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just as we saw tonight and it's going to be getting to ready in many parts of the world where people are saying if my government plans to cough to my interest then i want look for a strong man if he's a fascist i don't care if you promises to secure the stability of my life and my people i will fight for him i think that's where we're heading and i don't think our leaders have the vision to understand that's the threat we face. this is al jazeera. and live from studio fourteen here at al-jazeera headquarters in doha fully back to go welcome to the news grades ready to reconcile the palestinian movement hamas says it wants to and the feud with its rival fatah it's announces his own bring its government in gaza and has agreed to hold general
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elections but senior officials from president abbas as body remain cautious but explore what this could mean for the daily life of people in gaza and the shifting geopolitics of the region also on the great they've risked a dangerous journey to escape violence in myanmar now they face tough restrictions in a country where they're seeking shelter during a refugees crossing into bangladesh are banned from leaving designated areas or using public transport bangladesh's government says the restrictions are needed as they face an on precedented refugee crisis and it stood for centuries and just barely survived an attempt by fighters to wipe it off and now this ancient kingdom in northern nigeria is trying to recover and rebuild we'll have a special report from a remote and beautiful part of the world. and on law and streaming giant netflix is accused of crossing a line with ads about its new terrorism comedy in spain a major supposin this request and some comments through. the show using to have
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tact it is great. news great night on air and streaming on line three you tube facebook live and that al-jazeera dot com thank you for joining us it's a move that could signal an end to the decade old feud between the two most powerful forces in palestinian politics hamas says it wants to resolve its differences with fatah which is the dominant party in the palestinian authority or p.a. the announcement has been cautiously welcomed by the p.a. led by president mahmoud abbas. we are very optimistic but we would like to see that first step takes place we are ready the consensus government is here and it can travel quickly to gaza after a long and long period of saying and not doing the only thing is that step which might take place to morrow i mean it's just as i'm not talking about weeks we're
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talking about something that could happen very very soon once it happens once the consensus government a government that hamas had accepted every one of its ministers it's not been shut your own by egypt also once this government really starts ruling gaza and the west bank will start developing problems. economically start solving the economic problems of the gazans and that that first step will set real optimism for the second step which is the elections a step that we have called for for a very long time and now hamas accepted legislative and presidential elections will bring back our elective democracy and will bring back more support from the people to a unified government. so how did we get here well how mass took over gaza in two thousand and seven after a war with fatah the fighting followed parliamentary elections which hamas won the two parties couldn't agree on how to share power the conflicts weakened the
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palestinian authority leaving it only in charge of palestinian territories in the west bank which is occupied by israel since march last year hamas has run gaza under an administrative committee which is seen as a rival government to the fatah dominated palestinian authority in the west bank a mass now says it's dissolved this administration to allow a unity government led by mahmoud abbas to assume responsibility in gaza and author has also agreed to hold general elections let's go live to harry fawcett was in gaza city for us how a lot of things to unpack here first. says it's dissolved it's administrative committee in gaza what does this actually mean are they actual changes on the ground today not as yet know if this is more of a announcement an indication an invitation really to fattah to the palestinian authority to come in and reassume a unity government here in gaza so the services that have been provided under hamas
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so far still being done in the same way it's now up to fatah to assess exactly what is on offer here it says it wants through that it's a question now of timing and arranging the details and that there is a unity government as you heard from just then ready and waiting to come in this is what the hamas spokesman had to say a little bit earlier today he's really you referred to the fact that this is been very much something that was being driven. and put in place and and helped by egypt and it is a decision that hamas feels is now the right time to take. the hook well i was. almost made a courageous serious and patriotic decision to dissolve the administrative committee but how would the fatah movement and the president of the palestinian authority deal with this decision and with this egyptian effort we believe that abu mazin and fatah have a new test in dealing with the egyptian effort and with achieving the aspirations
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of our palestinian people in finding a united palestinian cause to become free to face all the challenges and most importantly the occupation and the settlements so harry this announcement by hamas and was just the first step there's a lot of issues that need to be resolved do we know what's going to happen in terms of a consensus government and also how would this mean what would this mean rather for the lives of the people on the ground who've experienced so much hardship. well according to the palestinian authority it would improve those lives one of the things that they have said in relation to hamas for many years now is that hamas has been mismanaging the way that it raises money from the palestinian population here the way that it spends money that comes in from other sources from the p.a. itself and that's one of the reasons that they put in place for the the restrictions that mahmoud abbas has imposed in recent months on gaza restricting salary payments to palestinian authority employees and more consequentially
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restricting the amount of electricity that comes in here via israel that's paid for by the palestinian authority so if the unity government as they say is one which would start to use more money directly for the benefit of the residents of gaza then presumably we would just have to test that and see if that comes true they could risk least those restrictions though immediately right without the unity government being put in place here so we wait to see if that happens as well but harry we've also heard a lot of caution from the p.a. side from president abbas a siding it seems since it's announcement how is this going to impact the piigs relations with this or hell. i will probably not positively that's for sure the that hasn't been any official israeli reaction yet spare haps we might see one once the intricacies of this deal if it is going to be fully implemented have been
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ironed out but certainly in the past when it has been we've got to this kind of stage before in several occasions it must be said since two thousand and seven israel has talked about a government which shares power with a group such as hamas which it refers to as a terror group is one that can't be dealt with in terms of peacemaking of course that's something that they say about the separation as well that where we can't make peace with the palestinians because there isn't a single unit three representative of the palestinians so if there were to be this this unity the kind of potential democracy that south was talking about then that would be obviously an advantage on one respect it could though influence israeli palestinian relations in a negative sense also mahmoud abbas is about to meet donald trump in new york this week trump has called hamas a terror group on this should be driven out of the middle east so how will he respond to any reconciliation yeah it'll be interesting to see what happened saturday to this week in new york thank you very much for that harry harry foster
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live for us in gaza city well let's explore this further now with our senior political analyst moranbah shiloh's live from london news center marwan this isn't just about palestinian reconciliation is it this plays into the wider geopolitics of the region. yes of course in fact the motivation for this reconsideration between the two main palace and faction is more important than the objective which is by the stinney unity because everyone knows since the beginning of times a palestinian unity especially under occupation especially as a liberation movement especially to build the state is of course a very important very strategic and a very desired and popular thing by the palestinian people except that the two main factions never arrived at that why because of the politics in the region and because of the geopolitics of the palestinian israeli conflict apparently now we're
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at a time where unlike what we were just discussing earlier the israeli palestinian relations could not get any worse the israeli government could not get any more radical or extremists in its dealing with the palestinians and what are the americans proposing under the throne for the assertion reportedly nor more than an autonomy for the palestinians so fattah is in a bind us for having us it's also for a bomb in a bind because it is been incarcerated in gaza its budget is basically cut to zero the palestinian guys a continue to suffer between egypt and israel it's sandwiched and it has no access to the rest of the world and of course the islamist movements such as hamas have been under attack throughout the middle east so it doesn't also have much option i think with no options in the regions are not options internationally and no real option diplomatically they found that the best way forward is probably to shake
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hands and get some sort of a strategy forward together whether they will succeed whether they will continue remains to be seen and so marwan how is any recounts alleviation between fatah and hamas and what happens in guys in the palestinian territory is as a whole how is that going to affect the current geopolitics of the region the tensions that we seen in the gulf between qatar saudi arabia any other countries how does this all plain to that. well look unfortunately the palestinian questions have been marginalized because of the more immediate unfortunately a more bitter and explosive question such as syria iraq libya and so on and so forth yemen so really much of the regional concern and priorities have shifted away once again i say unfortunately because this is the oldest military
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occupation palestinians have been suffering for five decades on their occupation and seven eight decades in this possession mostly refugees living and surrounding countries. means that as it may i think what's really interesting here is that we're having a breakthrough coming from the most unlikely places which is cairo which is the united and also the united arab emirates where they are extending hands to gaza in order to undercut qatar and others who like turkey have been trying to support gaza now for years so what we have here is a paradox. egypt and general sisi the crackdown on islamists the muslim brotherhood for three four years now are opening the door for hamas also an islamist brotherhood movement except with a bit of a nuance and i just have to do without our international viewers in order to remind everyone what just happened is that the hamas movement in a major speech to four of its leader in doha several months ago made clear that
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they are no longer part of any worldly or apparent islamic movement that they are strictly a palestinian national movement and hence their priority is in palestine not regional and hence they see themselves basically limited to the issue of palestine and i think here we can see that there is an opportunity there's an opening for a real recall solution with fighter for a real palestinian it except their strategy has to be really truly long term how to deal with egypt how to deal with israel and of course how to deal with the united states and the peace process they need to come together not only because they are motivated for lack of other options they need to have a clear such a general vision forward for an independent palestinian state with is jerusalem as its capital something that is actionable legal and accepted by the international community they must really come together around that kind of
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a clear program moving forward then they will be able to get the attention regionally and internationally of public opinion a complex issue myron thank you for breaking it down for a small undersheriff senior political analyst live there from london and now bring in our social media producer anderson about under what's our online community saying about this story and this you know these developments out of gaza will follow we we took it to the people of gaza asking them what they think about the announcement and what it might mean for them cyclists. people in gaza are optimistic that was the declaration of hamas that dissolved the administrative committee this morning and called for elections people of gaza think that the consultation between fatah and hamas me a fake positively the economical and political situation.
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in. that. not everyone is optimistic though another gaza resident naima hama told us he's worried this so-called breakthrough will end up just like all the others bear in mind that we are talking about maybe the tenth initiative to break through this political predicament we're one preceding attempts have heard lee crushed the people's hopes after getting them out to the sky the people of cannes are highly this encouraged this time to trust these new incentives for political reconciliation they have developed a certain level of a pathway to this kind of news basically only practical measures such as improvement on the electricity schedule or long term opening of the borders are likely to be trusted. so there's plenty of discussion too on social media but most people we've seen it been highlighting what it what it actually means to live under
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the glare of the gaza blockade posting pictures like this to show you what it actually means for people you can't visit family outside you can't rebuild your home you're unlikely to have a job general lack of electricity water and freedoms and as mohammed smeary says here he only receives about three hours of power a day two million palestinians in the besieged gaza strip live this crisis it is the worst it's ever been now we also want to hear from you so let us know if you think this plan has the chance of actually working you can share your thoughts with us using the hash tag news good yander and lots of comments from all of us on this reconstitution plan between fatah and hamas as you say not a lot of people full audio here on facebook says diplomacy will never resolve this problem but pierre also on facebook says a union is strength it can work miracles you can keep those comments coming using the hash tag a use great now to other world news and iran has threatened to close its borders
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with the kurdish regional government in northern iraq if it goes ahead with a brand independence referendum turkey and iran fear the vote will stoke separatists aspirations among their own kurdish minorities and iraq's national government also opposes it imran khan reports. the iraqi prime minister hydrilla body reacted with strong words to the kurdish part of his decision to hold an independence referendum on september twenty fifth if you challenge the quote situation and if you challenge the border so far on the border of the region then there will not be this is a public implication to that country in the region to violate iraq because there is one which is very good justification. of bodies were to admit with a mixture of defiance and anger in the kurdish region of northern iraq the president of the kurdistan regional government masood resigning. spoke at a rally north of erbil in the city of the hill. rejected our partnership not us
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if you have a look at the iraqi constitution it says the commitment to this constitution keeps the free unity of iraq we decided to live with baghdad but they didn't accept our partnership now they have to accept we will be good neighbors if they want to accept our partnership we won't be their servants turkey's president also voiced his concerns referring to his country's national security so you know. we will have a meeting with the iraqi prime minister mr a body in the united states and from what we can see our goal is the same our goal is not dividing iraq but now the northern iraqi authority is taking a step towards the separation of iraq. one source of tension is the disputed territory of coke which the kurds say belongs to them but is also claimed by iraq the kurds have been clear that the referendum will take place in cook and have sent troops to the city but the local iraqi shia led militia says any ballot box will be seen as an act of aggression the international community also reacted the u.s.
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special representative to the anti eisel coalition said that the u.s. would not support any referendum and in fact said that the iraqis should get together and concentrate on the fight against and that's also a view echoed by the british foreign office across the kurdish region flags have been waving and nationalism amongst this distinct ethnic group is the fever pitch ordinary kurds and their leaders see this referendum as they moment a chance for self-determination and their own nation state something they've been striving for the navy a century however some party saying time is not now but they may back the popular movement that seems to be on track to hold the referendum despite the objections of iraq the united states and opposition across the region iran called to be. as you said. there are concerns that an independent kurdish state in iraq could fuel further separatism among the kurdish populations in the region we're showing you
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again this map on al jazeera dot com where the kurds are in the middle east or in iraq turkey syria and iran and also if you scroll down just a little bit a good explainer on the most influential kurdish groups in the middle east two of which the p. y. d. and s.t.'s are heavily involved in the syrian conflict so you can find that at al-jazeera dot com i mean eighteen turkish ahmed vehicles have arrived at a syrian border crossing to help put a so-called safe zone deal into effect that monitor the new deescalation zone in italy turkey along with russia and iran agreed to jointly felicie area as part of a moscow led plan to ease a six year conflict they opt for deescalation zones in mainly opposition held areas of syria where the government and rebels have agreed to stop fighting now to new york where meetings and conferences are going on ahead of the u.n. general assembly next week foreign minister has spoken at an event organized by
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u.s. think tank the brookings institute where he urged the world to do more to combat terrorism take a listen. to the international community needs to take all necessary measures to fight terrorism because it's a threat against individuals against society and against countries and it's a threat to human rights in this regard has always condemned all types and kinds of terrorism and qatar has called for more serious participation of the world in fighting this phenomenon that's against all civilizations and religions right live not to our u.n. correspondent was here in jordan who was at the event in new york so what kind of a dialogue is the qatari foreign minister looking for exactly on terrorism. well what the qatari foreign minister is looking for fully is a renewed commitment particularly from the united states to join it in trying to crack down on terrorist activity it's of course worth noting that back in july the
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u.s. and qatar signed an agreement reaffirming their efforts to cut down on terrorism financing and other ways of trying to support groups such as eisel such as. and other related organizations but what the qatari foreign minister are you during his keynote address is that it's not just enough to sign agreements there has to be a renewed effort to combat the lack of education to combat poverty to combat bigotry in all its forms and he's looking particularly to the united states to join the qataris in leading the charge against this he says without it there aren't going to be any resolutions that are worth talking about now talk more about the u.s. islamic world forum i'm joined by suzanne maloney she is the deputy director of the foreign policy program at brookings institution and she's also
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a senior foreign policy fellow with the institution suzanne thanks for joining us the importance of the u.s. islamic world forum at this particular juncture why is it significant what are you looking for in terms of new ideas will this forum is a milestone in a longstanding stream of cooperation in research between the state of qatar and the brookings institution that was put in place really in the days and months after the september eleventh attacks and the purpose of our program of research and of this forum historically has been to try to build bridges between the united states and the broader muslim world to try to overcome some of the issues that have divided us . and to try to promote greater understanding and identify areas for cooperation on big problems and obviously one of the big problems that the united states in the world is facing today is the rise of extremism groups like the islamic state and that the theme of this conference is crisis and cooperation and what we're hoping
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to see is greater cooperation. with our partners in the region and around the world on the threat of isis given the context of this particular form was founded in the days and weeks after the september eleventh attacks has the coming into office of donald trump complicated the work of the global community to deal with extremism and if so how and if not how well the current administration in the united states presents its particular challenges but really what we're looking at is a long term challenge in terms of the threat of extremism and the security issues that poses for all of the world and so this isn't really a political issue it's very much an issue of global cooperation and very quickly susan is there something that ordinary people can do we have so many world leaders here taking part in this war but what can ordinary people do to try to combat extremism and to try to make their community safer i think the key is always
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education and that's what we do it and we're very grateful for the support of the state of matter and for all of our partners in the research that we do. here. with the brookings institution joining us here at the u.s. islamic world form taking place this year in new york it's normally a washington d.c. event fawley ok ross thank you very much for that and a big week ahead at the united nations and getting the world leaders together for the general assembly the u.n. general assembly is no small feat and neither is covering it a social media producer has been looking at the momentum building that's right well thousands of people fall are descending on new york for the u.n. general assembly and for. at least for us far away in doha a lot of them are on social media so we can at least get a glimpse of their preps that includes iranian president hassan rouhani who's active on instagram you probably know he'll be speaking in new york on wednesday and aside from people like him heads of state and government there are more than
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one hundred of them going there are diplomats journalists and activists and people like olrik here who wants leaders at the u.n. to prioritise african youth employment and education a lot of people we've seen today are using the hash tag for the u.n. general assembly to bring attention to the issues that are important to them so many tweets out there about me and mar today and kashmir and biafra and judith here used the hash tag to remind the world about jail journalists and students in cameroon but so much of the online traffic today related to twitter and instagram is about one person nigeria's president who hari now he returned to nigeria last month after a lengthy medical leave so many nigerians are taking to twitter to wish him well he'll be one of the first world leaders to address the assembly on tuesday obviously this is a big story for al-jazeera we have a team there and we'll have live coverage throughout the week and that coverage is brought to you by people like whitney hurst our human producer we asked her for
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a behind the scenes sneak peek. the delegates enter into my own steam room into the one building. to meet theirs and just to the general assembly journalist we kept behind this glass barrier who will be allowed anywhere in this area for all of next week world leaders who will be making this trip up this fiscal year and i'm literally home walking in their footsteps will probably have nicer shoes. chucks but it's the can i do this for you news group only two world leaders will walk up this escalator which will be operating next week will make their way here and the will and turn the whole here. this is the kind of g. hall where world leaders will be speaking donald trump will address it simply first
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time on tuesday. thanks for that with me you can follow her updates on twitter at whitney underscore hearst's and we also want to hear from you this week so share your thoughts on everything in the related using our hesse tag it's a news grid on getting the u.n. general assembly of course thank you very much for that and not if you're watching us on facebook coming up next a social experiment that's testing how far people would really walk for water and still ahead on the great british police make another arrest over the train bombing our team in london has a full update to stay with us. at the . welcome back well here we are in mid september i'm still getting temperatures into the mid forty's across parts of iraq and iran and down through into kuwait move through into tuesday forty four for kuwait city otherwise we've got find additions
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around the caspian sea nice tame back in there with a maximum of thirty and run the eastern side of mediterranean so looking fine with temperatures there around about thirty mark in forty more is really all of the day for the gulf states that don't have my sort of fourteen again very humid no changes there really on the other side the plane is looking fine and dry with much lower humidity temperature forty three expected in medina let's head across into southern parts of africa it's looking largely fine but we have got this disturbance towards the eastern cape and i think over the coming days we could find for northern parts of south africa into mozambique the threat of some showers could be some localized quite heavy showers housewares all looking fine zombies and plenty of sunshine lusaka there thirty two degrees celsius for central parts of africa we have got some fairly hefty storms across parts of south sudan central from the public upon nigeria picking up some storms across west africa in general looking pretty unsettled here but for mali we're going to see some decrease in charlotte seventy
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or lazy temperatures thirty three in bamako. the philippines is asia's largest catholic priests are treated like guards for the church as a dark secret when used investigate sexual misconduct inside the most powerful institution in the philippines at this time on al-jazeera. whether someone. it's how you. with its economy stagnant mexico's president implemented drastic and controversial energy reforms to mexico's oil opened by the mexican people for seventy five he is is being sold to private international companies. and as with the country's
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agricultural sector it's exposed to exploitation by profit driven multinational corporations crude harvest at this time on al-jazeera. the end. of. the.
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headlines on al-jazeera and the stories trending on our website al-jazeera dot com at number one brussels airport deporting a danish woman who is wearing a niqab number two turkish troops massing along the border with syria number three more on the un general assembly and donald trump bringing training she is to his u.n. debut much more on those stories on al-jazeera dot com. with a new face. we've got people watching today from ghana kenya malaysia and saudi arabia thank you so much for being with us don't forget you can send your comments and questions on today's news by contacting us all the different ways to do that on your screen right now the hash tag as ever use grades. now to a story we've been following closely for weeks here on the news great the plight of hundreds of thousands of running are refugees in bangladesh flooring rain is now adding to them misery in overcrowded camps the bangladeshi government says it's setting up new shelters for them while at the same time putting restrictions on
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refugees movements they won't be allowed to use public transport or look for accommodation outside designated camps going in muslims have been escaping fighting in myanmar rakhine state i'm on this i speak to danielle sullivan he is in cox's bazar in bangladesh he's a senior advocate for human rights that refugees international and joins us after spending the day inside bangladesh is a run refugee camps in caucuses but thank you very much for being with us. paint us first if you can a picture of what you've seen today how overrun these camps are well it's simply overwhelming i mean you're talking about some four hundred thousand people who have come into the country in just the last three weeks and i was in some of that makes of settlements a couple of months ago where you saw. you know these these camps that sprung out of nowhere and now everything that was around it that was forest is completely covered
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with people the roads are just filled with people who are going walking for days with was just horrific stories of what if you says that they've suffered from the myanmar armed forces so it's just a really really difficult situation and it's really straining the humanitarian response and what are the challenges daniel facing these refugees in terms of the restrictions that have been imposed by the bangladeshi government. well the biggest problem is what they've suffered in myanmar in burma i mean we visited people in hospitals who had gunshot wounds who had burn wounds i mean they're coming with some some really traumatic experiences and they're they're just overwhelming a system that was not ready for that so you know we saw a lot of you know the u.n. and i.o.m. and the thing with us government coming together and trying to coordinate but it's just been an overwhelming challenge right now and i was going to ask you about that in fact one of the challenges your facing as an organization in terms of access to
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these refugees in terms of getting them help well refugees international is an advocacy group that's based in washington d.c. so we we advocate on behalf of the people who are displaced and the groups that are trying to get that made and we've been able to get to these places and see that in various groups are are providing aid but again it's just the it's just the pure amount of people that are coming in that is causing the problems ok i do want to come back to the question of the challenges they face in terms of the restrictions because we've heard a bit of criticism of the bangladeshi government they are indeed facing an unprecedented crisis but allowing you know these rights not allowing these refugees to get on public transport for instance or or not allowing them to stay with family in bangladesh how is that going to help anything this crisis. well i think right
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now they you know the system is very fluid we have seen people. being able to move around so i think that there's there's some some concerns about restrictions and we have to see how much that that gets put into place but right now you know we were seen and we're seeing a lot of effort being put into making sure that the people are are safe and it's just there's nowhere to go for them so people are moving but they're trying to figure out where they can actually stay ok thank you very much for speaking to us daniel daniel solomon of the organization refugees international joining us fave eyes cut from bangladesh as cox's bizarre and the rang a crisis explained in maps at al jazeera dot com the mobs basically follow the path of rooting out from their ethnic homeland of rakhine state in myanmar to bangladesh's districts of cox's bizarre as well as several other countries in asia where the rohingya have sought sanctuary since the one nine hundred seventy s.
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you can find those maps on our website al-jazeera dot com our time not to take a look at the day's other news this go to our london you sent his my math. thanks very much ali well britain has lowered its national security threat level to severe from critical as the investigation continues into friday's underground train attack but he says searching the property and sorry after they arrested a second person a twenty one year old man was detained in the west london suburb of how zero all saturday night an eighteen year old man was arrested at the port of dover the main ferry linked to fronts the attack on the london tube injured thirty people. the u.a.e. has carried out an air raid on the yemeni city of aden against forces loyal to the country's internationally recognized president. now this is the latest escalation in a rift between the u.a.e.
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and president other drugs and so hardy both are members of a saudi led coalition that have been fighting iran back to the rebels since two thousand and fifteen. the seat of former pakistani prime minister nawaz sharif has been contested in a parliamentary election in lahore shuras wife call so now was is the front runner the vote is seen as a test of support for sure ethan his p m l n party in his political heartland seat became vacant in july when he was disqualified and dismissed from office by the supreme court over corruption allegations human rights groups say thousands of women have been raped and sexually assaulted during the four year long war in south sudan and those are just the ones they know about they say they're abused by the government troops of president salva kiir and opposition forces led by former vice president riyadh which are many have fled to seek safety in neighboring uganda from where malcolm webb reports. lawrence walk through the bush with
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days in south sudan the sandals to get to the safety of this refugee camp in uganda he told us that was after five government soldiers gang raped her along with four other women who change their name in hidden her face. my husband was following the should distance behind us when he came and formed these men on me he told them to stop the grab him immediately and killed him we've been a. we heard many similar stories from the people in the camps men tortured or killed and women gang raped by government soldiers who told them all ethnic groups others and there's should leave south sudan people in this tense is all arrived within the last couple of days there waiting to be registered the u.n. says more than a million of arrived here in uganda since the conflict began health workers here say they think there are very many among them who survived sexual violence but i think just a fraction of them are coming forward. in recent weeks opposition troops of
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fort government forces near the border with uganda but ever since the conflict began in twenty thirteen rights groups say sexual violence has been a widely used weapon by both sides. and if the international says thousands of women girls and some men are victims a u.n. report last year said seventy percent of women in the camps around the capital juba had been raped the spokesman for the government forces told us soldiers who rape a punished and he question what we've been told in the camps. those claims to know for sure. whether someone coming forward thought to. be made in the revenue coming out that they're not being told to say weird things about this family opposition forces have been accused of sexual violence too the majority of allegations of sexual violence by government soldiers can scott a war crimes prosecutor who's worked on tribunals for many conflicts he
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investigated south sudan's conflict for the u.n. he says the sexual violence is the worst he's ever known it's such a high level of incidents widespread. being going on for a substantial period of time not as isolated incidents. you know one can only one can. work crimes involving sexual violence are taking place. in the camps mary not her real name says she wants justice but doesn't expect it she says she was raped by three soldiers they found her fleeing with her husband killed him and threw her baby in a bush. they tied up blindfold on my face they took all my positions and stripped me three of them were all on me after i grabbed my baby and left i was naked now i have no. malcolm
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where al jazeera west nile uganda will have more from london in about twenty minutes time now let's get back to funny. myron thank you very much we're going to stay in africa and a kingdom in northern nigeria is still trying to recover and rebuild from a devastating attack by books there three years ago buildings in artifacts dating back half a millennium were destroyed the people are sick or say they're worried the site will lose its unesco world heritage status unless it's preserved and restored catherine story takes us through her journey to this ancient kingdom we're at them under a mountain of a struggle nigeria and cameroon and we're going farther up the mountains to visit some ancient villages it's a unesco heritage site so a lot of punch also we've had to stop for a bit it's going to be a very very long journey on this bike one and a half hours of very steep rides and this is one of our guides.
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just take me through this journey because i'm dreading. going through this but this is. the path of a motorcycle and. that's. how steep is it how scared should i be you know if you fall or do what you're going to stick. you know it's not so steep but what of the food. or if i just come with me you are telling me about how i should sit myself on this bike. so that. i have to be very close to you know what why is this going to have this ability that's. ok. you know through. the journey is unconscionable but the view is breathtaking this mountains are in northeastern nigeria as adama's state. almost three years ago much of the state was
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controlled by a book that would attack the leeches that will kill and destroy homes. so here we are this is the so-called kingdom it dates back to the sixteenth century and the reason why we're here is because in two thousand and fourteen this ember more than a hundred fighters attacked this village and burned important structures are ancient artifacts as well that there used to be. there yes used to be a gallery it held a very ancient tool than household items all that was barns and what the law calls are trying to do what the government is trying to do is rebuild they want to restore this village because eve that doesn't happen as quickly as possible then the village could lose its world heritage status. like his relatives who lived here centuries ago. is
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a blacksmith he was home sleeping when the ambush began. i was lying on my bed where i heard screaming everyone ran away when i came when i returned after i had left. so we started going out to find the people of socor are still feeling the effects of that attack these are the gallery that held important artifacts that were you centuries ago traditional clothes local currency beds and other household items were on display boko haram fighters burned everything that was in here. kingdom is a unesco world heritage site villages can't afford to have their home lose its historic value and its u.n. status. they recently started repairing what was destroyed along with experts from the national commission of museums and monuments here they're working on a section of the king's palace this is
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a liberal who decide what other people decide because. of the older. so the liver had this most sustained cause of at the poles and if you fall in another part of the village the king heads a security meeting every member of the community is welcome to attend he says it wasn't only this heritage site which was destroyed were also as what they were going to last so many things. yet been constructed. churches were burned some wells were contaminated through we have to travel to just to fetch water or. boko haram fighters haven't been back since their attack but vigilantism are always on the lookout they may have less sophisticated weapons than. they say they won't be quote unprepared or let their heritage be destroyed again catherine saw al
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jazeera so-called condone in northeastern nigeria are under spec now with one last story off the grid. the us streaming company netflix seems to have offended some people in spain with advertisements for the release of the film they. say it's a comedy about the separate separatist group which killed nearly nine hundred people during its four decade long campaign for a basque homeland as it was widely considered to be a terrorist organization now netflix payne posted a banner in the resort town of sense of us theone in the basque region which straddles northern spain and southwest france now just to explain this a bit it's a play on words since at data for at is similar to which is misprint so it reads like the kind of disclaimer that brands sometimes placed under their ads if they might contain any errors and one of the reasons you might see some of these crossed out is because many people in the region don't regard themselves as spanish
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disarmed earlier this year and many spaniards say the ad campaign is offensive this user says hey netflix killed eight hundred twenty nine people you forgot to cross off eight hundred twenty six spaniards to complete your joke the location of the ad the placement is important because it's carried out a string of attacks on police officers in this town from the one nine hundred sixty s. onward and locals remember bombs going off in their cars bars and other public places victor here says that he's canceled his subscription because of it urging all spaniards to do the same he is joined by other prominent victims of attacks and the president of the organization voices against terrorism now this next user asks if i'm sorry asks netflix if it would produce a comedy about nine eleven and hang giant ads in new york city why would you do this why would you do something similar in spain now the other side of this online debate there's plenty of people who say the ad is just clever say it's just advertising luciana here says that the film ridicules the values of now terrorism
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comedy isn't really a big jon run even though it has yet to be released many people online are comparing the spanish. film to the twenty ten british comedy for alliance in fact some counterterrorism specialists use the term or alliance factor to refer to the incompetence of would be terrorists as one of the most important defenses against attacks of these kinds of films in this era essentially make fun of them are curious to hear what you think about this controversy in spain and other films like these you can tweet us your thoughts using the hash tag ha news group. andrew thank you very much peter will be here in a moment to talk sport and boxing fans were calling it the biggest fight of the year but it left most of those watching very angry we'll tell you why in just a few minutes after a snapshot of the world where. we
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to witness documentaries that open your eyes at this time on al-jazeera. i hear santa's talk sport it was supposed to be the biggest fight of the year peter what happened but it turned into the biggest argument of the year the sport of boxing often fails to do itself any favors and on saturday there was more
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controversy in what many were calling the biggest fight of the year in los vegas kazakhstan's knockout artist as they say good not to love can and so over is where in the ring and off the twelve rounds the fight was scored as a draw the controversy came off the one judge scored a narrow win for glaucon another had it as a draw and a third judge adelaide bird schooled the fight overwhelmingly in favor of her is. i saw all computer you know total projects. i saw a reaction people reaction. before does the darkness and it's terrible for me it is terrible injustice. this is not correct you know it is very bad for sport . and no i didn't base it on the score card i wasn't looking at points round by round but what i am sure of after the fight was that i won i have no doubt about it in my mind you can see how the fighters feel how about the fans just look at how
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twitter lit up across the globe using the word canelo the name of the reds goes by at the conclusion of that fight now a lot of those tweets directed at judge adelaide bird look at this one from boxing kingdom calling it the worst scorecard in the history of the sport it got more than one thousand six hundred tweets manny pacquiao took a somewhat sarcastic approach in this tweet asking if the judges were from australia that's a reference to his unanimous decision loss to australian geoff hoon back in july in brisbane sixteen thousand retreats and twenty five thousand likes for the pack man's tweets and then of course there is the conspiracy that the fight was designed it to end in a draw in order to arrange a lucrative rematch on the cinco de mayo weekend the traditional date for a big fight in vegas and the promoter of this fight golden boy suggested as much in this tweet it got a few hundred replies with a lot of obscene language that i won't show you here and here's the reaction of
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a veteran boxing commentator that has gone viral. music is a safeguard the same treasure i have all joys of it has been forty years of life and we're going off the way to go but if i did i get the hell out of it i get that very i'm sick and tired of watching budgets that put everything on the line to get my think about of the things with the absolves physically that they had would be worth it and this gets done by a bunch of cowards side that never took a bunch of their lives second. and some would agree now another story that's going to light up social media in the balkans later euro bosket if you've never heard of it it's the european championships of basketball and the big deal for most of the competing countries particularly subi and so the venia they contesting the final in istanbul in the next few hours that's where we can find our reporter ibrahim morass of it's him or him thank you for joining us this is the first time that two
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countries from the former yugoslavia have contested the final how big a deal is this. well actually peters slovenia with about to do a million inhabitants has fantastic skiers and the top ski jumpers is expression especially successful in individuals balls like judo outlet excel rowing about this is the circus success of a basketball is absolutely right this sports achievement of slovenia athletes on the other hand serbia which has about the seventy million inhabitants they like to say they are basketball country country old bicycle they are very proper out there on that fact at the last world championships and the last olympics in rio serbia won the silver medal just united states with the n.b.a. all stars are better than serbia in this moment this is the biggest event. for both of those countries and tomorrow when the players come back to
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hometowns and homeland they will be national heroes no doubt i have to ask you then because a lot of people only associate basketball with being in american sports or how popular is the sport across the balkans. well actually my skill is in some of the countries in the balkans sports number one perhaps that is football but basketball is a very close to that i have to say that a large number of boys and girls in the balkans countries is practicing good basketball currently in the n.b.a. elite there are twenty players from this part of europe tonight in the final of the eurobasket in istanbul we will see some of them like going on drugs like marianna they sure also like your book double down which i have to mention another boy he's
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eighteen years old he plays for real madrid his name is luka don't you best the european basketball prospect we have to in this moment to remember his name because in five or ten years he will be absolutely one of the biggest basketball stars in the world abraham we're going to leave it there thank you so much for joining us here on usenet and you can also get in touch with us at home or wherever you might be using the hashtag a.j. news good i'm on twitter as well as pete on the school statement i'll be back with most forward in the eight hundred g.m.t. else and i'll hand you back to polly thank you very much peter now one last thing before we go and look at some of the world's best cliff divers competing over the weekend in bosnia and you'd want to be one of the best aproned almost thirty meters on the most into the net for river the bridge built by the ottomans two hundred fifty years ago has been a favorite for know and visitors to dive for generations it's definitely
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