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will come at a price for air the boat operators. hamas, week of violence in occupied west bank spread to gaza. palestinian ministry of health have said more than a thousand have been injured so far. hoda abdel hamid reports. >> it took six days to return the body, he had killed two israelis, one by stabbing in occupied east jerusalem before being shot dead. his funeral was a show of defiance, later turn to violence. here in betel on the northern edge ever ramallah, dissension remains over the al-aqsa compound.
israel they feel is seeking to change the rules regarding the compound. prime minister netanyahu says the status quo remains unchanged. here among protesters trust in the words of the prime minister. after several hours there is no sign of the situation loosening up. past the position he of the israeli army. now, similar clashes were happening elsewhere, in the west bank, and also in gaza. the violence was deadliest in gaza. earlier in the day protesters there had come out in support of the occupied west bank. they hurled rocks through the metal fence that separates both sides. the response was gun fire. rubber coated steel bullets, stun grande and tea grenades. and tear gas. >> the watchtower sniper shot at
some youths. >> then i.t. cam this video released on social media, which al jazeera cannot independently verify. an israeli palestinian teenager is holding a knife. israeli police orders her to drop it. while off camera, bystanders shout to police to kill her. she is shot point blank several times. in critical condition. israel said she posed an imminent threat, many wonder why the lone woman was not ove overpowered. bracing for more fighting in the days ahead. hoda abdel hamid, al jazeera, ramallah, in the are occupied warchtionwest bank. >> each generation deals with
the facts on the ground. the facts are occupation. the facts are this generation cannot go anywhere inside the west bank on their own land without being stopped by settlers or roads for settler or israeli roadblocks. gaza is being assaulted by israel and egypt since 2005. what do they expect these young people to do, to live like chickens in a farm? these people want their rights. so the point of reference is, can i be free and can i go out and study and be able to work on my own land, build my own house without the fear of that house being demolished by the israelis? they cannot. so these children. these young people, they see no future, they see no hope so they go, they take to the streets around israel, the israeli government is insighting,
demonstrators are not a threat to anybody. israel is a threat to peace and stability in the region. >> the united states has suspended a program aimed at training syrian rebels to fight i.s.i.l. oanld only a handful of trained fighters got to the battle ground. rosiland jordan last the story. >> train syrian rebels already fighting the assad government to go after i.s.i.l. instead. the price tag, $500 million over three years to raise an army some 15,000 men strong. a year later the u.s. is dumping that idea and planning to give basic military equipment and support to troops including
kurdish peshmerga. >> enable forces on the ground to retake territory from i.s.i.l. and reclaim syrian territory from extremism. >> fewer than 100 people graduated from the u.s.'s train and assist program and they collapsed when they entered the battlefield. it was an embarrassment for the obama administration. >> can you tell us what the total number of fighters remains? >> it's a small number. and the ones that are in the fight is, we're talking four or five. >> as i see it right now, this four or five u.s. trained fighters let's not kid ourselves that's a joke. >> reporter: u.s. officials say once the syrian civil war ends these fighters should have a seat at the political table. >> one of the reasons to provide support to a variety of opposition groups in syria is clearly, to fight i.s.i.l. but another reason is to ensure
that there are credible opposition factions in the country who could be a part of a transition. >> reporter: but with russia now running its own military operations in syria the u.s. is worried there won't be any alternatives to assad or i.s.i.l. once the civil war ends. >> what we've seen so far in terms of russian military activity and the strikes they're taking are that they are predominantly against opposition groups. >> even with this one change in u.s. policy the situation in syria is still unstable. the u.s. has no quick way of ending the violence. rosiland jordan, al jazeera, washington. >> and the u.s. says it will hold a second round of talks with russia, for the bombing campaign thatting syria. latest rounds of air strikes in
raqqa, homs and rr in idlib province. military vehicles have lined the banks of a river in pyongyang in advance of a military campaign. north korea's leader was accompanied by chinese officials who are attending the celebrations. the capital is the venue for what kim jong-un said would be the largest military parade in the country's credit history. especially the chinese for a show of force to the world. >> for kim jong-un this is a coming out celebration. the 70s anniversary of china's huge military parades to
commemorate the 70 years since the end of world war ii. kim jong-un wants to show he's as powerful no. respects a powe. the chinese are keeping a distance but as you know president putin has enjoyed closer ties with north korea in the last few years but they simply know they can't do without each other. king kim jong-un wants to normalize it his relations with china. >> teutunisia's been honored for
helping build democracy after the revolution in 2011. nazanine moshiri reports. >> the announcement a surprise to be sure. >> the nobel peace prize for 2015 is to be awarded to the tunisian national dialogue quartet for its decisive contribution to the building of a pleural ink democracy in tunisia in the wake of the jasmine revolution of 2011. >> while many nobel watchers had tipped pope francis or german chancellor angela merkel to win, in the end the nobel committee sent a powerful methodology of the importance of pleurallism and catalog. dialogue. the national dialogue quartet a
democracies group is made up of four key organizations in tunisian civil society, the labor yoinl can confretion of agency, and the order of lawyers. formed in 2014 when tunisia's democratic process was in danger of collapsing, this was a period of social unrest and political assassinations. the quartet pushed for civility and inclusiveness and helped pull the country back from the brink of civil war. tunisia went on to pass a new constitution and held successful plaimplettary and political elections. the nobel jury said they hoped the prize would contribute to safeguarding democracy in tunisia and be an inspiration for all notices who seek democracy in the rest of the world. inspiration that is still needed in a country that's suffered from major attacks that have
devastated its tourism industry. this prize may have been unexpected but it's given hope tom tunisians in these difficult times. nazanine moshiri, al jazeera, tunis. >> lots more still to come here on al jazeera. >> i'm daniel schweimler in buenos aires but am i? these places don't figure on perhaps yet. >> center stage to show they're like anyone else but who's listening? more on that, stay with us. it left. >> now old-school methods meet cutting-edge science... >> we've returned this iconic mammal to illinois. >> with a much bigger long-term benefit. >> grasslands have a critical role in climate change. >> it's exciting. >> techknow's team of experts show you how the miracles of science... >> this is what innovation looks like. >> can affect and surprise us. >> i feel like we're making an impact. >> awesome! >> techknow - where technology
>> welcome back. the stop stories on al jazeera. the hamas leader in gaza wants protesters, palestinian shot dead early saturday morning by the israeli army at a checkpoint in east jerusalem. kill six palestinians on friday. syrian rebels to fight i.s.i.l, $500 million was set aside to equip fighters but only a handful made it to the battlefield. north korea is celebrating the 70th anniversary of its founding political party. will take place in the capital of pyongyang. the u.n. security council has given its support to a european union plan to target suspected people-smugglers off
the libyan coast, if the latest attempt to stop the flow of refugees across the mediterranean sea. our diplomatic editor james bays has the report. >> voting to endorse a european union naval operation off the coast of libya. thousands of people have died making the joish joarn. nomaking the orion. making the journey. the u.n. which drew up the resolution says it will stop lives. >> any smugglers will be stopped arrested and boats seized. we must not allow callous people smugglers to profit from others' despair. >> he believe it would lead to more people making the trip from libya to europe. >> libya believes that the reduction of migrants will
actually increase the number and the number of migrants that enter libya through its practically open borders. >> the new eu operation will be opened to international waters. it doesn't go as far as the original european union plan proposed in may. that suggested they would operate on the libyan coast, destroying smugglers there, for now that idea is on hold. james bays, al jazeera, united nations. >> national oounts government rival parliaments now need to approve the proposed deal four years after the fall of moammar gadhafi. victoria gatenby has the story. >> one of two rival
administrations, the other in the eastern city of tobruk. the chaos has been made worse by groups that claim allegiance with i.s.i.l, stepping into an already crowded battle ground. now there's hope that a unity government may bring the fighting to an end. >> i hope that the unity government succeeds greatly because it has been too long and people have been suffering, most of them very much. we will support this new government to start its work quickly. >> others though are skeptical. they are worried that they will lead to certain groups like the islamic state gaining too much power. >> it's unacceptable and we will have nothing to do with it and we will not support it.
>> rival parliaments still need to approve the deal and there are still many points of disagreement. >> we have the government location. where will this government be relocated. originally the government is supposed to be located in tripoli but tripoli is controlled by the gnc, third challenge, cnc what part would be playing after last night's announcements. >> if the proposals are adopted the east and west will form a government, disband militias and declare a ceasefire across the country. france germany, spain, united kingdom united kingdo and the u. fest the leaders of those countries are also worried that a divided libya, a nightmare for neighboring europe which is hoping to see a peace deal become a reality.
victoria gatenby, al jazeera. >> a fire in the philippines have killed ten people. victims trapped in their cells. faulty electrical wiring is being blamed for the fire. activists are callings often the philippines government to consider a mental health law for people in need. there's a real stigma admitting to mental health problems. mar gmarga ortigas has the stor. >> the only time she had seen a psychiatrist, she was in hospital after trying to take your own life. >> it's like a movie which is dragging whether or not to have a happy ending or not. i'm sure there are a lot of people who suffer from that but nobody knows about it because nobody actually talks about it.
>> reporter: the philippines reportedly has the highest incidence of depression in southeast asia but officials say only a third will seek help. afraid to bring shame to their families, filipinos with mental health issues would rather hide their problems. but psychiatrists are trying to break the stigma through education. holding conferences in public halls. mental healed patients even took center stage to show they're just like everyone else and shouldn't be ostracized. but fewer people than expected came. not even the government representatives that were invited. judge it is all so sad that by year 2020 it will be the second highest ranking reason for disability. okay? and we would like to step ahead and be able to address the needs of this being occupied.
>> with no comprehensive or systematic program, the needs of the people are being addressed like this. this is just one of less than 10 government health care centers, they are underfunded and undermanned. in addition to looking after nearly twontd stay-in patience, this doctor has to care for all these people who come as outpatients. less than 5% goes to health care. this is cause for much concern in a country overrun with national calamity, that can cause mental distress. >> there should be more consistency in giving hem to these people. and -- giving help to these
people . forming organizations that will take care of you. >> alice still considers herself one of the lucky ones. marga ortigas, kavia, the philippines. >> despite the slums don't feature on any official maps. daniel schweimler has more. >> housing roughly 40,000 people next to the railroad tracks. near the city's most exclusive neighborhoods. >> we cannot toleratin toleratee
happening with not management. >> it now has more than 1,000 residents as am balances and fire services don't know where to go. reliable infrastructure, drainage gas pipes running water cannot be installed whit. >> we don't exist because there's no interest from us in the city government, there's no political will to incorporate the shanty towns. we are the ones with the least and have's been neglected. >> ooften ignored by the authorities, and the other residents of buenos iers. >> thighs activists from the association of justice and equality are marching every sharnty towns, most of them can
be we walked the streets of all the shanty towns, we have done digitally, then we have noted ito our web page. >> this security is not a problem. it will keep the residents generally noted the mern to enjoy to be list like everyone else. but first they must can exist on an official map, daniel swindl swindler, alexei. >> shut down schools, indonesia had insisted for weeks that it could deal with the crisis itself but now it's seeking international help. flash flooding in the u.s. state of south carolina has
killed at least 17 people and forced dozens more to evacuate their homes. authorities say around 100 people in the town of andrews had to be rescued after more than a foot of rain. hundreds of roads were closed and tens of thousands of residents were left without power or clean drinking water. the floodwaters are expected to recaret over the weekend. ftc now, a unique way of life in one of the largest national parks in the u.s. could soon end, so-called gladesmen could soon be a thing of the passion. >> latterrest home to a unique commune of locals, known simply as the glades menzies. gladesmen. a community in danger of extinction because of new
federal regulations that will virtually ban the air boats they use for transportation and to make a living. the federal government is concerned about pollution and preservation in the everglades. >> it has to do with the wildlife, the impact of the people's behavior and function in a natural setting. ftes ♪ ever. >> everglades. >> there was even a show about them in the 1950s. >> this man has been on the glades for the 1940s. >> the gladesmen have been kind
of custodians of it. >> in 1969, congress ordered the u.s. handful of captains who can prove they used the area in main 89, they will be gink e-given noj treferrable iprivate air bon about 109,000 of those acres. today under this new federal act they'll just be laimented to just 25,000 of them. when we talked to the national park service they talked about a lot of the systems they're going to be putting in place? are you concerned about your business, whether it's going to have an fejts or anything.
>> i won't be working as an individual private owner of the business, i'll be working for federal government. >> clearly there will be scij waters, how those would be enforced, i think those are small vehicles,ing which is side of thing. >> the government wants a quie quieter yeferght hachtion. >> you drive through the everglades there is, you've got to be concerned about the fact foo e-that that, the gladesman is going ogo away. >> it's going to go wash e-away fm there will be no priechtd individuals rks:
>> face the glades and face the deals and live in the glades and raises their fame in the glades this culture is going to totally disappear. >> reporter: robert ray, lkdz. >> more news on aljazeera.com. s >> on "america tonight," the crack down on immigration. >> i was born here blessed to be a citizen. for me to look at them and see that they're the ones destroying my country, it is hard for me right now. >> can what started in kansas city as a simple idea turn into a national solution. also tonight. >> we were very adamant about the fact that we were being