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discover the work of. the best films from across on the work of travel for the london suit i'm going to do it but i'm about to be fresh perspectives and new insights. to challenge and change the way we look. at this time on just. saudi arabia accuses iran of military aggression by supplying who faced with a missile fired from yemen on saturday.
and i'm so touched on this is al jazeera live from london also coming up i really believe that it makes sense for north korea to come to the table and to make a deal and maybe time to talk after all u.s. president donald trump strikes a softer child on the korean like. a t.v. station is targeted by gunmen in kabul it's just the latest in a string of attacks across afghanistan. and catalonia is ousted leader calls on pro independence politics to unite in next month's election supporters and opponents rally in brussels. saudi arabia has fired another warning shot at iran accusing it of direct military aggression through who's the rebels in yemen crown prince mohammed bin salma was referring to the. riyadh from yemen on saturday saudi arabia pointing the finger
for supplying the weapon tara for its parts has dismissed the accusation as quote contrary to reality meanwhile what appears to be the saudi orchestrated resignation of lebanon's prime minister has thrown that country into political turmoil they know the reports from beirut it has been three days since lebanese prime minister sato had announced his shock resignation he made his statement in saudi arabia and hasn't returned home since instead he traveled to abu dhabi a saudi ally in the iranian camp for talks on an escalating political crisis back home but the crisis extends beyond lebanon's borders saudi arabia has made clear it wants to curb iranian influence not just here but across the region riyadh is accusing iran of what it called direct military aggression by providing hutu rebels in yemen with rockets used to target the kingdom saudi officials have also said the
very presence of hezbollah in the lebanese government amounts to a declaration of war. saudi arabia through a stretch when the lebanese government and people to finish off has blown it's an invitation to civil war there's a new front saudi israel and the us against iran. iran has proxies across the middle east in iraq it controls paramilitary forces that are stronger than the state in yemen saudi arabia is in a quagmire unable to defeat the iranian allied hooty s. in syria it has revolutionary guards and hezbollah troops supporting the government iran has now secured a land core door stretching from to her on through iraq and syria all the way to lebanon where saudi arabia hopes it can change the balance of power. saudi arabia. it is even classified as a terrorist organization but now. action in the words.
affairs there will be those who are forced to return to their caves in southern lebanon curbing hezbollah's influence and power won't be easy it is not just an armed group it is a political party with strong popular support but as of late it has extended its influence beyond lebanon's borders. hezbollah's arms it's this is to send troops to fight alongside syrian president bashar assad's forces have long been issues of concern among some lebanese factions but it has long resisted calls to disarm and to withdraw from syria it's not clear what action saudi arabia will take. riyadh has a number of options to restrain but those options will just target has been in the shia sect they will target all the lebanese economic pressures very possible but i don't believe saudi arabia can pressure is below militarily calls for unity are
growing louder but lebanon is a deeply divided country in a deeply divided region the political crisis is only worsening and any solution will have to be part of a regional deal said a. beirut. political analyst. says the tension between saudi arabia and iran puts pressure on other nations to take. there's a certain escalation in this so-called proxy conflict between iran and riyadh for many years it's gone it's sort of heated up and cooled off and i think it was a more of a cold war for a long time but for the last two and a half years it certainly escalated and with the with the coming of. prince mohammed bin defense minister in the beginning of two thousand and fifteen i think we so more of the escalation in yemen and the likes but we are also seeing in. iran through from iraq through syria and on eleven on and all in all i think iran wants
to build on what it considers to be victorious expansion of its influence in its neighboring countries like iraq syria lebanon and so on and i think so you're abia wants to fend off iran and iran influence especially in its immediate surroundings like in yemen and hence we are seeing both regimes escalating their their tensions their conflict and really demanding of the various countries sovereign nations of the region to take sides are you with iran or are you with saudi arabia the u.n. has condemned saudi arabia's blockade of yemen ass catastrophic and international aid groups are calling on riyadh to lift it fuel prices in yemen have increased more than sixty percent and cooking gas prices have doubled in saudi arabia and i was to monday it would close all land and sea to stop the flow of arms into the
country but the move is also stopping aid getting in. the situation is catastrophic in yemen it's the worst food crisis we're looking at in the world today seven million people on the brink of famine millions of people being kept alive by our humanitarian operation salt this is lifeline that must be continued every single day if the supplies pipeline comes to a halt food insecurity will deepen and we will be confronted with an even greater humanitarian crisis food fuel and medicine imports must continue to enter the country. donald trump past struck a more conciliatory note towards north korea during a visit to seoul the u.s. president is on the second stop of his term he met with out korea's president in
and said he's still open to negotiations with the north tony betty reports from seoul donald trump arrived in south korea on the second and perhaps most delicate leg of his asia tour it brought him to within forty eight kilometers of the border with north korea following his war of words with its leader kim jong il there were fears president trump's presence would provoke some sort of response he described north korea as a worldwide threat that ability as we work together to resolve this problem using all available tools short of military action. the united states stands prepared to defend itself and its allies using the full range of our unmatched military capabilities if need be south korean president moon jae in said the time was too early to talk to the north but promised a bright future if it gave up its nuclear and missile programs j j one of the
united states has strong sanctions on north korea and i think it will have an effective impact and with china joining the united states it will bring force to the sanctions on north korea with all these international diplomatic policies i think when there are changes being made it will bring north korea back to the negotiating table trump is the first u.s. president in twenty five years to be treated to a state visit with the first since ronald reagan not to visit the demilitarized zone the border with north korea instead he went by helicopter to count humphreys the largest u.s. base in south korea he spoke of the close relationship between the two countries but all that we've built in the decades since our soldiers sacrifice side by side in the struggle for freedom our alliances more important than ever to peace and security on the korean peninsula and across the in the pacific region.
thousands of pro trump supporters lined the streets of seoul all those who oppose the u.s. president were kept corralled behind police buses south korea's liberal government is pulling out all the stops to make this visit a success they know they can afford to alienate the president and the united states their defense against north korea depends on a good relationship have a joint news conference trump announced that south korea was to buy billions of dollars worth of military equipment from the u.s. which would help offset the trade deficit between the two countries and a five year old free trade agreement will be renegotiated trampin. first lady milan you were greeted by children and a korean pop star at the blue house and later had what's known as a friendship walk through the gardens with president moon and his wife the day ended with a defiant threat from north korea reaffirming its resolve to strengthen its nuclear power rhetoric but no action so far so good the trumps first day in south korea so you go to the al-jazeera so. a chance heading to china and vietnam next before
visiting the philippines on saturday and sunday protests against the u.s. president have already been taking place in the philippine capital manila members and ions of poor urban activists are camped out on a bridge close to the presidential palace they chanted slogans including us in paralysed number one terrorist. i thought says it carried out an attack on a t.v. station in kabul which killed two people and injured at least twenty of those it's being seen as an assault on media freedom in afghanistan and the glass house the latest from kabul. for our shamshad. attackers inside security forces outside trading gunfire and grenades when the attack at the front gate started just before me many members of staff ran out of other exits some jumping from the second and third floors. we condemn this attack
because it was on a group of innocent people working to provide entertainment to afghans we also give poor underprivileged afghans a voice to show other afghans how they live. troops and police arrive quickly what is becoming almost routine in kabul a bomber at the gate followed by attackers on foot the compound is also home to a mine awareness museum there were children inside rescued by security forces but the intended target seemed to be the t.v. station that's annoying i want to sit on the court about it was unfortunately this attack shows how difficult it is for afghan journalist to work in the media here i want safe life as for them this attack happened just a kilometer from the presidential palace and shows the government is on able to provide security for afghans and journalists and security is a main concern for all afghans hampering the economy halting education making life
in general more difficult. nato is expected to announce later this week that three thousand more troops will head to afghanistan expanding their training mission here to sixteen thousand their job is to support afghan police soldiers intelligence and logistics officials tell stem the flow of attacks here jennifer glass al jazeera kabul. still to come on the program where in harare was zimbabwe's president robert mugabe has fired his deputy clearing the way for his wife to succeed him plus. six scientists have just been locked inside this tent camp behind me and they won't be coming out for seventeen days i will reach out and in moscow russia keep watching to find out what all this has to do with the space travel.
hello it's been raining across the levant across iraq to iran the white top plaids and i where it's still raining are a bit further north up in the mountains up in azerbaijan northern iran but the chances are we've got some rain further south into the northern side again across iraq not huge amounts but it is a first break through of the winter rains now when they've gone the temperature can return to about the middle twenty's but when it's raining and they come dine a reasonable amount to what you might actually quite like twenty nine is still the forecast in baghdad about twenty two in tehran and the green stuff of course is the showers here which might be as far south as kuwait but probably not it's probably still going to be dry here and further south throughout the arabian peninsula but we've got a quite a good breeze now as the northeast monsoon sets in following the southwest that tends to in homs the rain is certainly a good line to the somali coast but the whole is edging towards the amount of coast as well as you might get some rain in amman and southern yemen where these coastal
welcome back reminder the top stories here on al-jazeera saudi arabia has fired another warning shots at a round of direct military aggression through hoops the rebels in yemen to her own has dismissed the accusation as quote contrary to reality. the u.n. has condemned saudi arabia's blockade of yemen as catastrophic and these emerging react to lift it so it can deliver urgently needed a. and u.s. president donald trump has struck a more conciliatory note towards north korea on a visit to south signaling he's still open to negotiations with pyongyang. ousted catalog president has urged pro independence parties to unite ahead of
a midnight deadline to register for next month's election which demands was speaking to catalonia radio from brussels where he is in self-imposed exile while spain seeks his extradition on charges of sedition. just the few list of us but the spanish state is committing brutal repression and if we don't pass a repression together the spanish state may win this fight if we want to be independent with the conditions we would like we have to do so from the standpoint of freedom and democracy which to moan is now attending a rally with a group of council and mayors who've traveled to belgium in support of him and four other former members of his cap and that's. from brussels. well one of the catalonia related events happening here in brussels on tuesday was the arrival of around two hundred pro independence mayors from the region they said that they were here to show their strong support for colors put them on the deposed president of
the region and his four former colleagues who were the subject of european arrest warrants but in the meantime those mayors are saying that they want to get you to do much more to show support for what they say a legal rights called the pro independence movement in catalonia they have bad just bad to see of mr karzai which is a strategy of aggression of regression instead of trying to find a political solution to what is a political problem and the institutions have bad days well as those mayors gathered here there was a counter demonstration just up the road by people representing the other side of the story who are against independence for catalonia and who believe that president bush acted illegally and they were backed up by a delegation of business people from catalonia talking to members of the european parliament who've come here to say that they think that over two thousand businesses have already moved their headquarters out of catalonia and the
uncertainty is creating real damage. linda beneath these but it's very bad for us as entrepreneurs because the independence movement is living in a fiction that the reality is that we will soon see jobs disappear the you should focus on that the risk of an economic recession and you have to learn your question when it comes to the legal case of colors pushed him and his former colleagues here in brussels the government is able to say that's purely a matter for the courts to deal with they're probably quite relieved that's the situation but the demands on the european union institutions based here from either side of the catalonia independence debate are getting louder and louder. zimbabwe's president robert mugabe has fired his deputy accusing him of being disloyal the decision removes one of the leading contenders to become lagarde successor with speculation the president's preparing his wife to take over instead are much faster
reports from harare by. the bobbies former vice president gore hasn't spoken or been seen in public since he was sacked on monday but some of his supporters are talking and they are not happy they say president robert mugabe and his wife grace think the country and the ruling party is their own personal property you just weren't people and then what the impact is everyone is not going to vote for only be up and down because of one individual you don't destroy don't worry because you're going out you need to destroy because of that it's not your own as an individual is the fact of the people firing is former deputy suggested bob is leader maintains a tight grip on power on monday the minister of information explained why president robert mugabe wanted when i got out it did become evident that his conduct in the discharge office. we feel is official responsibility. when i go has been by my
side since he came to power almost forty years ago he's fought in the struggle for independence from britain he's popular with military generals and war veterans the now seventy five year old once proudly talked of his reputation as a destroyer and killer before becoming a born again christian but he's gradually fallen out with mugabe and his wife grace reportedly over the question of succession some analysts believe grayson gobby wants to one day take over from her husband. this is not the first time a god has fired a vice president in twenty fourteen. for allegedly plotting to overthrow mccartney
she has since formed her own opposition party. may no longer be vice president of zimbabwe but he's still a very influential figure in the. prism of that it may seem sacked him from the party. is nicknamed the crocodile because of shrewdness and ruthlessness against rivals quietly waiting wondering what his next move is going to be. al jazeera. two years after it was officially declared free of sierra leone still bears the scars of the deadly disease more than eleven thousand people died in west africa in the worst outbreak in history. looks at what's changed since. the. in freetown sierra leone's capital streets are bustling again as people go about their daily lives for ebola survivor juliana says say it's a different story. like many a bullet survivors says a twenty two suffers from after effects from the disease mainly vision problems she
says every time she goes to health clinics no one has time to see here she says she's not the only one. for many out we. see on the own has more than four thousand ebola survivors and the ministry of health and sanitation has set up a specific program for them with free health care but there are challenges during the of all the crisis eleven doctors and almost three hundred health care workers die from the disease and seriously are making an already weak health care system even weaker the own chief medical officer admits there is still a lack of resources to do not have adequate. you know she's. over there. he adds there have been improvements to such as fast response teams and emergency operation centers. the and health care workers are now
better trained in i.p.c. or infection prevention and control. we emphasize more on how you choose. what you do what they really value what you want to do you do your hand washing before and after liberia along with guinea and sierra leone are also recovering from accusations of fraud a recent investigation by the red cross says two point four million dollars disappeared during the crisis. but there are signs of hope there are plans to tour in this area just outside freetown where inable the treatment center once was into a five hundred bed hospital good news for people here who currently have to travel to another town for treatment others are just thinking about what the country endured for me bola. never ever. not even. even the war of. course many people die but on this anniversary for assessing her feeling is only frustration needed to freeze al-jazeera freetown
sierra leone china has released an online cartoon which aims to prepare young people for what the government says is a growing espionage threats some have criticized the cartoon calling it a throwback to the brutal years of china's cultural revolution. from beijing. well on the face of it this appears to be quite a sinister development national security now part of a child's education in china a pilot scheme has been operating in several cities including beijing in which children are being encouraged to do their bit for national security in one video a child watches as his father attempts to email photographs of chinese warships to an overseas magazine just as the grandfather charges in ranting and raving about foreign spies what are spies as a child spies says the grandfather of people who are sent to collect information on us in times of peace they can harm china's development in times of war they can
lead to our compatriots dying it is a reminder of a similar campaign that took place a year ago when posters appeared all over beijing showing a foreign man trying to seduce a chinese woman to persuade her to spy for him now online there's been quite a bit of chatter about this some people say this latest campaign is a throwback to the cultural revolution when friends and relatives were encouraged to spy on people they believed to be counter revolutionaries it is a further reminder that under xi jinping national security remains a priority. pollution and india's capital new delhi is setting dangerous levels with some ratings going off the air quality scale schools for young children will be close on wednesday and older children will be not allowed to play on the residents of the indian medical association is calling it a pollution epidemic and it's likely to get worse as prevailing winds bring smoke
from crop burning in neighboring states. that. is all over the city and is very very harmful. for all of us here and advisory has been issued by the government for all of us to see. if there is no necessity book outside and as you can see it's going to be. night in some time and. the situation is like this and all city is suffering from this. six scientists spending the next seventeen days locked inside a giant metal box in the russian capital last go it's all part of an experiment to test the psychological effects of a mission into deep space and as a rover chalons reports from moscow it could be a significant step towards
a mound mission. thank you for these six scientists the world is about to get very small for a while the five russians and one german are test subjects in the first of a series of experiments on deep space travel they're not going to space though they'll be isolated in a pod inside a moscow medical research facility for seventeen days. this is a team of professionals indeed each of them is a professional in his own failed altogether way like part of a mosaic that creates a team which you know earth research mission will accomplish all the tasks that we face. after the press briefing it was down to the whole housing the mock spacecraft it will be there how you mandel of oratory for at least fifty different experiments directed at how humans might cope
on flights to mars and beyond and limited contact with earth final ways and in through the hatch sirius seventeen will be followed by a four month mission next year eight months in two thousand and nineteen and a full year in two thousand and twenty. you may think it's a bit strange looking a bunch of people inside a tin can here on earth and running tests on them when there's actually a space station orbiting the planet and has been for decades seemingly much more suitable for these sorts of experiments but there are actually key reasons why this works. it's not that the international space station isn't being used to simulate tests it is but earth based analogs are much safer cheaper and in some ways can better mimic deep space travel yeah so it wasn't on the designed to be an isolation environment it does i mean here you are isolated but more and more your own crew members have you know a cell phone in their pocket they can call their friends there's
a requirement there's there are many thousands of commands i get sent from mission control to the vehicle every day with nasa russia and the european space agency all working together this experiment is also another reminder that the truly cooperative nature of space exploration rory chalons al-jazeera moscow. reminder of the top stories here on al-jazeera saudi arabia has fired another warning shot at iran accusing it of direct military aggression through the rebels in yemen crown prince mohammed bin solomon is referring to a missile i'll find at riyadh from yemen on saturday saudi arabia is pointing the finger to her son for supplying the weapons attack iran has dismissed the accusation as quote contrary to reality al-jazeera senior political analyst mom bashar has more on the background to the dispute. so your law and wants not to
build on what it considers to be victorious expansion over its influence in its neighboring countries like iraq syria lebanon and so on i think so eurabia wants to friend of iran and iran influence especially in its immediate surroundings like in yemen and hence we are seeing both regimes escalating their attentions their conflict and really demanding of the various countries sovereign nations of the region to take sides are you with iran or are you with saudi arabia the united nations have condemned saudi arabia's blockade of yemen asked catastrophic and it's along with international aid groups calling on riyadh to lift its feel prices in yemen have increased more than sixty percent while cooking gas prices have doubled after saudi arabia cut all aid access to the country the u.n.
humanitarian affairs spokesman says it's essential that access for aid be restored immediately donald trump has struck a more conciliatory note towards north korea during a visit to seoul u.s. president is on the second stop of his tour of asia and has met with south korea's president in trouble said he still open to negotiations with pyongyang i says it carried out an attack on a t.v. station in kabul which killed two people and injured at least twenty others gunmen stormed the station after an explosion in the capital kabul. ousted catalan president carlos bridged among pro independence parties to unite ahead of a midnight deadline to register for next month's election which tomorrow was speaking to catalunya radio from brussels ways in. exile there's a top stories. some