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as they struggle to get their lives back. at this time. facing new realities the president said that there would be a complete audit a hundred percent audit that audit hasn't happened getting to the heart of the matter so are you saying then that the future of the g.c.c. will be in doubt. here the story. on talk to al-jazeera at this time. saudi arabia says its ad defense system has intercepted a long range ballistic missile fired from yemen this as the saudi crown prince's new anti corruption committee detains ten other princes and dozens of former ministers.
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hello i'm maryam namazie and london you're watching al-jazeera also coming up deepening uncertainty in lebanon after the prime minister resigns during a trip to saudi arabia criticizing iran and saying he fears for his life. i'm andrew simmons. councilmen leader colors push for more i'll be reporting on why political leadership there in morning. we begin in saudi arabia where it's at defense system is reportedly intercepted a missile fired from yemen close to the capital riyadh saudi state television is reporting the missile was brought down north of king khalid international airport on the outskirts of the capital this matches claims by hoofy rebels in yemen that
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they fired a long range ballistic missile that traveled five hundred kilometers over the border with saudi arabia a spokesman for the rebels told our jazeera that they don't wish to work on two h. missile towards riyadh on saturday in a separate development the new anti corruption committee headed by the crown prince mohammed bin solomon has reportedly detained several princes as well as some former and current ministers but we've also been watching a major shake up of saudi arabia's cabinet with the replacement of the economy minister the national guard minister prince met bin abdullah has also been released from office he was the last seen in a royal in government not closely connected with king solomon or his son. of more and more all this we're joined by in black who's a visiting senior fellow at the middle east center at the london school of economics in good to have you back with us and so in the past year we've seen a great deal of change a lot of disruption perhaps to the traditional model or system of governance in
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saudi arabia how do these latest developments fit in with that. well the scale of what's being reported this evening looks pretty unprecedented we've had we've had two things that are separate perhaps related we talked about the replacement of the minister of the economy and the minister for the national guard those are two very important positions which is also have the announcement of the creation of an anti corruption committee headed by the crown prince mohammed bin sultan and reports fairly patchy but coming together to give a sense of coherence of the arrests of maybe ten princes and several dozen former ministers that the the scale of this is consistent with the very ambitious plans that have been unveiled by mohammed inside man the crown prince only last week he he talked about the project to build
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a mega city. on the red sea politics is very very ambitious vision twenty thirty to transform the economy of saudi arabia to renew it away from its dependence on oil to cater for economic diversification of the whole range of the things that's the context in simon also made headlines across the world the same day by talking about his wish to see saudi arabia return to a moderate form of islam that's very much in contrast to the the negative images enjoys particularly in the west so the sense is from particularly from media that are close to the saudi government is that this is all part of a drive is full improved economic performance and better oversight of public finances to root out corruption in pursuit of that very grandiose go the difficult to real this is that. saudi arabia is again in the headlines but the heart of it
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there's a lack of transparency we don't really know what is going on it takes time for under. standing of these dramatic moves to filter it on the face of it what we're hearing tonight looks like another policy of muhammad bin some man's attempt to consolidate his own position to try to fool would his very ambitious plans and to remove people who are perceived for whatever reason standing in the way all think that all right thank you very much and back. now in a shocking announcement lebanon's prime minister has resigned seidel harry made the televised address from the saudi capital riyadh stepping down because he feared for his life in his statement. iran and its lebanese ally hezbollah accusing both of destabilizing the region and reports from beirut. it was an announcement
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few were expecting. i hereby announce my resignation as prime minister from the lebanese government now is the will of the lebanese is stronger and that determination is steadfast and will ever come any attempts to impose any custodianship i with them from powers either inside or outside our country long live the people of lebanon so the henrys resignation was made from the saudi capital riyadh at a televised address you also sharply criticize hezbollah and its key backer iran. well. i would like to say to iran and its followers that they will be losers in their intervention in the arab affairs our nation will wake up as it did in the past and their hands in the region will be cut off really became prime minister in late two thousand and sixteen and a compromise deal under which michel a political ally of hezbollah became president the agreement ended two and a half years of political deadlock it which the country was without
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a functioning government and while hariri surprise decision to quit raises more questions than answers it puts into focus the regional rivalries lebanon often finds itself at the center of that leading sunni politician is backed by saudi arabia while hezbollah lebanon's most powerful political social and armed movement is sponsored by iran despite the complex nature of lebanese politics the thirty member unity kept it appeared to be a functioning up until now as a coup by all measures like an invitation. instability input into that country everybody was working for a program to rebuild the country economically politically we have an election there's a cohesion within the government there's agreement within the political party we've been working a beautifully and then a phone call will come and the whole calculus of. the politics in lebanon in the past five days how d.d. has made two separate visits to saudi arabia where he lived in self-imposed exile
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following the collapse of his last government there he met with crown prince mohammed bin someone who is known for his aggressive stance against iran u.s. president donald trump's administration is also pursuing tough policies on iran and its allies including recent sanctions on hezbollah hariri his resignation comes as the war in neighboring syria appears to be entering a new phase the government of president bashar al assad which is backed by iran is increasing control over larger parts of the devastated country and it's feared that tensions which have been simmering inside lebanon since the start of the war between hezbollah and israel and elsewhere could not only reemerge but has the potential of escalating into a major conflict. al-jazeera beirut. israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu says harry reid's resignation is a wake up call for the international community to iran's aggression same bus rob he
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has the reaction now from to iran. hours after the resignation of lebanese prime minister saad hariri in which he criticized iran for its involvement in his country and in the region iran's foreign ministry spokesman back home cost me rejected those allegations and said that the sudden resignation by the lebanese prime minister was both regretful and came as a surprise to teheran accost me also commented on the optics of the resignation saying the fact that hariri resigned outside of the country in a hasty manner in saudi arabia were all signs that he was surrounded by parties that did not have lebanon's best interests at the tops of their agendas nor the best interests of the region the wider middle east at the tops of their agendas he pointed a finger at iran's usual suspects united states saudi arabia and israel and he said that these countries have come together in designed this situation to create a destabilizing events not only in lebanon but something that was designed to
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escalate tensions in the region and lawmakers here in iran are already looking forward and encouraging their lebanese counterparts to do the same saying to them that in the future if there are any problems to resolve do so through dialogue and not conflict out of catalan need a card as. political parties in favor of catalonia secession from spain to form a coalition for the region's election in december but the message on twitter is in belgian life lead after being removed from office his exact whereabouts are unknown after a european arrest warrant was issued for him and four of his allies they face charges of rebellion sedition and misuse of public funds for pursuing the referendum that john says he will not return to spain until he receives a guarantee that he'll face a fat trial. but back in his home town of cheer on a patient supporters say they agree with his decision to stay in belgium others though are not so convinced this is the city celebrates its. tradition is colliding with politics in jarana the city's annual festival has gone
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ahead despite attempts to call it off during a province is the heartland of pro secession politics the home of carlos. despite appearances people say no one here is really happy. that all my family. and they don't understand exactly what is happening out here. and we had very young we need. the. rights we are going to fight but i think it's very difficult in the old city many balconies make a political statement the spanish national flag represents the minority city councillors say they're in mourning over the jailing of eight sacked cabinet
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ministers in the unusual just black drapes laid on the front of city hall on the flags above half mast the european union the council on regional city floods the spanish national flag was removed when secession was declared more than a week ago. and the man says she supports pleased being in belgium. in the pick i mean i fully understand why president puts them on is seeking european protection especially after seeing what has happened to the rest of the government ministers we can't have a situation where we have political prisoners and i think it's ok that he protects himself and he makes our conflict more visible internationally the weeklong festival was supposed to end with a firework display but that's now being canceled organizers who had to consider cutting out other parts of the chose to focus on events aimed at children in
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catalonia culture tradition and politics have always gone hand in hand the children may be having fun watch by their parents but this year's festival takes place against the backdrop of a long good increasingly bitter struggle for secession andrew simmons al-jazeera. the u.s. calls on myanmar to ensure the safe repatriation of hundreds of thousands of the hinge iraqi chains and an american woman appears in court in zimbabwe used to insulting present. charged with subversion. hello again this is an area of low pressure developing across southeastern parts of australia and it's twenty four hours so i think for sydney we're time we get
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through to monday we could be seeing some fairly heavy rain developing and melbourne is under threat to otherwise seventeen for adelaide nothing special temperature wise across western australia it's looking largely dry so for wanted to share as perth should enjoy some fairly pleasant sunshine and highs of twenty eight degrees celsius now across into new zealand and here we've got a pretty wet weather thing for both on and steering the course of sunday pushing up on that out west of the or south westerly wind heading on through into monday we should find some slightly brighter conditions at times but still without flow we're likely to see a few showers developing so let's now head up into northeastern parts of asia where weather conditions are generally settling down and we've got a weather front clearing away out into the pacific so i think for the bulk of japan there maybe one or two showers coming off the sea of japan on the west northwesterly winds but otherwise it's looking fine tokyo should be dry to the day with highs of seventeen and it's looking fine across the korean peninsula on into monday again a good deal of dry weather expected sunshine in seoul and highs of sixteen similar
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temperatures in beijing and a high of twenty three expect in shanghai. short poems at home. and inspiration. personal stories of people who is keeping the spirit of freedom alive. by courageously defending their rights to be hugged. as disappointed. to be the al-jazeera selects at this time.
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welcome i.q. with al-jazeera the top stories saudi arabia says its ad defense system has intercepted a long range ballistic missile fired from ghana the rebels also claim to have fired a long range ballistic missile that traveled five hundred kilometers over the border with saudi arabia now this as a new anti corruption committee led by the crown prince of saudi has detained several princes as well as former and current ministers some prominent figures reported to be among them the national guard and the minister for economy the head of the national guard the ministers for economy and planning have also been replaced in a cabinet shakeup and our other top story this hour lebanon's prime minister saad hariri has resigned accusing iran of sowing strife in the arab world and saying you feel his life is in danger ari made the surprise announcement in the saudi capital riyadh. and other stories we're following new zealand's prime minister is due to
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meet our australian counterpart on sunday for the first time since the election win last month just done as expected to reiterate our predecessors offer of excepting up to one hundred fifty refugees decommissioned mannus island detention center and papa new guinea about six hundred men have barricaded themselves inside this camp food running water and medical services were cut off by australia four days ago a treatment to spot protests in many australian cities with more than a found people demonstrating in sydney earlier on andrew thomas was at the protest . the central message of this protest is bring them here the refugees who were sent to the pacific islands of mass improperly in the rue morgue for a whole three years ago have suffered enough and should be brought to australia and the more immediate term of course but very concerned about conditions inside the walls australia is frozen. hundred men who are refusing to leave that facility now
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being without fresh water without food and without power. those men are drinking or running water they're collecting in winnie bins and wolf getting out of a self built well but there are real concerns about dysentery and other health problems inside the prison now australia's government says those men have been in accommodation elsewhere or manage saw islands but the united nations analysts say that accommodation isn't ready for them yet it's still a construction site and the refugees any why site that accommodation isn't site that it isn't protected from the locals who want to do them harm who don't welcome them into the community and many of those refugees when they have been out of that prison in the past on have seen attacks well we spoke to a few of the protesters here and here's some of what i have to say is appalling. and. i think i think i think.
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it's completely not illegal horrible and i think it's really. stands. out we really need to get off. the false bring these men who are suffering. on sunday in new zealand prime minister comes to australia to talk to australian counterpart. to say that she sticks by an offer made by her freedom to take one hundred fifty of the refugees and resettle them in new zealand and now some has rejected that offer but it will be made again on sunday and then there is the question of whether new zealand makes little for the racially to papua new guinea leaving australia. then if a deal is made between those two independent countries. now senior u.s. officials called on myanmar to ensure a safe and stable environment and more than. hundred thousand refugees so that they
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can return home members of the muslim minority fled over the border into bangladesh after myanmar's military launched a crackdown which the un has described as ethnic cleansing miss florence many reports many refugees are too scared to even think about returning. this is the second time in his sixty years that it has been a refugee he first crossed into bangladesh to escape the myanmar military crackdown in one nine hundred seventy eight but was repatriated two years later he says he managed to build a good life for his family back in myanmar where they had a house and some land in which they grew crops but now as refugees in bangladesh they have nothing he's not sure if his land title will still be recognised he's not sure there's anything to return to. we can go back if we recognized the citizens if we get assurance of safety and being able to move freely then how can we when our property has been captured by the. bangladesh has taken in more than six hundred
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thousand refugees since the military offensive began in august new arrivals continue to date the government and aid agencies are struggling to cope and the international community has called on myanmar to create conditions of the kind that would allow the ranger to return one of the strong feeling that i got from. people here. for instance the needs to be documentation they need to have the freedom of movement. here in myanmar government officials say they're ready to set up a repack creation process but the reality is. i haven't yet been able to work out the details of governing the eventual return of refugees that have been previously patry. between one thousand nine hundred two and two thousand and five bangladesh repack created some two hundred thirty thousand. mohammad yousuf who fled to bangladesh in one thousand nine hundred one to escape more violence could have
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returned but chose not to he says he didn't have the right to move about freely or practice his religion in peace in yangon but it's a decision that still courses him pale. my heart feel so happy and it's a terrible feeling in my heart quarries and asks why i can't go home i live so close to me on my. he still dreams of going home but he says only when conditions are right florence louis al jazeera yangon. a ten year old girl living with cerebral palsy could be facing deportation from the united states mexican born rosa maria hernandez spent nine days separated from her parents and an immigration detention center before being returned she's lived in the u.s. for all but three months of her life as heidi jocasta reports from texas a future in the country is now hanging in the balance when ross ahmadiyya hernandez
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was born in mexico and diagnosed with cerebral palsy a doctor told her parents she would live in a vegetative state her mother refused to believe it. i knew my daughter could have a car and she would have become so the family bundled up their three month old baby and cross the border into the united states to find better medical care then they stayed as undocumented immigrants when. i was so happy to see her and we told ourselves we did the right thing by bringing her here. over the years and with regular therapy learned to walk to speak english and attended school she defied doctors' predictions and became a happy sociable ten year old who considered herself american then on october twenty fourth on this a lonely stretch of highway the american dream and her family suddenly began to crumble a girl needed gallbladder surgery at
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a faraway hospital the only road there intersected by a border patrol checkpoint agents discovered the undocumented girl in the back of her ambulance at the checkpoint they were questioned have only detained for about thirty minutes. and when it looked like everything was going to be ok they noticed that border patrol agents were following them at the hospital armed agents waited outside the girl's operating room the next morning they arrested her from her hospital bed and took it to a government detention center for children in pain from surgery and separated from her family the plight of the disabled ten year old quickly provoked public outcry a lawsuit and calls from politicians for her release a border patrol spokesman said in a statement that agents had followed the law but nine days later the government balance to the pressure and allowed the girl to return to her parents'. thank you
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to the government for letting my two with it be with me but the family's troubles are not over rosa maria is still under deportation proceedings and a federal judge has asked why the child's mother had not also been arrested and it only makes sense that with an unhinged. border patrol and. immigration enforcement which has been promoted and encouraged by the trumpet ministration these kinds of things can have happened. for now the family's future in the u.s. remains uncertain there case seen around the country as a possible sign of what's to come donald trump to set off on a twelve day tour of asia the longest trip to the region by u.s. president in twenty five years he was in hawaii is now heading to japan is expected to build support for his tough stance on north korea scott hyla has mall.
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japan the first stop on president donald trump's twelve day trip to asia his longest abroad since taking office here and throughout his trip a great deal of focus will be on the mounting tension over north korea's missile and nuclear program. japan's prime minister shinzo ave was the first head of state to visit trip even before he was sworn in as president. mr prime minister the two leaders have a tight relationship will play a round of golf and have a steak dinner out with their spouses on sunday monday's meetings will be more formal including an audience with emperor akihito the most important thing for trump mr trump to do. during his stay in tokyo east to make sure. and send a message that u.s. japan remain solid and japan and the prime minister. on board with regard to north korea and who go to china
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a recent poll in japan found nearly half of those asked about the leaders relationship said it was only good for the u.s. and home japan is always wary of the united states reaction when talking about trauma i'm a bit afraid of what lies ahead to continue to fly towards us but the united states doesn't do anything so suddenly that it probably isn't wavering in who he is but i'm doubtful of whether he's really thinking about the interests of the united states all the rest of the well hawkish in dealing with north korea has kept the issue of the abduction of japanese citizens by north korea a live monday trouble visit some families of those who have been abducted over eighteen thousand police officers will be on the streets of tokyo during president trump's visit one of the largest ever security personnel mobilizations and for the very first time an all female security team has been created from milan and of on to trump. as a candidate and as president trump has slammed unfair trade deals with asian
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nations but it's not expected he will talk much about this in japan the focus is expected to remain on how the two allies will deal with north korea it's got other al-jazeera so. now it's an ancient craft in china and a staple of its national culture but the future of silicon broidery might be in danger learning the art takes time and consumers and a king for a modern twist a traditional design so a group of artisans in hong kong giving the trade a make over sarah clarke explains. it might be a tiny space with each shelf crammed with colorful shoes but it's not a problem for these customers seeking unique hand-woven designs they've already come the shoes are totally handmade i appreciate this kind of traditional croft embroideries a family affair with a mirror wall she learnt the craft from her grandparents who set up the business sixty years ago she's now taking up the reins expanding what's on offer modernizing her grandfather's traditional approach many years ago my grandfather only made one
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sawzall wearing serious but now i have many many different styles and you can see there are some blossoms dragon and phoenix and also some flowers. of my boarders use despite the popularity of issues she's worried the trade is struggling to attract new talent who came to pursue us as a long term career many people are just interested in making them as a hobby or make them for their friends and their families that they want to as a future career it's with that in mind young artists and the trying to promote this refined art we want has embraced social media earning her an international profile others like added trying to modernize the ancient chinese designs now didn't you know how men going to the customers used to be interested in the traditional double sided embroidery. over recent years our customer groups are from the younger
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generation. this silken broidery business dates back three hundred years as well as some of the traditional designs there updating their techniques merging needlecraft with calligraphy brush paintings creating popular modern designs. i noticed the growing number of people appreciate this aspect of chinese embroidery culture in recent years including westerners but there are now more westerners appreciating and understanding our embroidery culture so next generation artisans may be thriving but that may not be enough to entice more young people to take up this craft and with out more young apprentices some are concerned that the future of chinese embroidery could remain right sarah clarke al-jazeera hong kong. quick reminder of the stories making headlines this hour saudi arabia's ad defense
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system has reportedly intercepted a missile fired from yemen close to its capital riyadh saudi state t.v. is reporting the missile was brought down north of became khalid international airport on the outskirts of the capital this matches claims by who is the rebels in yemen that they fired a long range ballistic missile that traveled five hundred kilometers over the border with saudi arabia now in other developments a new anti corruption committee headed by the crown prince mohammed bin sound man has reportedly detained several princes as well as some former and current ministers there are prominent figures among them but this also comes it's been accompanied by a major shake up of saudi arabia's cabinet the national guard minister prince abdullah has been released from office as well as the last seen in a royal and government not closely connected with king solomon or his son. now moving to the day's other top stories that lebanon's prime minister saad hariri has resigned accusing iran of selling strife in the arab world and saying he fears is
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life is in danger hariri compared the current political climate to that prior to the assassination of his father the late prime minister rafik hariri iran's foreign ministry has responded by saying harry reid's resignation will create tensions in the region and is based on unfounded accusations from israel saudi arabia and the u.s. . i hereby announce my resignation as prime minister from the lebanese government knowing that the will of the lebanese are stronger and they're there to malaysian is that fatah and will overcome attempts to impose a new over them from powers either inside or outside of our country the people of lebanon. an american woman accused of insulting zimbabwe's president robert mugabe on twitter has appeared in court in harare mafia o'donovan who works in the gamba t.v. is charged with attempting to overthrow the government she'll remain in custody over the weekend she was detained in a dawn raid on her home in the capital is the first arrest since the ministry of
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cyber security was created last month if found guilty she faces up to twenty years in prison. up to date with our top stories that set for myself in the team here in london more news coming out from doha in twenty five minutes stay with us. if you are president donald trump first visit to asia the goals to forge relations and strengthen the resolve to confront the threat from north korea but what impact could this visit really have we'll be live across asia to bring you the very latest coverage here on al-jazeera. i think they mine it out until i find that out i can't go.


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