plus. destroys an entire village killing everyone. i am andrew simmons and i will have more details of what happened here. and i am lee wellington, with the sport including the latest from the champions league and rio's environment minister takes the plunge, in response to fears over the olympic failing venue. hello, shelling by houthis rebels in yemen has forced saudi arabia to close all schools in the southern border region. during a meeting of cooperation leaders a humanitarian aid center would be established in yemen itself. even before the conflict, yemen was an impure verbed nation ranking 150 fourth. almost half the people had no access to safe drinking water.
but since the war escalated the u.n. estimates more than 300,000 people have been forced to flee their homes. food and security has also worsened. the latest figures show that as many as 12 million yemen don't have enough to eat. the u.n. says it needs more than $273 million in emergency funds. that is money that saudi ayala has promised to provide. let's show you pictures now from saudi arabia southern border region. we also know all flights to and from that airport have been suspended. to stop targeting airports so emergency aid supplies can be delivered. the agency estimates that 646 civilians have been killed and another 1,364 injured. since the air campaign started.
the coalition has targeted the airport. in saleh. so the landing stripes are uninoperable, and no planes can come in this is catastrophic, this is one of the only entry points where hundreds of thousands of people urgently need live saving aid. >> the summit has also been discussing other issues and this is what the foreign minister has to say. >> along with ensuring that the countries would have the right and the peaceful uses of nuclear energy according to the standards and under supervision of the international agency. al jazeera joins us live now
from the capitol and mohamed, what more has been said about this issue of iran and it's nuclear ambitions? yes, iran has been on the top of the agenda of the leaders meeting today. iran has always been a concern for the saudis and the other gulf countries because of what is per seveed as a role many the region, interfering in affairs of our countries from yemen to syria, to lebanon to iraq. so everything that iran does, everything that iran is pursuing is a matter of close concern and observation including the nuclear program and they have been watching the discussions and talks and that preliminary agreement between iran and the western powers and the countries here are concerned that iran may
be given a leeway there allowing it later on in the future to be able to produce a nuclear bomb. they have that fear on their minds today. during the summit, and they reiterated iran to have a civilian nuclear program, but not a military one, and they want to take that issue to the u.s. president when they meet him next week in camp david. they are going to ask him for guarantees of any final deal with iran, should the observed and supervised as i said to cross the line from civilian to nuclear energy. also, they have discussed yemen and iran is involved with that and they reissue rated that iran should stop interfering in the affair of our countries. >> tell us more about this idea of the conference being held.
to accommodate the syrian opposition parties. >> the ideas that been raised today for the first time, and the time is very crucial here. the timing of that because syria is taken a new curve. the fight against asaad there, several p grows are opposed to have been able to reunify their. >> rahs and push -- and gain momentum in their fight against several areas. to those are such that the regime is outnumbers and there has to be a road map, a plan ready to implement if the regime crumbled suddenly they don't want syria to take the path of afghanistan when it descended into chaos. they want to make sure that after asaad if the regime
goes those factions will not turn against each other and create total chaos, there are no details now as steve about who will ray tend that conference and what are the specifics of the road map that we are going to put on paper. >> we wait to hear more details about this proposed conference, thank you very much indeed. >> well, a leading human rights groups says war crimes are being committed on a daily baseness syria's second city aleppo. it says the devices killed more than 3,000. they have also been criticized for using weapons such as mortars that reportedly killed more than 600 civilians. u.n. back talks have been taking place in geneva, the
u.n. envoy has been meeting rebel representatives as well as regional players including iran. two of the biggest fronts have not been asked to take part we must redouble efforts in search of a political process this view is shared be i the wider international community russia, hopefully refocuses the attention on the political track earlier this year through moscow one and moscow two there will also a youthful meeting in cairo. and last week, the security council fully expressed to me unanimously that another attempt to politically try to resolve the conflict should be made even if, even if odds of success are low.
even if their may row the gaps and if they are ready to narrow the gaps. >> filly, thank you for coming into the studio. now, to be a war crime as i understand it, the attacks by the government would have to be systematically and deliberately targeting. rather than simply having innocent civilians caught up in the attacks which of course theserrian regime why are you convinced it is the former. >> well, we have been looking very carefully at this situation for the last four months in particular. but looking at a period from the beginning of 2014 to mar 2015. and we believe what the forces have been doing is launching attacks in a systemic way and we believe that's the case because first of all the number of civilian
casualties we are talkle about 3,000 dead, in barrel bomb attacks since the beginning of last year, the nature of the weapons the barrel bombs themselveses can not be guide sod they can't be guided towards military objectives. and the proportion of civilian casualties. we are talking about 3,000 what we believed to be 35 fighters that's 99% civilian rate. very difficult to get independent analysis out of a country that is so rhythmed by politics and war at the moment i know you talks a lot to survivors to a lot of people effected by the barrel. bos is there any independent witnesses that have come forward that you have been able to talk to. >> well, we have talks to a range of sources we talks to 80 people, current residents they includes eyewitnesses to barrel bomb attacks and other attacks.
to medics to rescue workers. civil defense teams that tries to recover bodies. and a range of professionals that are working in human aid, or members of syrian young governmental organizations or indeed other international organizations. we also put our concerns to the syrian government, and they didn't come back to us. we would like them to, we also trolls through any government statement we could find that spoke about these and they are very very few and far between. and the syrian government has a job to do to explain what it thought it was doing when it was carrying out these attacking. >> within this report, you also criticize some of the rebel fighters the opposition groups for the attacks they have carries out where civilians have dies what does amnesty think is the best way forward to stop both sides? well clearly, first and
foremost our recommendations are to the warring parties. they of course have the ability to is to be the attacks. then there are those that have influence over the different parties. an array of different backers on the armed opposition group side. fund menially the call we have been making for months is year is still as urgent as ever the u.n. security council refers the situation in syria to the international criminal court. at the very very least mandates by the u.n. can go in and do the sort of independent verification on a day-to-day basis to ensure that everyone has a truth a truthful account of what is
going on. >> good to have you with us. >> thank you. >> let's take you to the migrant crisis in the mediterranean now, and new video has emerged of a dramatic rescue operation to save people crammed into a rubber dingy which appears to be sinking. the pictures were shot from the commercial vessel that came to their rescue, it is believed to have happened on sunday between libya and sicily. it is not known how many people were saved or if anyone drowned. nearly 7,000 people have been pulled out of the mediterranean sea in just the past few days. >> well, hundreds of migrants have also been pulled from the sea by fisherman and coast guard. bun unlike neighboring libya they are imagining from stopping people for leaving the shores for europe.
they tried to reach europe by boat, now they are back where they started in africa, these people are among almost 500 rescues by does thesians since march. the u.n. is open hing those but these people being shelters in the town, are west africans and registers as economic migrants. that makes it difficult for them to claim asylum. >> our country is no good. from ghana no problem. that's where we need help. >> tunisian is no longer an escape rout for migrants. that's because the bordered are securer and coast guard patrols the waters, but they say they are worsened rays that law lessness and fighting will send more people out to sea. these fisherman are concerns
too, they are trying to make a living. but often end up rescuing boats in trouble. each trip costs $5,000 but we have to stop our fishing and return to shore with lost souls. >> the european union wants to tackle at the source, mainly in africa. it plans to target the smuggling rings south of leer in the scuderia dessert. a controversial idea is to tried to persuade countries like morocco and egypt to help register and process people. one of the few organizes helping, it says europe can't outsource it's problem. >> it can run the limits it is high unemployment here, and most of these people are not happy to be here, they want to be in europe. >> many here walks through the dessert to reach libya. for some people this is their second or third failed
attempt. this is why they keep tryinga big difference in africa, and in europe. i when you get to europe, they now have a choice. go home with nothing or return to libya. risking their lives again to reach a new continue innocent. al jazeera, southern tunisia. hurt, still to. co, we are going to exam while foreign policy has been largely ignored in the run up to the u.k. general election. >> many protests as the constitutional court clears the president to run for a third term. and in sport indo nearbyians anger as the government puts their world cup place in doubt.
>> it was the first visit ever by a u.s. secretary of state to somalia. john kerry's mission on tuesday, was to communicate the >> support for the fledgeling democracy, just three years old. as they get ready for parliamentary elections the secretary of state wanted to not only show the administration support but also to encouraging somalia to do more to try to improve it's military capacity, particularly as it is trying to get rid of al-shabaab. even though somalia is working with members of other countries that have also pledged to use military force to try to degrade al-shabaab, they also have to deal with the fact that there is no long term military tradition and so kerry warranted to
deliver the message that the rule of law and that free expression both are important in any democracy. to that end he made it a point of meeting with people who were very much instrumental in trying to make sure that somalia has a healthy cultural environment not just one that is a safe security environment. >> and constitutional court has cleared the way to run for a third term. protestors have been rallying on the streets for more than two weeks. demanding his back down. critics say his plan defies the constitution and the peace deal. groups say a dozen people have been killed and more than a 30,000 have fled to neighboring states. malcolm web reports. not his real name, says he is
terrified by what is written in these letters. he says they have been pushes under the doors at night, by members of the ruling party. he belongs to the ethnic tutsis minority, and the letters illustrated with coffins and graves say tootty men, women boys and girls will be killed if president pierre does not run for a third term. >> they. co at nightn't thatting songs that threaten us. saying they will smash anyone that stands in our way. >> it is because of these threats thousands of people have fled to neighboring rwanda but the congo says it is because of misinformation. >> people told us there was a family of seven living in this house and they left about two months ago they said they sold sheets from the street top of their house to get money for the bus fair. you can see the clothes they
left on the floor we have spoke ton several more people, that say they want to leave, but they are still trying to get the money together. >> we met outside the meeting place, in rah nearby town. he denies that they are sending the letters or making threats. >> this is a lie, there are no name or signatures the opposition may be writing them to make them look back, because they fear our popularity whoever wrote the threatening letters seems to want to create ethnic tension. the protests and the political stand off are not allow ethnic lines. the ruling party it now include as small number of houthis but there are also many in the opposition he told us he is against the third term, and says his and his supporters lives are also
in danger. he says the president supporters are trying to use ethnicity to gain advantage. >> who kind of treaty man am i endures from him and his government. back in the country side, this man is a member of another opposition group he has been hiding here in a friend's house and now he is leaving for rwanda in secret, he only packs a few possessions so he can pass uno tied. many hope ten years on his hate speech won't catch on, but many more feel the threat of both nickly violence is real. a pollty some fire that led to the death of innocent civilians that's how one israeli nongovernmental organization describes the conduct of some soldiers. dozens of sols have given testimony about the tactics
used in the campaign, erica wood has more details. >> in just 50dy days more than 25 people were killed. it's aim was to cripple ha mall but most were civilians and more than 500. leaving damage that will likely take decades to rebuild. the group breaking the silence, has collected the testimony of 60 troops that fought in the war what they said paint as darks picture and it's apparent disregard for civilian lives. we shot at cars, ambulances doing things i was raised not to do, not to kill the innocent, not to shoot at an ambulance. it is like the wild west out
there, and it was all approved by the commanders, there was something rotten in this army, our first rule is not to kill without reason, and here i was formally told kill anything in your proximity. another soldier describes how decisions were made about what they should target. i remember many times the commander could decide based on his opinion alone he would almost give us full autonomy, and say i trust you shoot when needed. what group that gathers the testimony wanted to tell the real story of the lie. >> we are trying to enlighten the public what is the moral price of occupation, and how our wars look like, so the public can be aware that the public can manage to understand what is the real story, beyond the lives that a year from the government the palestinians have asked
the criminal court to investigate alleged crimes carries out by israel, but israel has always denied breeching international law and instead accuses hamas of committing it's own war crimes. the army says it does it's best to avoided civilian casualties but it cannot deny the numbers the u.n. says almost seven out of every ten of those killed during the 2014 war were civilians. al jazeera. the israeldy defense force is committed to properly investigating all credible claims nonmedia organizations and official complaints serving conduct during operation protective edge in a serious manner as possible. still to come on the news hour, we will meet the south african whose are determines to protect people from attacks.
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hello, again, welcome back to the news hour. shelling in yemen has forced saudi arabia to close all schools in the region. all flights from the region have also been suspended. human rights groups says the syrian governments amongsted to war crime. the ex-lives kills more than 3,000 civilians in aleppo last year. new video has emerged for a dramatic rescue t maic. the pictures the shots from the commercial vessel, which came to the rescue. all right let's talk more about the situation in yemen. thank you for coming in to al
jazeera. >> thank you. >> i know you are in touch with friends and family, what are they saying at the moment about the situation on the ground. >> i was just a month before this war started and things were already bad because of the conflict that was happening in yemen. but now with the blockade, and with no aid coming in yemenis rely on imports for 90% of theired foos they rely on imports for fuel, for medical aid. and with this blockade and this war the situation is becoming catastrophic. >> is this across the country as a whole or in certain pockets. >> it is right across the country. that number has increased to 16 million. the longer this war goes on and this blockade is in place, the more dramatically fast this will increase. >> just simple things milk,
bread, eggs, every day staples are they available or are the prizes rising because the supplies are running out. >> right now, they are err lying on reserves because of the blockades. but for 50% of the population that couldn't afford food before this war the priceynesses which have increased dramatically, has meant they can no longer afford to buy the food, and that's the major problem. >> saudi arabia today talks at the gulf cooperation council meeting talks about establishing some sort of humanitarian aid center inside yemen itself. how difficult would that be to achieve and to get the aid delivers from that center. >> i mean, maybe it's wishful thinking so they the houthis wouldn't violate this, or jeopardize this but it isn't in their favor because they would lose whatever support they have in yemen. if they do, that doesn't mean this shouldn't be done,
because without this aid going in, not only do they have to put one the saudi coalition air strikes and the hostility that is going on in the streets but quite simply they are starving to death. >> just want to live their lives. they basically don't have a huge political affiliation either way despite what is happening where certain people are going one way. what do they make of what is happening? i think this is the scariest part. >> people that don't get involved in politics normally. to get involved, and the saudi air strikes. >> actually increases the popularity because the simple yemen person that didn't get involved to the houthiss is the only way to
defend themselves. and this is a major problem they didn't have that much support before, but they are assisting them in gaining more support. >> really interesting to get your perspective, thank you for coming in. >> thank you. >> egypt's military say as base has come under attack. maybe behind the assault in the border with gaza, fighting in the region has gone on for months now. >> many in the egyptian towns look like. with the buildings including schools were bombarded between egypt. the forces have been storming areas and evacuates houses before destroying them. they want to further expand the so called buffer zone, and prevent cross border struggling, but despite the large troop deployment,
attacks are still happening at least 11 policeman was killed and 14 others were attacks. >> in military videos like this one the egyptian army says it has gained much ground in the peninsula it also insisted that many parts are free from the control of fighter whose align themselveses to isil. but residents say civilians are also being arrested and killed as they target doors they call terrorists, the continuing operation means that basic commodities like fuel are in short supply. for months in trucks have been allows inside. >> of course, there's no gasoline, and even when it comes the lines are as you see. you can stand at the gas stations all day and work the next day for the six to seven hours or you are parked in the black market they fill half the gas tanks with
water, we don't know what to do. >> i have been here since 6:00 a.m., it is 2:00 p.m. now, this is not fair i have been in line for eight hours and behind though it will take another eight hours be uh the curfew will beat them. >> last month they extended the state of emergency for another three months. a curfew is also in place. they have to ration each drivers fuel to a maximum of 20 litters. for a while suffering from a shortage of petroleum in all it's torments it isn't just a shortage of the product. and the small number of available vehicles there is an issue of discusser concerns in the region. the army says it is increasing it's presence in areas are they have kills hundreds of soldiers and policeman. but what it hasn't been able to reduce are the problems being faced. france has approved
controversial new laws which strengthen intelligence gathering powers. widespread political support for an attack on the officers of the magazine charlie hebdo in january. but as lee parker reports many worry that the law could be misused. >> security patrols outside the french parliament, ahead of the crucial vote, since the attacks in paris four months ago france has been on a it hooened state of alert. and now further increases as politician from across the spectrum vote to broaden the powers. >> the legislation would allow spy agencies to tap phones and emails without the need for permission from a judge. it would require internet companies to monitor suspicious activity, employing so called black boxes to filter communications. the government also quantities to spent $450 million to recruit extra
security and intelligence offices. while lawmakers leer at the french parliament vote in favor of the new digital surveillance bill, here next door in the surroundings of the foreign ministry, journalists have been inviting to express freedom of expression. spot the irony. is it really possible to balance the two. >> here opinions are divided. >> we these thief safeguards but we also need to make sure that freedom is speech is protected. it is very complicated. we have to get it right. >> several leading journalists believe the law can lead to abuses of power while internet companies say the changes will frighten away customers. they should not have opens this door to abuse. we know in the history of the whole world is full of cases where secret service where
intelligence organizations have abused the law with or without the political power support. >> now thats has flown through parliament, the new bill is almost certain to become law. so too is the desire for greater state controls. lee barker, al jazeera paris. >> the founder of the far right french national front party has disowned his daughter who is the current party leader. he says he hoped marie will lose the 2017 french presidential election. he made the commented after she suspended his membership, for reet pooing his views that nazi gas chambers were just a detail of world war ii. so britain's political
leaders are making a final push for votes and preparing for drawn out negotiations in the likely events of a hung parliament. the campaign has been mostly fought on domestic issues with foreign policy largely ignores. lawrence lee. cas why. the civil servants work goes on hold, when they try to get themes elected but who will become the leading diplomate and will other countries sit up and take notice 134. >> there's no real surprise that foreign policy hasn't played much of a role, as usual, it is mostly been about the economy. but there is a question as to the vision for the u.k.'s place in the world. and indeed the extent of which the roast of the world values the opinion on many of these things. >> consider some of the
biggest issues in the middle east both labor and the conservative parties have ended up opposing an iranian backs government, while sill effort popularitying an iranian backs government in baghdad. the conservative government helps get rid of libya but neither it nor the labor party anticipated that revolutions usually lead to an exodus. the conservatives wouldn't offer us a single politician to interview. the labor party had this to say. >> many people talk very fondly of the role they played in the international crisis under stony blare and gordon brown. some do mention the iraq war as as popularity ty role, you might be surprised to hear that but certainly britain's role in afghanistan in helping to get rid of the taliban.
these things have become a gift to the new parties particularly in scotland. >> i am slur that an s.m.p. are large enough to influence different thinking can help free the labor tar picture. party. from the recent flirtation, frankly, with a tony blare new labor center right approach, which is what they have done in rescent years. >> so if you are an ambassador, and you know a majority want recognition of the state you wonder why haven't the politician done it. >> how democracy can work, when you see the public is for something and the government is on the other end. in the system that is considering to be more democratic. so this we cannot understand it and that's why we become so rett september in accepting the democracy because it is so outlandisch.
the question is how impressive that all still looks. al jazeera london. >> police in guinea have fired tear gas at protestors who were demonstrating against the timing of elections. 30 protestors in the capital have been wounded at least one of them critically. they accused the president of delaying local elections as part of a plot to stay in power. migrant workers in south africa have been the target of attacks in recent weeks. there are also locals that are protecting those from the violence. >> he says he was the victim of atalks against foreigners to years later and his
restaurant was destroyed. recently he was attacked again. >> i have to go back to my country to die. where are they going to bury me? not to bury me. his wife died giving birth to their 6th child. he has given up waiting for an answer. he has brought his family to this camp, that says he has little interest in the offer to reintegrate into south african society. >> the government says we have to go back in the community, so there's a peace now. and then we ask them, we want back the the community they old to us we are not happening any more, it happened again twice. >> we have come to the area where his family used to live, now the vast majority of foreigners have fled the recent zen fibbic attacks however, we found a few foreigners that are still
here and say they are living in fear. she came to south africa five years ago when she said she can't afford the ticket back home. >> i feel pain in my life, and i can't forget. that's why i am here. >> that's why we are still here. >> the government says it is hopeful of regaining the trust of foreigners here. >> the reintegration program involving working with our local counselors, our ward committee members church leaders with other faith based operations and other nongovernment operations to basically work with the community today reintegrate people back. we as a country have take an decision that we will treat in the sense of manner the human rights culture all
asylum seekers and refugee status seekers coming here. >> his family, and many like them it's time to look for a new life, elsewhere. carl stratford, al jazeera durban. >> if you are frightened of spiders look away now there's plenty more to come including. >> i'm andrew thomas, on how the venom from spiders like these, could lloyd to a whole new generation of pain relievers. and in sport then chews league are about to kick off with a heavy weight clash. we will have thatter and a all the rest of sport in a couple of minutes.
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long term the body p two as tolerance, and in high dosages the side effects can be debilitating. that leaves people in pain, the lack of hope can exacerbate the problem. >> to think you and live with that forever it's not surprising that people become quite suicidal. so to have some hope there that things may be better, that can just be enough for people to keep going forward i suppose. >> the spider residential is in it's early stages, they believe target the sodium channels within pain senting nerves isolating exactly which ones do the job may be able to replicate them artificially. these spiderman could be super heros. >> all right as promised all
sport now. >> thank you very much, well, four of european football ease most successful clubs make up the p chews league line-up. and the first of those is underway between newly crowned champion and trophy holders remaining schools madrid. but bay owe is back in the starting line-up. that means return to the camp, that won 14 trophies managing the club, they also haven't forgotten their 7-ny humiliation. who played together in the same team, and remain good friends. >> we are not planning this to win a match. we are planting to win the semifinals of the champions league against byron munich, a team that is one of the best in europe. unformingly, only one of luis
be playing in the final i have always said they are the number one because i think that is right after everything he has achieved and also because he is my friend. i always think highly of my friends. >> the depends champions are out australia side have been eliminated at the group stage despeed winning their last match. they had already qualified. plowing through the water to open the scoring. they scored a late second goal from tamo, but this 2-nil win wasn't enough as s.c. also won their final match. and it is the korean team qualified instead. unfortunately for us we left it too late. away from home here. a tough place to come and win, and we did well, and unfortunately the other result didn't go our way so that's it for us this year. >> football fans have been
demonstrating outside the presidential palace in the capitol over anishtive that could see the national team thrown out of the world cup. the supporters are unhappy the government suspended the football league four weeks ago, in a row over the ownership of two of the tone teams. two government doesn't allow government interference in football and already warned the government to back down. if i facing bankruptcy has the power to disqualify indonesia in the qualifiers. and this has ended in a very dramatic event the minister of sport has canceled the indo nearby sean football association has basically stopped them from working and as a result the football association has canceled the whole competition. and basically those parties are not talking right now.
and to make sure that football will be back, and that it will be happy again because football has been tainted by corruption. even players dying because they couldn't afford healthcare. it's been a very serious situation, and of course it has effected the quality of football very significantly. >> a police chief in the brazilian city has criticized the world cup stadium after rioting on sunday. police used stun grenades and tear gas inside the stadium as fans fought on the pitch after the state champion victory. the 63,000 seat stadium was rebuilt from last year's world cup, but police say it is too easy for fans to invite the pitch.
brazil coach has named his squad and there's a recall. the 31-year-old has found returning on brazil on loan from milan. during the previous spelling charge, one man left out is chelsea's who won't be fully fit the ever the tournament which starts in mid june. brazil's preparations are also under heavy criticism and particular concerns ovary owe's polluted waterways. to take matters into his own hands. andre jumped in for a fully clothes swim in the bay. for the olympic sailing event, in an event to prove it's safety, among 70 percent of the raw sewage flushes into that bay and city officials have admitted it won't be fully clean for the games and nearby rowing venue is also facing pollution concerns.
the latest what pacquiao is facing potential disciplinary action. the athletic commission are unhappy that he failed to disclose an injury before losing a 12 round decision. the filipino boxser to have century late they are week after saying he went into the fight with a torn shoulder muscle. he could now face a fine or a suspension. still talking about that fight. >> i gather what he should have done is tick yes when asked if he had an injury, and he said no. which shows you have to be thorough. whoever you are. >> whatever you do in life. >> lee, thank you very much indeed for that. and that's about it for me, and the news hour team, do stay with us, david post her have more news in a couple of minutes time, thank you for
saudi arabia closes schools and captionles fights after shutting by houthis fighters. >> good to have you along, i am david foster, watching al jazeera. the survivors rescued from this sinking ding gi in the mediterranean. from captivity to safety, the hundreds of nigerian women and girls rescued from boko haram. plus. avalanche that destroys an entire village killing