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part of genocide the listening post provides the critical counterpoint challenging mainstream media narratives of this time on al-jazeera tracing the fall from prosperity to financial ruin this is precisely the movement where we hear lies that nothing worse first wrote the enquiry the devastating impact for save the banks means also perceive the deposits for ordinary citizens and the failure to prevent disaster banks and political leaders of the people who needed to learn of us are gora from democracy to the markets at this time on al-jazeera. at least one hundred twenty people are dead after a powerful earthquake strikes on the iran iraq border.
bansal rahman this is hours or life my headquarters here in the hall so coming up the lebanese prime minister speaks publicly for the first time since his resignation saad hariri says he's free in saudi arabia and plans to return to his country soon plus i protest against the u.s. as world leaders gather enough for the fiftieth meeting of the association of southeast asian nations. and setting new goals how soccer is helping indigenous women in mexico fight back against violence. could have you with we begin with news of a seven point three magnitude earthquake on the iran iraq border in which at least
now one hundred twenty nine people have died or thousands of others have also been injured the epicenter was in iran thirty kilometers southwest of the iraqi town of her lab jeff sharlet ballasts reports. quiet sunday night in iraq on a run disrupted by violent shaking. quake was centered on the iraq iran border near the iraqi town of her love and it was severe seven point three in magnitude and only twenty five kilometers deep. it was very strange sadly the glasses dropped off the table the fan was shaking we were so afraid we had to run out of the house because our house was old. the u.s. geological survey immediately issued an orange alert saying deaths and damage should be expected then came the reports of fatalities on the iran side of the border in the town of cusses shereen it struck after sunset on sunday night and
people use their phones in a makeshift assessment of the cost of this quite early reports suggest villages have been badly damaged and electricity cut iranian media say risk you teams have been deployed to would see if he seemed in the waist iran is one of the most seismically active countries in the world several major fault lines cross the country and in two thousand and three a six point six magnitude quake flattened the historic city of bam twenty six thousand people died. while earthquakes may be frequent here the people are not a mere in from panic in iraq shops and malls evacuated across kurdish territory it was felt throughout the region as far away as israel residents flee their homes from baghdad to kuwait they face an interrupted night with aftershocks still rolling through charlotte dallas al jazeera. says in tehran he says
the west of iran has been severely affected. and one other can model the other here are the places that have been damaged the most are the cities of commerce and the damage is very clear and the efforts of the government are noticeable especially for medical help search and rescue and finding housing for the displaced according to an official the number of people displaced is up to seventy thousand so for is especially bad in this it is common the government is supplying tents to help these people there is a government ministry to help deal with the disaster and they have people in all of these towns they are also helping in some of the hard to reach areas including seven villages where people are still under the rubble and to saudi arabia where lebanon's prime minister saad hariri has spoken publicly for the first time since his shock resignation eight days ago he says that he's free in riyadh rejecting suggestions that he's being held against his will to really also pledge to return
to his country very soon as any other reports now from beirut. this is the first time saud how did he makes public remarks since his resignation announcement more than a week ago from the saudi capital riyadh he sought to dispel reports that he had been detained the well being of lebanon's prime minister and his freedom of movement have been open to question in a live interview he denied he was forced to resign and said he is a free man and. i submitted my resignation i know it's not a normal process for a prime minister but i had to take some security measures to return back safe and sound the circumstances behind his decision to step down united a deeply divided country earlier people used. to show solidarity with. some lebanese may now be convinced that he is not under house arrest others however haven't changed their minds it clearly wasn't comfortable situation here physically look. what he was saying was very.
contradictory to many people in lebanon saying that he's free when i look but if and when how does return it doesn't guarantee that lebanon's latest political crisis will be resolved if i withdraw my resignation as prime minister of lebanon we must respect the distancing of lebanon from the regional conflicts we should pull out from the interventions in the region a few years ago lebanon officially adopted a policy of staying out of regional conflicts particularly from the war in syria hezbollah has been accused of ignoring that policy by sending troops to fight alongside the syrian government the iranian allied group has long resisted demands to withdraw its forces and it is unlikely to heed that demand now. also singled out yemen accusing hezbollah interventions that puts lebanon at risk heidi said he resigned to save lebanon but the political vacuum his resignation created has only
destabilized the country heidi. he is the top certainly politician in lebanon replacing him will not be easy democracy here is about consensus and a candidate has to be accepted by all rival camps for stability to prevail appearance and comments did little to ease the tensions instead he looked more like a pawn in the regional power struggle between iran and saudi arabia said of. beirut and german policy analyst of the arab center washington d.c. now he says the interview raises more questions than answers let's just focus on the political messages he sent obviously he toned down the sickle shift in his rhetoric compared to his resignation a week ago when he was very bellicose against iran and others thought he was very cool so your theory he basically said the reason of the shift will sell the policy was yemen much of the other issues you mentioned before so i think
a lot of anybodies then still believe what happened in the last week while his own political movement is saying what say why there's a lot of us and american u.s. and french and and other than the rest are also worried about his movement so we don't hear the whole story and we have yet to see what will happen in the next days and weeks. saudi arabia's answer an urgent meeting with the arab league to discuss allegations of military aggression by iran to iran denies supplying a missile fired from yemen deep into saudi arabia we could go around also says it has nothing to do with an oil pipeline fire in bahrain saudi arabia has described the fire as sabotage with bahrain's foreign minister blaming iran the arab league meeting shared jeweled for next sunday in cairo. the rebels in yemen also deny the missile they fired at riyadh was supplied by iran it comes as the
u.s. joins international calls for an end to the saudi led blockade that's worsening a severe food shortage saudi tight the measures on saturday after the missile was fired the hooty say it was homemade. know the un's war millions of people face starvation if the blockades not lifted in djibouti across the strait international aid groups are loading much needed medicines onto a ship to send to yemen but as mohammed reports from there they've yet to get saudi clearance to dock in the rebel held port of data. you are an official say they're in a race against time to deliver a much needed aid to the people of yemen usually that would be taking these supplies with dollars to the ports on the data and other than in yemen but because of the brocade impost on the country by the saudi led coalition they haven't been able to take anything from djibouti to yemen in the past week and i'm now forced to
use a much bigger ship to make the delivery they say that would ideally want to take the supplies which include medicine for the whole response as well as therapeutic food formal notice children to the point of the day that but they do not have access to the port yet djibouti has become an important hub for the yemen relief operation in the past few years and also stranded here about sixty members of staff of the united nations and other international organizations. amnesty international says the syrian government's surrender or starve campaign targeting civilians constitute crimes against humanity it's calling for an end to what it calls the dark stain on the world's conscience a new report says government forces surrounded and bomb densely populated opposition controlled areas thousands of people were given an ultimatum to abandon their homes or die amnesty says farms and food supplies were burnt hospitals and
clinics destroyed and people were deprived of medical care the report condemns not only the syrian government but also some armed opposition groups it says both restricted and blocked humanitarian help amnesty is asking for an independent body to investigate and prosecute those responsible as other bridgegate reports are from the turkish out of gas it up close to the border with syria and we do warn you you may find some of the images in his report disturbing. maybe so hard drew her last breath just over a month after she was born she weighed barely two kilos. malnutrition his killed a dozen other children in the older suburb of the syrian capital in the last few months doctors say the siege imposed by the syrian government has caused hundreds of children to suffer from moderate to severe malnutrition. this mother pleads to roads be opened and the siege to end she wants aid convoys to
bring medicine not just food and. similar cries for help are being made in other areas of syria amnesty international says the surrender a star strategy which is for thousands of syrians from their homes is a crime against humanity more than half a million people continue to be besieged following the displacement of hundreds of thousands in the past year the u.n. helped end the siege for two hundred seventy five thousand people in the rebel held areas of aleppo city seventy five thousand were besieged in homs four thousand people were evacuated from their ire and at least sixty five thousand were under siege in the four towns of monday as a danika fear for. amnesty says the tactic of mass displacement by the assad regime using sieges in forced evacuations is not reconciliation. we human rights campaign group urges world leaders to not just take the local cease fire agreements on face value but view them in the context of systemic violations of international law yes
syrians in besieged gerri is have been forced to leave their ancestral homes after months of hunger and bombardment for years they've been telling the world how they feel for the time. i left aleppo my town our fathers and grandfathers lived there this year militias came to raise their flags with the russian occupiers this is our country the whole world let us down. rights workers say there is ample evidence of restricting access to humanitarian medical aid as well as air and ground assaults on hospitals and homes which amounts to war crimes. despite repeated calls for action aid workers and many syrians are disappointed that all they have seen is an auction and excuses by the international community to treat when they see future generations will not forget. well still ahead here on al-jazeera ignoring efforts to turn them back rangar
refugees are still streaming into bangladesh. and spain's prime minister visits barcelona to try to bolster opposition to catalan secession. hello winter a bit into the great lakes in the early part of the weekend it's easing off a little bit now but the still fairly cold air around but you know system direct north anymore the winds going in that direction tends to make things not as bad and we've got a bit of water coming up from further south new york after a very frosty start of the weekend going to see a plus nine all monday and is plus five in toronto even chicago's by freezing so the c.n. does the brief bite the still snow falling in the north of washington oregon public and that was idaho northern california in the next day or so seattle's temperature data sea level is plus ten so it's winter up in the mountains but actually
everywhere else to the east the sun's come out and it's looking quite quiet once again settles down but obviously it will be lost it but what effects temperatures huge rise now it's had for the science where we've seen significant rainfall out of the sky recently found jirus and billie's you see the bright white top clouds here but have more useful not quite as heavy showers to jamaica eastern cuba haiti and dominican republic but i think the concentration of the next day or so is going to be further west again this year catan through billie's honduras guatemala maybe and further south to nicaragua and mexico see quite a few more showers as well. short films of hope. and inspiration. a series of short personal stories that highlight the human triumph against the odds. i
prepared for the four hundred people wife you know here to be my savior but i can't get there i think i think that everybody wants out is there a selects at this time. welcome back you're watching officer i'm so ho robin a reminder of our top stories rescue teams have been deployed to iraq and iran after a seven point three magnitude earthquake struck on the border of the two countries the death toll has reached one hundred twenty nine in iran with fatalities also reported in iraq one thousand people are injured. lebanon's prime minister
saad hariri has denied claims he's detained in saudi arabia in his first public comments since announcing that he would resign last week a very said he was free to leave and plan to return to the battle in a matter of days. also amnesty international is accusing the syrian government of a surrender or starve campaign which amnesty is calling a crime against humanity it wants an independent body to investigate and prosecute those responsible. to asia pacific now where anti truck protesters are clashing with police outside the embassy and summit meeting in the philippines. follows earlier demonstrations outside the u.s. embassy in the lower ahead of president donald trump's arrival on sunday that many protesters have accused him of stoking tensions in the region through his aggressive rhetoric and posturing while following events force our correspondent
rob mcbride who's in the capital there in manila i mean what really are these protests about rob. these protesters suddenly flared up in the last hour or so it was being called by a number of different left wing groups protesting against what they say is the imperialism of the united states the united states they regard as a former colonial power here it has to be said that a majority of people in the philippines probably support the u.s. there are traditional ties between the philippines and the united states but what has angered especially some of these groups i think is the position taken by donald trump he comes here to the philippines for a long anticipated bilateral meeting with the philippines president. and he seems to have discarded the usual usual position of the united states of standing up for
human rights regardless of where the president might be visiting in the world they had expected for example a u.s. president in former times to have taken issue with about his controversial drugs campaign which is we know has resulted in thousands of people dying here trump has already said that he will not probably will not bring up the issue with due to it and that angered a number of human rights groups also it's angered i suppose a number of liberal groups back in the united states who see as yet again trying to curry favor trying to get a close position with somebody who is regarded as a foreign strongman the leader of a country who is regarded or presents himself as a strongman so that his seems to be one of the issues here whether anybody here at the venue will actually know that this protest is taking place is debatable it's a few kilometers away from where the summit is being held and there has been
a kind of a lockdown in this part of manila thousands of security people have been deployed to try. to ensure that these protesters don't get anywhere near the leaders as they start the various meetings of this as and summit indeed rob you suggested that there are certain issues that trump will or won't address the agenda of his meeting is interesting because there are issues about what he can court or won't discuss with the relevant heads of state that are there. that's right one of the things that still dominates his agenda and has been throughout his sweep through asia pacific and this is the last stop on this visit to asia is of course north korea and he does find a very receptive audience here among nations as the hand has put out various statements condemning north korea and its missile and nuclear program one of the
most important as he and members of course malaysia had a diplomatic spat with north korea over the assassination of kim jong un's half brother on malaysian soil and interestingly most countries do have diplomatic relink say in one form or another with north korea so there is influence there that they can possibly bring to bear having said that any any kind of pressure on north korea will be tempered by the very strong presence here of china which obviously takes a very different view to how north korea should be treated to the united states and all of this comes at a very interesting time in north korea itself tomorrow marks a very important landmark if you like it will be sixty days since north korea carried out its last missile test and it stoked an awful lot of speculation about just might what be going on in north korea why this gap in its
missile testing is it possibly trying to be conciliatory as trump has been having all of these different sessions. in asia has it maybe laying the groundwork for some types of dialogue but it comes as we know as these exercises involving three aircraft carriers from the united states seventh fleet have begun in the seas between japan and the korean peninsula it's a hell of a moment we'll leave it there rob and continue to monitor this is true situation with you as the day progresses thank you. a senior u.n. official says me and troops are systematically gang raped and tortured drinker women the envoy on sexual violence in conflict has been speaking to some of the six hundred thousand ring of refugees who fled to neighboring bangladesh since august she says she's going to raise the mistreatment of rango with the international criminal court calling rape a weapon of genocide peter sharp has more the imposingly wide river now which separates my ma and bangladesh was the final hurdle for another wave of
increasingly desperate rohingya refugees nearly two hundred people many of them women and children made their way to freedom paddling improvised rickety rafts kept afloat by empty plastic jerry cans scavenged along the way as they fled the country using homemade paddles and sheets of plastic it was a long and slow crossing some just paddled with their hands on the final half mile the rafts were intercepted by bangladesh frontier guards these people are not welcome here and for an hour the guards circled the rafts trying to persuade them to turn back and pushing them up river the refugees ignored them and pushed onto the shoreline. they've been travelling for weeks and with land for a mixture of exhaustion and relief on the faces of those who'd reach safety traumatised by what they'd witnessed during the long march out of my mom for the children still too young to comprehend that they may never return to their homes.
each had their own story to tell. we built this raft with plastic jerry cans that we found in burned down villages. we couldn't manage boats as we couldn't afford the rent moreover i think of our neighbors got robbed when they left the camp with the boat people they lost all their money and everything they had. it took us three days to reach safety one day to cross the hill one day to prepare the raft and a third day to row across the river. these are just a handful of the hundreds of thousands to have sought refuge in bangladesh many repeating stories of violence rape and murder carried out on the refugees a senior u.n. official in dhaka raised the issue with the international criminal court this week whether my own mom military could be held responsible peter shop al jazeera. irish
celebrity and activist bob geldof has returned his freedom of the city of dublin now the gesture is in protest at sharing the honor with me m r z the unsung suchi geldof says she's association with the city is now a matter of shame over her response to the wrecking a crisis tucci was granted the award by a geldof native city in twenty twelve. the middle east now where morocco's king mohammed the sixth has arrived in qatar to discuss the latest developments in the gulf political crisis the modoc was created by the amir shaikh to mean been honey saudi arabia the u.a.e. bahrain and egypt diplomatic ties with qatar in june the king came to doha straight from a trip to the u.a.e. . well spain's prime minister mariano rajoy is in catalonia for the first time since the central government imposed director all over the region he traveled to barcelona to campaign ahead of december's and regional elections and praised
efforts to other spanish law a what he called difficult times jonah hill reports now from barcelona. on a sunny altar morning in barcelona a marching band goes through its routines oblivious to the presence of spain's conservative prime minister you know who tell behind them. mariano rajoy was paying a quiet visit to supporters of his own party to those who want catalonia to break away from spain is something of a hate figure the man who deposed their government enforcing direct rule by madrid . should expect them and we have done exactly what any other country who respects itself would have done what france or germany do if one of their regions suddenly wanted an autonomous referendum. the party faithful were in clear agreement. was was this was a friendly crowd of catalans supporters of spanish unity vote for
a voice governing popular party in december's regional election i don't you know i don't really never know just know it's not the middle anyway and you just read my letter and it will be out but you. can defend that you need to fit the crisis in catalonia has done prime minister mariano rajoy and his popular party no harm its ratings are way up people pretty happy with the way the prime minister has put down the secessionist insurrection here and it's also had the added benefit of largely obscuring a raft of corruption allegations against the prime minister and his party in madrid . his visit came the morning after three quarters of a million cattle hands took to the streets in a show of solidarity for eight former ministers jailed on charges of rebellion and sedition to imprison civil society leaders and the government in exile in belgium but at the start of. protesting over the holding of political prisoners in our
country people who just want to vote and decide are imprisoned. the prime minister has promised december's election will restore the rule of law in catalonia but a great many people here feel the government has simply bent the law for its own purposes jona whole al-jazeera barcelona. digitas women in mexico are finding a way to find back against physical and sexual violence people are vulnerable often within their own communities but one woman is helping change things as john holdren reports. for these girls from them as our indigenous group in mexico this is more than just a kick about in a male dominated society football could open the door to another world. where the loop a suffer the fate of many goals here violence in her own home and then being sent to work as a maid in mexico city at just thirteen she decided she was worth more than that.
she got a university education and headed back to help other girls forming an ngo that heads into schools uses football to get them to open up about things many face daily. i'm sure if i ask you who has faced by their own home or as a woman everyone would raise their hand. she holds workshops on other subjects that are often to do in their communities like avoiding early pregnancy and sexual rites around four hundred girls who are in the program. there are many women who haven't been to their doctors because their husband won't let a man examine them that kills us just putting on a sports kid is an act of rebellion because it sends a message that i can dress as i want i can decide how i look not to please anyone other than myself. but most of our team is at the center of it all aspiring plays have to not just have the skills but also nine out of ten of my studies are
sealed doesn't let anyone get in the way of football even her husband who she divorced when he could have playing. by the as a woman and the indigenous community it's great to feel equal that you were the same as any other woman that you have the chance to feel excited happy and part of a team. it's generally agreed the indigenous women have the worst lot of anyone in mexico they're the poorest of the poor have the least access to education and often face discrimination and violence within and without their communities initiatives like this one i'm not going to change overnight but they do send a signal that these women are prepared to fight for something more john home and how does it or mexico city one of. you what you all does there are hundreds of all robin these are our top stories
rescue teams have begun to deploy to western iran after a seven point three magnitude earthquake struck on the iran iraq border and health officials have reported that at least one hundred twenty nine have died and at least a thousand injured across the two countries now the epicenter was in iran thirty kilometers southwest of the iraqi town of her lab it was felt as far away as israel . and you try to protest as are clashing with police outside the assy and summit meeting in the philippines it follows only demonstrations outside the u.s. embassy in the middle are ahead of trump's arrival on sunday many protesters have accused him of stoking tensions in the region through his aggressive rhetoric and posturing. lebanon's prime minister saad hariri is denying claims he's detained in saudi arabia in his first public comments since announcing that he would resign last week hariri said that he was free to leave and glad to return to lebanon in
a matter of days and a hundred women like her here in the kingdom of saudi arabia i am free i have complete freedom but i want to look after my family as well i don't want to see my children have the same fate like what happened or i'm not talking about months i'm not talking about weeks i'm only talking about days and i'll go back to lebanon. i'm just an international was the syrian government surrender or starve campaign targeting civilians is a crime against humanity the group says government forces surrounded and bombed densely populated areas saudi arabia has asked for an urgent meeting with the arab league to discuss allegations of military aggression by iran to iraq denies claims it supplied a missile that was fired from the evident decided last week it also says it has nothing to do with the pipeline fire in bahrain that temporarily halted oil supplies on friday saudi arabia has described the fire as sabotage bahrain's foreign minister has blamed iran meanwhile the rebels in yemen are denying reports
the missile fired at riyadh was supplied by iran the news comes as the u.s. joins international calls for an end to the side of the blockade that's worsening a severe food shortage those were the headlines are back with more news in thirty minutes next on al-jazeera it's a.j. selects to stay with us. a mass exodus hundreds of thousands of injun have fled ethnic cleansing imeem are for bangladesh one of the world's poorest countries when east investigates what their future holds at this time on al-jazeera . just wasn't there you know they were writing more in africa i learned that much of the new russia where she we are how well and how her sham.