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people all around the world when the cameras are gone i'm still here to go into areas that nobody else is going to talk to people that nobody else is talking to and bringing that story to the forefront. death of the permits three foreign tourists are killed in a bombing close to egypt's spoiled famous landmark. i'm sami's a dam this is al jazeera live from dell also coming out the u.s. rejects the syrian trees claim it's entered man bridge after the kurds call for help. to dad as a volatile democratic republic of congo braces for
a munch delayed election. and turning scraps into holiday meals how prove ian chef is helping the poor the malnutrition. free foreign tourists are among the dead or four people killed in a roadside bomb attack near the giza pyramids in egypt at least ten others were wounded when a tour bus was hit south of the capital cairo the attack comes as egypt's vital tourism industry struggles to get back on its feet of the years of political turmoil and violence whole challenge jan reports. egypt security services quickly cordoned off the area where the roadside bomb exploded the improvised homemade bomb was placed near a wall on more u.t.s. street in a district near the giza pyramids the dead were part of
a group of fourteen vietnamese on a tour bus being driven around historic sites because in the. fall of the most important think is to provide medical care to all those who were injured we give our deepest condolences to those who lost their lives in this incident whether egyptian or the tourist who died. egyptians and tourists have been targeted in recent years as egypt tries to suppress on groups in the sinai peninsula. the conflict has occasionally spilled over to cairo and resort towns by that but. sometimes attacks such as this one can of course it may even happen again in the future and it isn't a country in the world where we can say is one hundred percent safe. in november gunmen opened fire on two buses up the nile river from cairo the ambush in the minya province in central egypt took the lives of at least seven people who were returning from a baptism eighteen others including children were wounded eisel claimed
responsibility for the attack. in march egypt's interior ministry's top security official survived an assassination attempt in alexandria the attack two days before the presidential election killed two policeman and injured five others. in may of two thousand and seventeen gunmen attacked a bus and cars traveling through southern egypt twenty six people were killed and twenty five others injured according to the health ministry the talk was followed by a series of church bombings claimed by eisel. a few months later two german tourists were killed and four others injured during an attack in the red sea resort town of . tourism has been an important factor for the egyptian economy the country truck had fifteen million tourists annually before the two thousand and eleven arab spring uprising against the former president hosni mubarak that number dropped to five million due to security concerns and global headlines about attacks against
tourists since the army toppled egypt's first democratically elected president mohamed morsi in two thousand and thirteen armed groups have killed hundreds of the egyptian soldiers and police. on al-jazeera. now the syrian army says it's entered the northern city of man bija invited in by syrian kurds the kurds fear an attack by turkey when u.s. troops withdraw from the area but the u.s. military says it's seen no evidence to back that claim syrian kurdish alliance marks a major shift just a week since president donald trump announced a troop pullout man bijou's one of the last remaining flashpoints of the war it's located thirty kilometers south of the turkish border in early two thousand and fourteen eisel defeated local rebel forces and took control of the city in june two thousand and sixteen an offensive by the main armed syrian kurdish group the y p g really took man bridge in the surrounding region why p.g. is backed by the u.s.
coalition forces including u.s. and french troops remain on the outskirts of the city but with the pullout of u.s. troops from syria the y.p. g. fears turkey will move in ankara considers the y.p. g a terrorist group how about a report from guardian tep near the turkish syrian border. syrian kurds say they're being forced to cut a deal with a rigged game of president bashar al assad after they were abundant by donald trump . the complete withdrawal of u.s. troops from syria few days ago. the kurds appeal to the syrian government for protection following threats of a military officer by turkish president to attack the city of mumbai where many kurds leave. kurdish leaders say they would rather try their luck in the rescissions with a syrian bridgette than risk an all out military offensive from neighboring turkey . the syrian government quickly responded response to the appeal of the people in.
the general command of the army and the armed forces announces the entry of units of the syrian arab army to be and raising the flag of the syrian arab republic the armed forces guarantee the full security of all syrians and others who are. resident in the region army commanders say troops arrived in mumbai john friday morning to fly the syrian flag over government buildings for the first time in six years without claims being disputed by people living in the united states military and the tech is competent it say's assad's forces remain confined to the countryside surrounding my sooty in we know that syria is making psychological effects a psychological edge in men we know there is a situation where they are in flag has been hoisted but there is nothing confirmed serious yet. peeled by city and cuts for help from the said regina is being seen as their first major concession since seizing control of lot and he has often wolfen
and is considered and creating them any elf sell through when the tech is military and allied city and rebel fighters launched a ground offensive to take up to the majority cottage region of a free in almost a year ago the kaddish y p d militia fulfilled two months before heading to withdrawal to the safety of areas where u.s. troops are based these time the city and kurds have nowhere else to go. major elephant and their own today is how iran. will it take advantage of such always that all will or will be at their death or a man city and democratic forces control thought to plus scent of city a mob model sixty thousand flights and dates combined the cuts appeal for help from assad's forces is seen as another boost for his dissident that list russian as the a.t.o. will wind down out of leaders have also interests and days taken steps to rehabilitate
the brutal assad regime in both the u.a.e. and bihari an army opening embassies in the mosque has shot since the beginning of the civil war and city into it is something welcomed in tunisia direct flights from tunis to damascus to see him for the first time in seven days. a talky show fanciful in mumbai just not a foregone conclusion us yet it's russia strongest ally that holds the key to what happens from here on in also today a high level delegation from turkey will travel to moscow for talks with the russian officials on the way forward mohamed atta well just doesn't tell. us republican senator marco rubio says he wants a gradual rather than a sudden withdrawal of u.s. troops rubio sits on the senate foreign relations committee he says it's important to protect the u.s. is ready and kurdish interests in the region rather than jordan has more from washington d.c. the us republican senator marco rubio says that there's
a slight change of plans when it comes to the us his decision to withdraw its two thousand troops from syria here's the senator speaking in florida on friday we have been able to sort of get the pace of the tree or withdraw slowed which is important i think for persepolis withdrawal would have been catastrophic. for various reasons we can outline the moment. the a lot of attention has been paid to northeast syria and our presence alongside the turks aside the kurds are probably the us but we also have a presence in southern syria which is largely an anti hezbollah presence the fact that marco rubio and others u.s. republicans are not indorsing donald trump's decision to pull all two thousand u.s. troops out of syria indicates that he is about to run into more pressure and more pushback from the u.s. congress in the coming year after years of giving the president the outright outsized decision to manage u.s. foreign policy there is a growing sense in the u.s.
congress both among republicans and democrats that congressional leaders need to be engaged as well and how the u.s. deals with other countries engages in other crises and spends foreign policy money this is a sense of restructuring a balance between the two branches of government they have not been seen perhaps since the late one nine hundred eighty s. protests over the exclusion of three areas from sunday's election of continued for a second day in eastern parts of the democratic republic of congo the election commission's decision to delay the vote there by three months is facing a challenge from a presidential candidate in the supreme court catherine sawyer reports from can. demonstrators in beni eastern d r congo are not letting up rallying for the second successive day protesting against a three month postponement of voting in beni temple and all of them opposition
strongholds police and soldiers fired tear gas and bullets to disperse them. the electoral commission says one and a quarter million voters from those areas will be voting on sunday because of the a ball outbreak and security problems and the electoral process is a sensitive issue in an interview with al jazeera outgoing president joseph kabila says the election process is going on fairly smoothly under the circumstances this is politics such incidents and this is a country with eighty million inhabitants with six hundred political parties with a million views that crash and you're bound to have differently here and a number of issues the electoral commission has also closed one thousand six hundred voting stations in the capital kinshasa is an opposition stronghold with over four million voters and nearly
a thousand polling stations most of the city's electronic voting machines were recently destroyed in a warehouse fire. one of the main presidential candidates says what's happening is a deliberate attempt by the electoral commission to wreck the election is that. what's happened in binyan bolton was provocation they want us to have called for protests with possible violence. we'll be happy about that because the allows him to stay on until there is a new president's you want to give him the satisfaction of the lead up to sign this poll has been cast take it was supposed to happen two years ago but was postponed because of a lack of money and every belial in the center of the country critics accused president kabila of deliberate lengthy election to cling on to power and security forces work used of killing dozens during months of protests which are continuing right up to the eve of the election. one opposition candidate has called for
a general strike in the copy told many people are poor and using a day's pay could be no food for their families most people here are told that they can't afford that. but they also say that i and just want to go to the polls that day they also want the red white and their left and to get on with their life in kinshasa many doubt whether the election will be either free or fair or they just want to get on with it and protestants in the east of the country complaining of the exclusion from sunday's election say they remain in the streets until their voice is high catching saudi al-jazeera kinshasa. and you can hear more of what they are seeing president joseph kabila had to say in his interview with al-jazeera as malcolm webb you can see it in full on talk to al-jazeera on saturday and over four thirty g.m.t. that's in just under fifteen minutes from now. for you some breaking news coming in
now on a magnitude seven point two earthquake has struck south of the philippines the epicenter is south of the island of mindanao the u.s. geological survey says so far there are no reports of casualties or damage so nami waves could occur within three hundred kilometers for quake's epicenter still ahead an al-jazeera. israel is the promise for brazil has a lot of problems. seeking new allies israel's prime minister is on a first ever visit to brazil. new russian built barrier that's prompting a chorus of condemnation in europe. from the neon lights of asia. to the city that never sleeps. probably once again welcome to another look at the international forecast
the weather is starting to quiet down across northern parts of the middle east you see some really lovely showers pushing out of turkey easing further race was surreal rock into iran was a weather wintry weather a possibility which was that western side of the himalayas the lousy dry behind a fifty eight celsius in baghdad sunny on the cool side some attempt to that sea for sas they often go on into a sunday more of the same they want to show as wintry weather that just around the high ground. sweater weather that's pushing its way into northern areas off syria before central and east of posse get the sunshine comes through they have twenty six celsius in karate not doing too badly here we'll see temperatures seem to temperature as to into a cost to the u.a.e. twenty five degrees over the next day or so a possibility of a little cloud just around the gulf of aden just easing a little further west was over the mist that says so was the chance of one of two
spots of rain i would have some rather lively showers longer spells of freight pushing into the eastern side of south africa recently the showers looks set to continue further north that we further showers there into zimbabwe will show as to pushing across botswana and also a good pot of angola. there with sponsored by qatar and race. getting to the heart of the matter how can you be a refugee after you while eight borders between five safe countries facing the realities their brains that from the very beginning got there by name school money providing context housing is not just about four walls and a roof hear their story on talk to al-jazeera. i'm. like you. some i mean i like.
i'll come back you're watching out to zero time to recap our headlines now a roadside bomb targeting tourists has killed at least four people near begins a pyramids in egypt they include three vietnamese tourists and an injection tall guy it's been no claim of responsibility. the syrian army says it sent to the northern city of man but jump to being invited in by syrian kurds fearing an attack by turkey u.s. military disputes the claim. a magnitude seven point two earthquake has struck south of the philippines the epicenter is south of the island of mindanao the u.s. geological survey says so far there are no reports of casualties or damage tsunami waves could occur within three hundred kilometers or quakes at the center. more now
on that attack on tourist nick cairo dalia family is associate professor of political science at long island university and a member of the egyptian rule of law association she says the real target is egypt's economy. we've seen a very troubling escalation in the past year historically and sabita mocked us before the joint i saw in two thousand and thirteen did was attack either israel or security apparatus in sinai but they've then escalate and they've now moved outside of the sinai and so i'm states believe belongs to them and are targeting tours in the heart of egypt right by the pyramids and so what they're doing is signaling to the egyptian regime that they're moving out of their own territory and now attacking the very primary source of income for many egyptians about thirty percent of the economy goes to tourism and so what they're doing is signaling that not only are they not in control as the president continues to say rather they're actually
escalating now terrorism functions in an interesting way terrorist groups traditionally target the security apparatus the police and the military which was what the stick but when i joined eiseley start targeting any symbols of the state the third stage that terrorist groups usually do or enter into it when they start attacking civilians and in this case tourists and this is what they have been doing for the past year they've moved out of their safe territory for them which was in sinai and now they're going right by the pyramids they're signaling to things to the state that they are in the heart of egypt and to egyptian society that they have something to fear terrorism is about instilling fear in the hearts of people so they start to change their behavior tourists will not come and secondly egyptians will start to ask for things of their country of their government that are exactly what the terrorist group wants now israel's prime minister benyamin
netanyahu is in brazil and is promising stronger bilateral ties he has been meeting the fall rides president elect giant of also nado in rio de janeiro it's the first visit by an israeli premier to the country from home and has more from sao paulo. incoming brazilian president to you bill so not a has been looking to strengthen ties with israel for some time and the visit on thursday by his really prime minister benjamin netanyahu in some ways to calm a nation of now this is not a small deal for israel the support of brazil remember that this is the biggest economy in south america the incoming brazilian president himself why has he done this it's certainly a break with previous administrations in the last few years in brazil now perhaps among the chief reasons is that of president trump and his administration in the united states table so not only because i'm seeing him as
a sort of kindred spirit that both right wing populists they both like to use social media rather than the press to get their message out and they both to cry what they would probably see as political correctness now obviously the united states has moved their embassy to jerusalem but something that in the past incoming president also not of his own so pledged to do and that sort of support will be very welcome to the israeli prime minister as you hear now. this is a. huge business over here. and it's hard to believe the context for. you because. the brother. you mention is really. compassionate great question is what is the problem as well. as the problem this is a bit of a change to brazil the leftist of ministrations that have governed it for most of
the twenty first century so far favored the two state solution and showed some support for palestine the country was formally recognized as a sovereign state in brazil in two thousand and ten and in many ways this is something that you will so not do as well would like to break with that past he'd like to leave his own legacy and support for israel is part of how is it going to affect him and certainly not all positively in the arab nations this isn't going to be a message it's going to be very well well current and brazil actually sells a lot of allow me and also chicken to many of those countries so this is going to be something that's not going to be positive for brazil we'll have to see how it plays out and how once he's president of the country that's going to happen on the first of january. or not oh look to handle that relationship with israel and also with palestine. a new ceasefire in eastern ukraine between russian banks
separatists and government forces is due to begin on saturday follows the construction of a border fence built by russia sealing off crimea several european leaders are condemning the barrier and calling for a definitive end to the conflict got teleplays of the un reports. this border fence is meant to divide more than land the barrier built by russia separates and exclaimed mia from ukraine barbed wire and hundreds of sensors are now part of heightened security in the shadows of an ongoing conflict done as you can see on the conference this alarm system is a very reliable technical tool it's going to fix to really detect and stop attempts to violate the borders of the state. the sixty kilometer fence is built to deter would russia describes as sabotage groups along with illegal trafficking of weapons and drugs but critics say its main objective is not security it's more likely a propaganda move by russia to demonstrate strengthening security separating from
ukraine and to make sure that as they say infiltrated groups won't be able to cross the border in future i underline once again it's mere propaganda. a cease fire between russian backed separatist forces and ukraine a set to begin on saturday it's one of several cease fire says russia annexed crimea from ukraine in two thousand and fourteen against international law the un estimates more than ten thousand people have been killed in the conflict. french president a mineral mccrone and german chancellor angela merkel have welcomed the ceasefire they pledged to keep up pressure for the implementation of a two thousand and fifteen peace deal in eastern ukraine the french and german leaders also want russia to allow free passage of ships following recent tensions and both are calling for the release of ukrainian sailors hill for over a month after unable clashes with the russian coast guard vessel de before seen in the upcoming holidays around new year and the orthodox christmas should be an
occasion for the parties to concentrate on the needs of the civilian population they have been suffering from the conflict and its consequences for far too long with the fence now complete many wonder if it will also be a barrier and ending russia's conflict with ukraine see a little bit of a on al-jazeera. u.s. president donald trump is threatening to close the border with mexico if he doesn't get funding for his proposed border wall it's raise the stakes in his standoff with democrats that has led to the partial government shutdown as on the reports from the city of el paso in texas hundreds of people seeking asylum are forced to spend christmas in a composite. asylum seekers released from immigration detention centers in america only to be left on the streets to fend for themselves in the city of el paso texas where this is happening shelters for migrants are at capacity and it's left to
volunteers like at the rockhouse cafe and community center to try to provide the basics i felt that they need or we felt that they needed a hot meal so the community responded and we set up tables at the rock and you know just fed people nor first outside and now that it's getting colder now inside with migrant detention centers and shelters full in el paso immigration officials have not ruled out continuing to dump migrant families on the streets to free up detention space the border is increasingly becoming politicized here in el paso far away from the holes of power of washington d.c. it's migrants and asylum seekers that are becoming pawns in a political game. in a series of tweets on friday president donald trump threaten to close the entire border with mexico if congress doesn't give him the five billion dollars he wants
to build the border wall trump has framed the immigration debate in america as a crisis being caused by too many migrants from central america trying to come to the u.s. something local activists in el paso reject crisis that the press in this is creating to feed to his base to to build this ridiculous war which is not going to help in anything but i. this same time he's promoting the communalisation of incarceration of children and in mistreatment of four like the ones that we're seeing being released in downtown. there are also signs of more detentions this giant tent city detention center about an hour outside of the paso was built over the summer to house migrant teenage children it was supposed to close on the last day of the year but officials announced this week it will remain open it houses two thousand three hundred migrant teenagers. for those just arriving and hoping for
a better life but finding their welcome to america not what they expected gabe rosendo. el paso texas. vegetable skins are often thrown away but in peru where millions suffer from malnutrition they're being turned into tasty and nutritious meals but our son chose when to meet the shared foods helping to change the menu for people in the. rhythm of the world a master class from one of produced top chefs. has cooked for some of the world's top restaurants but now he's on a mission to teach cooks from some of the must poverty stricken slums to make cheaper and healthier dishes. these women are the most important cooks in the country they feed thousands of people so we want to teach them how to make more nutritious dishes using every part of the products. in this class they learned to add fiber from the salads and use that to build skins to make
a new machine broth the idea is that everything is useable fifty year old coming to be does this she know cooks in a different way and it's paying off. we don't throw anything away or use playground hansen's look i'm going to make chips but these potato skins people tell us they really like our food and more people are coming to each year on average fifty people eat here every day it's interesting to see the size of the crash and the small plastic bag full of plastic because the waste is huge for cooking. and food waste says the chef has the most nutrients but mitosis doctors in nutritionists have evaluated the result of a change in the diet hearing lutie in on the outskirts of lima and more than one hundred thirty cooks are already trained and they leon has six children and she says they don't get sick as much as they used to as many children suffer from chronic malnutrition but one year ago the nutritionist recommended they eat
a toddler kitchens and now the hemoglobin in the children has improved. more than fourteen thousand poor peruvians eat in. popular kitchens every day around the country and meter says the use of tons of food waste will not only make people healthier but it's one solution to tackle climate change a lot of their one is that we should stop generating waste because food waste is the second largest source of contamination on the planet it contributes to climate change and global warming. it's a sustainable gastronomy project that's slowly changing the way people here eat in a country where half the population of thirty two million suffer from malnutrition these cooksey spearheading the project makes them feel secure and proud i guess i'm just i'm just living.
time sammy said down with the headlines here on al-jazeera a roadside bomb targeting tourists has killed at least four people near the gaze of pyramids in egypt bank three vietnamese tourist and an egyptian guide tell the people were injured there's been no claim of responsibility the syrian army says it's ended the northern city of mann bridge after being invited in by syrian kurds fearing an attack biter of the u.s. military disputes that claim a magnitude seven point two earthquake has struck off the philippines the epicenter is southeast of the island of mindanao hundred ninety three kilometers east of general santos city the u.s. geological survey says so far there are no reports of casualties or damage tsunami waves could occur within three hundred kilometers of the quake's epicenter protests over the exclusion of three areas from sunday's election of continued for a second day in the eastern parts of the democratic republic of congo the election
commission's decision is facing a challenge from a presidential candidate in the supreme court. israel's prime minister benjamin netanyahu is in brazil and his promise stronger bilateral ties has been meeting the far right president elect j. involved so not only in rio de janeiro it's the first visit by an israeli premier to the country also nado has promised to move brazil's embassy and israel to jerusalem that hasn't come up in the meeting so far a palestinian protester in gaza has been shot dead by israeli forces eight others were injured by live bullets while rubber coated steel rounds five thousand people demonstrated after friday prayers at the border fence donald trump is threatening to close the border with mexico if he doesn't get funds from congress for his proposed border war it's raise the stakes in this standoff with democrats that's led to the partial government shutdown those are your headlines the news continues here after talk to al-jazeera stay with us short films of hope
and inspiration. a series of. stories that highlight the human triumph against the odds. al-jazeera selects. the. president joseph kabila came to power in the democratic republic of congo in two thousand and one taking over from his father long he was assassinated by one of his own child soldier bodyguard joseph kabila was initially credited with bringing relative peace to reviving the mining of the country's vast mineral reserves but conflicts persist and tens of millions of congolese people remain in extreme