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careful must be your words but some tough stuff has to be said some critics have to be listening post on al-jazeera. while the u.s. blames around the impact of an attack on a saudi oil refinery is being felt around the world. alone down to this is out there a live from also coming up voters in israel are deciding whether prime minister benjamin netanyahu will stay on or if his rival one seat. in the nisa buckles illegally lit fires burning through its forests and spreading thick smoke across southeast asia plus. france orders the closure of a migrant camp housing hundreds of the refugees overstay the deadline to leave.
president donald trump says it looks like iran was behind saturday's drone attacks which crippled more than a half of saudi arabia's oil production but he says he'll wait to see definitive proof before deciding how to respond trump said secretary of state might pompei o will be traveling to riyadh at some point to coordinate the response saudi arabia says the attacks were carried out using iranian weapons but turn around denies it yemen's who the rebels say they were behind the attacks and the warning more strikes are coming well the full picture of the damage is not yet clear but chinese officials have been told that it's oil deliveries will be delayed and there are reports saudi arabia is trying to buy diesel for urgent delivery capitalism begins our coverage now from washington d.c. . president donald trump says the u.s. is still collecting and analyzing intelligence related to saturday's attack on saudi oil facilities but says all evidence gathered dust far points to one country
when asked if that country was iran this was the president's response which looking that way will have some pretty good to. have a some very strong studies done but it's certainly looking that way at this moment and. we'll let you know the spectrum said he does not want war with iran but said his administration would coordinate closely with riyadh and in response the saudis want very much for us to protect them but i say well we have to work there was an attack on saudi arabia and there was an attack on us but we would certainly help them but despite the alliance between washington and riyadh there are doubts about how much clout saudi arabia has to force the u.s. into military action this alliance has been very interested in the past few months . on many issues so the troubled history and the u.s. in general is looked willing to basically fight a war and we have the sultan's the who the rebels in yemen backed by iran claimed
responsibility for the attacks on monday iran's president hassan rouhani flatly rejected the u.s. ascertain tehran was involved saying the who these were behind it and for legitimate reasons. the many people are exercising their legitimate right of self defense the attacks are reciprocal and the main solution is to halt these attacks the solution for the yemeni crisis is also political we believe that. president trump said it was a large attack against saudi arabia but could be met with an attack many times larger this is threatening language trump has used in the past against syria north korea and even iran without following through with significant military action but clearly tensions are escalating trump said secretary of state mike pompei o. and other administration officials would be traveling to riyadh soon to coordinate
a response. al-jazeera washington. has the latest reaction from terror on. the latest reaction to this events that have unfolded is that the iranian foreign ministry spokesperson outpost mousavi has reiterated the country's position and that is that these accusations are baseless and it's not the 1st time that iran has received such accusations from the u.s. government the foreign ministry spokesperson up us mousavi said that the yemeni people have the right to defend themselves and the iranians are not supplying weapons to the who see fighters there but that it is saudi arabia who is the aggressor and iran will continue to push for some kind of a peaceful resolution in yemen they've offered in the past to negotiate dialogue between all the parties involved they've stressed that the situation is yemen is critical to the stability of this region but when it comes to the blame that they are being accused of launching these attacks the iranians say that they have had
nothing to do with it and that the accusations are baseless they have yet to the american government has yet to provide any kind of solid evidence or proof that iran was behind such an attack the analysts that we've spoken to here say that these latest accusations from the u.s. come at a time when the u.s. president donald trump is eager to have a meeting with iran's president hassan rouhani at the united nations later this month when the 2 will be there but the rain in some said that that will never happen until the united states lifts the sanctions that it's imposed on iran since they withdrew from the nuclear deal. as an order and gas industry expert he says that was sophisticated. the interesting thing that i saw today in the satellite photographs that were that were disclosed was the percentage in of the attacks the vessels that were hit were hit precisely in the same place in a line these are in the quad truck quad copter drones that someone bought from
amazon these are precision military weapons that were used to hit these facilities and they were hit in the precise area that would knock off about 50 percent of their production so it's surprising that the attack by drones that were undetected could do this kind of damage but i'm very concerned about how long it's going to take to get the production back on aramco announced today that it could be they went for weeks talking about possibly months before the production was brought back on saudi has a strategic reserve as you do us has a strategic reserve but if this goes on for more than 3 or 4 weeks i could see a sustained level of higher oil prices for quite some time until norm the production in saudi arabia is normalized let's bring you some breaking news not coming in from afghanistan where there's been a bomb blast at an election rally being held by president ashraf ghani a large crowd had gathered for the event in part of one that's north of kabul when
the explosion happened in afghanistan says don he was close to the blast but he's reported to be safe know what he gets on and the other casualties love to bring you much more on that as we get it. israelis are voting in their 2nd general election in less than 6 months the prime minister benjamin netanyahu is hoping for a 5th he failed to achieve majority or form a coalition in april and called an unprecedented rerun now he's trying to gain more supporters by promising to unexplained settlements in the occupied west bank. netanyahu is main opponent benny gantz as voted in the hometown rush high in the dance as blue and white party seeking to improve on abel's vote when it picked up 35 seats the same as netanyahu could party and smith now has more from the occupied east jerusalem. one of the biggest fears of all parties is voter apathy and that might lead to
a low turnout it was just under 70 percent in april and parties fear less than that may mean more votes going to more extreme parties there was also a lot of security in april some people working in the voting stations complained of intimidation even violence from some people so the aren't precedented 14000 police officers on duty and 3000 observers wearing body cameras this election is about change change that policy. it's about change i think it will be divided again yeah because it's really close it's so it's hard it shows that the country is split in so many different ways that it's very sad the polls will close at 10 pm local time and soon after there will be an early exit poll which will give a good indication of the way the vote has gone and then there could be weeks or months of political horse trading to decide who will be israel's next prime
minister thousands of firefighters are trying to contain forest blazes in the nisa they're burning and some are dry and the borneo islands the smoke has spread to neighboring countries sparking a diplomatic row over who's responsible in the nation police arrested more than $200.00 people accused of contributing to the disaster forest fires happen every year in the country started by farmers clearing land across in the nation's president says his country has been negligent in tackling the fires. we shouldn't need a meeting like this every year it should be automatic before the dry season starts everything must be ready but this time we've been negligent again so the smoke has gotten bigger. the mohamed has more now from pecan borrow in the asia. president joker we don't know is visiting the city of peckham bar in the province of freon on the island of sumatra to assess the forest fires that have taken over this entire region 49000 hectares of land have been affected in somalia and in reality though where we are it's 640 hotspots that the authorities need to contain now in
a closed meeting with the president had with his ministry and the disaster management agencies he said that prevention is better than extinguishing and the forest fires should be the responsibility of the local government in terms of operations the president says that ground and operations need to work together to make sure that they're able to quell the fires efficiently what we know so far according to law enforcement that $370.00 companies have been listed for allegedly burning land here slash and burn methods are considered to be legal in indonesia but this is also very common we've seen them for many years where farmers and companies burn the land to try and clear it for further plantation. or listen about to that breaking news from afghanistan where there's been a bomb blast on election rally being held by the president. joins us live now from the afghan capital kabul rob so what more details do we know about this latest that seemed to be targeting an election run event. that's right the
details have been coming in as we've gone on this explosion has happened within the last half hour or so now this is taken place in the province just north of kabul the province of part of an in the capital. where there was a campaign rally due to be held by ashraf ghani as part of his reelection bid now we understand that just as he was due to start speaking this explosion happened we don't know if there are any casualties as yet there have been no reports of casualties so far all we know is it's been described as an i.e.d. an improvised explosive device the campaign rally as we understand it is still continuing it's not known though if ashraf ghani is still there and indeed if the his security will allow him to remain in place and actually address the rally there and rob just very quickly given that this is now a run up to the election at the end of the month what sort of security response
someone like you to see and what are you seeing there in the capital. that's right i mean everybody has been expecting after the peace talks broke down and the government here reaffirmed its commitment to going ahead with this election made threats from the taliban that they would disrupt things that we are going to see an uptick in violence indeed that seems to be the case from a number of provinces certainly outside of kabul there have been a number of attacks than you would normally expect and also more serious attacks one of the biggest attacks that has taken place over the weekend has been the bringing down power lines that supply at electricity to kabul that for a time meant that part of the capital here was without power so there are no doubt that was we go into the run up to this election at the end of september that the taliban will carry out its threats of more attacks more disruption and indeed other
groups as well here in afghanistan but the government seems determined that it will go through with this election and it's committed more than 70000 security forces across the country to ensure that this election will go ahead but by its own admission instead of the 7000 polling stations that were open 5 years ago during the last election already we know that the numbers could probably going to be about 5000 so the situation here compared to previous elections certainly there has been a deterioration in security there. thank you. front row for abuse of a lot of the closure of the migrant camp in the coastal city of dunkerque the decision is believed to have led to a sudden surge of refugees fleeing france the u.k. with some of gago joins us live now from dunkirk sana what more can you tell us about what's been happening inside the camp this gym as they call it. well the call that way because the previous mayor had opened up this local gym to
migrants refugees asylum seekers and also to homeless people in the area and then the surrounding it was a sort of tent settlement that had sprouted up but on tuesday morning riot police came here accompanied by a shell and arms and also accompanied by a team a small team from the u.k. home office slowly gradually taking people out from the area it's been quite a calm process has to be said that separating families away from single men and putting them on a bus is they will then be taken to other migrant centers but there is a fair amongst those who've perhaps have come here via another european country that they would be sent out for deportation most of them here kurdish. because from iraq from syria we were talking to them last night about how they were
feeling about this proposed plan to do this it had already 2 previous warnings most of them said that they would continue but there was some you said that they would try and see if they could even make it the united kingdom to try and see if they can get some kind of contact right people smugglers but it's an extremely dangerous journey one person that we've spoken to a tried that before and was still adamant that would try to do it again but it's a very precarious journey involving paying these people smugglers thousands 8 of dollars to be able to. one to take a journey in the ng in the channel on essential what is nothing more than a in a rubber dinghy your. small size boat but given the stories that we're hearing from people here about the journey that they've and the amounts of of distress it is taken them to get here journeys that have lasted for months involving traversing
a walking through turkey greece really the one people feel that they can have a chance of a better existence they will try and do whatever they can in order to be able to do that in order to avoid being caught up in this lifestyle of being homeless or living in tent cities which so many of them have done already daryn so i'm not going to. time for a short break here not just iraq when we come back. around a recession forces bars johnson to flee a news conference leading luxemburg leader to deliver a few home truths and we'll look at why teachers are striking in jordan forcing more than a 1000000 children to stay at home mom that stay with us. hello
it's getting colder again across most of europe and that's the reason for having a sinking slowly science words it's a cold front the air behind it is cold that is just the latest in progression a frontal system pushed ever further sas a temperature differences back 10 degrees between say vienna of book arrests a long way but this cold air is just east of the south was i think you go through the alps as well so eventually see temperatures dropping in zurich or 625 today and compare it with what's coming up for tomorrow but science so that says a little more on the low pressure developing in the west and maybe the few showers in it but i don't think you see the cold science especially in portugal hang on to it same is true throughout most of the balkans in italy with nearly 30 marker you will notice but further the office of progression of colder weather so in the next 12 hours or so i suspect that cloud that's over morocco will do have a few showers not just display but also for the atlas mountains in both iraq and
out geria and the whole thing a grossly east was towards to new zealand not dropping the temperatures very much on that is we're still developing showers along way north throughout the sahara moving anywhere really from ethiopia westwards to the atlantic. sponsored. by of all everyone has a. start with our community because of course this is a debate and it's a he did want to. join the conversation with people i think if only they knew.
of the top stories. there's been a bomb blast. being held. in afghanistan. gathered for the event and north of the capital kabul when the explosion happened on the ground he was close to the blast but is reported to be. concerns about global oil supplies of. oil processing facilities in saudi arabia has now been told to expect supplies to be delayed by up to 10 days when u.s. and saudi arabia say early indications point to iran being in the attacks. and israelis are voting in a 2nd general election in less than 6 months the prime minister benjamin netanyahu is seeking. he called a rerun after failing to achieve majority coalition in april but.
says the government will start talks with activists next week in a bid to end pro-democracy protests police retaliated with tear gas and water after protesters threw firebombs towards a government compound on sunday. international credit rating has been downgraded from stable to negative p.r. firms approached by the government have also refused to get involved in helping restore the city's image. holding the 1st session next week and this is an open dialogue platform where we will invite people from all walks of life to come to express their views to us this is because of our conviction that communication is far better than confrontation and i can assure you that this is not a sort of one off good make type of function it is intended to be very.
organized on a very soft staying a ball and perhaps long term basis the u.n. says 600000 rangar muslims living in myanmar at serious risk of genocide making repent creation impossible in its latest report the un found the muslim minorities living in inhumane conditions and myanmar's rakhine state investigators also accuse the army of new war crimes including forced labor and torture more than 700000 ranger fled rakhine to bangladesh after a government crackdown 2 years ago the turkish president reza type erdogan says there's been progress towards a political solution to the war in syria he hosted russian and iranian leaders in ankara the talks focusing on libya is the last rebel held province home to many people have been displaced from other former opposition areas it's under attack from syrian government forces and russian aircraft so need to be we have refugees amassed on our borders and we can't sit and watch this such a dangerous development will affect not only our country but also europe we need to
continue our responsibilities and we have decided there is a need to establish safe areas for our troops jamal a child has more now from the summit in ankara. a re emphasis on the policies pursued by turkey iran and russia are underlined by the opening statements of the respective presidents in this 5th round of trilateral summit that's trying to find some sort of a solution to the almost 9 years now war long war in syria the turkish president focusing on his country's main your truth namely that of the syrian refugees almost 3000000 that's have been living in turkey now for several years and the need to establish a buffer zone or a safe zone on the syrian side of the border up until the east of the euphrates river inside syria if we could maybe divide the issues that are being discussed here in this summit into 3 categories short term medium term and long term short
term the most immediate issue that the 3 leaders are talking about is the issue of it live the last remaining stand for armed opposition groups opposition groups through the regime of bashar al assad turkey wants to ensure that there is a total halt to russian and syrian air strikes on attacks on this issue not only to ensure the safety of the people there now and that they don't flee and to try to keep but also to establish that saves on that i mentioned so that syrians in turkey can actually start moving back and that brings us to the last point which is the longer term issues and that is what will happen post conflict how will syria be governed and here in the summits we understand that there will be a discussion about the formation of a constitutional committee to draft the document starts with help post war syria be governed but it is difficult to see how an agreement would be reached considering how much blood has been spilt in this war 2 thirds of the votes have been counted intimacy is presidential election and it looks like 2 political outside as the now
in the lead the official result isn't expected until later on tuesday but it looks like a close race between law professor saeed and jailed media mogul bill curry the winning candidate will need more than 50 percent of the vote. britain's prime minister bars johnson has made an early exit from briggs that talks in luxembourg. canceled a planned joint press conference with prime minister zambia better let a last minute earlier john smith the head of the european commission junko younker says britain has yet to offer any legally operational solutions but in johnson's absence the luxembourg leader delivered a few home truths now it's it's. mr johnson he holds the future of all u.k. citizens and every you citizens live in the u.k. he sense it's his responsibility your people our people count on you
you know johnson says he can see a better brigs that deal taking shape we are now in the stage where we have to start really accelerating the work and that was the agreement today. it's all good you're good with me show body and look i want to get people's we've got to manage this carefully yes there is a good chance of a deal yes i can see the shape of it. everybody can see roughly what could be done but it will require. movement. the system by which the e.u. can control the u.k. after we leave. the so-called backstop. to go from that treaty and that needs to happen. a russian court has sentenced a protest up to 3 years in prison for assaulting a police officer during an authorized demonstrations. there's a 6th person to be convicted of the large protests took place in moscow last month
demonstrators were angry over opposition candidates being barred from taking part in local elections in france workers from more professions of joined protests against a scheme to reform the pension system doctors lawyers nurses an airline workers rallied in paris on monday president emanuel micron's trying to streamline 42 different state pension systems several unions plan to hold more protests later this month so a strike by teachers in jordan is forcing more than a 1000000 students to stay at home public school teachers want to 50 percent pay rise but the government says it doesn't have the money and is pushing for an end to what it calls an illegal walkout under subpoena reports in the capital. it's the start of the day at this primary school in amman and like other public schools in jordan the teachers are present but the students are not instead of holding lessons teachers are passing time by repairing what they can desks windows in other parts
of the building that show years of wear and a lack of investment they too feel neglected and are refusing to do their job until they get a pay rise. with the school year began very optimistic event to what was supposed to be a peaceful protest to express our needs but then the government suddenly exculpate of the situation and i thought das. and thousands of other teachers were met by riot police. these pictures went viral on social media appearing to show them being tear gassed and beaten more than 50 were detained outraged by their treatment the jordan teacher syndicate and its 80000 members announced an open ended strike which is now in its 2nd week. they say $560.00 a month used to be a decent average salary years ago but inflation higher taxes and a rising cost of living has taken its toll more and more public school teachers are becoming drivers waiters and taking other jobs in the evenings just to keep afloat
even though it's against the law to do so. the teachers want to strike 5 years ago for the same reason then they decided to suspend the strike according to a verbal agreement that they would be paid a little a no off to 5 years of norman's a problem the teachers have again decided to strike mom has doing her 9th grade homework even though she has no where to submit it her mother make sure she doesn't fall behind. and then descend into this is the home i'm definitely supporting the teaches and they have rights to get their demands and the government should respond to what they're asking for in my opinion i don't think they're asking for too much on the contrary being crace they're asking for doesn't even cover living expenses these days those opposed to the strike worry their children will get behind in their studies the government says it can't afford to meet the teacher's demands and wants them to return to the classrooms talks between government leaders and the teachers association are stalled for the time being so students will remain absent
from class across the country it appears that the teachers have the public on their side for now at least the grievances over low pay and the rising cost of living are resonating with other jordanians who are also struggling to make ends meet and are schapelle al-jazeera a mum. haiti's capital is at a standstill as violent protests continue of a fuel shortages and anger at alleged police brutality these are accused of shooting and killing a man during a protest in the capital port au prince have been petrol shortages across the country for more than 3 weeks roads are blocked while banks government offices and schools were closed on monday protesters are also demand the resignation of the president mores. nearly 50000 general motors workers in the u.s. say they'll continue their strike for a 2nd that the union is pushing for better wages health benefits and guarantees of job security analysts estimate the action is costing the company $50000000.00
a day is the largest industrial action to hit the carmaker in more than a decade. all the news of course on web site there it is on your screen. al-jazeera dot com that's al-jazeera dot com. all right time for a quick check of the headlines here on al-jazeera there's been a bomb blast at an election rally held by president ashraf ghani in part of one afghanistan our team there says danny was close to the blast but is reported to be safe concerns about global oil supply a growing following saturday's a tax on oil processing facilities in saudi arabia china has been told to expect supplies to be delayed by up to 10 days the u.s. and saudi arabia say early indications point to iran being behind the attacks. israelis are voting in
a 2nd general election in less than 6 months the prime minister benjamin netanyahu is seeking a 5th. he called a rerun after failing to achieve majority all form a coalition in april that smith is outside a polling station in occupied east jerusalem. it is another crucial election all the main players the 3 main characters in this election if you like have now voted netanyahu recently and for him everything's at stake his political career is at stake if he wins he retains the premiership the prime minister's office and he hopefully will persuade his coalition partners to help pass a law that will stop him being charged on corruption charges lose and you probably go to trial on corruption charges and face the prospect of jail survey him everything's at stake thousands of firefighters are battling to contain blazes across in the nisa they're burning in forests and some are from the borneo islands the smoke is spread to neighboring countries sparking a diplomatic row over who's responsible police arrested more than 200 people
accused of starting the 5 in the nation's president says his country has been negligent in tackling the blazes up we shouldn't need a meeting like this every year it should be automatic before the dry season starts everything must be ready but this time we've been negligent again so the smoke has gotten bigger french authorities have order the closure of a migrant camp called the gym in the coastal city of dung kirk a decision is believed to have led to a sudden surge in refugees fleeing from the u.k. and hong kong's leaders says the government will open talks with community leaders next week to try and months of protests chief executive caroline says members of the public will be able to attend the sessions well those were headlines in the news continues here on al-jazeera after the street station that's a much better. what guarantees will you give to the people who will be attending a workshop with listen i'm supposed to explain apologize for someone who is also
terrorizing me we meet with global newsmakers and talk about the stories that matter. welcome to the stream i'm femi oke a global climate emergency is on falling fast and it's taking a toll on some people's mental health as we start an entire week of shows time to the covering climate now initiative today we look at a condition known as climate grief one of the symptoms stay with us to find out. things like every day brings headlines about catastrophic events tied to climate change whether it is storms arctic ice melt or rising sea levels and the impact of climate change is a challenge for mental health professionals who are now seeing paste.