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back to watching al-jazeera live from doha also ahead forces on high alert in northern iraq over what they say are possible threats from iraqi forces in care coke more trouble ahead for jacob zuma south africa's top court upholds a ruling to reinstate corruption charges against the president price. range a mother's eigen e n. pain after watching lost soldiers massacre her family. thank you for joining as the turkish army says it's begun setting up observation posts in syria's province turkey has deployed its troops as part of a so-called deescalation deal with iran and russia it was announced that the soldiers would be advancing south to central defy the armed. but as several reports
suggest they are actually moving east towards the town of share barakat this person in close proximity to the areas controlled by kurdish forces in the north of the region let's go to hotshot who is at the border crossing on the turkey syria border the operation has now officially begun in turkey crossing into syria what is the objective here and where exactly are they headed. let me update you on the situation on the ground in syria should basically when we have the possible that operation is underway but the buildup continues here on the border with syria there's still more reinforcements and more vehicles getting into the military turkish military bases all the border with the problem. now the stated goal of turkey in operation is to try to see. the province of the best part of this is fire agreement between the different opposition factions russia and the syrian
government but as you said the troops now crossed into syria stationed in an area called. which is on the. border on the border with this is a territory under the control of p.g. which is a syrian kurdish faction it seems that the turkish military is trying to take advantage of its deployment inside syria to block the kurds from expanding west towards places like and so briefly. two goals first of all the presence in the second and most important i think for them is to prevent a wipe easier from further expanding it. so that. as this particular operation is concerned now we're talking here about setting up a deescalation zone in a province as part of this operation there are already a number of deescalation zones agreed between turkey syria iran and russia in
syria what is the role to make goal of these deescalation in the wider picture. well the russian narrative has basically from two thousand and eleven two thousand two thousand and fifteen there's been no major development of the ground. no major winner however the russians have managed to help president abbas. to till the ground in his favor and reverse some of the gains made by the opposition so they are saying that the best way out of this crisis in syria is to have all the parties negotiate a cease fire agreement there could be some sort of a confidence building measure and then ultimately there was sit together negotiate a political settlement is this something that is going to work we don't know we talked to the opposition they say should go but the opposition does have no control whatsoever no they're losing ground everywhere across the country we're told it depends on whether groups like the who are. very powerful factions operating inside
syria will accept the terms of the cease fire agreement. at the turkey syria border thank you very much for that update kurdish forces in iraq are reportedly modernizing after accusing baghdad of sending it to areas near kurdish controlled oil fields close to the city of kirkuk the kurdish regional security council say its troops have been seen south of the city iraq's government though has denied it spawning a military attack on the kurdish controlled region of the country tensions have been rising between the two governments since. referendum last month charles stratford sent us this report from a barrel in northern iraq. sources in the city of kirkuk telling us that they are seeing evidence of iraqi military and shia militia forces moving towards peshmerga positions to the south and the west of the city they say to within two to three kilometers of those peshmerga positions the kurdish regional government saying that they are moving thousands of patients of fighters down to kirkuk to
defend against any potential attack the k r g saying that this represents an escalation now the head of iraq's joint military operations is denying that this troop movement represents any threat to that area we also know from prime minister hyder law abiding who said that he sees no military solution to this crisis after that controversial referendum held on kurdish secession but he has also warned that peshmerga forces should not interfere with any troop movements in that area kirkuk of course a city that is hugely controversial very oily rich and lies in the disputed area an area that was taken control of by the peshmerga in two thousand and fourteen after the iraqi military fled and eisler fence and the kurdish authorities are saying that they will defend that city at all costs i will not give it back to iraq the
federal government control in other world news u.s. president donald trump is expected to finally announce whether he will uphold the iran nuclear deal latest friday and the landmark agreement sanctions against iran were ease in exchange for curbs on its nuclear program but president has criticized the deal and has threatened to scrap it and a moment will be speaking to our diplomatic editor james spader but first my can as this report from u.n. headquarters in new york. repudiation of the iran deal was a central promise of the trump electoral campaign and i'm disgusted i've never seen anything like it in my life and by the way be careful because we made a rare and a real power we gave one hundred and fifty dollars now think of it think of the crowd booed almost certainly unaware that wasn't the case the sum of money released in terms of the deal was in fact iran's own funds that had been frozen by
previous sanctions we didn't get anything we got nothing during his first months in office president trump had to acknowledge the fact that iran was complying with its side of the deal formally certifying so on two occasions but the us ambassador to the united nations has apparently been at the forefront of finding a way in which the president could fulfill his campaign promise coming up with the argument that iranian compliance was not the only thing that need be certified we owe it to ourselves to look at every aspect of this deal and understand that this was a flawed deal and understand that this flawed deal has negative consequences as well this argument that other factors such as u.s. national interest should be taken into account rejected by other signatories to the deal the new agreement is about nuclear nuclear is fulfilled the agreement is the
living. made clear to the fact that the u.s. cannot take unilateral action without security council consensus the deal being signed by the five permanent members along with germany known as the p five plus one how many you cannot join with me iran has. all members of the p five plus one stand in line with iran except that one russia china three european countries the holy you and hundreds of countries they are all standing with iran. perhaps the real interest of president trump is not the deal itself but the perceived political and personal need to meet one of his campaign promises if so president tran could pay a long term cost for the short term satisfaction of his right wing support base not least the dilution of trust in u.s. commitment to international agreements the fracturing of relationships with traditional allies and the possible if not probable repudiation of
a security council whose authority would be disdainfully floated by a thumping member mike hanna al-jazeera at the united nations and our diplomatic editor james space is with me now for more on this james a much anticipated announcement from the u.s. president later today all week we've been hearing about how donald trump is going to decertify this iran nuclear deal what does decertifying the deal mean decertify is not actually about the mechanics of the deal it's about the u.s. president communicating with congress let me explain the deal was done in july twenty fifteen in vienna it was a deal not just with the u.s. it was six world powers negotiating on behalf of the international community with iran a deal for iran to suspend its nuclear program in return for sanctions related to that nuclear program to be lifted it was called the joint comprehensive plan of action you notice there's no word treaty in there the obama administration didn't want a treaty because under the u.s. constitution congress has to ratify
a treaty and they were very worried when they would get that through a republican controlled congress so they did it this way with this plan of action congress was some more unhappy about that and decided to pass its own legislation its own congressional act which said well we don't not entirely happy about this deal so we're going to monitor it extremely closely and in marked act it says that every ninety days the u.s. president must certify to congress that they believe that the deal that was done this joint plan of action. that it is in the interests of the united states donald trump as president every ninety days is certified yes it's in the national interest what we're expecting in the next few hours is that for the first time he's going to announce no i'm not certifying that it's in and then what happens after that well then it goes back to congress or basically is pushing it into congress's into the into their court they then will get sixty days under the act that was passed by congress again nothing to do with the actual international agreement and in that
sixty days they have to decide whether to bring back the sanctions related to the nuclear program if they brought those sanctions back that would basically mean the u.s. was no longer part of the iran deal because part of the u.s. as part of the iran deal have to remove its sanctions and the u.s. wasn't the only one to have agreed to this deal the europeans were also involved where does that leave them the europeans are they also dissatisfied no they're not they're not dissatisfied at all neither of the russians and the chinese the only one actually to speak out so far as the germans we've had a statement that's come from the german government spokesman saying if anyone else is of a different opinion well that's that's their choice we are not we will work together we want to keep this deal they want to keep they say the international cohesion behind the deal they're sticking with it right now just briefly if they were to pull out of the deal later what it be dead would it be done well no get out the other the other parties could stay in the deals that still would be
a deal but if they were to pull out it would mean that those u.s. sanctions and those u.s. sanctions a very very important for not just for iran but for lots of the other international companies that are now doing business in iran would potentially be sanctioned and then iran i think would feel that the spirit of the deal of being broken how will rahm react have to watch every place i should mark and we have to watch very closely this announcement from the u.s. for his administration later today james space thank you very much for that and lots more ahead on al-jazeera including we will. new to work toward our shared goal of a win win win agreement canada's leader meets his mexican counterpart with an uncertain future for their free trade agreement with the us us find out why i am african filmmaker dominating at the london film festival.
welcome to look at the weather across asia now in northeastern areas we have this weather front which has become very slow moving fact almost stationary at the moment and there are to be further ripples developing along with so as we look at the forecast we've got some rather cloudy skies across southeastern parts of japan and then into southern ireland through saturday so some showers are likely sapporo in her car looking dry and find some sunshine here but we are going to see more rain developing then during the course of sunday pushing for southern parts of japan it will turn to be quite wet much of the korean peninsula still dry beijing likely to see some showers as you move into more southern areas the main feature of course is this circulation you can see across the philippines this is a tropical storm which is given some really heavy rain already and it's going to continue to give heavy rain as it moves towards high now and then across northern parts of vietnam where we've seen some really severe flooding in recent days
a big death toll here from the flooding and this system is going to go across a very similar sort of area so for both vietnam laos is going to be some real issues in the meantime is still very very wet for the philippines and we will see hong kong picking up some rain from the northern edge of that system as we head through sunday and as i say flooding is likely across vietnam. a family business handed down from generation to generation but when this funeral director retires will his son continue the tradition i don't think it was actually before just like i don't feel like i was actually built for a difficult choice for an al-jazeera producer called between two worlds well it's really by tending to the dead to the living you better an intimate portrait of an industry most encounters only fleetingly al-jazeera correspondent death in the family at this time.
welcome back our top stories on al-jazeera a turkish military convoy has crossed into northern syria in a new operation to enforce a so-called deescalation zone in italy province as part of an agreement between turkey iran and russia kurdish forces in iraq are reportedly modernizing after accusing baghdad of sending its troops to two areas near kurdish control or oil fields close to the city of kirkuk tensions have been rising between the two governments since the kurdish the session referendum last month and the trump administration has released a document outlining the problems it sees with the iranian nuclear deal the white house says is the combination of nine months of discussion with congress and u.s.
allies president trump had previously criticize iran nuclear deal for not going far enough. south africa's president jacob zuma says he's disappointed after the supreme court of appeal upheld a ruling reinstating hundreds of corruption charges against said the accusations relate to an arms deal dating back to the early one nine hundred ninety s. the president and main opposition democratic alliance had been involved in an eight year legal battle tanya page as the latest from south africa's judicial capital one take. it was a unanimous decision delivered by a full bench of supreme court of appeal judges they have decided to dismiss the appeal by president jacob zuma and the national prosecuting authority that means the decision of the high court last year should stand according to legal experts how ever although it seems clear cut it has been left open to some interpretation some legal experts i've spoken to say it's quite clear at what the high court
ordered that the decision to drop hundreds of corruption charges against jacob zuma who was deputy president at the time almost ten years ago that that decision to drop the charges was irrational and the charges should be reinstated however the national prosecuting authority which is under different leadership than it was all those years ago it says the ball is being left in its court and now it is up to the prosecutors to decide whether to pursue an investigation and prosecution of president jacob zuma so although this is an important day in the legal pursuit of the president and in his vigorous defense against the idea of an investigation it is by no means a decisive day because of the amount of interpretation being given to this ruling it seems quite clear that we are a very long way from seeing a prison jacob zuma facing any corruption charges or charges of any kind in
a court staying with africa protesters in kenya's capital have defied a government ban on demonstrations in major cities at least in nairobi disperse protesters with tear gas the demonstrators are furious about a court ruling and parliamentary vote which they say favor president oral kenyatta the ruling came a day after the main opposition candidate right now as he was withdrawing from the presidential election rerun scheduled later this month. nan was on sochi has used a rare televised address to call for unity to resolve the refugee crisis she's been under pressure for not condemning the army's allege abuses against the muslim minority and most of the refugees who fled myanmar for bangladesh are traumatized by what they have experience in a camp at cox's bizarre in bangladesh. met one woman who lost most of her family
for resume a big there is nothing but pain for. my baby was in my lap and when the soldiers hit me and he fell out of my arms then they pulled me closer to the wall and i could hear that he was crying in after a few minutes i could hear that they were hitting him too. she tells us soldiers for me and mars' army had set a fire outside the house they were in and then the unthinkable. my baby was thrown into the fire and then they raped me these are pictures of resume a son sadik he was one and a half years old and very playful a happy child she still can't believe is gone. i feel like i'm burning on the inside. then she breaks down.
as she wails in agony resume screams out for her mother. a mother who is also no longer alive when her village of two literally in the district of rakhine state was attacked resume says her parents two sisters and brother were killed as well. having fled me and mar regime and her husband are a feat now live in the coop along camp in bangladesh resume on refeed story is similar to what we've heard from many other survivors are refugees who shared their terrifying accounts of having been brutalized by soldiers and mia mars army many described witnessing mass killings gang rapes beheadings and numerous other atrocities human rights investigators are accusing me and mars' government of carrying out crimes against humanity a charge me and mars government denies with more than half
a million rohinton refugees having fled me and more in the past six weeks medical aid and psychological support is in very short supply it's one reason rifi is so worried sometimes she says her head feels like it's twisting and that she can't tolerate it so sometimes she looks at the photos of our baby and she screams and cries every single day she. says that until they have money resume i can't get any more treatment for the head and jaw wounds she sustained when she was also beaten by the soldiers and so resume a sits alone and traumatized longing for a family that perished and a home that no longer exists. at the could to prolong camp in cox's bazar bangladesh people in thailand are mocking one year since the passing of king i don't you day these are live pictures from bangkok his son the present king were
among the mourners who gathered in pray at bangkok's grand palace where the late one aka is lying in stays this comes ahead of a commission ceremony later this month which will mark the end of the official one year mourning period came when he will go thailand for almost seventy years. the families of a couple abducted in afghanistan five years ago have spoken of their relief after being freed the pakistan military helped rescue the canadian man his american wife and their three children after a tip off from u.s. intelligence services on their way back to canada alan fisher has a story. caitlin coleman and her canadian husband joshua boil were seized by the taliban linked to canny network while hiking in afghanistan five years ago they have three children all born in captivity just last year they issued a video asking donald trump to negotiate the release donald trump and legacy of a millennium human worship in the country is that those who speak high and noble
this land of ideals are going to simply raise our family usually because because it is correct they want money power in france you must give the least things before progress can be very pakistan says acting on u.s. intelligence it launched a military operation to free the captives in the border area between afghanistan and pakistan the pakistani government's cooperation is a sign that it is america's wish that to do more to provide security in the region and i want to thank the pakistani government i want to thank pakistan they they work very hard on this and i believe they're starting to respect the united states again it's very important. in canada joshua boyle's pins give a brief outline of the dramatic rescue mission just described about thirty five entirely pakistani army personnel. and at the end
the five people in that car captors he described this morning as having been killed and the five survive so he was quite a few sort of in his praise for the pakistan military. a kitten coleman's parents' home in pennsylvania a message has been tacked to the front door welcoming the release of their daughter her husband and the three grandchildren and requesting time to process the news alan fischer al-jazeera the leaders of canada and mexico have vowed to work on a trade deal that benefits both countries as well as the u.s. the future of the three country not to agreement was one of the focal points during their meeting in mexico city john heilemann reports. canadian prime minister justin through though arrived in mexico straight from washington d.c. top of the agenda with president enrique pena nieto just as it happened with donald trump nafta the north american free trade agreement which binds the u.s.
canada mexico is being renegotiated in the night with the u.s. is increasingly playing hardball with the other two president trump himself has said many times the deal is unfair does threaten to pull out both canada or mexico its leaders say if it's updated it can still work making mexico wants a good agreement but it has to be positive for the three countries can't just be good for one or the other as we move forward with renegotiations we will continue to work toward our shared goal of a win win win agreement mexico and canada for the moment presenting a fairly united front but in reality they're into very different positions just last year the united states had a more than sixty billion dollar trade deficit with the mexico in comparison canada and the us have a much more balanced trade relationship. there are concerns in mexico that if
negotiations through the two developed countries in the bloc could forge their own deal. i think to do is playing his cards well presenting himself now as close to mexico negotiating canada's interests but there's the danger that at some point the canadian prime minister sees that the best thing for his country is a bilateral deal with the u.s. . as u.s. negotiators talk tough for the mexican government was at pains this week to say they too could walk away easier this is if necessary we will leave the treaty mexico is bigger than after the country says it's looking to develop trade with other regions but about eighty percent of its exports head to the u.s. especially cars from the country's booming auto industry ultimately that dependence not the relationship with canada that's mexico's biggest concern john holeman how does it or mexico city now witchcraft in zambia toxic masculinity in south africa and folktales. are just some of the african themes at this year's london film
festival here's johnny anjanette report on how filmmakers from the continent are challenging the way africa is usually depicted on screen. it looks like a west in the familiar genre for audiences but five thing is for must say it's set against the backdrop of south africa's eastern cape. director michael matthews has dusted down the genre creating something thrilling and fresh. why don't we take a picture together look at the camera. send it to another african film with a unique style is i am not a witch based on a real witch camp in ghana it's a comment on women's place in society told with humor critics according directive on god and i only a new voice in cinema if i if i had been trying out of probably been a different kind of filmmaker in the sense that because i don't know where and i
was some things i tend to follow rules like literally sort of been very much about filmmaking and i would've been different the london film festival really stands out for its support of african cinema because they've got a dedicated programme advisor who seeks out new voices from the continent and the films that they find challenge cultural stereotypes and play with new styles of storytelling like lion or an animation from swaziland but the festival director says they may struggle to be seen by a wide audience i think we live in very difficult times for artists who are trying to tell stories that are outside the mainstream and all you have to do is look at the u.k. . overall box office results for example and only three to four percent of the on your box office is made by films in a language other than english even though they actually constitute about a third of the films that are released to do that you know to do drugs you know.
defying the odds the wound has been selected for the oscars a gay love story set inside the traditional african practice of initiation. speaks about things that are really relatable it speaks about not just masculinity but the notions of of i think toxic masculinity. the way in which men raised to behave. and that is something that is. not just doesn't just impact on men or on closer men or african men but that's not something that affects all of us new talent new styles that will hopefully we in new audience al-jazeera london. you know again i'm fully back with the headlines on al-jazeera a turkish military convoy has crossed into northern syria in
a new operation to enforce a so-called deescalation zone in a province it's one of an agreement between turkey iran and russia. has more from the turkey syria border it seems that the turkish army is aiming to achieve two goals here first of all they would like to block the kurdish factions but. and they wipe. or expanding their territory from all the way towards number two they would like to ensure also that factions in lib don't get in any fighting in the coming days and weeks with the syrian military and with the russians so to implement the deescalation this is quite a significant development. kurdish forces in iraq are reportedly modernizing after accusing baghdad of sending in susu to areas near kurdish control oil fields close to the city of kirkuk the kurdish regional security council says should serve been seen south of the city tensions have been rising between the two governments since
the kurdish secession referendum last month the trump administration has released a document outlining the problems it sees with the iranian nuclear deal the white house says its economy a nation of nine months of discussion with congress and u.s. ally president trump had previously criticizing iran nuclear deal for not going far enough south africa's president jacob zuma says he's disappointed after the supreme court of appeal upheld a ruling reinstating hundreds of corruption charges against him the accusations relate to an arms deal dating back to the early one nine hundred ninety s. protesters in kenya's capital have defied a government ban on demonstrations in major cities police in nairobi disperse protesters with tear gas the demonstrators are furious about a court ruling and parliamentary vote which they say favor president kenyatta the ruling came a day after the main opposition candidate right now didn't go and announce he was withdrawing from the presidential election rerun scheduled later this month and
people in thailand are marking one year since the passing of king queen while i do you day his son who is the current king or among the mourners who gathered in prayer at bangkok's grand palace where the late small an ark is lying in states with headlines on al-jazeera inside story is next. trying to end a longstanding split palestinian rival groups fatah and hamas reach a deal but previous reconciliation attempts between them have failed on this one succeed and what could it mean for the future of the peace talks with israel this is an inside story.