would let me have my refc on, which you won't, i will show you what bob bob is doing right now. >> very good. david, what a pleasure to talk to you. we wish you all the best in your new adventures. >> thanks a lot, ali. . >> this is al jazeera america. a big vote in london, and the coalition against isil against another nation. the palestinian president lashes out at israel in the united nations' general assembly, and the race to create the future of air travel.
>> great britain is joining iraq. approved the motion to launch airstrikes. british moment david cameron said that isil poses a major threat to the u.k. and other parts of the world. >> reporter: the international coalition bombing of isil in syria and iraq are cleared for action. on friday the vote went overwhelmingly the government's way. >> what we have to way out are the consequences of action and the consequences of inaction if we allow isil to grow and thrive there is no doubt in my mind that the level of risk to this country would increase.
>> i believe--none of the success stories. >> how long will this war last and when will it start. >> we've seen this before. we were in iraq in 2003, and it cost thousands in lives and left the country more unstable than ever. >> reporter: with parliament feeling unnerved as the prospect of military action, they have worked hard to insure that
lessons from the past have not been forgotten. fight about syria is not on the agenda, but it's clear that nothing is being ruled out. >> i do believe there is more to do, i think that the legal advice are clear that where others to react there would be a legal base. >> that is for a debate at another time. >> belgium and denmark voted to join the coalition, but defense secretary chuck hagel said that with the added help from these other countries the road to defeating isil is a long one. they work to cap off the first week of airstrikes in jaar. randall pinkston joins us live in washington. it's been a big week against the
efforin the effort against isil, but it's a long-term to effectiveness. what do they have to say to that? >> they made a point of saying that they would not hesitate to president obama that there needed to be boots on the ground, but not american boots. he felt that the most effective fighters would be fighters from syria and iraq. and he said he would have to go to congress to ask for more funds for the military campaign. but the bottom line is that it would take a long time for america's multi-prong strategy to defeat isil. >> the meeting stopping the flow of fighters in to and out of the region. with the treasury department in lead, we're intensifying cutting off isil's finances and we support the new iraqi government and it's program of reform and
reconciliation. because that is the long-term solution to the sectarian solutions. >> one of the early metric process will be in iraq where president al abadi's government will see if it can bring unity together, and to ensure that it's not doing what the other government did, which was to alienate the kurds and sunnies. he stil >> here is josh earnest. >> the network between afghanistan and pakistan, and could launch a worldwide conspiracy and conduct a large
skill attack on the homeland. that network is gone. what they've done, like other al-qaeda affiliates is fled to other places, hoping to hide from the united states because of the pressure that they're under, and try to organize and plot against western interest and possibly the western homeland. >> randall, strikes against syria group planning an attack, is the white house distinction fair? >> the white house is saying that the khorasan group, which consists of 150 to 200 fighters is there to plot attacks against the u.s. while al nusra is mostly made up of syrians who were fighting the regime of assad. syrian president assad. but here's the other thing, you may remember a guy named the
number two to osama bin laden? he's still alive and still plotting. he is the one who sent the khorasan group to syria to plot their interests. and they're doing all they can to degrade and defeat them. >> thank you very much. randall pinkston at the white house. the military is attacking syria in the outskirts of damascus. we have reports from beirut, lebanon. >> reporter: day four and the coalition continues to target impositions. really attacking their headquarters, their finances sources, oil refineries. they're adapting to these airstrikes by melting it away monk the civilian pollalation because they do control cities
and towns. but they are certain that they're not going to defeat the group. we understand that the syrian government carried out a number of airstrikes, targeting rebel-controlled territories. but the government is also going on the offensive in the suburb of damascus, yesterday they managed to recapture adra and it seems that they want to end the rebellion around the capitol. but as the war rages, syrian take to the streets, demanding that they take action against the syrian government not just isil. to them the government is just weakening their rebellion. suspicions growing inside about the objectives and aims of the coalition's military campaign. >> reporting from beirut. isil is makin in turkey.
the kurds say that the turkish government is not protecting them or allowing them to fight back. >> these people are turkish kurds. they're moving in on three fronts. they made their way west to deliver their message. >> isil is shelling our people. we will sacrifice. the turkish government is helping isil. they want this to fall. >> bringing in hundreds of turkish kurds to protest against what they say turkey not doing enough to stop isil. >> reporter: they sing kurdish patriotic songs. [♪ singing songs.sing isil
would not have happened. if anything happens to kabani we will help, within an hour and a half away there were diplomatic efforts to bring groups inside syria to fight isil. that means that training a army fighters, this is the answer we got. >> we hope that the vetted groups come along faster. and we hope to be use the name bashar al-assad in the past tense. >> u.s. government wants to focus on moderate groups.
it also does not include icg. turkey's long and violent history with the kurds means they're reluctant to see any armed kurdish weapons be pointed down the lineback at them. they feel that the kurds will fight for their rights and to possible by an independent state. fighters have pushed back kurds to escape across the border and is renewing tensions against turkey and it's kurds. >> palestinian authority mahmood abbas said that israel perpetrated a war of genocide against the palestinian people and used his speech to demand israel and the occupation of palestinian land. james bays has more now from the u.s. 2347. >> mahmoud abbas about to make one of his strongest speeches in
a decade. dressinaddressing the united nations after which 2,000 palestinians, many women and children, have within killed. he spoke of absolute war crimes and compared to territory he called this one a genocidal crime. >> we find ourselves full of grief and bitterness full of questions after a new war. the third war raised by the racist state of israel. >> because of the jewish holiday there was no one in israel's seats to hear him say that in peace negotiations earlier this year israel has failed the test of peace. >> the future proposed by the israeli government for the palestinian people is at best
isolated ghettos on fragmented lands without borders or sovereignty, air space or natural resources. and at worst will be the most abhor renrent form of apartheid. >> he wants to start straight away on a security council resolution and outline a specific timeline for the end of the israeli occupation and creation of a new-state solution. once that timeline is in place he wants the immediate resumption of peace talks between the palestinians and the israelis. >> in the whole of the general assembly president abbas received applause.
but israel can almost always count on the support of its ally, the u.s. one of the five countries that have the power to veto any resolution. james bays, al jazeera, united nations. >> representatives from israel will be addressing the united nations general assembly on monday. afghanistan's new president will be sworn in monday. it comes after months of political uncertainty. taliban fighters have taken advantage of the distraction in the country. and in the ghasni province, dozens have within killed in the past week alone. >> they say this fight has been very brutal going on for a week now. the taliban have been launching
attacks. they say the taliban has been burning down many of those homes, brutally murdering any of those civilians they feel acted against them. and trying to take over the district's headquarters and take control of the area. we understand the attack of four check points along the road. they say they've killed many police with improvised explosive devices planted in the road. the governor believes that afghan forces will prevail, but he's waiting for reinforcement, and it's difficult to get there. they are 200 miles from the capitol, but reinforcement has had trouble long those roads. we've seen this fighting in a very fighting season against the afghan forces. this is brutal with 70 people
having been killed. the government waiting for reinforcements from outside the local police holding their own against the taliban, and yet another fight here. at a sensitive time. the new president is set to be inaugurated on monday, and afghans hope this will bring more direction to the country after a summer of political vacuum fill with attacks. >> jennifer glasse in kabul. a fire near the air facility in chicago happened this morning. the federal aviation control center, officials believe that a worker intentionally set the fire and canceled flights to o'hare and m midway flights. >> the chaos at the airports in chicago and in the skies very
early in the morning when the fire department was called to chicago air traffic control center west of chicago. they found a fire in the basement and a man with self-inflicted stab wounds. >> this was apparently an isolated incident. there are no indications of terrorists. there is no one reason to believe that anyone else is involved at this time. >> reporter: the man who started the fire is a contractor, he services communications equipment. we're told that he splashed gasoline unequa on critical equipment and set it on fire. many passengers found their flights up ended. flights to and from chicago o'hare, the nation's second busiest airport, and midway, those flights are canceled. no flights getting in. no flights getting out.
flights over the midwest were suddenly handed off to four other centers. now, the airports did reopen late in the morning, but take offs and landings were severely effected, and had a ripple effect throughout the country and could have a ripple effect throughout the weekend. >> ads that were meant to incite hatred. and the deal to supply ukraine national gas for the winter.
>> a proposed deal by the european union to pay $3 billion to russia to restore gas arrangements to the country for the winter. russia cut gas supplies over a price dispute. saying ukraine will have to make payments up front. >> ukraine will pay 3.1 opinionate$3.1 billion in two installments by the end of the year and in exchange will receive 5 billion cubic meters of natural gas. that is gas that it needs to get through the winter in order to
keep its companies going and households warm. however, the representatives here in berlin, russia and ukraine need to go back to their national capitols to get the ideal approved. the energy commissioner for europe said that he hopes that it would come back to berlin next week to finalize the accord, and it's important to underline a deal won't put an end between the dispute between the two countries. there is a major dispute in stockholm. ukraine said it's been overpaying it's gas to russia since 2010 and is asking for $6 billion for what it says is overpayment. >> india's prime minister narendra modi apprised i arrived in the united states for a five-day tour. for more on that. >> a rock concert.
do you have tickets for this? narendra modi will be here since winning a landslide election in may. it's reminiscent of barack obama where there would be rallies of tens of thousands of people. he'll be at madison square garden to a sold out crowd. ale have a private dinner with the president. and in advance of that dinner the president of the chamber of commerce. he has made arrangements to meet with business leaders. and this is all part of a charm offensive to entice u.s. business into india. you know, one thing a lot of
critics are saying that a lot of americans would like to go into india for business but the restrictions are on the indian end: when i'm in india talking to indians and they complain about what is wrong with business in their country, it sounds like americans talking about what is wrong with their country. too many potholes in doing business. too much bureaucracy and red tape. in india you have to multiply that a few times. but the upside it's the audience. more than a billion people. a democracy on the cusp of explosive economic growth. india is home to the world's biggest middle class and world bigges fastest growing middle class. and the problem, david, india's
economic growth like everybody's economic growth has stalled in recent years, and modi was elected for his pledges to jump start the indian economy by being more business friendly. he did it in the state that he is leader. he said i can turn india around, you want to be with me when i do it. >> thanks as always, we'll be watching for you tonight. >> sure. >> new anti--islamic ads that are attracting a lot of criticism. roxana saberi has more. >> david, the ads will go up on 100 buses here in new york city starting monday. city leaders say that the ads are hateful and could incite violence among american muslims when hate crime is already on the rise. hitler sitting with a muslim leader, just one of six ads that
new yorkers will see next week. the freedom defense initiative said that the campaign tells truths about islam, but the american muslim organization said that it's full of lies. >> these types of ads are trying to poison the mind of the public in order to get you to hit muslims. >> reporter: hate crimes against muslims are up this year. there have been 14 since just july. twice as many as last year. one of the reasons is the recent beheading of james foley and stephen sotloff. woman said that a man in brooklyn threw a trash can at her just last month. >> he said he can'ted to cut my ifing head off to see how my people liked it, and continued on with hate slurs. >> reporter: hate crimes have gone up in washington, d.c.
boston and new york city. gellar, a blogger, is behind the ads. >> in no way is this meant to be an anti-islam campaign. >> reporter: the budget is bigger, $100,000. and the campaign will be prouder with posters blasterred on 100 new york city buses and two subway entrances. one new ad takes aim at the palestinian group hamas aimed. >> she's trying to create hatred towards anything that defends muslims in america. >> reporter: politicians in new york have denounced the campaign, but the city's mass transit authorities say it cannot do much about the ads other than present disclaimers saying it does not reflect their
views. a series of court rulings have made clear that our hands are largely tied. >> we believe ms. gellar has a right to post these ads, but we can also have the right to call her out as a bigot who uses ads to incite violence against muslim-americans. >> one ad said thathey are saying that one ad could incite anger. and she is also involved in the ground zero mega mosque. we reached out to her. >> appreciate it. the politics behind the timing of erik holders resignation. and renewed protest after an apology by the chief of police. the stories coming up on al jazeera america.
>> the white house is now looking for the right kind to replace attorney general eric holder. that may be a challenge because the replacement must be someone who could win nomination. we spoke with contributor michael shure and asked why he resigned five weeks before americans go to the polls. >> the u.s. senate is in play. president obama wants to be able to nominate a replacement for holder, holder is well aware of that, before the new congress sits because that might be a republican senate. if he's able to do it, a caref carefully vetted nominee would
have a better chance of passing a lame duck congress than one in the spring or in the winter after the elections. after republicans senate is possibly seated. >> does that raise the possibility that if republicans do really well, they gain five or six seats, that might make it more difficult for the democrats to get above the 60-seat nomination needed for the floor. will they push this off and force democrats not to bring up a nomination until th the new congress? it's possible but unlikely. the democrats will still control the congress, and even the people who think that it's going to go really well on election day for republicans are not thinking it's going to be that kind of majority. so i think that the president does stand a much better chance, especially, and he's talked of it now there is talk of it now of nominating one of their colleagues, they would have a
likelier and ease your chance of clearing a lame duck congress. >> the president wants to do controversial things like comprehensive immigration reform, he'll try to punt anything controversial and go with somebody who the members of senate might already know? >> well, that's a freight point, david. i think it's a possibility. i think he's going to have to balance the things we're talking about here, both the confirmability of who that nominee is with the agenda. you'll want to hear them steer clear of be bengahzi, because that's not something that democrats will want to talk about. but i do think it will be someone who can continue the soft pedal issues like this civil rights issues that this
corn attorne attorney general has prided himself. >> a lot of democrats would love the way he would engage. is it possible that holder leverages those experiences and fervor to run for political office himself? >> if you listen to holder, he said he wants to tackle the problem at the forefront of every newscast in america, and that is minorities and law enforcement. he's saying that. everybody who has a job like this, you think, oh my god, he could run for office. eric holder is no different. he has been in front of cameras and on that stage for quite awhile, but he probably will devote himself to doing what he says he's going to do. i never doubt anyone like eric holder running for office. >> that's michael shure from los angeles.
islamic state in iraq and the levant has been the forefront of many governments while many governments look within their own borders. in morocco they arrested five people they say are linked to isil. raids like this are happening all over the world. australia, u.k. turkey, iraq, spain. they talk about how isil are motivated in these raids. >> when something like isil happens and rises to the level it has in public consciousness over the last couple of months they want to be careful rather than take a chance these people aren't going to do anything. they go ahead an.
you'll recall when the u.k. was attacked, they also arrested a large number of people. a lot of times the people, some of the people they arrest are let go subsequently because they have no prove against them or they actually haven't done anything, they're not related, this is an extra dose of cautious from thescaution from these governments. >> when they see these raids going off in the countries, oh my goodness something is going on and then someone is being arrested and then they're let go. it seems that the people are feeding off of this anxiety that has been created. >> that is a really tricky balance that these governments have to figure out. which is on the one hand generally speaking security services do want to portray a
threat that justifies their existence. on the other hand they don't want people to go into a panic. you saw that in new york last week when the president of iraq declared to the u.n. general assembly hey, isil was planning attacks on the new york city subway, and at that point officials in new york and from the federal government had to go on tv and say, hey, there is no specific intelligence here and we don't know what this guy is talking about. they're trying to balance between responding to what they see is a threat as early as tomorrow, and they do have a lot of leeway to do that in europe. at the same time making sure that people don't go into a full blown panic. >> where is that pal today as poe toed to 9/11. >> after 9/11 you had full blown panic. it was an attack. thousands of people were killed, and it was a huge shock to the system. at that point in time there was a lot of--not raids but round
ups of people in the united states immediately following 9/11, and we have not seen anything of that nature taking place. >> the chinese government is linking isil to terrorism within its own borders. authorities blame on the muslim uyghurs. islam has always had a strong following here which is why china's atheist government is so concerned. these men are clean shaven. mustaches for now remain. under new regulations only males over 45 are allowed to grow a beard, considered by some a symbol of religious piouscy.
niceconomic necessity means that they have no choice but to comply with regulations. >> we can't get a job if we have a beard. >> this is central asia. the western edge of china's frontier is the setting for a complain against religious extremism. that means intrusive new rules for ordinary muslims. >> for this man who makes knives for a living business is slow. >> uyghurs are not allowed to
carry knives. >> such restrictions are not new, but the heavy security on kashgar streets shows that the enforcement has intensified. at the airport evidence that drone technology is now part of a growing surveillance arsenal. china admits it's confronting what it calls a serious terrorism problem. this year more than 300 people have been killed in attacks blamed on uyghur fighters. the men in this video are uyghurs, an amateurist attempt to copy isil. proof they say of the link between uyghurs and those in the middle east. kashgar is now preparing for
celebrations on october 1st, but it's fair to assume that not everyone here will be in a mood to party. adrian brown, al jazeera, kashgar, western china. >> u.s. secretary of state john kerry is holding talks with iran's foreign minister over that country's nuclear program. they hoped to work out a deal by the end of november but iran said that their country must be able to enrich ukraine yum. >> iran will never surrender it's legal right to pursue peaceful universal uranium. >> rouhani has been meeting
world leaders. the united states wants iran to cut its uranium fields. but iran refuses. >> we have more news across america. maria ines ferre with more on that. >> reporter: a man is accused of beheading an employee with a knife. the 30-year-old was attacking another worker when he was shot by a company official. robberies say the suspect was trying to convert employees to islam. local authorities have asked fbi for help in the case. >> due to the manner of death and the initial statements of coworkers and other initial information that our investigators have gathered, we requested the assistance of the fbi. >> reporter: authorities are waiting for the suspect to regain consciousness to charge him. in northeastern pennsylvania the hunt for an accused cop killer is about to enter a third
week. investigator say he is a survivalist and believes he's hiding out in the woods of the poconos mountains. this week the police searched an abandoned hotel in the area but once again found no sign of the man. a driver who ran into a pedestrian bridge causing it to fall has died. the bridge collapsed on a six-lane freeway. they're not releasing the name of the driver, and no word why he hit the bridge. a balloon festival took off in louisiana today. more than 30 pilots showed up for the third annual event. organizers say they lost $150,000 on the festival. but today's event was a combat. for just $2 admission people enjoyed carnival rides, live music, barbecues and the balloon competition. the event is about building a community. >> they have come a long way in the last two years, especially
last year. they toned it down a little bit, but it doesn't make a difference, they did a lot more for the kids. that's what ballooning is about, for the kids and the families. >> and this year they had better turn out. they had lose advertise advertise--a lot of advertisers. >> balloons and barbecues. i'm a little afraid of heights. but great. >> yes. >> an apology by the ferguson chief of police. pro tests broke out, an. the tragedy continues to resonate in the area especially among young men. >> so you're college bound. >> we are college bound. >> it's 7:00 a.m. and the start
of khalil harbin's very long day. on the drive to school the 17-year-old chats with his mom about the upcoming hope coming dance and college admission tests. >> i decided to take the one on the 19th. that's where i get my fee waiver. >> reporter: harbin is a senior and on the honor roll at the high school, a nearly all-black school where a third of the students don't graduate. often not by choice. >> last year was a bad year. we lost a numerous amounts of students through gun violence and we even had students who were murdered. it is just crazy. >> reporter: things have gotten even crazier lately. the fatal shooting of an unarmed teen by a white police officer in nearby ferguson has triggered sometimes violent protests. harbin went to one demonstration. >> i was upset that a guy was killed. but i believe i wouldn't let
myself get in that predicament. >> reporter: the teen said running on the school's cross country running team keeps him busy and focused. >> if i got something to do, i can run it off instead of throwing rage out or something like that. >> visiting his father in prison also reminds him of how easily life can quickly go wrong. >> does it motivate you not to be in that same position? >> yes, you know, almost every time he tells me, i never want to see you in the position that i'm in. i don't want to see you one day that i see you here with me. i never want that. >> still trouble can find black teens like harbin. he goes to a college preparatory class once a week. one time he was in a fight and police showed up with handcuffs. >> first he hits me in my face, and then he knees me and slams
me on the ground. i'm like why are you doing this? >> it's been 12 hours since harbin started his day. weary he lives to a lecture about filling out college applications. he hopes all of his efforts will eventually pay off. >> i'll be the first in my family to go to college. >> and maybe make a difference in his community. diane estherbrook, al jazeera, st. louis. >> you can catch much more of the teenager experience at "edge of 18" this sunday night on al jazeera america. with the midterm elections just weeks away many voters are looking for more information about the candidates and issues and as you might suspect there is an app for that. that story is coming up next. and later the politics lined the controversial latte salute. you're watching al jazeera
species at 1400 pennsylvania avenue, any way. >> palin later took to twitter and made fun of her mistake saying doing gone it, that's explains why my christmas cards keep getting returned. using ats and the internet to reach local activists. >> reporter: the technology really grows out of the publishing industry by knowing what someone has bought from a catalog and what magazines they subscribe to you can figure out what they like, what they're in to. that's what political ads that thought in the past. but now it's so granular. now only are you tracking them on their browser but on their phones and game consoles. anything connected to the internet will reveal something
about you. >> suppose i want to start a campaign in my neighborhood. how will that help me if i try to find people who care. >> the options are unbelievable to you. you can run video ads, touch people through facebook. and there is a new system now. now they know that republicans tend to like to gospel. country and new age music. and democratics like living to jazz, electronic and reggae. pop and hip-hop and rock cross crosses. if you run a local campaign, you
may be in search of those. >> they use these huge data processers, these companies that run credit card checks when you try to rent property, all of that. those guys are what is giving these systems the information to the data project. >> we'll have more from jake ward on campaign technology on a special half hour edition of power politics. we'll also look at all the money in the midterm elections and how it's framing the issues you care about tomorrow at 5:30 eastern and 2:30 pacific right here on al jazeera america. a verdict in the retrial of
hosni mubarak is expected tomorrow. mubarak is currently serving a three-year sentence for embesseling funds. egypt's recent crackdown on gays. we have more on that story. >> david, being gay in egypt is not illegal but homosexual acts in public are. the court sentenced two men who were believed to be gay to two years behind bars. activists have been posting images like these with the #stop jailing gays. this man writes the following.
he is proud to be egyptian and he is gay. and this gentleman said that homosexuality is not a crime. and they're posting messages like this. love does not know gender. some believe that police are sifting through media apps like grinder saying to catch people. and they post this message. and they're telling users be careful about where they meet and the type of information that they post, david. >> maria ines ferre, thank you. still ahead the future of getting from here to there very fast.
i think a lot was made of it, but then you saw pictures of foreign president bush holding barney under one arm and saluting. you know this salute is something that is not written anywhere. it was started by ronald reagan. and today we're saluting everyone. these little pr things are fun for the parties. >> can you imagine what the outcry might have been if he had been holding a wine cooler? >> forget it. >> al jazeera america's michael
shure from los angeles. thank you as always. on behalf of the entire tame at al jazeera america. i'm david shuster. "real money with ali velshi" is next. >> it is the country that could be a game changer in america's fight against i.s.i.l. i'll look at what it could take to get turkey on board. also, the rock star prime minister, raising cash for college education, college students try to crowd fund their degree. i'm ali velshi and this is "real money."