i really love this i don't like things like soccer because i will bring these ladies are tough and i take their
training very seriously you. know the feel of. the family more energetic the food all my life. are your own from the election which washington both the republican and democratic parties are struggling to adjust to a polarized electorate it really is an identity crisis you just run against drugs or do you really stake out a set of positions that offer you is a clear alternative not just a truck but to the politics again truck filled lines examines the shifting sands of american politics life of the party this time zero. fighting intensifies between rival.