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in this country mostly because the. walls rules of war atrocities are musky being seized the kid. was consulate in this country there was want to change. there are about one point two million voters in the regions that will be excluded many of them support fire leave. congress catholic church which has played a key role in campaigning for democracy question the decision to do this is that. within this is a dangerous decision and also we don't see a clear motivation for it why did they not decide this during the campaign when people were more exposed why only now i think there was a hidden agenda behind it. the elections being repeatedly postponed opposition they millions of followers now question its credibility to even if it happens its result may not be accepted malcolm webb al-jazeera kinshasa in the democratic republic of
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congo still ahead on al-jazeera unprecedented ones followed by a story we try to make sense of the volatile financial markets in the u.s. and. avoid coastal areas. from brisk north and fuel. to the warm tranquil waters of southeast asia. hello again welcome back to international weather forecast well here across china we are looking at some fairly stable conditions across much of the area at least for the next day but as we go towards friday things can change particularly up here towards the north so thursday looks nice across much of the area a little bit cooler up here towards the north but get even cooler as we go towards friday and that's when the snow rain mix comes into play we're going to see that mostly up here towards the north down towards the south though quite nice for hong
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kong a temperature few of about twenty one degrees well across the philippines we are going to see an increase of rain that's all due to a tropical system out here in the pacific it is intensifying slowly we don't expect it to get too intense we're only to probably two from tropical depression maybe to tropical storm strength as we go towards friday there it is right there we're going to see some really heavy rain make its way across central philippines maybe about three hundred millimeters of rain falling in about two to three day period there and then very quickly across parts of india looking quite nice up here towards the north maybe some small to the higher elevations also but down here towards the south we are looking at rain across sri lanka particular here on thursday that rain is going to continue down here across parts of china as well bigelow it's going to be a mostly cloudy day for you with a temperature of twenty degrees. there with sponsored by qatar and nice. it was to born a must and initial response had been inadequate but now it was time firm bible
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buckle it was the muslims no move from reacting to taking action putting the western crusaders on the defensive with hindsight this is seen as a breakthrough was a revival of the jihad in the mostly near east the crusades an arab perspective but the so to regard at this time on the jersey. hello again the top stories on al-jazeera president donald trump has used an unannounced visits and u.s. troops in iraq to defend his decision to withdraw forces from neighboring syria trump's face criticism for not visiting american soldiers abroad he says he has no
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plans to pull troops out off iraq russia is accusing israel of them danger into passenger planes as it heads as it hit targets in syria moscow says syrian air defenses destroyed fourteen of the sixteen israeli missiles and israeli security official has confirmed the airstrikes to the associated press saying they hit iranian targets. voting in sunday's presidential election in the democratic republic of congo has been postponed and three opposition strongholds until march the election commission says it delayed the vote by any to temper when you may be because of fears of violence and ebola. two ousted egyptian president have appeared in the same court hosni mubarak has testified in the retrial of egypt's first democratically elected leader mohamed morsy over a gel break during the revolution that toppled mubarak seven years ago so to help more. egypt's revolution may seem like a long time ago but its consequences are still unfolding those many.
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you wanted the whole ability the information i'm requested to provide here is related to the trial and what happened before it such information was delivered to me because i was the president and supreme leader of the military forces in a car oh courtroom an extraordinary scene two former presidents adversaries in the events of early two thousand and eleven now appearing on opposite sides of the law the long time ruler hosni mubarak many called him a military dictator was deposed by the revolutionaries he gave evidence against egypt's first democratically elected leader mohammed morsi morsi who faced a death sentence until it was revoked is being retried on other charges along with fellow muslim brotherhood defendants they're accused of conspiring with foreign groups including hamas and hezbollah to orchestrate a violent jailbreak in the early days of the revolution but it was some say
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a third president the current leader abdel fattah el-sisi attempting a show of strength here to wield more power you see that he's telling the former president mubarak you must come to court and so we're seeing this power play that sisi signaling to both mubarak and his people that i'm consolidating power and myself i am the eternal power in this state and the level of repression today's unprecedented and the economic situation is even worse the attacks on journalism and freedom of speech and press and civil society egypt is quickly becoming governor and sisi is afraid of a counter revolution in two thousand and sixteen egypt's highest appeal court overturned a life sentence handed down to president mohamed morsi ordering a retrial last year mubarak's own conviction on charges of negligence in office was overturned and he was released but it is president el-sisi who now faces the
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possible outpouring of public anger a stagnating. to be on the repressive. for almost eighty years egypt appears to have come full circle to know al-jazeera. one of saddam's ruling parties is calling for an investigation into the killing of protesters during a week of anti-government demonstrations members of a popular congress party say seventeen people were killed after security forces used live ammunition at the protests but rights group amnesty international says at least thirty seven protesters died some sudanese doctors have now started striking while medical students have joined protests calling for government change. is a leading figure in sudan's ruling national congress party he says protesters calling for the president's resignation have to follow the legal process put out a. very limited demands by the opposition for the shia to step down over the regime to be top of the. reason that the head of
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a national reconciliation government that has included tens and tens of partisan small parties and these parties who was with the show you a bishop who has been voted by the sudanese people into it today and the ones who want to stay down have to go through the right way which is elections in twenty twenty in april twentieth twenty to be having elections and everyone has the right to be nominated and we will accept that a bosnian serb man demanding the truth about his son's death has been released without charge after being detained on tuesday dragons' eventually led to his twenty one year old son david was tortured and murdered in march gidget slide a demonstration in the main bosnian serb city hours after being released by police he was arrested over allegations he threatened the country's interior minister. the
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husband of a british iranian mother detained in iran is calling for her release richard rockliffe made the plea on her fortieth birthday saying she urgently needs medical help our ports the british iranian mother turned forty on wednesday but her birthday says amnesty international will be a day of anguish rather than a day of celebration mezzanine zacari ratcliffe was arrested at tara airport in april two thousand and sixteen the charity worker was later sentenced to five years in jail accused of spying charges that she and her husband richard ratcliffe vehemently deny he used her birthday to appeal for her release she is innocent he says she's been wrongly detained for three years separated from her family in young daughter and she's broken no laws and he says she's now being denied urgent medical attention senescent probably about two weeks ago now found against lumps in the
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breast this time she went into prison doctors said yes you need an urgent referral and then she's not been able to have it so we've been battling with your brain of course is flat to happen i know she was pushing again this week as far as i know she's still stuck in prison i'm able to get. to know basically today today is her best day fortieth birthday that's been looming as a landmark for a very long time in that you know this is someone that as you say has been three years in prison and she's innocent on day one she said innocence in day nine hundred ninety eight which is what today is amnesty international's birthday present for nazneen is a simple one a promise that we will campaign for her freedom for as long as her family needs us peter shop al-jazeera. another strong earthquake triggered by italy's mt etna volcano has struck the island of sicily injuring at least ten people the four point eight magnitude jolt was one of more than a thousand tremors linked to going eruption it damaged buildings and forced about six hundred people into emergency shelters on monday night erupted laterally for
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the first time in more than a decade. and in cities in all thor it is urging people to stay away from coastal areas where saturday's tsunami killed at least four hundred thirty people the volcano that triggered the disaster continues to rumble raising fears of more ways to come rob mcbride reports from some bowl of village on jobbers west coasts. after being inundated from the sea now flooded from above along much of the coastline devastated by saturday's synonymy to wrench will rain poured more misery on already awful conditions. like their neighbors hitting act and his family sort through the possessions from their flooded home he knows they won't likely dry out until the other side of the rainy season which is weeks away. everything's wet it's all broken there's nothing left. he has no choice but to move back into his
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house on this exposed coast but this is my home i have no other pleas to go but if i had money i would buy somewhere safer to live off. the rain is also threatening to cut off the main coastal road upon which the recovery operation depends parts of this road were damaged by the tsunami and the rain has flooded other parts of it it's still possible but there's a big effort on now to make sure it stays that way. the route is also increasingly important for the tons of aid that is arriving poor visibility makes it difficult for experts to predict what the i'm not crocodile volcano will do next. further eruptions could cause another wave a tsunami warning remains in force and false alarms quickly spread on social media have caused panic and people to seek safety on higher ground. proof of the fear
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that the volcano still rumbling in the murk beyond the horizon is able to evoke robert pride al-jazeera north west java indonesia. u.s. markets are still volatile after a run of losses in the weeks before christmas on wednesday the dow jones post that its biggest single day gain rising eleven hundred points that's almost five percent since the partial rebound followed a pre-christian us losing streak fueled by slower global growth and political uncertainty in washington strong retail sales and surging tech and energy stocks helped to boost markets robert scott is a senior international economist at the economic policy institute he says there are fears of her recess and despite that market rally what we're experiencing right now is a is a period of extreme what we call volatility or highs and lows the market seems so you know you know from very low one day to bounce back the next i think what's more important is to keep our eyes on the trend. overall the market still is down
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several thousand points from just the levels of just a month ago and to the year both the dow the s. and p. five hundred off about seven and a half points seven half percent rather so that's a substantial loss of value the course of the year i think that reflects concerns about the risks of recession going forward we know that government spending is going to continue thousand nineteen the trade deficit is already rising and the i.m.f. has rejected as projected that over the next two or three years the u.s. deficit trade deficit could more than a nearly double that is nearly double in the next two three years and that those two factors together are going to greatly curtail growth in the united states could be enough to push us into recession economists seem to think that's increasingly likely to happen. u.s. border protection has ordered medical checks for every child in custody after a second guatemalan child died while in its care eight year old from the gomez
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alonzo died on christmas day hours after being discharged from hospital he was diagnosed with a cold and fever for loop in his father had been in u.s. border control custody since entering the country a week earlier a seven year old guatemalan girl died earlier this month after being detained activists in anti whaling countries have condemned japan's decision to resume commercial hunts next year it's pulling out of the international whaling commission which it says is dominated by conservationists but as the rest of your bari reports it will end controversial whaling expeditions near antarctica. this is what japan says it will restart next july the commercial hunting and killing of whales in japanese territorial waters the chief cabinet secretary explained why. japan's basic policy of promoting sustainable use of aquatic living resources based on scientific evidence has not changed and under that policy we have decided to
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resume commercial whaling the government says the hunters will end their controversial annual expeditions to the southern ocean and antarctica provoking confrontation such as these with conservation groups greenpeace quickly reacted by urging the japanese government to reconsider its ban reversal. and the marine conservation group c. shepard which has fought many battles with japanese hunting fleets says japan's decision to abandon whaling around antarctica is a victory though their campaign will continue elsewhere. among other reactions the australian government says it is extremely disappointed and they are not alone are leaving the international whaling commission the i.w.c. japan is walking away from the international body that isn't great international to be responsible for the management and conservation of. leaving that
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means that japan is walking away from international no rivera concerned that they're beginning and you era of pirate whaling commercial whaling was banned by the international whaling commission in one nine hundred eighty six because of the hunting of some species on the verge of extinction pro whaling nations expect that the ban to be temporary until an agreement could be reached on sustainable catch quotas instead it became a generally accepted permanent ban for the past thirty two years many japanese argue that eating whale meat is part of their culture while two hundred thousand tonnes of whale meat a year was consumed in the one nine hundred sixty s. that dropped to about five thousand tonnes in recent years japan is the leader of the pro whaling countries which include norway iceland greenland and the faroe islands japan is leaving the eighty nine member international whaling commission but will continue to be bound by certain international laws the united nations
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convention on the law of the sea binds countries to cooperate on whale conservation . now with leaving the i.w.c. japan will continue to do what it's done for the past thirty years hunts for what it calls scientific research purposes and in seven months time resumed the commercial killing of whales to. al-jazeera well you can find much more on that story out of japan on our website al-jazeera. where you'll find the day's other top stories as well. hello again the headlines on al-jazeera this hour president donald trump has used an unannounced visits and u.s. troops in iraq to defend his decision to withdraw forces from neighboring syria trumps face criticism for not visiting american soldiers abroad insists that he has
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no plans to pull troops from iraq one year ago i gave our generals six more months and serious ago i get up. and it turns out it was really a year and a half ago i should go get them we need six months to go again. and they said give us another six months i said go get them. then they said go can we have one more like period of six months as. now. i said i gave you a lot of six months and now we're doing it a different way or russia is accusing israel of endangering two passenger planes as it hit targets in syria moscow says syrian air defenses destroyed fourteen of the sixteen israeli missiles an israeli security official has confirmed the airstrikes of the associated press saying they hit iranians are guests voting in sunday's presidential election in the democratic republic of congo has been postponed in three opposition strongholds until march the election commission says it delayed
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the vote in beni blue tombo and you'll be over fears of violence and. the u.n. says representatives of yemen's warring factions have achieved a breakthrough at a meeting in the key port city of her data which are adults general patrick has been hosting the first talks in the city between the saudi and emirates he backed government and the rebels one of sudan's ruling parties is calling for an investigation into the killing of protesters during a week of anti-government demonstrations members of the popular congress party say seventeen people were killed after security forces used live ammunition at the protests but rights group amnesty international says at least thirty seven protesters die u.s. markets still volatile after a major run of losses in the weeks before christmas on wednesday the dow jones posted its biggest single day gain raising eleven hundred points that's almost five percent the partial rebound followed a pre-christian us losing streak fueled by stronger a slower global growth and political uncertainty in washington those are the latest
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headlines on al-jazeera inside story is coming up next they with us. is this sudan's version of the arab spring president or on one of the she says protesters demanding an end to his twenty nine year rule are traitors after a week of food and fuel price protests he's pledging what he calls real reforms will they be enough to save this is inside story.
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hello and welcome to the program. the soaring price of bread and fuel was the spark for the outrage now sudan's president is in the firing line with i'm going to share facing growing demands to end his twenty nine year rule riot police fired bullets and tear gas to disperse crowds marching towards his presidential palace on tuesday the government says twelve people have been killed in eight days of protests amnesty international thinks the total could be at least thirty seven the president's promising reforms to improve living standards and accuses protesters of being traitors. should be a good as it is to. thank you for hosting me thank you feel supporter new clues you know which is a response to every foreign and. destructive person you are the ones responding to them right now from here you are responding to all the churches in foreign agents i
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support you and would you support i would be back here next year our reporter hit morgan has the latest from khartoum. life may seem normal today in sudan capital of soon but yesterday the city was at a standstill thousands of people came out into the streets and marched protesting against president bashir and his twenty nine year rule they were trying to make their way to presidential palace to submit him i'm richard quest that he step down and pay a voice for a new government's new faces it all started with an economic process in the city of bar last wednesday that's quickly escalated into a political protest people were chanting slogans like down with the government who went to new regime want to topple the current three g. police responded using tear gas and live ammunition president bashir said he's going to try to be a new policy the new reforms to improve the economy for the people the people protesting said they've been there before but they've heard these promises the only thing they want new with a new government and a new regime amnesty international says they just given people have been killed
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before yesterday's source says now with the police using tear gas and live ammunition there are concerns that the number of people who have died during the protest will increase we've already heard reports of people injured during the protests people who have sustained bullets injuries and were hospitalized some of them in critical conditions it's not clear where these protests will and the people are saying that the only thing they want is a peep at the president to go and the president said he is not going to step down but he will try to introduce a new reforms so at the moment the benefit of course hard to keep the protest is one thing that they want a new government and the president was defiant and wants to stand hanging on to power people morgan for inside story. all right let's bring in our panel joining us on skype from norwich saga of the chilean president of the sudan doctors association in the united kingdom from her film half as mohamad director of justice africa and from here on skype has george
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kuka a member of care if not a nonviolent resistance movement in sudan welcome to the program let me start with you so president bashir first is promising reforms and then he's calling these protesters traitors what does that say to you about what he will be willing to do going forward. i mean at this point specially with yesterday like we're coming out of this great high this was the best the strongest nonviolent protests we had ever and we're unique that so at this point we don't want to hear from as an armor but here and we know that he has nothing to offer us so at this point we just we just want him gone and we want to talk about what is next how has this all began of course with protesters enraged over the price of fuel and bread are you surprised that this has gone on that these protesters have taken the kind of shape that they have and that now protesters are demanding the resignation of president. i think
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this is a combination of of problems which is many sudanese have facing for very long time you know districts have been in power for thirty years and to end the problems it seems to be economic which is economical which is lack of. a problem of fuel hyperinflation but that is the manifestation of the problem which is the underlying cause is the political problem and it's the manifestation of problem and failure to run the country for the wrong time i think is blaming others for the crisis i don't think is acceptable and this series of conspiracy i don't think anyone would write because you been in power for thirty it's you it is your responsibility and everyone is asking you and this people are not.
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able to dennys who actually feel the pain of the policies which you want and also the failure to run the country sudan is the rich country but is not being administered in the right way that is why the result is the suffering of the people and this is why people are coming out not because they are blowing to a political party but because the sudanese are suffering they need dignity they need to live their lives as these supposed to be we don't see that is a problem i think the government have to this responsibility to the people and not to resort to excuses which is no one is going to buy this just how violent is the situation on the ground right now i mean could you give our viewers a snapshot as far as what you're hearing from your team members regarding what's going on. thank you very much for giving us a chance to participate in the program and on behalf of the sudanese friend the
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u.k. we are very proud of the people of sudan. fortunately such seven lives were lost from the ground and from my colleagues in the medical sector and we we are aware that people use that they say very. aggression and that has. a lot of casualties. directed. towards picking. up peaceful demonstrators on their heads or direct police work or the chest for example we have a surgical registrar. or ration. it seems like the casualties are adding to the think when other people took to the streets. it's worrying that.
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group. or the army or the police but maybe she is. nicer. people are very worried about the extent of this aggression from the government to protect itself. very peacefully we know that there is a gentleman almost significant head injury and we are expecting to. find there is another. child the age of eighteen a an interest in the spine. so it's a very significant increase a significant charge with these. courts. i
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mean is there any possibility at this stage that protesters would accept anything less than the resignation of president bashir and also do you foresee any kind of political compromise a compromise being a possibility. no not at all i mean the thing about this but this they're not initiated by of the opposition party and those are the ones who sit with the government happening. and they've been trying to do that for a long time these protests are by people who are not most of them are nonpolitical so they do not want it we're not going to be ok with another government being done with oppositions or anything like that so the whole idea is a machine is to go and this scum and the national congress party needs to go and what happened is because of what happened i'm outta in on the nineteenth and what happened on the twenty fifth yesterday people feel power so at this point people are very powerful and they think they have the power to get rid of bashir and there's all these talks about friday it is going to be a big protests and on the new year that's going to be the end we're going to be
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celebrating the end of this week game with a new year and they'll be the strongest part as we're going to have if i could just pick up on one of the point you make em you're saying that it's just people that are behind these protests and and certainly it seems as though it started that way on tuesday at the protest at least partially was organized by the sudanese professionals association which is an umbrella coalition for professional unions so what i'm wondering is this this suggests to you that the opposition could potentially position themselves to capitalize politically on the anger that's be expressed from the protesters. i mean being from a nonviolent group we know that in the end when you have democracy the people who are going to rule are political parties so the political parties have to decide now they want to align themselves with the people or do they want to align themselves with this government and what you're seeing is they're actually from their call they're all aligning themselves with the people so all the opposition parties withdrew from the government who are part of it and are now aligning them
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themselves with the people but they're not leading the street yet which is very important so what we have right now is need to shift that's coming from a whole group of people a big variety of people and groups that are like from. professionals that led the calls for the party yes and so although they called for the brought this need to ship us from among a vast majority of different groups of resistance movement that i've been and civil society that been fighting this government for years have of hers was talking about how these protests began in op but and how significant that was so i want to ask you what led to that expression of anger and frustration coming out into the streets in oppa. yeah i think it is mainly because of the hardship which is people are facing because of lack of bread lack of committed but at the end of the day what caused this is a political issue it's at the end it's a political yes because the economics politics economics economic is politics are
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good economics is good politics it's clear the people are frustrated because this. shortage of few been going on for a very long time and i think people have had enough of actually you know at the end of the day if the government which is supposed to. run the country is supposed to provide this type of services to people for the government was on the way of this and not to act differently people will come out yes they come out protesting because they feel the pain but at the end of the day it's the momentum build up and it's in that the way it is and i'm sure is going the problem is going to give the problem is the protest is not going to end and that the important question is is this government now solution for this problem i don't think so because i
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think the whole system is not functioning to the interest of the people and that is what needs to be changed is not only changing the prison i think the whole system is not fit for purpose and it needs to be changed to serve the sudanese people are not to serve so among the people and also to engage them because sudan is a multi multi bagger and it needs all the sudanese to come together and to agree on how to rule the country that is the most important issue how concerned are you right now that the violence will get worse that the tensions will escalate where do you see all this going. we also you very concerned because. the sudan government at the moment is. no government. but they don't want to. really i don't want to give up are they going to use different tools to try to take
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the power. this is going to be good friends can be different tools to do it we know that we have a lot of. people to pay more than one good is today they can be conscious physically and psychologically we know that there has been a lot of. work. on the street we are very concerned that the casualties will increase. the death of individuals as doctors. you know in the insight into that we are trying to help by the imagine participation as much as we can. we think there is a role there for the logical community and for all sorts of diplomatic groups that are on that they have to pressure. the government to allow the people of sudan to
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practice their right. to march. to hand over a petition to the lees. as soon as possible and we might. i think it's very clear that we don't want. this in to what happened. when more than two hundred people were here. this. was a massacre. to be workable half as you may just heard us are talking about the need for support from outside and also from inside sudan to try to come up with a solution to all this let me ask you do you think that any other countries would try to intervene to to come up with a diplomatic solution to what's going on in sudan right now. all in the international community to gain through. mediation of the african union the hyper
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limitation twenty one others but i think at the end of the day it's for sudanese if there is if there is the political will among sudanese then we can do but the problem is the question is the n.c.p. is ready to engage seriously to actually move the country for and agree on how this continues going to be governed and ruled by also the knees that is the that is the question which is remain to be seen the orchestrated the so-called national dialogue and which is ended and you did nothing and that you condition is not been implemented are nothing happening and now. i think the sudanese have to agree on how to govern the country that yes we need the support of the international community but at the end of the day is this the sudanese they have to address that they have to agree on how to move things war and how to work together to serve the country from actually the brink of collapse and bankruptcy i think that is what we
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need to do as a sudanese and we need the help of our friends from the international community they waited for the process of rebuilding the country but at the end of the day we need the political will from all the parties to do it and if you ask me whether the n.c.p. is ready to do that i don't think so i think they want to address political and economic problems by security and police means and that will never work and i think people have to learn from history that has us do you believe that president bashir would ever agree to stepping down and beyond that is there any kind of mechanism that exists in which he could be removed from power in sudan. i don't think he'll step down i think he has to be forced to step down saying i'm going to share is so disconnected from what's happening on the ground he has in his head is been a dictator for thirty years and we've seen other dictators like mugabe knew he's never going to get to the point where like i need to go in always has this. to his
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thing in his head where he's like the father figure saving his kids and we don't know better so i don't think he's going to go we have to he has to be forced to leave ok let me ask dan's leader now would he how would he be forced to step down how do you envision that scenario playing out and also weird as the military stand in all this because there have been reports that the military has publicly expressed support for a model bashir so where where does that stand right now so sudan is a country where this is where genocide happened yeah and therefore this is where the war in nuba mountains and blue nile is going on this is where we had a lot atrocities being the two hundred people being killed in protests in two thousand and thirteen so this is a country where we have this group called the rabbit response force which are they're not really part of the military they're not really part of the there is this militia that is just right under armor bashir and yesterday they actually got all their troops and sent a speech that was against corruption and against what's happening konami clee and
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they wanted answers so the army's sudan is not controlled by one people because of these militia groups we don't know who controls them so right now although some people in the army said there be an army of us here others we're not and so we expect the army to fight among each other which we don't really want what do we really want this war or the army to step aside and allow us to progress to the point of toppling the regime and i think the way to for that to happen is to continue on the street and to have that force and to have the opposition parties uniting for this one thing which is dropping armor going to share his regime and c.p.l. them. and at the same time for media to cover us like doing right now and other media to come up and cover as media as a revolution not as this bad. people african narrative. and i think that's that's what's going to get him to the point where he's going to
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be removed and he's going to be moved by yes by that maybe. normally happens. and right now he's only protecting the national security and the police and the police step aside in more than one city and then national security they're our biggest enemy on the ground and they're the ones who are committing atrocities and actually shooting people snipers and whatnot helping the army with step aside but hopefully not fight each other which would be the worst case scenario there are calls now for a general strike by doctors from your perspective what would that do with regard to the overall situation and how everything is playing out. to start with the folks. two days ago. start from court cases and if it's progress as a solution to a recurrence. of the timor we are expecting professional story to
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strike. up the momentum that is to paralyze. the government holds. real help in the handover of power. what we hope for this with the sorting this out. because the casualties. but we need to work for all. parties i just would like to say that it's not never be enough. if. you believe. there's no way for us to step back when we're going to move forward. and our whole city that coming together professionals political party you. know that we were really to the ultimate goal of the handover of
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power have his last year the u.s. ended two decades of sanctions that president bashir had had long blamed for the country's you know economic isolation and the poverty there. when that happened that was supposed to mean new investment in sudan that was supposed to mean economic upturn and that didn't happen why. to what we've been saying all the time the problem is not the sanction and the problem in the sudan the economic problem is not because of any foreign conspiracy is because of the way the economy's been run it's the mismanagement of the economy because the contrary is not in the correct with that is the problem is not you know and it is clear now the sanction have been removed for almost more around two years
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and still the problem is actually getting worse and more sun wars and it's going to get the issue is what we need this is a political problem and the political probably we need to address the political issue for this if we don't address the political issue if we don't add if you don't restructure this. so it can function properly to serve the country and still part of me then it is not going to be a little bit of a tory and it is clear now they move the sanctions and you have no one to blame apart from the self you know if you been for city is in power and this country is so rich with the sources we have more than can you offer or you'll be source you will see that we have a very much for the land when it we get it and we have a good deal of skin which has been destroyed and we have you know all the economic infrastructure of the economy will completely destroy this completely. vestment inside but before that we have to fix the politics of it if we do wrong then it the
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economy is not going to be fix our we're going to have to leave it there we have run out of time so thanks so much to all our guests. half as mohamed and has george kuka and thank you too for watching you can see the program again any time by visiting our website al-jazeera dot com and for further discussion go to our facebook page at facebook dot com forward slash a.j. inside story you can also join the conversation on twitter our handle is at a.j. into. story for me and the whole team here by for now.
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generals six more months in syria a cigar i get a. and it turns out it was really a year and a half ago i said go get them we need six months go get. and they said give us another six months i said go get them. then they said go can we have one more like period of six months i said no. well. i said i gave you a lot of six. and now we're doing it a different way donald trump didn't need anyone from the iraqi leadership and some in the opposition say the visit violated iraqi sovereignty iran can has more from baghdad the iraqi prime minister and the u.s. president donald trump were supposed to meet that didn't happen the iraqis on behalf of the iraqi prime minister. have said that the parameters of the meeting could not be agreed now that is going to be of concern particularly to the iraqis
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because they see the u.s. as an ally but they see them as an ally like within the context of the whole region however the u.s. president did come to iraq did meet with the troops and i said air base in the west of baghdad we didn't meet with any official iraqi. personality or even political official now the reason for that is because they couldn't agree on the parameters what does that mean well i've been speaking to people throughout the day before the u.s. president's visit was and out and there is some confusion over what is going on with the u.s. is policy they're very concerned in iraq about syria about the two thousand troops being called out of syria eisel hey have been defeated have been defeated yet i get is much more safe that there has been for a very long time the iraqis very confident they can deal with it in their own
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borders well will any concerns that syria and that's where they are less confident that the syrians the iranians russians and indeed the americans can deal eisel or russia's accusing israel of endangering two passenger planes as it had targets in syria moscow says syrian air defenses destroy fourteen of the sixteen israeli missiles and israeli security official. has confirmed they are strikes of the associated press saying they hit irradiance argand's voting in sunday's presidential election in the democratic republic of congo has been postponed in three opposition strongholds until march the election commission says a delay the vote in benny booth tembo and you may be over fears of violence and ebola the u.n. says representatives of yemen's warring factions have achieved a breakthrough at a meeting in the key port city of her data retired general patrick cameron has hosted the first talks in the city between the soviet emirates he backed government and the rebels one of saddam's ruling parties is calling for an investigation into
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the killing of protesters during a week of anti-government demonstrations members of the popular congress party say seventeen people were killed after security forces used live ammunition at the protests but rights group amnesty international says at least thirty seven protesters have died u.s. markets are still volatile after a major run of losses in the weeks before christmas on wednesday the dow jones posted its biggest single day gain raising eleven hundred points that's almost five percent the partial rebound followed a pretty christmas losing streak fueled by slower global growth and political uncertainty in washington u.s. border protection has ordered medical checks for every child in custody after a second guatemalan child died while in its care eight year old philippe gomez alone so died on christmas day hours after being discharged from hospital he had been diagnosed with a cold and fever a seven year old guatemalan girl died earlier this month also after being detained
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those are the headlines the crusades an arab perspective is coming up next on al-jazeera. in the history of conflict between east and west. the mightiest battle between cristiana to slam. a holy war in the name of religion. for the first time. the story of the crusades. from an arab perspective. love. love.
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love. by the early twelfth century. european crusades had successfully captured not only the holy city of jerusalem. but huge swathes of the most of. the ancient one loved. one in the then you're going to talk to some of. the muslim world a mighty power for the last four centuries was shocked by the christian annexation of large parts of their empire. and lay him by the home until the stump to hold out what the hell no one called the ababil not the cutting. the sunday being
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but the crusaders initial success provoked a powerful response to the western invasion. and it was the more one that has. walked off. and what i and yes tells him. well it's up to has he lent the foreign ministry a date by the knesset a couple minutes show. in the second episode of this series. the story of the muslim revival. in the face of the crusades. july turned ninety nine. the armies of the first crusade of captured the holy city of jerusalem from the.
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canon and then ultimately back. but there will be the mazurka younger than you. are telling us. to show that you can list she and as if. that's what i'm a father a lot of. and then. it will behold me that and then i'm as bad as some other hotshot i mean. where. norman is said the unmuddy the elder man i. love. when the armies of the first crusade finally break into jerusalem in july tenth ninety nine they release the pent up tensions of three years on the march having
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finally achieved their spiritual goal so really it's a situation where the crusaders wish to purify the city. take you back for themselves and those defenders that survived of entering the knights of the city. in jerusalem. is a slams third holiest site after the two holy mosques of mecca and medina. but now it was in the hands of the invading crusaders.
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that might come in being. left alone. and. a few death. will be had in vienna. when actually they must. live without and caveat on feet. and.
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a lot of we interrupted his lessons and received the refugees carrying the holy book the port on. the left damascus and headed towards baghdad. the capital loved our best caliphate . to see the caliph the universal leader of the muslim world. the great scholar was not allowed to see the caliph. so he decided to engineer the meeting in his own way.
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in baghdad's great mosque. alotta we deliberately broke the daytime fast. during the holy month of ramadan. the model. and the state. but. let. that.

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