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no one ever held this wedding ceremony to a wife and its budget is also extraordinary the grand master age on al-jazeera wild. turkey's parliament prepares to vote on troop deployment to libya in tripoli his fight against the warlord khalifa haftar. i'm having a good scene and this is al jazeera live from doha and also coming up greece israel and cyprus are expected to sign up quite plain agreement that's at olds with turkey and libya's bruns in the same area. taiwan's top military officer is among 8 people killed in a helicopter crash. and
a dramatic rescue industry ilia the navy helps thousands stranded by fires in one coastal town. while we begin in turkey were parliament is expected to vote in the coming hours on a government motion to deploy troops to libya supports the u.n. recognized administration in tripoli that's been fighting against the warlord holly for have to are his forces launched an offensive to capture the capital last april night turkey says its troops will protect its rights in the mediterranean and its interests in libya and tripoli have recently signed deals on military cooperation and maritime bones of rees but opposition parties in turkey are against the government leaf they say on christmas 1st give priority to
a diplomatic solution well let's go straight to ankara where mohammed is live for us at mamak what is the latest on that proposal that is sets of past circus parliaments. why yes hello yes it's a poll it's expected to pause without. many problems because the routing out but he says it does goaltender the necessary support on the numbers the motion needs to possible the e.u. policy which has led to 6 members all poles to the deployment of troops to libya they have been speaking members of parliament from his picking in the past few moments in the saying the foreign minister. schauble has not been able to give them get and t.'s about the safety off to accuse forces ones that are
deployed to leave saying that turkish troops are being thrown into a raging civil war in a depleted divided the country and they would it would be irresponsible for them to vote for a more all for rising deployment. but generally the motion is expected to posit has been trucked through parliament was supposed to come up for debate a week from now turkey seems to be a really keen to get this done with the defense minister is saying the military is ready to deploy us soon as it gets the green light and just remind mohammed what exactly are turkey's interests in libya that it is so keen to defend . well yes of course turkey ha's been trying to gain influence in libya ever sees the fall of mom what are the
3 now these deployment of troops and that of course from the d.n.a. in tripoli that is that you have a government presenting the paf fact opportunity. to do with blood and the ally in officials have been peddling is that they see libya as a country that's has a moderate time border with talking a moral obligation on turkey to an issue about how after a month on cut out of cognizance of the coupe role to come to power but on the it's quick to say about the ease of another agenda which is about moderate time agreement to a key signed with the libya's. internationally recognized the government they say they have very keen to protect about because it brings it in from the cold when it comes to the issue of exploiting that is horses but to kill of natural gas in that
is then part of the ministry and see the agreement between israel and egypt sayah for us and greece. to turkey and push to talk or not despite the of the having the longest course line along the mediterranean it's a set now with the agreement that the signed with libya gives it more influence and also a good territorial claim which makes it quite difficult for those countries to implement pipelined without the support of turkey so annoying very well that if help that comes the power agreement will become obsolete and you know be off the table. that's one of the reasons why they really want to deploy to ensure often doesn't get to where he wants to go tripoli ok that's our reporter live and i'm kyra thank you very much indeed let's head across to libya and i were. standing by in the
capital tripoli. if this troop deployment to libya is approved by the turkish parliament how is it likely to change the balance of power on the. will apparently it will most of probably change the balance of power on the ground as you know that the government forces here and then saddam in tripoli have been a striving to the pair the half that his forces attack it in into the. southern outskirts of the libyan capital so the government along with their its allies in the west of libya to feed its local allies have been the relying military support to end and they've got to do this mandate in the to parliament all eyes here in libya and the worst specially in the worst of the contrary under the government of national chord. all eyes are on the turkish parliament today to see
what happens as you know that have to us forces have been launching get fresh offensive during the past few days and they have been advancing on the ground and yesterday official sources with the government say that they have taken captives 25 . fighters including gear sudanese mercenaries from the so-called gender we troops but as you know how that have this was they have been recruiting russian medicine it is all saw from the bag bag companies so. now the worst of the camp led by the. prime minister face of is relying. on this man day to day's mandate in the turkish parliament to be put in place to change the situation on the ground in the favor of the government of national accord the
government says that its government is diligent mid body so it is in its has a right to have or to sign military cooperation deals with other governments way of have his forces do not have legal standing to recruiting mercenaries will have to leave it there mahmoud abbas or what have the thank you very much indeed bring us all the latest from tripoli let's get some analysis no for analysis rather from sami humvee he's the editor in chief of international interest and joins us live from london sami how much of a game changer do you say this development is for libya troops are deployed there will that holds the offensive by have terror. i think it will not necessarily hold the offensive but force have to go back to the negotiating table it's important to understand that on the half the side you have france you egypt saudi arabia and apathetic u.s.
and russian forces all providing support to haftar to help him seize libya by force the government of national accord led by phases has its back to the wall because it's not supported by anybody at all terms of actual resources or actual capabilities to push back after given that so large is back is to the wall and given that libya is on the verge of falling under the hands of hafter who would have taken libya by brute force with the support of sudanese militias on top turkey believes that it is duty bound to rescue this government in order to protect its seat at the negotiating table this doesn't necessarily mean that the gun is doing this for altruistic reasons there are other reasons including the maritime chokehold being formed by greece israel egypt and cyprus on turkish maritime interests and anybody sitting in turkey when they look at a map of the mediterranean when they see how this anti tickets turkey sentiment is
spreading across the mediterranean cairo libya and i have to athens it's only rome you have a cyprus in nicosia this is very worrying for turkey and moreover when the intentional community is sitting silent in libya and watching somebody impose themselves by force on an internationally recognized government that came about as a result of negotiations anybody who believes in democratic values anybody who believes that the solution to libya should be a diplomatic one should support all means necessary to protect this government of national accord to stop after seizing libya by force so that we can actually have genuine go sheesh and i'm not toward imposing his will by force will because each instance is certainly one aim for heartsease to use. think that if turkey get prints on the grains does this risk white knight the conflict drawing in what are a considerable number of other international proxies does that restoring verma in seeing this conflict in
a more substantial way. your question is put in abstract let's talk about what it did to the actual reality if turkey doesn't get involved said roger loses the government of national cause is defeated half the takes over libya and we no longer talk about negotiation we talk about a general who is ruling libya and we start talking about how we might be able to deal with this general in the same way that we talked about how to deal with sisi when he overthrew a democratically elected president in egypt the case is not with the g.n.a.t. of the gum at the national court is trying to be tough to we're talking about the government of national accord on the verge of defeat we're talking about the government that came out to negotiations on the verge of defeat if turkey does not get involved if any of the countries e.u. the us or whoever if they do not get involved to rescue this government it is done for and when it's done for the question that people are putting about diplomatic solution negotiations becomes moot because there is nobody to negotiate with after
that this is why when we talk about the turkish troops every nation has its interests every nation has its reasons for entering but when we look at it objectively if the turkish forces do not go to libya if they do not to risk the government of national accord then we are looking at a libya being ruled by general this is why everybody was looking at libya nice to us themselves there is no perfect solution to any issue in the world today but when we look at libya we have to us do we want to have to take tripoli or do we want the government of national court to live another day and sit at the negotiating table if you want to negotiation to take place you must support turkish troops going to libya to save the government of national court or indeed anybody going to libya to save the national accord if you believe and you insist on this abstract of negotiating a diplomatic solution and preventing turkey from where screwing the government of national court then it seems that we should sit in our echo chambers and talk about different executions and one have to take so which are pretty when we have a dictatorship like we have in egypt when we have a general ruling another oh another of her tearing regime in the region that is
counter to what the arab. spring wanted then we considered thought what if turkey had come in and say the government of national accord this is doomsday for the government a national accord ok this is why turkey is getting involved this is why it's so desperate and this is why we're talking about troops on the ground ok sami i have the great to get your thoughts thank you very much indeed for providing that analysis for a rehearing there from sammie that is a as a high stakes intervention by the turkish government bringing you live pictures now from ankara where lawmakers are debating this bill they are debating whether or not to. troop deployments but as we have been hearing from our correspondents mohammed. who's in ankara our system it is taking place this. world is expected to go through there is opposition so that debates is ongoing we will of course here at
al-jazeera bring you all the latest developments as they come through. but as we were hearing from our contributor to there is more to this than just the conflict on the grounds or greece israel and cyprus are expected to sign off on a multi $1000000000.00 pipeline agreements the east med pipeline as it's known will begin in israel's home base an offshore gas reserve set to run across the mediterranean to the greek island of crete and then on to the greek mainland it could provide up to 10 percent of the e.u. use natural gas needs men who share attack in is an international oil and energy consultant and former research officer at opec of vienna he says this is more of a political move by the 3 countries that are viable commercial projects at this stage. they go she shows between these 3 countries 1st it was between cyprus and
greece when this gas was discovered 4 or 5 years ago and then israel joined this negotiations have been going on on the political liberal quite a many times last summer as world what was it is and what for the my mind it is still missing that commercial company aspect that has to be investment of $67000000000.00 committed to this it is marred in politics old controversy and their risk of taking challenging it and so on so there would not be a commercial company ready to invest that much in this whole project is more it cannot be more of a political issue still to come here on al-jazeera parts of ins in the capital are submerged as flash floods and landslides hit the country.
hello again welcome back to in a national weather forecast well still rainy here across parts of southeastern china quite chilly as well temperatures into the single digits in some locations now we are going to see the rain continue as we go towards friday across much of the area extending all the way down towards northern vietnam as well attempt a few of $25.00 but up towards rouhani it is going to be quite chilly and rainy only giddy to about 7 by the time we get toward saturday though we do expect those skies to begin to clear maybe see a temperature of about 11 degrees there well for japan not looking too bad but we do expect to see some rain and snow in the higher elevations coming in off the sea of japan that will continue as we go towards the next couple of days and for india well the rain is going to be a helpful thing because we have been dealing with the smog situation across much of the north as well as the east the rain will actually clear some of the atmosphere
over the next few days now it will be heavy at times and we will be seeing kokoda with rain pushing also through parts of dhaka that's going to also help to clear the atmosphere there as we go towards saturday things get a little bit better in india but still the rain is going to be a little bit of a problem out here towards east new delhi though it is going to be a smug day for you coming back in about 18 degrees there but down towards the south some scattered showers for sri lanka with a temperature of about 30. big stories generate fountains of headlines these protests are saying down with the system down with all of the parts with different angles from different perspectives just because we came to prison doesn't mean right stuff that the gate separate the spin from the facts the western media jumps on stories without taking down the misinformation from the journalism it's about telling the stories of those human beings on the ground with the listening post on al-jazeera.
this is al-jazeera a reminder of this top stories this hour circus promises juta votes on a government motion to deploy troops to libya members a meeting no 2 debate the issues turkey says forces will protect its rights in the mediterranean and its interests in the bia. greece israel and cyprus are expected to sign off on a multi $1000000000.00 pipeline agreement that's at all with turkey and libya's plans in the same area the pipeline would run from israel's offshore gas reserves across to the greek mainland. taiwan's top military officer shani
mean has been killed during a helicopter crash landing 7 others were also on board when the helicopter made that emergency landing on the north of the islands rescue teams have been dispatched the defense ministry says there could be survivors but the inspector general of taiwan's air force spoke last a news conference. although the helicopter was affected by the weather the visibility is not very good we have yet to clarify the troops on the ground can see their ground after the aircraft disappeared from the radars 2 helicopters immediately took off from sunshine airport also 90 men set off for the rescue operations we have yet to confirm the extent of the aircraft damage some of the passengers are still stranded in the wreckage and some of them are right we're waiting for information from people at the site. japanese prosecutors have raided the tokyo home of former chairman colace go and he fled to lebanon despite living
under strict bail conditions he was waiting trial for financial misconduct go on who holds lebanese citizenship says he left to escape court he calls political persecution lebanese authorities say he entered the country legally. evacuations have begun and relief supplies of a right for thousands of australians stranded in far ravaged times 8 people have been killed this week in new south wales and victoria where 17 people are missing charlotte bellus reports. 4000 astray leonids were forced onto the beach and stranded here for 3 days now how has arrived for the victorian town of mela cooter the navy ferried people out by the only route possible this ship masked in the smoky haze at the moment we're moving people way up or see if the smart clear it will be our brigade aircraft into melich her to towards the steam that
transportation of people out of there as well when you want to they have a narrow window or high temperatures and strong winds a forecast for australia's southeast on saturday in new south wales fire and rescue has advised her to leave the residents to prepare for extreme fires in the shaded areas from batemans bay south to the victorian border a 250 kilometer distance down the coast and another block inland i think the big thing that we've got on the why at the moment is that it's the largest mass rely cashen of people out of the region that would have a sign. people are going have to the rights people are queuing up to get into petrol stations through traffic is unable to get for you clearly have to go to help them to get out of the thousands heeded the advice to leave batemans bay and drive north towards sydney many with nothing left to say but themselves and a house is gone it's completely burnt and yesterday morning to show. we went out
there that the block that we were on has been burned from one side of the other does not apply to grass on it there's nothing left. about $1300.00 homes have been destroyed in new south wales since the fire season began in october it's been a record breaking year the fires arrived earlier and with a. fury the normal straight in prime minister scott morrison counted claims as a consequence of manmade climate change is no doubt natural disasters turned that why angry because that's what i up by our natural disasters what we're saying is we have we cannot control the natural disaster but what we can do is control our response firefighters are trying to control the risk by destroying the bush 1st back burning to create natural firebreaks residents prepared to those choosing to stay gathered supply lines and feel for generations in pumps if the wind trying just to put impact but heavily on my health and on i visit by my family can take
the family members further up the right from the say here and i would buy thickly. from all these residents restocking preparing to face the finest head on challenge ballasts al-jazeera. at least $21.00 people have been killed in flash floods and landslides in indonesia 18 hours of heavy rain caused rivers to bursts submerged in parts of the capsule jakarta and surrounding areas tens of thousands of people have been taken to temporary shelters scott hunter has this reports. the heaviest rainfall in more than a decade has caused deaths and flooding in jakarta and surrounding areas in west java the rain began on tuesday night and triggered landslides on the city's outskirts indonesia's meteorology department has called the rain very extreme nearly 20000 people were stranded as jakarta's domestic airport was shut down after
its runway became submerged people have drowned and others have died from hypothermia or been electrocuted as power supplies were damaged by the flooding thousands were forced to evacuate their homes. crews are pumping out flooded areas and rescuing those who are stranded the indonesian disaster agency says the rains and rising rivers have submerged at least 90 neighborhood flooding is common in jakarta this is month soon season and forecasters say more downpours are on their way got harder al-jazeera. at least 36 people have been killed during attacks on the displaced persons camp in sudan's west darfur region government officials say they're trying to calm the latest wave of ethnic violence has forced people to flee tribesmen arrived at the camp and reportedly started shooting burning and killing according to a un speech peacekeeping spokesman. and in sudan's capital khartoum people are protesting against the attacks sudan's ruling sovereign council says it will send
troops to the region to help stop any further violence. supporters son members of an iran backed group have withdrawn from the u.s. embassy compound in iraq's capital baghdad after a 2 day sea but in return they want surveillance parliament votes on a timeline for the withdrawal of foreign troops recent u.s. airstrikes. their presence in the country and some of those probably run protesters of mary set up camp across the river from the u.s. embassy so one awful scene has elise's from baghdad. the crowds withdrew yesterday after receiving orders from their leadership to leave the u.s. embassy compound and the green zone and what they did is they walked back across the river tigris and set up a small camp on the other side of the river facing the u.s. embassy an hour from what we've seen the crowds are quite small we're talking about
a few dozen people some of whom have set up tents the crowds that attacked and then proceed to the u.s. embassy consist of members and supporters of the popular mobilization forces and they're very different from the crowds that have camped out in tahrir square for almost 3 months now protesting against the government against corruption and against foreign and especially iranian influence in the country those crowds in tahrir square they have denounced the popular mobilization forces attack on the u.s. embassy they have said they have nothing to do with those crowds because those crowds actually represent they embody the influence of iran in iraq so this is something that they have not supported now it remains to be seen more of friday which is usually the holiday in the data usually draws the biggest crowds into the streets it remains to be seen whether we will see a sort of counter demonstration in tahrir square by those protesters coming out to basically voice their opinion about what happened at the u.s.
embassy over the past few days. a group founded by a former member of the special forces is training people from ethnic minorities in the end more they say they're being persecuted by the country's army the training involves medical and humanitarian assistance but man morris military argues they're actually ethnic arms groups or a burden mentally has more on this remote hilltop base more than 180 recruits complete basic training with the free burma rangers or f.b.i. . they say there are humanitarian movement working to help free the oppressed in myanmar. jam one is from the northern shan state where he says ethnic groups are suffering at the hands of the country's military. there are many human rights abuses people got raped and tortured it's happening to us and many ethnic groups and. i think men and women take part in fitness drills and training scenarios to
deliver aid and treat civilians wounded in areas of conflict these people come from the states of catchin shan qur'an and rock and where there are fragile cease fire and sporadic fighting the f.b.i. is privately funded and was founded 25 years ago by former u.s. special forces member and pastor david eubanks and he wants members government to be held to account shelling a displacing villagers that's attempted murder and is some cases of murder and burning their homes so that's another war crime many here are members of ethnic of groups who say they helping to protect ethnic groups from the country's army but according to local media myanmar's army brigadier general del minturn says the group is not to be trusted and could be escalating the conflict. he says the militants and according to information he received their os to attack outposts as
a way of testing their training and from the united states republican congressman ralph abraham is visiting the group as part of the fact finding trip to me i must act like regions we are america hopefully have the backs of the people here that want democracy they want their freedom and i want their independence and my job is to carry them actually back to the states. the u.n. general assembly has condemned human rights abuses against her head to muslims and other minorities in myanmar the country is also facing a charge of genocide the international court of justice the military myanmar is. probably just nationalist. 2 divisions are loyd against their will and they have been responsible for the bulls of the walkway against. those same division be deployed against. minorities away from the accusations between the f.b.i.
and the and us military these people say this training camp is the 1st charge to unite minorities who say they're being persecuted. about a manly al-jazeera. this is al jazeera and these are the headlines the turkish parliament says due to votes in the coming hours on the government's motion to deploy troops to libya members are meeting now to debate the issue so he says the forces will protect its rights in the mediterranean and it centrists in libya mohammed the doll has more now from one kyra. we are seeing more and more support for these more from the foreign minister on the route your husband lobing opposition leaders trying to get us march support of course we want to real seeing the liberated courses here this morning
was supposed to be brought before parliament it on the 7th or 8th of this month when parliament resumes from a winter recess now we're seeing parliament holding us paschal sitting just to discuss this libya bill. chris israel and cyprus are expected to sign off on a multi-billion dollar pipeline agreements that holds with turkey and libya's plants in the same area the pipeline would run from israel's offshore gas reserves across to the greek main months taiwan's top military officer shun the mean has been killed during a helicopter crash along with 7 other people have a copter made an emergency landing on the north of the islands rescue teams have been dispatched and japanese prosecutors have raided the tokyo home of former an ascent chairman carlos ghosn he fled to lebanon despite living on the street bail
conditions use awaiting trial for financial misconducts cohen who holds lebanese citizenship said he left to escape what he calls political persecution lebanese authorities say he entered the country illegally and evacuations have begun and relief supplies have a right for thousands of astray and stranded in far ravaged homes and other heat wave is expected over the coming days the bush fires have killed 8 people. members of an iran tax group have withdrawn from the u.s. embassy in iraq's capital baghdad after a 2 day siege in return though they want to react to the timeline for the withdrawal of foreign troops that's your state stay with us and i'll just say here is the full sunlight is up next.
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