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an award winning film. as tensions on the korean peninsula remain high president trump mbox in a five nation tour to east asia november on al-jazeera. the rebels in yemen a far long range missile of the saudi capital riyadh before it's intercepted over the city.
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has them speak of this is al jazeera live from doha also coming up lebanon's prime minister quite suddenly in the saudi capital saying he feared for his life plus. the road of the tyrant is a steady march toward poverty suffering and servitude tensions with north korea top the agenda as donald trump lands in japan to begin his asian tool also. the report from get out of the hometown of sac catalina leader call us put him on web politics took a backseat to tradition. at all we begin with two major stories out of saudi arabia at least eleven princes and thousands of foreign ministers have been arrested on corruption charges two ministers and the head of the navy have been fired and the saudi military shot down
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a long range ballistic missile over riyadh fied from yemen by the rebels many on a hometowns that. it's not the first time who the rebels have fired long range missiles across the border at saudi arabia but this missile appears to have travelled the furthest hundreds of kilometers deep into saudi heartland and only taken down close to king khalid international airport on the outskirts of the capital riyadh. the official saudi news agency is p.a. said saudi forces fired a surface to air patriot missile to intercept it witnesses reported hearing a loud explosion and seeing fragments falling near the airport the rebels moved quickly to say they were behind the missile attack telling al-jazeera they had launched a burka and two h. missile a scud type missile with a range of more than eight hundred kilometers knocked out of the year it was a man we choose the time and place after collecting information about
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a target and it was khaled international airport east of riyadh targeted by a long range volcano ballistic missile this is in response to the continued aggression committing daily massacres against the yemeni people. the conflict in yemen pits the rebels from the north backed by iran and troops loyal to former president ali abdullah saleh against yemeni government forces back in two thousand and fourteen the who sees and their allies took control of the yemeni capital sana'a. but the conflict widened early the following year when a saudi led coalition of arab countries step done with airstrikes to back up humans government in two and a half years the saudi coalition has launched thousands of a strikes the same a strikes that have been repeatedly criticized by the united nations for disregarding the number of civilians killed and return who sees and their allies have fired dozens of missiles into saudi territory last week who's the spokesman told
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al-jazeera that who's the fighters would target any country that attacks them. what they let the. others the target yemen as far as we're concerned are fair military target from ballistic missiles any country that hits yemen militarily will be targeted. yemen was already the poorest country in the region before the war nearly two and a half years of fighting has left it on the brink of collapse a crippled infrastructure abject poverty seven million people close to starvation and since april the world's worst outbreak of cholera the u.n. says around ten thousand people have been killed and at least forty thousand wounded mostly from saudi laid is strikes this latest missile attack deep into saudi territory will likely escalate this long running and conflict medium hond out to zero i just did a senior political analyst marwan bashar says the missile highlights what he says
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is the shitty tick failure of saudi arabia's military campaign in yemen today we saw this new dramatic change in what i would like to call or what even they they're calling a new balance of terror between the saudis and the whole thing's whereby the holders are able to shoot ballistic missiles not only the goal is a thousand kilometers towards mecca but also more than that longer than that the worse we are towards the can khaled airport around riyadh so really the capacity of the whole thing is you know a renegade or if you will a rebel group in yemen able to to do that kind of action to take that kind of step against saudi arabia is a proof that the saudis or the crown prince some particular has made a major fungal in his war in yemen and that this is a stretch to failure for saudi arabia and yemen. well taking
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a closer look now at the casualties of the new saudi anti corruption committee told you about earlier it was created to deal with the abuse of power including the theft of public funds eleven princes and dozens of foreign ministers are among those reportedly detained but several were also dismissed minister of the national guard prince mehta been was the first to be removed on king solomon's orders he is the son of the late king abdullah making him one of the most prominent princes on the list he was the last senior royal in government not to be closely connected with with king sound man or his son and heir to the throne mohamed bin. also out is the minister of economy and planning that cybill bin mohammad and engineer and the former mayor of jeddah abdullah bin sultan assault on was the commander of the saudi navy this royal decree ordered him to retire our sudden resignation
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of lebanon's prime minister announced in the saudi capital riyadh has thrown his country into political chaos sahadi said he feared an attempt on his life he lashed out at iran and its lebanese ally hezbollah accusing them of destabilizing the region india as there are reports from beirut it was an announcement if you were expecting. i hereby announce my resignation as prime minister from the lebanese government is the will of the lebanese is stronger and that determination is steadfast and will overcome any attempts to impose any custodianship over them from powers either inside or outside our country long live the people of lebanon so they have a reason as ignatius was made from the saudi capital riyadh in a televised address yourself certainly criticize hezbollah and its key backer you ron. well. i would like to say to iran and its followers that they will be losers
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in their intervention in the arab a fast 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 at a compromise deal under which michel own a political ally of hezbollah became president the agreement ended two and a half years of political deadlock it which the country was without 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 the leading sunni politician is backed by saudi arabia while has bola lebanon's most powerful political social and armed movement is sponsored by iran despite the complex nature of lebanese politics the thirty member unity cabinet appeared to be functioning until now as a cool by all measures like an invitation to instability and put into that country everybody was working for
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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. thanks in the past five days had it he has made two separate visits to saudi arabia where he lived in self-imposed exile following the collapse of his last government there he met with crown prince mohammed bin some none 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 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 part a larger. arts of the devastated country and it's feared that tensions which have
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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 comp where n.p.r.'s al-jazeera beirut a car driven by a suicide attacker has exploded in the syrian city of datasource reports by the syrian state news agency say dozens of people killed and injured on friday government forces declared the city had been cleared of i saw fighters a u.s. president donald trump has landed in japan kick starting his tour of asia is meeting with prime minister shinzo ave to talk trade and north korea trumpet also visit south korea china vietnam and the philippines it is the longest trip to the region by u.s. president in twenty five years so try and build support for his tough stance on north korea you are the greatest hope for people who desire to live in freedom and harmony and you are the greatest threat to tyrants and dictators who seek to
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prey on the innocent history has proven over and over that the road of the tyrant is a steady march toward poverty suffering and servitude but the path of strong nations and free people certain of their values and confident in their futures is a proven pair toward prosperity and peace scott hyla has the latest from tokyo. president donald trump touched down in a call to air base just after eleven o'clock local time here in tokyo on sunday that's an airbase just on the outskirts of the city immediately he got off the plane went up to a state and addressed u.s. military personnel but before he did that he took off his suit jacket and put on a u.s. air force bomber jacket he addressed them and told them just how very important their job is not just to the united states but also to the world after that he went
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down to the floor and greeted some of these service members who were there and then immediately got into chopper and then a couple of choppers accompanied them to a golf course where he had lunch with the prime minister of japan shinzo ave they then are going to play a round of golf now sunday will then conclude with a private dinner the two leaders with their spouses in a steak dinner private steak dinner at a restaurant here in tokyo in the ginza area it's going to be a private dinner again this is what's happening on sunday the main day of this trip here to japan will take place on monday that's when they'll be a bilateral summit they'll sit down and have a discussion make some announcements out of that these two leaders and then also president donald trump will sit down with the emperor of japan and that also take place on monday so sunday just kind of emphasis emphasizing the relationship between these two leaders and that on monday if you look at it this way it's more like the business day of his trip here to japan and then he'll continue on on tuesday morning to south korea. still ahead on al jazeera thousands rally in
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downtown tehran as part of the band's marking the anniversary of the one nine hundred seventy nine u.s. embassy hostage crisis. it's a craft passed from generation to generation but with a severe shortage of young men in yemen traditional art of making garments could soon be just a memory. welcome back as we look at the weather in the levant and western parts of asia we've got wanted to show us around but jenny weather conditions here are looking fairly good back in us about sunshine and seventeen degrees as we get towards the ceasar the mediterranean sea this quite nicely low across the cypress really i suppose on sunday extending into parts of turkey so some really wet weather here some quite stormy conditions expected that low breaks up as it moves further towards the east
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but still get some showers across parts of turkey elsewhere find that for beirut's a bit cooler at twenty two degrees we've got to find conditions in kuwait city with a high of thirty two in the arabian peninsula jerry weather conditions are looking fine the humidity around the gulf states still remains fairly high thirty three as the maestro in doha do you see temperatures falling away a little bit now on the other side of the gulf temperatures there in the low to mid thirty's for both the drina and mecca so had a across into southern parts of africa it's a largely fine picture here we've got sunshine across the bulk of the region you've got to go all the up into northwestern parts of godor to see significant shower activity so should be dry and fine highs a twenty one a nice day when took there namibia thirty three heading on through into monday also plenty of sunshine in harare highs of thirty one.
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everything you do is being analyzed it's being weighed and it's measured to support those insurgencies are. to do things in secret that are of lawful or politically embarrassing all of the colleagues that i knew chose to retire from the n.s.a. leaker could not stand by and see all the work that they had done being used for mass surveillance digital dissidents at this time on al-jazeera. and again you're watching i'll just remind of our top stories saudi arabia says it's shot down a long range ballistic missile fired from yemen over the capital riyadh the rebels
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in yemen say they launched the weapon the traveled five hundred kilometers over the border. has also been a major shake up of saudi arabia's cabinet national guard minister prince method in our allies among those five he was the last senior roiling government not closely connected with king sound man or his son and heir to the throne mohammed and seven . u.s. president donald trump is meeting with japan's prime minister shinzo abyei kickstarting his asia trip trouble also visit south korea china vietnam in the philippines trying to build support for his stuff tough stance on north korea or staying in japan korean schools there are facing hostility as north korea continues its missile tests and threats to destroy the country if there's a nuclear war. for us. there are sixty korean schools in japan attended by thousands of students seventeen year old huang song we is one of them each time
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there are headlines about north korea's latest missile test the school receives anonymous bomb threats huang says there is confusion about news coming from and about pyongyang. that there are i get mixed feelings honestly speaking i cannot deny all the news reports we see on t.v. because we don't get to hear from the north koreans directly the north's leader kim jong un has threatened to sink japan and the united states the korean community in japan has been divided sister korean war but the only direct funding and curriculum guidance for its schools comes from pyongyang a residents' association which acts in place of a north korean embassy in japan says it's received more than four hundred million dollars since one thousand nine hundred fifty seven and the schools are great four . hundred after world war two simply speaking who offered the first helping hands to us it wasn't the japanese government. anti korean rhetoric and protests are not new to japan community leaders say the japanese public's reaction to pyongyang's
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nuclear tests are similar to the backlash that followed the abduction of dozens of japanese citizens by north korean agents in the late one nine hundred seventy s. and early one nine hundred eighty s. . people started thinking north korea is some outrageous country a country like. the sentiment that you can attack anything linked to north korea has prevailed in japan got away. for korean parents in japan who want their children to learn the korean language history and culture pro pyongyang schools are the only option regardless of their own political beliefs about the north korean regime one thing going on i know because they are not japanese i want them to go to korean school not japanese school and learn the language and the ethnic spirit those are the most important things. although some teachers express solidarity with the north most parents believe koreans are one ethnic people for them there is no north or south pole church yon al-jazeera or thousands of people have rallied
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across the united states against president donald trump and his policies while his first year in power has been marked by polarized demonstrations some groups are trying to bridge the divide as john hendren reports now from virginia. politics in the us has devolved into verbal warfare fought out between the white house and capitol hill reckless outrageous and undignified behavior has become excused and countenanced as telling it like it is and when such behavior emanates from the top of our government it is something else it is dangerous to a democracy in social media assailing corker on twitter calling him incompetent and little on television than in feels like it's another day another scalp and on the streets were empty fascist rally years marched in twenty american cities as a reaction to that a group called better angels is meeting in living rooms in churches across the u.s.
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to in their words save our democracy i was nodding my hand when they were saying you know what concerns them about their party especially and i said ok that's actually making me feel a little bit better because i don't want to be living in a world where you're still attached to a party that god is of what side you're on that you can't be critical to what's wrong with your part of the group began in the political battleground state of ohio after the divisive two thousand and sixteen election by the end of this year they will have held forty meetings of republicans and democrats red and blue around the us what these people are trying to do here by volunteering their saturday in the basement of a suburban virginia church is each to listen to the other side's point of view and eventually elevate the level of political conversation here and across the nation. the group gathers partisans of both sides and asks them to listen to one another to find areas of common ground and to act on them i think what we're doing can
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ultimately change the direction of the country and i think actually. it really does need to if we're going to survive as a healthy democracy in ohio they have begun working together reds and blues together on the issue of paper and to leave getting the legislate. take action on an issue that's widely supported by both liberals and conservatives. is this group wraps up members around to expand the movement in their own neighborhoods d.c. young professional life things i. just wanted to know what. your movement changes minds at meetings like this injury but it's going to a long way to go to change the toxic tenor of political debate in washington and across the u.s. john hendren al-jazeera mclean virginia a sack cattle only that put him on has all political parties who supports
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a session from spain to form a coalition for regional elections in december posted the message on twitter from belgium where he's been for almost a week now 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 holding a referendum on breaking away from spain. in his hometown. supporters say they agree with his decision to stay in belgium while others are not convinced andrew symonds reports. tradition is colliding with politics in jarana the city's annual festival has gone ahead despite attempts to call it off during a province is the heartland of pro secession politics and the home of carlos. despite appearances people say lured here is really happy. that all my family i don't. know i don't know from got there on the i phone.
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and they don't understand exactly what is happening out here. and we need. to. do. right 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 councilors say they're in mourning over the jailing of eight sacked cabinet ministers in the unusual just black drapes laid on the front of city hall on the flags above. the european union the catalan regional and the 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 is not the us
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even in the big 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 complex 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 shed you chose to focus on events aimed at children in catalonia culture tradition and politics have always gone hand in hand the children may be having fun watched 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. a thirty nine years ago today the u.s. embassy in tehran was overrun by student demonstrators who supported an islamic
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revolution the anniversary has become a day of iranian nationalism now and this year i made strained relations between tehran and washington a surface to air missile was displayed in the celebrations. reports from tehran. every year the iranian government and its supporters celebrate student day named for the demonstrators who over read it took control of the u.s. embassy in one nine hundred seventy nine. it happened in the aftermath of the revolution that overthrew the royal family and saw the rise of the islamic republic of iran. with the american rejection of the nuclear deal and aggressive rhetoric from president donald trump the annual event has this year taken on added significance was to we've come here to say in a powerful way that america cannot do a damn thing and until our last drop of blood we will defend our country. we have no problem with the people of america but we don't welcome the government of america. each year the old embassy grounds become
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a rallying point with anti-american chances slogans. and the event is an insight into the ideology the iranian establishment works tirelessly to keep alive the events of that they are as important for iranians today as they were thirty eight years ago not just because they want to defy the united states but because the taking of this embassy a symbol of american military might in the middle east at that time by students fuels a mindset of resistance that is woven into the fabric of iran's national identity. and we can see how the government is planning for the future. this show of modern military strength is all about linking the country's past with its present and a reminder to iran's critics the missile program is here to stay one that was after repeatedly being defeated in iraq and afghanistan by the people of our region inevitably the us is bearing its more mongering teeth and on the other side of the
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world went into continental missiles are being tested and in southeast asia when nuclear bombs are being tested and threatening and bluffing trump just tweets. many of the young men and women here on any other day might be found enjoying american food and music in one of the many western style restaurants that are popular in iran and that appreciation of american style culture is something the government worries about was in the days leading up to this event a civilian and military leaders gave fiery speeches repeating the message so the young people don't forget for iran america is still an oppressor. zero to one. and only one hundred fifty dead seals have washed up on the shores of the world's deepest lake in southern russia many of them pregnant died in the water and shown no signs of injuries disease or starvation scientists are investigating what may have caused. i want to match the strength of crafts in yemen is in danger
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of disappearing specialist taylor is a struggling to find a market for their traditional clothes materials are too expensive there's a war on and once loyal customers are now buying from other countries that the lopez has a story. these men are the communities go to tailors they're known for making unique garments in yemen for years they've combined their skills with for addition and culture but for how much longer this is one of the last workshops of its kind in the country. and you know what have you had before we were happy and things were going fine but then things started to change and the profession began to fade. in the coastal province of all the specialty is weaving the traditional garment called m a was mocked up it's worn by yemenis and some saudi tribes making one takes an average of twelve hours but supplies of the yarn are limited and the demand for the
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finished product is now low that. we can do anything we want to work but there's no yarn we have no facilities or support everything is kind of frozen and. workers make about five dollars a day in the one nine hundred eighty s. saudi arabia was the destination for many sales but indian and pakistani factories have taken over making it even more of a struggle for these small shops to survive. before we used to export to the gulf and saudi arabia we also had customers in the local market nothing is being sold and it's unfortunate. to make the fabric softer the garment is soaked in seawater process handed down generation to generation children as young as ten would learn the skills and by fifteen works better to work solo but they are no longer taught an interest has waned in boat. young and old materials are too
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difficult to source and when they can be found or too expensive to buy. yemen civil war hasn't helped much of the climb was well underway before finally began in two thousand and fifteen. to have the market the factories the support it's all gone it feels like we are an employer we work old days for. these tailors know they are a rare specialized but fast disappearing group for now they will take comfort knowing their craft is forever a part of the country's klarik katia locos of the young al jazeera. this is al jazeera let's get a round up of the top story saudi arabia says a shot down a long range ballistic missile fired from yemen over its capital riyadh the rebels in yemen say they launched the weapon the traveled five hundred kilometers over the
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border according to the book and to each is a scud type missile with a range of more than eight hundred kilometers there's also been a major shake up of saudi arabia's cabinet among the casualties the national guard minister prince met had been adalah has been fired he was the last senior roiling government not closely connected with king sally mann or his son an heir crown prince mohammed bin said man sad heidi the surprise decision to quit as prime minister has thrown lebanon into political chaos the announced in the saudi capital riyadh he was stepping down for fear of assassination also lashed out at iran and its lebanese ally hezbollah accusing them of destabilizing the region. u.s. president donald trump has just landed in japan kick starting his twelve day tour of asia is meeting prime minister shinzo to discuss trade and north korea in japan
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will also visit south korea china vietnam and the philippines. you are the greatest hope for people who desire to live in freedom and harmony and you are the greatest threat to tyrants and dictators who seek to prey on the innocent history has proven over and over that the road of the tyrant is a steady march toward poverty suffering and servitude but the path of strong nations and free people certain of their values and confident in their future use is a proven bear toward prosperity and peace. catalan leader let's put him on has all political parties who supports a session from spain to form a coalition for the regions election in december pushed him on posted the message on twitter from belgium where he's been for nearly a week european arrest warrant was issued for him and four of his allies they face
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charges of rebellion sedition and misuse of public funds for holding an independence referendum those are the headlines faultlines is the next. facing the 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 how does it at this time. this is james jackson. kids his expression here so it's impossible to know what's going through his mind at this moment just after he killed another person. this is the man he murdered timothy kaufman. james jackson didn't know kaufman who he was where he was from. he killed him for the one thing he did know of.

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