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and the similarities of cultures across the world. we have people over saudi arabia now we have top intelligence people in turkey are we going to see what we have. trump sends the head of the cia to turkey after saying he's not satisfied with saudi arabia's account of the killing of german. spy trumps dissatisfaction his treasury secretary meets with crown prince mohammed bin man in riyadh. and all eyes turn to roger to do and so the president prepares to reveal exactly what happened.
this is al jazeera live from also coming up celebrations in cameroon as president wins the seventh. in just a few hours present throughout jumped out of the one is expected to reveal exactly what turkish investigators say happened to jim out shoji inside the saudi consulate in istanbul exactly three weeks ago separately the white house has dispatched the director of the cia to turkey to look into the investigation of the death of the saudi journalist the us president thinks g.'s killing was quote a plots gone a wry says he's still not satisfied with the saudi explanation. was killed during a fight. despite the furor over the killing the u.s.
treasury secretary steve muchin is met with the saudi crown prince mohammed bin salomon and riyadh they talked about terrorism funding but the case was also raised in though is staying away along with a host of other big names from been some man's showpiece investment conference to start they to choose day meanwhile in istanbul turkish investigators are waiting for permission to search a car found in a car park that belongs to the saudi consulate but turkish source tells al-jazeera that the saudi death squads filmed the killing and dismembering of jamal khashoggi in fall jamal reports. in this video released by turkish officials to an american news channel a saudi agent is seen exiting the consulate in istanbul dressed in the same clothes as murder journalists. the body double even sticks on a fake beard in a bid to fool police into thinking that's for sure she left the building he's later seen joking with his accomplice after completing his role in what seems to have
been an elaborate assassination plan this is some of the latest information to be released by turkish officials who on monday vowed to go off to all those behind murder and the approach of the president from the beginning has been extremely clear nothing considering this incident remains a secret and legally the issue will be investigated until the end game and responsibility is to enlighten this incident in all its parts it's out of the question to escape from this president is expected to speak on tuesday revealing all the details of what his party described as a monstrous operation. we're faced with a situation in which was a brutally plan a killing in efforts were made to cover it up when you look at it through this frame it's a very complicated murder the republic of turkey is an extremely trustworthy country it's a confident country it's a country that is working to back each allegation with a legal argument legal evidence on monday police located
a car registered to the saudi diplomatic mission hidden in a parking lot in istanbul they say c.c.t.v. footage shows another vehicle had followed it into the car park and then was loaded with objects from the diplomatic vehicle footage released to buy turkish media of papers and documents being burnt in the garden of the consulates the day off their trip to was killed further suspicious activity by saudi officials who have feigned innocence from the starts. joins us now live from istanbul also jamal expectations very high for what the one might have to reveal after all of these leaks about audio recordings and videotapes. three weeks to the day is the day that the president has chosen he says to reveal so i mean we're waiting this is meant to be within about three hours from now in the build up to this it has been psyche that's been deciding the narrative with regard
to the amount of casualties has been talking that's been in the driving seat releasing leaked off the leak whenever there was an attempt to maybe distorts what they say are the facts whenever there was an attempt to cover up what they say was a gruesome murder the turks have ensured that they always release certain information that would dispel or disprove that narrative however up until now so i mean they have not come up without conclusive evidence they haven't revealed exactly how they found out that jamal khashoggi was murdered they haven't found out exactly what haven't released these old your tapes or these video recordings that some people have a legit they have of what's happened in that building three weeks ago president much of tehran has always said and will he's officials in the foreign minister as well as other senior members of the governments here in turkey that they will not allow for a cover up but remember this is turkey this is the middle east this is geopolitics this is at a time when the suffering this is at a time when saudi expansionism in terms of its foreign policy has really been
influencing what happens in other countries in the region this is the era of donald trump and the deals that are made behind closed doors and the the the arms deals that seem to be dictating what the foreign policy of the of the united states and other countries should be and therefore there is that skepticism people are saying that maybe there won't be that full disclosure as it cites of promised however we only have that word to go by up until now what's true sister of deal what's you chooses to say and who he implicates is going to prove extremely decisive not only for this case and maybe finding some closure finally sami but could very well this side on the future leadership of the saudi of saudi arabia as well as the region to mount a shael that some. stumble well as we reported the head of the cia has been dispatched to turkey she joins a group of u.s. investigators already on the ground trying to determine the facts of the case. has been talking to the u.s. media outlets about the killing of the cal high and explains. u.s.
president donald trump hitting the campaign trail again he wants to talk about the upcoming election but. the questions keep coming back to this one what is the u.s. going to do after saudi arabia admitted to killing american resident and washington journalist jamal khashoggi the president making news announcing u.s. investigators are on the case over your. great. turkey right now at a great. party right there coming back to my car and i will not. i am not satisfied with what i but he continued to stress the most important thing to him investment from saudi arabia even though he has grossly inflated the actual amounts his son in law and senior adviser jared kushner is also talking he's staked much of his work in the middle east on his close relationship with the crown prince mohammed bin so man he says coup shows he's killing seems to be
a terrible situation but stressed other factors are important as well once we have all the facts that will make an assessment but again i think that our administration has made a lot of gains in our fight against terrorism we have to deal with the long term ideology. of extremism and saudi arabia is a critical partner in that at the same time the trying to administration sending messages of support with this meeting a picture tweeted out from the saudi foreign ministry of the u.s. treasury secretary steve minutia and meeting with the prince in the kingdom un day mixed messages and a sense of hesitation from the u.s. but the pressure is unrelenting this has stayed in the headlines. and a member of the royal prince's security team of saudi arabian officials changing their story about the fate of washington post journalist jamal khashoggi there are major developments also in the case i think is the longest the saudis continue to offer different explanations different stories as to what happened i think the
story will continue to have a legs because there there is no concrete answers that we're getting a relationship that will be put to the test in a short amount of time the president promising answers soon but action is less certain pedicle hane al jazeera washington let's go live now to my colleagues in washington d.c. so mike we know that the head of the cia has been sent you what exactly was kind of mission has she been given. well that we don't know the cia will not even confirm her travel arrangements but what we do know is that president trump was talking during on monday about the intelligence information he's waiting to receive he said he should receive a delay to choose day so he would expect to be hearing back from the cia director i would imagine when she returns now we also heard there steve minucci in the
treasury secretary is in saudi arabia to us we do hear from president trump that there are some other intelligence teams in place president himself come to news to prevaricate and his exact position he stated in the course of the day that this set of or could have been a plot gone arrive implying that this was not in his view a premeditated killing that it was in some way a mistake so president trump though he's expressing dissatisfaction still he appears to hold out belief in the prada stations of the saudi government that they had no knowledge of the act or in particular that the crown prince had no knowledge of the act by allowing his treasury secretary to meet with the prince it would appear to indicate that president trump intent on keeping the door to saudi arabian relations open so i mean all right mike hanna there from washington d.c.
they handled mohammed in some and social media now so the qahtani one of the most powerful men in the saudi crown prince is in the circle seems to be implicated in the killing of jamal and should be. reuters news agency says he was beamed into a room of the saudi consulate on skype where he hurled insults a sure and at one point ordered his killing danny was removed from his post as the advisor to the royal court to contain the fallout over who should g.'s death his ties to the crown prince are widely known he once tweeted he wouldn't do anything without his boss's approval this includes leading an interrogation of lebanon's prime minister sad how daily and the arrests of hundreds of saudi arabia's elite the forty year old has a reputation for cracking down on voices critical of the kingdom in the crown prince online now that hashmi is director of the center for middle east studies at the university of denver he says the video evidence of saudi crown prince's top
aide will implicate muhammad in sandman in the killing of damascus. well i think a lot of it has to revolve revolves around exactly how jamal khashoggi was murdered the saudi narrative is that it was a brawl he died in a stranglehold and they sort of gave the body to a local collaborator the leaks from the turkish intelligence services suggested that he was killed very early after entering the consulate and then his body was dismembered so any evidence that suggests that the turkish narrative is the one that holds up and can be proven specifically with respect to this forensic expert who is an expert in autopsy and came to stumble with a bone saw anything along those lines that speaks to exactly how jamal was killed i think well you know determine which side has the stronger claim and it will shape events moving forward well the timing is basically. and b s's the saudi crown
prince his right hand man and his enforcer he's widely known to be the equivalent of a steve benen type figure within the inner circle of the saudi crown prince so the reuters report suggests that the skype. call that was made from assad into the interrogation room was picked up by turkish intelligence services and that's now in the hands of the turkish president so if the turkish president tomorrow reveals that. audiotape then i think it will directly implicate the saudi crown prince. there's been a chorus of condemnation and demands for a transpire an inquiry into her show g.'s killing by leaders from around the world german chancellor angela merkel says her country will not export arms to saudi arabia until the facts behind what she called monstrosity are clear canada too says it's prepared to hold a thirteen billion dollars arms deal if the weapons were misused adding more
pressure on riyadh and indonesia's president joke a window there is also demanding a transparent and thorough investigation the saudi foreign minister and britain's foreign minister says the saudi version that died in a fight is not credible jeremy hunt says anyone found responsible must be held fully accountable french court says it will proceed with an investigation against the saudi crown prince mohammed in sun over the war in yemen a civil suit was filed by yemeni human rights group when the crown prince visited paris in april it accuses the defense minister of complicity in torture and other cruel treatment of yemeni civilians but also it also says attacks ordered by the crown prince of violated international law including an attack on a storage facility operated by the charity oxfam international in two thousand and fifteen. still ahead an hour just zero zero united front donald trump hits the
campaign trial for former rival ted cruz to parts of texas and the upcoming midterm elections. connecting the chinese mainland with hong kong the world's longest sea crossing bridge. we've got yet more wet weather into parts of the middle east and looking rather disturbed once again clouding right making its way across iraq towards the caspian sea another area of damp weather also making its way through that eastern side of the mediterranean cyprus could see some showers some showers there possibility spilling out. and on into syria central posture many settled now push its way across the caspian and cost more in parts of iraq over towards afghanistan to push
through was to go on into wednesday but he makes way for the next system actually was showers coming in here with the possibility of some localized somebody to watch out for the flooding rains that we've had recently in have eased now still a rumble of thunder rather at the moment stay but come tuesday thirty six celsius in the sunshine some of the temperatures are going into what is stable notice and cloud still a possibility of seeing some wetter weather into central and western parts of saudi arabia down towards the red sea gulf of aden as we go on through the next day. possibly see some rain see winds to mozambique over the next day i also want to show winds just feeding some cloud in here was a chance of seeing some drizzly downpours coming through with some wetter weather sunshine and showers there for some lively showers by midweek. it's thing scribed the wild west previously where the average person couldn't touch
a post had been sponsored all paid for in some why does this update now if they have the kind of support that he needs we bring you the stories to the shaping the economic world we live in counting the cost on al-jazeera i really felt liberated as a journalist was just getting to the truth as i was that's what this job people. are watching out to zero time to recap headlines now the u.s. president thinks the saudi journalist killing was quote a plot to garner right donald trump has sent his cia director to
a stumble press to get the death of jamal khashoggi in the saudi consulate took use president says he will reveal the details of his country's inquiry later on tuesday . reuters news agency reports saudi crown prince mohammed bin sandman's top aide to orchestrate the killing of jamal khashoggi according to the reports. ordered the killing after being beamed into a room of the saudi consulate on skype where the old insults of the journalist. and pressure continues to mount on the kingdom from leaders around the world germany and cound say they're prepared to hold. u.k. and indonesia are also calling for a transparent and follow investigation. president don't trump has thrown his support behind an old rival in texas ahead of the u.s. midterm elections sen ted cruz ran for president in two thousand and sixteen but lost his policies nomination to trump the two once called the child the law is now
united in the effort to vent democrats from taking control of congress either joe castro has more from houston. it says it donald trump's large defeat in the texas republican primary election two years ago never happened most republicans here now apparently love him he's going to bring them back that will be. the our bread. from the lone star state a special special place thank you very much for being here this is some record. sixteen thousand supporters filled the houston arena some having waited overnight to get in trump was the main draw they say even though the rally was to support the reelection of republican senator ted cruz cruz was the man who travels to trump and two thousand and sixteen winning the presidential primary in texas by seventeen points. and. you know that they can work well together.
and it's you know it's. now texas republicans are looking ahead at the mounting challenge posed by democrats trying to win majorities in congress long lines of early voters turned about polls in liberal leaning parts of the state monday voicing support for cruz his challenger democrat beto o'rourke the texas is a return to the same thing democrats want to see my office here in decades to drive home republicans supporting this is going to be returned to the will to be fair if they. are seeing how bad it is how pathetic it is how bad our lord. they made a big mistake show us the care and look that is and are soft on our country. i am in that caravan you have some very bad people you have some very bad people
and we can't let that happen to our country here you have this caravan of people that are coming here to violate our laws you know with interests in the do that so i think that honestly is response to that is that a quick. poll show that even before the immigration issue came to the fore cruz led by a sizable margin chum's rally is meant as a push to keep chris out of danger and for a president who travels being surrounded by his red blooded supporters and ego boost from this republican red state. castro al jazeera houston texas. britain's prime minister told parliament brags that negotiations are ninety five percent complete but tourism a admits the issue of the irish border is yet to be resolved has been no agreement on how to avoid customs checkpoints between islands and member and northern ireland which is part of the u.k.
trying to break the impasse prime minister may is indicated she could accept a longer post-divorce transition period but that sangar program colleagues who fear being tied to the new for years to come. the breaks it talks are not about my interests they are about the national interest and the interests of the whole of the united kingdom. surfing thing our national interest will demand that we hold our nerves through these last stages of the negotiations the hardest part of all it will mean not giving in to those who want to stop bricks it with the politicians vote politicians telling people they got it wrong the first time and should try again. and it will mean focusing and it will mean focusing on the prize that lies before us several palestinians protested in warsaw northern guards or against israel's tightening of fishing zones
protesters on boats were hit with tear gas near the maritime separation border with israel israel has cut gaza's fishing zone from sixteen to eleven kilometers after months of protests along the israeli gaza border fence the case of imprisoned al jazeera journalists not hosain was top of the agenda for a summit in gambia for men bone jaw focused on attacks in violations against journalists in africa saying has now been imprisoned in egypt for six hundred seventy two days despite not being charged participants called for him to be given access to medical treatment and legal rights which is being denied. africa's longest serving leader has won a seventh term in office cameron's frezza poll has been in power for thirty six years already opposition supporters say the election was rigged and security forces are on high alert in case of protests victoria gate and be now. more than two weeks
after the polls closed supreme court judges finally confirmed what many already suspected. thanks. africa's oldest president eighty five year old school beer is celebrating yet another victory beer has dominated political life in cameroon since independence from france fifty eight years ago this win will see him extend his rule into his ninety's there is revealed is a drug a deal this is a victory that has been hard won and to all cameroonians i would like to reiterate that this electoral process this election is one of the most exemplary elections in this country in a many years opposition supporters who tried their best to stop becoming president for a seventh time are angry but not surprised at the result even before polls closed some alleged voting irregularities but cameron's constitutional council rejected
all petitions calling for a rerun of the presidential election. goes. into opposition sure that. the incumbent president did not win that election and that's why we will not recognize the lease was proclaimed by the constitutional council. the israel action comes at a time when the country is already tense some voters weren't able to cast their ballots because of fighting in western cameroon english speakers that make up twenty percent of the population accuse the french dominated government of marginalize ation and some have taken up. their fight for independence has displaced moved in two hundred thousand people in the last two years. with violence between rival parties to cool to the possibility the government has deployed troops in cities nationwide and banned opposition rallies government leaders say that's
designed to protect people not intimidate them but opposition leaders aren't buying that they're encouraging cameroonians who feel cheated by the vote to go out and protest victoria gates will be there. for decades the demilitarized zone and stood as the front here between two countries still technically at war north and south korea now its relations seem to warm the d.m.z. it is attracting more and more tourists from around the world to capitalize the south koreans have opened a new observatory for people to take a peek at the secretive north. eugene young has more. we're here at the new tour observatory inside the heavily guarded demilitarized zone just two kilometers south of the intercranial border perched on top of a hill this is the only spot where civilians can get a panoramic view of north korea from this side of the peninsula. to come this close
you must sign up for a group tour and then go through a military checkpoint security is tight as the two countries are still technically at war. just north of the border and very you can see the joint industrial complex in kaesong now that was shut down in twenty sixteen and made escalating tensions over north korea's nuclear and missile tests just last month though the two sides set up a joint liaison office bringing back life into the once deserted area right next to it under that huge flagpole is the north korean propaganda village also sitting inside the d.m.z. and a bit further north is the truth village of pun john where south korean president lee in a north korean leader kim jong un received international spotlight by holding their first historic summit in april. maybe it's because of high cindy expectational but north korea doesn't look as scary anymore before it felt like north korea was the enemy but now it feels like reunification may come soon. many domestic and foreign
tourists come here as the d.m.z. has become a symbol of into current peace and coexistence so we built a new observatory to meet such an increase in demand with a better view more than six decades after the korean war ended in an armistice and not a peace treaty roughly six hundred thousand visitors come here every year to see the communist country up close and there will be no shortage of visitors as long as the momentum for peace continues chinese president xi jinping the world's longest sea bridge linking hong kong and macau to the chinese mainland hong kong and macau bridges the launch of plans to bring together more than a dozen cities to a high tech home so a clock has more from hong kong. this is certainly an extraordinary infrastructure project ten years in the making almost sixty kilometers long six point seven kilometers of tunnels and two manmade islands today with the official opening.
tomorrow it will be open to the public and this bridge is designed to connect three major cities a jew high in china mainland china hong kong and macau and while there be a limited number of private vehicles allowed to take this bridge the main mode of transport will be shuttle buses and trucking companies. companies trucks. items from mainland china through to hong kong the airport and the ports until now the main mode of transport has been ferries and a drive from here in hong kong to mainland china to do high has been about four hours that commute time will now be between thirty minutes and forty five minutes the bridge will be operated under the chinese rules you have to drive on the right hand side and the told in chinese currency this is also opened the bridge of this project with some criticism as he cites yet another attempt by china to encroach on hong kong's autonomy and undermine its independence from mainland china.
to royalty its autonomy but critics say that there are critics there are some people who support this project and china is very proud of this monumental infrastructure program and says it will integrate economically of southern china as well as hong kong and macau and tomorrow it will be open to the public. to take you through some of the headlines here in. the u.s. president thinks the saudi journalists killing was quote a plot. to cia director to istanbul to investigate. in the saudi. turkey's president says he will reveal the details of his country's inquiry later on tuesday royce's. u.s agencies reporting saudi crown prince mohammed in sandman's top aide orchestrated the killing of jamal khashoggi according to the reports danny ordered the killing after being beamed into
a room of the saudi consulate on skype where he hurled insults at the journalist and pressure continues to mount on the kingdom from leaders around the world germany and canada say they're prepared to hold harms exports the u.k. and indonesia are also calling for a transparent investigation. french court says it will proceed with an investigation against saudi crown prince mohammed inside man over the war in yemen a civil lawsuit was filed by yemeni human rights group when the crown prince visited paris in april it accuses the defense minister of complicity in torture and other cruel treatment of yemeni civilians the lawsuit also says attacks ordered by the crown prince of violated international law including an attack on a storage facility operated by the charity oxfam international in two thousand and fifteen chinese president xi jinping has unveiled the world's longest sea bridge
linking hong kong and macau to the chinese mainland the hong kong you are in macau bridge is part of a larger plan to bring together more than a dozen cities to a high tech hub it's been controversial in hong kong though where residents are wary of attempts by beijing to restrict their autonomy it's also been criticized over its high costs and for endangering local wildlife cameroonian president paul beer has won reelection by a landslide extending his thirty six year rule that meant opposition claims of voter fraud and eighty five is the oldest leader in sub-saharan africa it's counting the cost now stay with us. on behalf of her majesty's government i apologize reservedly a historic apology for one of british intelligence his darkest episodes there's a growing agreement that the libyans could be quite useful to the west seven years
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