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hello and welcome to the al-jazeera news hour live from my headquarters and me as a prawn i'm coming out the next sixty minutes one week after the lebanese prime minister the surprise resignation from riyadh the u.s. joint calls for him to return home. the united states and russia agree to move forward to find an end to the fighting in syria. they almost lost canada levon pacific when countries agree on the basis of a free trade deal. with all the base voters take full advantage of a replayed world cup qualifier against south africa they're on the way to russia bet on other stories later in the program. it's been awake from the sudden resignation of promise to solve the trade in a political crisis and lebanon since then there's been an increase speculation over
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the circumstances leading up to his announcement and beyond that u.s. . has joined calls for him to return home the u.n. to is calling for stability in lebanon one of the regional policy against using the country for proxy conflicts lebanese president michel aoun has reiterated the demand for hoodie to return home as did has political party the future movement hasn't heard from him since he stepped down last saturday but how does political adverse very hezbollah has also refused to acknowledge has resignation its leader hossam lost that unless says solve the arabia forced to quit as accusing deal of of holding her against has well well the international community is all parties to respect lebanon sovereignty state department correspondent atika hain reports from washington. it's the one question swirling around the world capitals what is going on with lebanese prime minister saad hariri he resigned his post well in saudi
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arabia does he want to be there or is he being held against his will the french weighed in you know that he should i think you should ask him and we simply note that he resigned to travel to abu dhabi on the eve of president runs visit so we think he is free in his movements and it is up to him to make his choice at the u.s. state department thursday the answer was less clear we have seen. in terms of the conditions of him being held or the conversations between saudi arabia and the prime minister hariri i would have to refer you to the government of saudi arabia and also to mr hariri office for the conditions of him being held as you can depend . i'm not going to put that word behi i'm i'm not going to associate that word with it but where he is right now. she went on to say she couldn't even talk about where they met but her boss is sending a strong statement about what should come next secretary of state rex tillerson
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writing that the u.s. respects the prime minister and sees him as a strong partner he went on to warn there is no place in lebanon for foreign forces and the u.s. cautions against any party within or outside lebanon using lebanon as a venue for proxy conflicts an obvious message to saudi arabia but his boss u.s. president donald trump has been more willing in the past to give saudi arabia a green light to do what it wants it remains to be seen if that will apply to lebanon but at the united nations growing alarm after saudi ordered its citizens to leave that country this is a matter of great concern to us and what we want is for peace to be preserved in lebanon. it is essential that no new conflict in the region is going to have devastating consequences a critical time for a country wondering what's next for them and their leader political hane al-jazeera washington let's get more on this with our correspondent there she is joining us
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live from the lebanese capital so a day after that speech by the last time that we have foreign policy and weighing and zaina what is the latest on the situation the political situation there. well. still open to question lebanon has been holding contacts with arab diplomats western diplomats the president himself meeting the saudi charge at the fair in lebanon expressing concern about the fate of the prime minister asking about the prime minister's well being telling the saudis charge of the fare that lebanon does not accept the circumstances in which the prime minister resigned. the leaders are not accepting his resignation they want to return to explain his decision really there is a rare sense of unity among lebanese factions this is a deeply divided country but political parties across the spectrum all believe that in one way or the other is under house arrest and his freedom of movement is being
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curtailed so this is the situation in lebanon a lot of questions. to return to return to maintain stability in this country and what people there politicians they're making all the statements such as the ones from you know the secretary of state the u.s. secretary of state. a little sis. but we haven't had any official reaction right now because of this uncertainty there's a real feeling that the saudi arabia and one way or another may have miscalculated because the very fact that saddam had resigned yes this was a move against hezbollah because hezbollah was part of saddam how do these cabinet then of saudi arabia's aim was to make sure this cabinet collapses and has any influence in government and cause instability in the country political opponents are playing it very carefully they're not appointing another prime minister because
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if they appoint a prime minister who is seen to be close to iran then this would isolate lebanon on the international stage if they appoint a prime minister who is off accepted by the sunni community because in lebanon according to the power sharing balance in this country he must be a sunny so they're avoiding this. for the time being hoping that you can return and the sunni community themselves feel that resenting really what saudi arabia has done many lebanese feel that the way it has been treated is really humiliating to every lebanese and we're also hearing words from hezbollah saying he is our political opponent but he's our prime minister so for the time being the deeply divided nation is united they're putting their political differences aside in the hope that they can maintain stability and security in lebanon thank you very much for that for now that saying a hold over the nation from beirut we're joined now by al-jazeera senior political analyst the shabda what's that a miscalculation do you think on some of these part as well saying what's going on
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with saudi arabia why they are taking this gamble well there's nothing. new here in the sense that for the last several years at least three years saudi arabia has been overreaching overplaying its hand it's been over the top there's a lot of overs in whichever way you describe any one of the actions the saudis have taken i mean certainly they overreached in yemen right they certainly overplayed their hand with qatar. so you know the whole saudi policy and that man has been washed ill thought through and so on so forth and apparently lebannon is part of this trend the way harry was handled the way he was summoned to lebanon to riyadh the way he was apparently fed these words he read during that press conference the way he has where about i was not really clear even though we hear about his meetings so all in all the reactions into rational reactions friendship
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america and others as well as regional reactions and most importantly the reactions from lebanon across the board including from his own party is that saudi arabia has overplayed his hands it's really. over reached by trying to treat prime minister of lebanon merely as one of its own citizens in a kingdom where loyalty to the king supersedes everything else but of course he isn't just a saudi citizen he's not just a lebanese citizen he's the prime minister of lebanon we've spoken about you know this proxy war between saudi arabia for a very long time now but is this something new here do you think the overreach and this action is unprecedented absolutely i generally i've just tweeted asking for help i need to find a new term for then you bumped up proxy war or conflict between saudi
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arabia and iran and i. you know whoever can help bring up a new catchy word that we can all sort of come around at the really expresses the times we were in so but what are these times let's just go over that one it's the post i so post dive middle east area where by iran and saudi arabia are trying to position themselves within the region in order to fill the gap left by i saw in iraq and syria and bit of lebanon and in order to now that diet is not totally defeated but almost defeated for them to fill the vacuum the strategic vacuum in the region and now that the united states is also not as involved as it used to be in the region which is the second factor again iran and saudi arabia are trying to come in and use their influence in the region hard. i think iran feels with its increased influence in lebanon and iraq and syria now that assad remains
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in power as well as in lebanon they feel that they need to cement these victories that they have and surely they want to make sure that hezbollah has a stronghold in the future of lebanon not only militarily but politically so you're a bit on the opposite side wants to make sure that it has that sort of influence in the region in order to confront the iranian influence increasing influence not only its in its immediate surroundings such as in yemen but others so a number of reasons last but not least is the incoming american president on all trungpa where the saudis and i feel more empowered in their defense to go on the offense against iran because as we all know for the last several weeks months president trump has been inciting against iran against the iranian nuclear deal he made the whole huge speech about it so all in all we do have
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a new era i think we can call it. the neo proxy the pumped up proxy i'm not sure if it doesn't quite seem to do exactly that anymore does it not as always very good to get your full thank you very much thank you. we're going to move on to some other news now the kremlin says the u.s. and russian presidents have agreed to move forward to end the fighting in syria the two leaders met at the apec summit in vietnam where they confirm their commitment to maintaining serious sovereignty and reaffirmed their support of the un's attempts to end the conflict well let's get more on this now we're joined by russia cost on detroit chalons he's live for us in moscow one of the kremlin saying rory. well the criminal saying that there is a great deal that still trump and bloodier have putin have agreed on about syria they've agreed to do their determines to defeat i still there but satisfied with
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the de confliction mechanisms that stops. accidents between the u.s. and russian military sin in syria they're going to keep military channels of communication open they say that there is no ultimate military solution to the syrian war and the geneva and the geneva peace process is where the that the that the peace process is going to have to be taken the u.n. security council twenty two fifty four they say they took notes of. recent commitments to the geneva process and they have also confirms the importance of the deescalation zones now this document really and i have to say it's just come from the kremlin so far is basically it reflects russia's perspectives they are saying that acid is playing nice in iraq and they're also not making mention of acid leaving syria leaving office so if the united states has agreed to all of
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this then it's further indication of what we already suspect that donald trump is swung round pretty much behind the russian view of how things should play out in syria but i have to say where is the united states version of this document if this is a joint statement why has it just comes so far from the kremlin something here is a little bit off the sort of pattern of events over the last couple of days suggest that the united states has pulled back at the last minute that they were planning to have a proper sit down meeting trump and putin in vietnam but the united states washington didn't want that to happen it said tillerson said on on thursday that they would only sit down and have a chat with each other. a proper proper bilateral chat if they had something substantive to talk about and agree on what if this isn't some things of stance of to talk about an agreement then what is america for whatever reason seems have got cold feet and we have to wait and see what they're going to say about the crime
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whose version of this agreement and whether the united states is actually is on board as the crimean thank you very much for that for now that's royal challenge for the latest from moscow let's go to a sam a big job and now he's following developments from god the ontario near the turkish syrian border what is the situation on the ground in syria. as the u.s. and russian soldiers are supporting opposite sides in the conflict. well this seems to be on one page when it comes to the conflict in syria but when it comes to forces on the ground there on the opposite ends the united states is supporting kurdish led fighters on the border with turkey with who are making gains against isis close to the border with iraq and they've been making steady gains on the eastern bank of the euphrates river but on the other hand you've got the kremlin supported by russia and iran supported militias as well as the assad army which has
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also been making gains against isis the question is what happens when you take out the common enemy that is isis and according to president bashar al assad he's going to take back every inch of syrian territory and he said that it does not matter what these so-called terrorist groups are called he is going to go after every single one of them and we got an indication of that after they took the important crossing between iraq and syria. there were clashes and they were they were fighting between not just. the al qaeda linked group and if the problems but there were also reports of skirmishes on other on the other fronts that have opened up on either side of the euphrates river so it is very interesting because they say that the deacon fiction is working there is a mechanism between the two militaries that is working they're avoiding clashing with each other but that's only the troops and of assets that they have in the air there's a lot more that is happening on the ground in syria that seems to be out of the control of both sides and it's sort of
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a wait and see policy and and syria experts as well as the opposition have been watching it augustus not knowing what to make of the american policy because it seems to be in line with what russia says all right thank you very much for that a solid been added with the latest on syria. thank you. we have plenty more ahead on the news hour including another resignation and australian journalists that are in egypt crisis what that means for malcolm turnbull's government plan. thank. tensions flared a protest in sydney of the australian government's treatment of refugees on malice island and sport the russian tennis number one cause for the second title to come from seventeen you don't have the details from the inaugural eighty three that stand by.
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members of the trans-pacific partnership trade deal have agreed to proceed with the pact with out of all went from the united states president trump went through the u.s. from the deal in january throwing its future and out bought the remaining eleven members have agreed to pricing on the sidelines of the apec summit and vietnam despite a little last minute resistance when hey has more from done long and vietnam the asia pacific economic cooperation summit ended with yet another photo opportunity the twenty one leaders came together in vietnam on the back of a difficult year for trade that continued on the sidelines of a pic with canadian prime minister justin trudeau at the center he initially balked at a deal to push ahead with the trans-pacific partnership trade agreement involving eleven apec members but after further often heated discussions between government ministers all t p p members finally agreed on the core elements of the pact.
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all eleven of us have agreed on the content with my time to actually the same high standards to twelve i think we've maintained a balance we've avoided opting for lower standards there are lots of areas where if you rush to agree our standards will be sacrificed but if you insist on high standards we can take a long time or some countries more drop out so all eleven countries are on board and this will send a very strong message to the u.s. and other countries in the region. that message is asia pacific country see regional trade deals as the best way forward that's in contrast to the views of u.s. president donald trump who withdrew the united states from the t p p the trans-pacific partnership isn't finalized yet some parts of the deal still need to be negotiated but the fact that it's still alive without the u.s. combined with china's increasingly assertive role in this region means that this apec summit has come to a close with a sense that the united states is looking more isolated apec usually results in
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a fairly mundane final statement about improving economic conditions in the region through greater openness but even coming to an agreement on that took longer than usual with reports suggesting the united states wanted the wording changed around the subject of trade. now apec leaders have come out with a statement agreeing to address unfair trade practices and urgently called for the removal of market to stop paying subsidies and let's get more on this now with our correspondent wayne hale and he's at the summit is life arise and down to one of the leaders saying way. yes well the apec summit has drawn to a close in vietnam for two thousand and seventeen the final leader to make a statement was the host the president of vietnam. as you mentioned a lot of talk really it was dominated at least publicly by talk about trade about free trade deals about multilateral trade deals versus bilateral ones so to talk
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more about this i'm joined by the executive director of a pic itself dr thanks for joining us ellen obviously it seems to have been a fairly successful summit what's been the main takeaway for you well you know i think it has been successful we didn't go into it assuming it was going to happen there's been different views around the table leaders agreed position with those years were still. for free and open trade but we want to ensure that we're getting rid of unfair practices were possible and if the w.t.r. needs attention on that then that's got to be looked at as well but from a couple of the big things we're pretty much all the leaders assigned we want more growth we need it but we've got to pay a lot of attention to where it's falling who's getting the benefits who's not getting been a fits and workable to do about their outside the other big thing was really that they were trying to commerce and how we can make sure that it's not just for the
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big players but we want to see a revolution in the way small business can get access to international growth drivers through e-commerce a lot of attention obviously on the u.s. president as there probably is but particularly this time because of donald trump's views on trade he seems to be a protectionist at least that's what people are painting him as so how did his views on trade reconcile with a pick which is very much a multilateral format. on trade that we should pay more attention to the rules of try to get fear trade. and i picked this tradition being free and open trade so we had to bring that together i think that we just have agreed with a stand on that that we all want more trade everybody wants more trade is concerned in some places but what sort of trade deficit and so on and others there's no agreement that actually matters that much so we'll have to see developments on that
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but they're pretty much agreed in the way for him it does make the same success as he thanks very much that is dr alan ball of the executive director of apac as you mentioned is now drawing to a close there is still some high level meetings going on in vietnam though the u.s. president donald trump has made his way to the capital hanoi where he'll have a state visits with the vietnamese president and that state visit will be followed by one with the chinese president xi jinping also traveling to the capital had only when. thank you very much for that so that wayne hey joining us live from don thank you. they have intense scenes between police and protesters and the a story in city of sydney. hundreds of people criticize the treatment of refugees that a recently closed prison camp all men aside and they gathered outside a fundraiser for the ruling conservative liberal party there demanding the refugees be resettled in australia or pop or new guinea immigration officials have started dismantling parts of the camp as the evacuation deadline looms refugees say they
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have been given another two days until monday to leave out of a bell who has the latest from sydney. day by day what little is left of the now closed camp is being removed here papa new guinea authorities dismantle makeshift tents water tanks are being taken away in the rubbish bins the men had been using to collect water emptied the camp officially closed last month leaving the six hundred refugees and asylum seekers who were there without water power food or sanitation. police have reportedly said at least two hundred of those men have left since they cut off the essential services and won't use force on saturday to remove those who remain but some of the men in the minutes camp say they feel and eventual violent confrontation with authorities and they came in and they were telling us. and one sent to monday we're going to lose forcing them on.
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so. despite squalid conditions in the camp the men insist it's better than accommodation on offer in a nearby town they say it's unsafe and the attacks from local residents and police the un's refugee agency also says the transit centers are not ready to take them and is calling for a peaceful resolution to the crisis and we call on both governments australia as well as popular guinea to exercise restraint not to use violence and to find ways and means to resolve the current tensions peacefully. the men were sent to the mine
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a silent camp four years ago after trying to reach a stranger by boat under its policy not to accept any maritime arrivals but a supreme court ruled it was unconstitutional for p. and g. to host the camp prompting its closure the refugees and asylum seekers on manis were initially given little notice by p.n.d. authorities to leave by saturday but say a potential confrontation with police appears to have been delayed monday many of the men vowing they won't leave until a stray you can find them a safe home. al-jazeera said. israeli and government has lost as parliamentary majority after another politician was forced to quit because it may hold you'll citizenship conservative m.p. john alexander resigned after discovering he might also be a brush citizen making him an eligible to sit in parliament former deputy prime minister bobby joyce was disqualified from parliament last month under similar
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circumstances it's another setback to the government after the country's top court ruled five m.p.'s were and eligible to hold public office. my right to remain in parliament. hands on my belief that i am soley australian. given what i have learned about the constitution and understanding now of the high court decision just a couple of weeks ago. i can no longer with sufficient certainty my belief that i have held. true why sixty six years. therefore it is my obligation that i must resign and a few moments we'll have the weather with steph but still ahead on the news hour breaking records china's online shopping spree shows no sign of slowing down and
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for time formula one champion lewis hamilton sets the pace and what end result you to have the details ahead of sunday's gone. by the time. there is the sun sets in the city of angels. hello there we've still got a problem with smog in parts of india and pakistan in fact these are the latest pictures out of new delhi showing just how bad the smog is at the moment the different parts of the city have different levels but generally the air quality index is just below full fifty at the moment three hundred and if you go over that is considered very hazardous and below fifty is what you aim for that will be good so clearly we're in the hazardous levels at the moment and there's nothing weather wise it's really going to help new delhi over the next few days bunch of force in
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pakistan things are looking lightly more optimistic because whereas delhi only has three millimeters of rain in the entire month of november we have a bit more for us impossible to stand these pictures are from lahore clearly it's very bad there at the moment they don't have an official. measuring station though so i can't tell you the exact quality index but clearly very bad currently but things should improve you can see a few bits and pieces of clouds floating over northern parts of pakistan there just well of course we're going to see more bits and pieces of cloud over the next few days. and then on monday and tuesday there's going to be some quite significant rain so that will help to wash out all of those impurities so good use force in pakistan new delhi though not so lucky it does stay dry here but watch out for the rain in the southeast of india this was very bad could give us some flooding. there with sponsored by qatar with. demain the intersection of reality and comedy and post revolution to. mission
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good to have you with us on the al-jazeera news out these are all top stories eleven asia pacific countries have reached a deal for the face of a free trade pact without the u.s. at the apec summit in vietnam they struck an agreement to revive the transpacific partnership that u.s. president donald trump with the true support from earlier this year. agreeing to address unfair trade practices the u.s. has joined the u.n. and calling for stability in lebanon one regional powers against using the country for proxy conflicts promised to solve. resigned last saturday blaming interfere. from the iran and its lebanese ally hezbollah the kremlin says the u.s. and russian presidents have agreed to move forward to end the fighting in syria the
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two leaders met at the apec summit in vietnam where they confirm their commitment to maintaining syria's sovereignty and reaffirmed their support of the u. whens attempts to end the conflict. with isel holding almost no territory in syria now the remaining forces iranian and russian backed syrian troops now turn to face off with their main rival u.s. backed rebels in the north and east let's take a closer look at who controls what and syria the syrian government holds areas in red which is around half the country iraqi militia allied to the syrian government continue to make gains and to isolate territory in the east shown here in black now the yellow area indicates where the u.s. backed kurdish forces are pushing further into their from the north we're joined again by our senior political analyst bashara this time to talk about syria
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that statement from the u.s. and russia say reaffirming what they call their commitment to end the fighting we've heard from the kremlin we haven't heard from the u.s. what do you make of it so bizarre. i mean. wait and see right it doesn't sound like a statement that would be opposed by the united states but it would underline the simple fact that if it's true that they agreed that the geneva once again not a stand on geneva is going to be the place where a political solution is going to be found because there is no military solution. then the united states was going to have to be more committed than it has been over the last year last year after that these pinprick attacks on against syrian targets in the beginning of the year at the top administration did very little for syria while the syrian tragedy continues to unravel and russia continued to dictate the pace of change in the country in favor of the assad regime so much so that
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today russia turkey and iran have more or more of a say more of an influence in syria down the united states does that's that's the real. fact of life in syria today now you know i've been what a good quarter of a century a student of international politics in the middle east. i've never seen so much cynicism when it comes to global and regional powers dealing with issues of the middle east the people's and people's lives people's livelihoods is turned upside down with the hundreds of thousands of deaths and destruction and sounds of war and yet the regional powers like iran and to some degree turkey like russia and the united states continue to deal with that with a high degree of cynicism with urgent matters that concern you walk in syria and lebanon and yemen and libya and other places and yet they come out with
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a statement like this you know you would hope that they would act on it but it's probably a bit too late for the russians to say there is no military solution in syria after they'd been involved in a war in syria against mainly the moderate opposition in syria that we want the democratic change and become and it is of course their military involvement that has given their side the syrian president the op a hand politically in the country where are we now in terms of finding a political solution are we any closer you know i suppose nearly defeated we have these deescalation zones. in the country what do you think look i mean in the end of the day we are in the in the logic of regional powers and global powers in terms of post eisel course dyce syria. if we are if we remember after the pinprick attacks against certain targets in syria trump the american president said some nasty things about bashar assad of syria basically. dismissing the
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possibility that this guy can be the head of state in syria and it would have normal relations with the west on the other hand moscow continues to hold on to us and i think that's going still going to be a sticking point the other idea is what future in terms of all these ideas for constitutional changes new constitution democratic elections and so on so forth and how can you get and see that these things will go you know hand in hand with some sort of stability there the turn of syrians and also i think it acquires the participation of their key iran as well as the as the goodwill of russia and the united states i honestly don't find it today that good will i find words and more words but i don't find real goodwill that will put syria on the track towards prosperity and democracy any time soon. thank you very much for that matter.
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iraqi forces have launched an offensive to capture one of the last remaining areas on the ice and control in the country to infantry divisions and sunni tribal forces are carrying out the operation and province it's believed by some fighters a holding ten thousand civilians hostage in the town of ramallah and while khan has the latest from the iraqi capital baghdad. the operation began early on saturday morning as iraqi forces went in to the town of ramadi is described as a town however it's a series of small villages where i saw fighters have been holed up after they fled operations against them in ramadi and fallujah now this is on the border the border crossing with jordan which has been a strategic stranglehold for isolate managed to stop traffic coming in and out of that border crossing so this is quite key although we're not expecting huge amounts of isis fighters to be in the area the fact that they are still there means that they were controlling that territory and this is all about who gets to control the
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territory now we're not expecting this to be as large an operation as we've seen perhaps say in mosul or in iraq against eisel in syria what we're expecting is the operation to be concluded fairly swiftly in fact what militia sources are telling us from the ground in amman is that ramana has already been liberated that hasn't been confirmed by the joint operations command that also the joint operations commander told our desire that they're very concerned about civilian casualties and they want to avoid them so they're going to go in and a step by step basis they're going to surround romana first take ramana and then likely to move across the euphrates river and into and do exactly the same as a tactic that we've seen the iraqi security forces before take over areas outside of the areas i still control and then use that as a staging post to go in now like i said we're expecting this operation to take months or weeks it's going to be likely it is going to take days and we will hear
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news within the next few days about the operation itself but the iraqi security forces very confident that this they can they can route i saw their last remaining stronghold in iraq. the biggest online shopping street single stay has opened in china and it's already breaking records in commerce giant i mean bob as his sales topped one and a half billion dollars in just the first three minutes off the shopping announce that opening step lawson has more. going to vini and cheap and some say addictive online sales are going through the roof in china and electric tools flosser got look ching's i discount twenty percent you rarely visit a store these days laptop fitness equipment cameras all bought with a few clicks and many other items he admits he doesn't even need. sometimes i do overconsume a line especially when there are also a lot of times are by them without thinking too much and never touch them again
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after i open the packages even if i don't like them i will return because of the lazy. singles days started in the nine hundred ninety s. as a response to valentine's day but it has gone far beyond people's relationship status online giant alibaba managed to turn what's now called double eleven into a shopping spectacle that captivate most of china exactly at midnight on november eleventh discounts appear online and the buying spree begins. the sounds of. what if twenty years ago america was china's role model but now when we talk about online business china is doing better than the u.s. in many ways. two thousand and sixteen nearly eighteen billion u.s. dollars were spent in just twenty four hours as a publicity stunt e-commerce companies are using drones to deliver packages to some
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of china's islands transport companies are working overtime to the when millions of packages swallowed six hundred. here and this year are most likely higher by a slowing economy but there's an environmental downside to the online shopping festival according to greenpeace research shows that in two thousand and sixteen double eleven produced two hundred fifty eight thousand tons of c o two because of transportation and waste management that's the equivalent of two and a half million trees on the why you go from here when we shop online the retailers tend to over package they always wrap more layers around the original packaging usually plastic bags this uses more resources and creates more waste. a problem jane has yet to become aware of for him online shopping has become like his mobile phone there's no life without it anymore and to prove that home shopping does not
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increase laziness he demonstrates the home gym he bought online that fast and al-jazeera beijing. let's get more on this now we're joined by an italian political and economic affairs commentator is joining us via skype from beijing mr tang always good to have you with us on al-jazeera why do you think we're seeing this sort of hype consumerism in china. well as i said you know it's convenient so it's like when the whole shopping channel started in the united states you saw this massive wave of people being drawn into this new channel for distribution of goods and services people buying things which she had a lot in the cold light of day but it seemed very important at two a.m. in the morning when they were thinking it was something that they needed unfortunately this also has. a little bit of
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a dark whining to it as you pointed out both in terms of the logical impact but also and i don't even distribution the debt levels are going on mark young people are getting into their heads. and why is it that that it is mostly younger people that are spending this money getting themselves into debt buying things that they don't need and often don't use. probably i mean there's been a noticeable trend of forty percent increase year on year and the number of people who are renting holmes who are getting into debt problems and the feeling is that. they've lost a little bit of poltroons of getting it if you're you're making six to ten thousand remember and be a mom and i average house price for somebody in your income for you would be about six million women be it just seems so far away people are tending to just say well i can't have a house i'm going to please myself it's kind of giving in to
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a gratuitous desire to live in the short term unfortunately at the end of the months their credit card bills some of them are getting multiple credit cards as many are twenty and thirty some are rolling about eugene in there when the due date on one card is is coming they find a way to get money from another card to pay for that in essence a policy screen scheme that will not work out and as i said the number of people who were going into that specially under twenty five as is increasing percentage it's because they said or in percent year on year. that's a tag and i'm afraid that's all the time we have but it's very good to get your thoughts and your insights into this on a tag and joining us live from beijing thank you. we have the sports news still ahead on the news out of boston celtics kyrie irving is being monitored for a concussion to end during scare against the charlotte hornets peta has more on
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that next. day i may be from the sound road but i do think there's a problem with that take. place on this roof is the name of the it's a record i'm a regular guy. reggae music is really kind of. very young age. but i feel that. it's just the quality. of reggae music. especially for. the right wing assault on our freedom to ask questions and freedom of expression and people you know are being students teachers activists filmmakers rights it's. been
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a limited number of. people on the streets the protest. song in whichever way i'd like to attempt to. get. the international community has gathered in germany for the cop twenty three climate summit and saturday's focus is on the health of the world's oceans which have become becoming increasingly polluted the effects of climate change are also a major challenge just a bald one traveled to the southern line to assess the scale of erosion on the fragile ecosystem. rising water levels and more and more extreme weather are
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eroding coastlines around the world progressively over the next hundred years places like this are gradually going to disappear it's not just happening in the tropics low lying pacific islands and so it's happening in places like. a war to name a busy international post in europe. erosion is not the only problem facing these coasts plastic that takes decades to fall apart and degrade finds its way here from shipping spills or people just using the sea as a rubbish dump it's a global problem of measure and as we. see temperatures rising also puts marine life in peril scientists studying oysters have found that warmer temperatures mean more males which in turn means fewer eggs and a dwindling species. the brown liquid began life as an oyster scientists at the university of southampton are dissolving the oyster tissue so it can be examined under a microscope oysters provide critical services to our oceans they form reefs to
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reduce waves and each oyster can filter up to two hundred liters of water a day keeping the oceans cleaner and healthier but increasingly young oysters struggle to make shells as the carbon dioxide in the oceans makes their living environment more acidic basically was climate change your health sea levels rising there's a warming of the oceans which can have floods of effects on different ecosystems. you also have ocean acidification which is linked to climate change that's already three big problems when you address climate change a rose rising water temperatures when lng sea life more and more plastic in our oceans. scientists are busy working on stopgap solutions but to really fix the problem will require international leadership and cooperation jessica baldwin i'll just say hi england. but it's time for sports now peter elizabeth thank you so much
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two thousand and two fifo world cup quarter final seven go on their way to russia twenty eighteen after defeating south africa to know in kwame on friday this will be the first time since two thousand and two that the senegalese will play at a world cup nicolas hawke reports from that night go send a go go just one of many happy for the country celebrated into the night as the team known as the lions qualify for the world cup for the first time in fifteen years we're going to. be using that when you know it's not just a victory for senegal but for africans we will beat the european teams and russia mark my words we will beat them for ninety minutes senegal was at a standstill the streets of the capital deserted people watched the game at fruit stalls in their homes and at barber shops. there are a few close shaves but less than half way through the first half senegal. scores the opening goal. moments later midfielder said your money score senegal second
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goal number was the world cup qualifier was a rematch the game was first played a year ago the referee awarded south africa winning penalty for a handball that in fact and take place. the referee said it was a human error on him for refereeing for life and ordered a rematch. if you need to fight frauds and cheats you need to go further they need to go after those that attempt to corrupt referees in the game there's more to it and surely more people involved. despite many african footballers playing in the top european leagues few african teams usually qualify for football's biggest spectacle the last time senegal qualified for the world cup was in two thousand and two in south korea where the team lost to turkey in the quarterfinals fifteen years on with this victory and hope to do even better in russia next year. qualifying fair and square against
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a strong south african team is for many here a moment of pride south africa is the first african nation to have a host at the world cup in russia senegal wants to become the first african team to win it nicklaus hark al-jazeera the car algeria completed the disappointing world cup qualifying campaign with a draw at home to nigeria the algerians lost four of their qualifiers and picked up just two draws as for nigeria they had already secured their place in russia before the match the italian job of making the world cup just got a little harder they've been beaten one zero by sweden hanson the scorer but the two thousand and six champions who've only ever missed the nine hundred thirty and one hundred fifty eight competitions get another chance in monday's second leg there are also two intercontinental play offs that have taken place with us and australia playing out a goal of strong new zealand and peru had the same outcome in their first leg as these four teams now go to
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a second leg. fifa world cup qualifying continues on saturday with morocco and ivory coast meeting in a winner takes all affair. the ivorians have been to each of the last three tournament's while the moroccans have not qualified since france ninety eight lead the group standings so a draw will be enough for them but if ivory coast win then the team known as the elephants will be on their way to russia. it doesn't matter how morocco plays whether they attack or defend that's not what we're focusing on we're focusing on ourselves i think that if we prepare well we have a team that can beat any team in africa you know that so it's in the training that will see how well when the ball together be united with each other that's what's going to allow us to raise our game in front of our fans and. we're focusing on our goal which is to qualify for the world cup. to team very well and he is well aware about the responsibility in the coming match i hope that the players as well or
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where their responsibilities god willing we're going to qualify on five matches in total in african world cup qualifying on saturday zambia and cameroon complete their campaigns with neither having a chance to go to russia in group a tunis here finish off at home to libya and a winner will see that citizens qualify but if they lose the democratic republic of congo could go through but they would need to be to guinea first and then europe the republic of ireland will be looking to take a big step towards reaching their first world cup since two thousand and two there are a way to denmark in copenhagen on saturday the danes have missed out on brazil twenty fourteen but did feature at three of the preceding four tournament's. former fever boss a platter has become the latest high profile person to have sexual assault allegations leveled at him u.s. football player hope solo claims in an interview published saturday in a portuguese newspaper that blatter grabbed her inappropriately at an awards
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ceremony in twenty thirteen solo was part of the u.s. women's football team but was suspended last year latter who was banned from football due to corruption allegations has told the guardian the claims are ridiculous and other high profile american german there says she was sexually abused by team physician larry nasser in an interview with a u.s. network three time olympic gold medalist to raise men says she was first treated by nasser when she was fifteen the twenty three year old is the most prominent athlete to come forward about dr nasser who's in jail awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to child pornography charges tennis and russian andre rube live will face south korea's chung yawn in the next june the a.t.p. finally milan later on saturday top seed and russian at number one hundred live overcame border charge of croatia to advance to the final of the tournament but some frustration out on his racquet during the match obviously not very happy is
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relive threshed the twenty year old in a little over one hour three said we called it. the believe my thing my best thing you saw in all the weekend i really had been there helped and i hope the more. the other match saw you on beat a russian daniel medvedev to advance to that final four one four one three four one fool for love for the school in that second semifinal. was really tough match against but whether he has the big serve however my return or was well so. two times in thirty first but he play on believable so i'm just saying i have to stay calm yeah well number one rafa nadal says there's no guarantee he'll be fit for the a.t.p. to a finals in london the spaniard is still battling a knee injury ahead of his first match against belgians david goffin on monday was forced to pull out of the paris masters last month before he scored a final match. here i am to them my best. things that i can answer now and
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i hope and if i don't believe that i could be ready for monday i will not be here and we are working every day practicing well and just trying to be ready for for the action in the n.b.a. boston celtics kyrie irving is being monitored for concussion of an elbow to the face in their game against the charlotte hornets on friday the point god took an elbow to the face from teammate aaron baines in the first quarter and immediately fell to the ground was visibly hurt and bleeding and had to be taken to the laboratory has been diagnosed with concussion but is being closely monitored despite the setback boston full time to win the game ninety eighty seven the celtics extended they win three to live in games. formula one and lewis hamilton may have just collected his fourth world championship title but the brit isn't done impressing the season as he finishes fastest in both
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a practice sessions and head of the brazil grand prix hamilton smashed the entire log off circuit track record ahead of sunday's race track the fastest lap of one minute and one point two zero two seconds safety mental terry brought us the second fastest with the rival sebastian vettel in third the thirty two year old is fifty six points ahead of a still in the championship standings qualifying takes place later on saturday. in the world of rugby the month of november sees a series of international test matches featuring mostly southern hemisphere teams on tour in the north on saturday world champions new zealand are in paris to face france the french have been considered something of a bogey team to the all blacks after eliminating them from the world cup in one thousand nine hundred nine and again in two thousand and seven but the kiwis are currently on a ten match winning streak against france. it comes down to a lot of things you know i was in they have to you know physically i guess no one
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hits it tames you know it's going to be crucial that you know given and then from that's just been out to execute our skills which you know is important and being out of debt as well as the french will put pressure on us in different ways that is all the sport for now i'll have another update in the thirteen hundred g.m.t. . look forward to a painter and that does it for the. team denis is here with another full of news and just a couple of minutes to stay with us thank you for watching. the
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sam's in archaeology graduate from iraq he's also a part time going to pergamon museum which includes a reconstruction of the famous ishtar gate in babylon most of the people he's showing around came to germany as refugees this is just one of several berlin museums taking part in the project called a meeting point and as well as bringing people together one of its aims is to emphasize the contribution of migrants right up to the present day to western
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culture office and language here building because i've been here for some time i can help them with lots of things that mrs ford to me the great thing is it's not just about museums about forming a new life here part of life is culture in ecuador ingenious developments in the battle against illegal deforestation these are basically old cell phones people sent to us with love and trees it was in the forest and you can forget anything look like chainsaws or gunshots and in australia indigenous practices of being used to fight fire with fire if they like a fire like that in a canal fire right about the time that pushbike it fair and just stopped yeah innovation and tradition. at this time and. a week after lebanese prime minister saad hariri a surprise visit.


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