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jews iraq. where every. deals worth billions of dollars saudi arabia's crown prince stopped his asia tour with investments in pakistan. and i'm laura kyle this is al jazeera live from doha also coming up at least four soldiers and civilians are killed in a gun battle with separatist fighters in india the minister of kashmir. will report
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from brazil's border where hundreds of venezuelans arrive every day to seek medical help and claim asylum. and israel implements a new knolls that will withhold millions of dollars in palestinian. saudi arabia's crown prince will have been solomon has led a delegation to his law about that agreed more than twenty billion dollars investment for pakistan it's a much needed relief for pakistan's economy which is currently facing a debt crisis at a press conference with the prime minister and long called the crown prince outlined agreements in petrochemicals energy and mineral sectors and some man will also travel to india and china as part of his three country tool of asia that's being out come on heidi he's live for us in. a look to visit for pakistan.
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ended interesting. is. their point from friends and the so distressing that bulger stan was number one because of the importance of that country journey to remember that red prime minister imran khan assumed all fears that is the prime minister country of choice was also saudi arabia has been of course dog of extensive cooperation the foreign minister did it out of your bed has also been speaking a single dollar to iran for scathing criticism but at the same time he said that this was an enrichment and thought gets done and north charity the pakistani prime minister also talked about their two point five million bug astonied who are working in saudi arabia saying that they were the people to be part of this relationship and that they have a pretty good thousand prisoners that they're so does short ahead. then saying that
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they say in order bhagavan interesting they all their lives are better also spoke about the fact that saudi arabia would not try to play a key role by trying to deescalate tensions between india and pakistan and all sorts spoke about the need for enough sentiment which you said would do a lot for stability in the region and of course says tensions escalating even as we are on that with pakistan can use that back some for cooled embassador to india. yes absolutely of course coming at the quid pro quo. which india. stand up against anything that redoubt investigation. water in india recorder. mind you. are near daily and therefore the move by gone. more to the indian move
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dawn of. day should be a terror investigation to find out what really happened in india and administered. the fact that the. indian administered kashmir against ordinary civilians rich but get on board ok come on hiding is the latest from islamabad thanks very much. well those tensions on going with at least four indian soldiers and two rebels being killed in a gun battle in india and kashmir has been taking place between suspected separatist gunmen and security forces in northern pull woman district one civilian has also died and twenty four hour curfew is currently in full soft or a suicide bombing killed forty four security personnel on thursday.
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in delhi for us in festival fans just as little bit more about this latest violence that we're hearing. well as you mentioned this all began and short time ago actually that the gunmen were killed but it began late on sunday when security forces found the gunmen holed up in a house in the initial confrontation four soldiers and one civilian who was the home owner were killed but the gunmen escaped now soldiers pursued and searched for them and they caught up with them another gun fight ensued and two more gun two gunmen were killed now we're still waiting to find out if there are any other gunmen the security forces are looking for or if they've closed this case and meanwhile we've got india's home ministry withdrawing security detail for a top. separatist leader says in response to that major attack with forty full security personnel were killed why if they've done that so what's the impact likely
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to be. well as you said this is an direct response to last week's attack and this is part of india's overall pressure tactics against rebels in its territory rebels in that what it says are in pakistan's territory and separatists in indian administered kashmir now in its order the indian government says it's reviewing quote the wastage of police resources and providing the necessary security to a large number of non-government persons analysts warn this could just make things worse because the security was initially given after separatist leaders some of them were killed years ago and in fighting and if that happens again those analysts warn could further destabilize the entire region it's very unstable situation indeed thanks very much as fulfilling as among a few of the details. but as late as government says blocks members of the european parliament from entering the country a group had been invited to meet venezuela's national assembly by the opposition
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leader one day and meanwhile trying to enlist the help of volunteers to confront a government blockade on. the border hundreds of thousands of civilians are expected to try to take supplies through on saturday and in the moment those numbers you know we're being expelled from venezuela our passports have been withheld we've not been informed of the reason nor do we have any document that justifies it because they have just thrown us out we came to venezuela with an official invitation from the national assembly a body that is recognized internationally and even recognized by the venezuelan president we are the first international delegation that was visiting the interim president one guy do when in a country a dictator closes the windows and turns off the lights that is when he goes from words to actions long live a free venezuela. meanwhile hundreds of venezuela migrants continue to cross into brazil each day as the standoff between venezuela's president and opposition leader . folk do some of them in the border town of pak araya hoping to gain
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asylum and access to a better life. on brazil's border with venezuela the migrants continue to arrive many of them relieved at least for the moment to have seemingly put their desperation behind them back home jackson maria just twenty three years old had quit school to work in a bakery and. young people like us can't achieve our goals and it is well i had to stop my academic studies because it we came a choice between studying and eating. but even that choice difficult as it may have been didn't make things much easier they left another the money i made from one week before was only enough to buy me one kilo price. his friend i modify also twenty three tells me things were unbearable well before the current political crisis and can't help but laugh when describing the dark absurdity of the past few
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weeks that you were in the so in the same name though so he said no ok so people are now saying we have two presidents one issues in order the other refuses it one last for eight the other says the eight one pos it's public disorder in politics and neither of them is looking out for the welfare of the people but at this processing center in the town of pocket i'ma run by brazil's federal government and supported by the united nations refugee agency exhaustion is also palpable officials tell us that today alone over six hundred venezuelans cross from venezuela into brazil and many of those migrants will be applying for asylum and many of them will be seeking medical care so now we see more people arriving in very bad conditions arriving with the urgent need of medical attention so a lot of people can come here right here because you need to immediately transport to board these different care some people arrive here we actually do nothing but
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they will still be wearing stefania decided to leave when she realized it would be too expensive to have another baby in venezuela it's a little bit different because our medicine but it's a deal something my sister said she couldn't believe i was leaving i said yes i'm going i took my child and left time i got here by getting rides and travelling for two days and. like many others here she's happy for a brief respite. in this very temporary setting where children play with soldiers and things do albeit fleetingly seem a little bit better. and dizzier in parker dima on brazil's border with venezuela iran's foreign minister says there is a growing risk of war between his country and israel. are raised by the comments on the final day of the annual munich security conference three of called the us a destabilizing force which could increase the chances of
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a new conflict in the middle east so while shell reports from munich on the third and final day of the munich security conference it was iran's turn to talk about the challenges facing peace and stability around the world its foreign minister david zarif telling leaders it was american and israeli policies that threatened international security and not those of his government at the recent meeting of let me just call it the underbidding. and you open the quest in war so the u.s. vice president and the secretary of state both blasted europe on european soil. put even attempting albeit without much success to abide by its obligations under the j c p o a and under security council resolution twenty two thirty one yesterday right here in munich. mr pence repeated this course. then he added again to be demanded that europe must join the
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united states in undermining its own security and breaking a topic h. one of the main discussions at the conference was about the two thousand and fifteen iran nuclear deal and even though the us on the president donald trump has withdrawn from it senior american politicians continue to stand by the agreement as when you as a strong supporter of the. nuclear agreement with iran and have we want to stick with supporting them in their reign in foreign minister however fail to address to her policies in syria and its support for president bashar assad both are accused of killing hundreds of thousands of civilians and now that's iran and i said seem to have won the war it seems that syria is being welcomed back into the international fold but not everyone is happy about that we are seeing countries are running back to normalize with the syrian regime inviting the sierra jim to come
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back to the arab league and we raise the question what of what the syrian regime has done in order to be rewarded by normalization rewarded by coming back to the legal fight of cis another edition of the munich security conference has concluded yet many of the reasons for insecurity are on the wall remain critics say those include some of the leaders who themselves were present at this conference now new challenges were also discussed such as cyber security but it is new solutions to old problems that many are looking to world leaders for. you nick . still ahead here on out and who is behind a sophisticated cyber attack on a strain is major political parties. and horsing around with the ancient sport of tennis taking and iraq.
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more lovely weather across a good prosecute the skies are clear little more clouds rolling in from the atlantic as we go through the coming hours speckling of south cloud there rolling into oland and a rather more persistent band of rain which will make its way across wells england and scotland as because through monday so a little more clout there but still in mali themselves just for london thirty celsius there for paris the sunshine hangs on a little more cloud just rolling into madrid you notice there will be some right into portugal western parts of spain meanwhile central areas are looking good fifteen celsius in rome sixteen celsius in athens the sun's rebirths through here quite nicely still seeing some wintry weather over towards the far east of year minus two the top temperature in moscow picking up to freezing as we go on into
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cheese a crisp sunshine i think will coalesce not attend so just the central areas on choose a little more clout once again but the sun comes back out in london and that wet weather clearing right away from spain and portugal so western passings and fine weather by the state monday in morocco does see some cloud and right some heavy burst of possibility with the risk of some flooding but that will clear through as we go on into tuesday by them with a top temperature of seventy. well the online. went to the concert for them. therefore if you join us on the sat all of us have been colonized in some form or some fashion this is the diana react talking about a legal front you have seen what it can do to somebody just people using multiple drugs including a funnel and some people are secretly well everyone has a voice send us your thoughts here to twitter and you could be on the street and
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join the colobus conversation announces iraq. there is a reminder of our top stories this. has recalled its ambassador in new. tensions and in the midst of kashmir at these four indian soldiers have been killed in fighting to inspect the separatists gunmen and security forces in that speech. saudi arabia has invested twenty billion dollars in pakistan conference want to sign the deal shortly after he arrived in the capsule is on sunday august on is facing a major debt crisis. and members of the european parliament invited to visit venezuela
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have been refused entry and expelled from the country it was due to meet the country's national assembly and opposition needs. to discuss the ongoing political crisis. special envoy for syria has tried to reassure allies that the withdrawal of american troops from the country will not be sudden james jeffrey insists it will be a step by step process and. they the techie syria border. in was designed to reassure european allies the u.s. special envoy to syria said this on the planned withdrawal of troops from syria first of all this is not going to be an abrupt or rapid withdrawal it's going to be an orderly step by step withdrawal and each point we're going to look at our underlying goals that i just laid out ensure that we have a means capability partners that can carry them out for us this still no play or at
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least one that is public on the details of the withdrawal however there did seem to be differences with turkey on what to do about the u.s. backed syrian democratic forces led by the kurdish group white b.g. . at the same conference in munich the turkish defense minister reiterated his country's view that the y.p. g. is a terrorist. the main body main issue of. security to get rid of. terrorists . regardless of. whether they are the syrian democratic forces will be concerned the u.s. has plans and some in the group that the u.s. may abandon them once the fight against isis last enclave embargos in southeastern syria is over with one of the syrian democratic forces most from bali has been. he says there are about a thousand civilians that are trapped in the village also says fighters have dug
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tunnels underneath the village and the vast majority of their fighters are hiding in those tunnels the u.s. president donald trump says is a pull u.s. forces out of syria when the ice all caliphate is defeated with a battle in approaching a stalemate he may have to wait a few more days before making the victory declaration he's promised iraq doesn't it . yemen's government and the rebels have struck a deal of the withdrawal of troops from the data the warring sides have agreed on the first phase of a pullout from the port city it comes after two days of u.s. led talks aimed at ending the four year conflict absences from both sides have not given a date for the redeployment. sound state media says yemen's rebels have killed at least nine saudi soldiers in the when huge military offensive its acts happened in the southern somalia provinces of jazz and that run as the worst spate of violence since the un brokered peace deal was signed in december present up to reports.
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fierce fighting in the northern front lines of yemen who the rebels say they've launched major attacks on saw the u.a.e. backed forces across the border in saudi arabia over the past three days a number of saudi soldiers were killed and their military positions captured according to hooty media sources saudi media is also reporting the deaths of soldiers who they say the attacks will not stop and let mr miller watch out our operations will continue and in the coming days the lot of violence further as the war on yemen continues and the coalition continues to violate their obligations and promises under the hood data agreement the army and resistance fighters have no alternative but to continue to fight and intensify their tactical operations. this is the first significant escalation in violence since the u.n. brokered cease fire deal was signed in sweden last december the head of the u.n. mission tasked with implementing that deal in the port city of who they are that is
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trying to stop the conflict from getting any worse but the realities on the ground are a sobering reminder of the challenges this agreement was sort of blown upside down by focusing on sunday the. bourses a major humanitarian access and that's fine but if you say a ceasefire in her day and it's ok to have. ongoing war and the rest of the country that's not a good thing and this is the consequence of the fighting for millions of yemenis go back and her family were forced to live under. three after escaping the saudi border starvation has weakened her so much that this twelve year old now weighs just ten kilos for twenty two million yemenis who desperately need aid to survive while fighting even more suffering it looks like both sides are not very serious
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about ending the war and it seems that yemen the un envoy to yemen mr martin griffiths is going to have to pull a lot more weight on putting pressure on to these parties that meaning that he's going to have to rely on the british government and the american government at the saying that hey the international community here wants peace and therefore that's what's going to happen politicians in the u.k. and the u.s. are stepping up pressure to stop exporting arms to saudi arabia with the hope of preventing the world's worst humanitarian crisis from get even worse priyanka gupta is here. only while anti government demonstrations have been taking place in the yemeni capital sana'a this is have been protesting against what they believe is the normalization of relations between yemen's government and israel is a response to foreign minister. their money sitting next to israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu during a warsaw summit. israel has implemented
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a new law that will take away millions of dollars of tax revenue from the palestinian authority move penalizes authority for supporting the families of jailed palestinian prisoners rivals it has more from west jerusalem. benjamin netanyahu began his weekly cabinet meeting insisting that he would follow through on the course he said we could go to start with holding money from the palestinian authority. today i will submit to the cabinet for approval we did doctrine of the salaries of terrorist from the palestinian authority money we covered it will detail report regarding the money from security officials issues important legislation that we've advanced and today we. we're going to implement it as i promised the money in question is taxes raised by israel on behalf of the palestinians and sent to them every month for years netanyahu and his allies have attacked the palestinian policy of paying prisoners families calling it incitement to terror pointing to the fact that the longer the sentence the more serious the
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conviction the higher the payment last year why those criticisms were translated into israeli legislation now in the midst of an election campaign in which the right wing vote could prove crucial netanyahu is implementing the law withholding one hundred thirty eight million dollars in palestinian taxes in the face of widely reported warnings from his own security establishment suggesting such a move could in fact increase instability and violence. the palestinian prisoners club says about ten percent of the nearly six thousand inmates in israeli jails have been involved in deadly attacks the rest jailed for lesser offenses their families all deserving of support its president says the israeli move won't change a necessary policy. that aid money that we give to the palestinian families is not for the prisoner or for the martyr who is dead we give the money to the family israel wants to practice collective punishment for most palestinians the system is a consequence of life under occupation abandoning it under israeli pressure is
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politically all but unthinkable the palestinian authority has condemned the israeli decision as piracy saying it's part of an effort to increase the pressure on the head of the publication of the trumpet ministrations peace plan expected some time after israel's april election ari force that al-jazeera west jerusalem. is raising here as he forces have affected the palestinian family from a home in jerusalem's old city that is the one nine hundred fifty s. israel supreme court ruled a jewish family home during the one nine hundred forty eight war was entitled to we claim that the families say they were forced to leave behind their belongings when the eviction took place. strain is government says political parties have been talks and a cyber attack carried out by a foreign state a breach of parliament's network was detected on the eighth of february by mrs scott morrison says the attack was sophisticated and investigators have found no evidence of interference in upcoming federal elections under thomas from said day
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the prime minister scott morrison didn't name any particular country when he talked about a sophisticated state actor being behind this cyber attack but most people think the security service is most suspect china although russia is another possibility as indeed the united states or even is right now this all started ten days ago when the prime minister said the security services detected a cyber attack on the parliamentary computer system including the e-mail accounts of some m.p.'s and it's been joining the investigation into that cyber attack ten days ago that has revealed that political parties computer systems have also been attacked now that's significant because the major political parties here hold huge amounts of personal information about voters they use that of course when it comes to targeting votes is in the run up to elections and there's a national election here jew probably in may now the prime minister said there's no
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evidence yet that there's been any electoral interference by a foreign state but the concern of course is that that could come. the war in iraq has held back as he can what developments by decades sounds surprisingly investment in sport has also suffered one disappear in particular has great cultural significance for iraqis and the wider region it's called tent peg also that went to baghdad to find out more. it's called in to taking an ancient horse riding skill believed to be practiced by all means around the world over two thousand years ago. in some of these iraqi reuters a rather good at it. is a member of the iraqi equestrian team he writes an eight year old arabian far abroad called she has. says the fall of saddam hussein in two thousand and three until now i have one around forty five medals and four of them
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were gold but the equestrian sports here are no longer taken seriously they suffer lack of government support and of private investment iraq's equestrian federation used to be a sporting institution that the country was proud of his club was a favorite hangout for saddam hussein's sons to show off their wealth both owned horses worth millions of dollars which they kept at the stables years of war political instability means the club's facilities for for the long haul times iraq's a question federation was set up in one thousand nine hundred twenty two during the year is over all its short lived more to keep the six thousand horses here that saw him were raby and sorrow breeds the envy of a questions and breed is around the world now during the war that toppled saddam hussein all the horses here was stolen and even today the federation still
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struggles to survive. but a few of iraq's elite who didn't flee the country still come to ride secondary school students in shell assad harmeet rides an eleven year old horse called nivo in show low represented iraq could be used to limp pigs held in argentina last year she came twenty fourth out of thirty participants in the horse jumping event i feel comfortable i feel i am or i am going to heaven when i am writing courses because it's my honest because it's a culture of our town because the horse is far and that for the killings it's it's my history. but strict international climate change rules prevent iraqi reuter's like. taking their horses abroad to compete in events instead they have to write animals supplied by the host nation the world health organization says iraq relax sufficient expertise to deal with infectious diseases. we cannot
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participate properly meter national tournaments because of these quarantine laws cannot show our true potential this is the biggest challenge we face. the writers here say despite the ban they will continue to strive toward international success and recognition and preserve a cultural tradition so in take to iraq and the arab world that al-jazeera. is there these are top stories pakistan has recalled its ambassador to india as tensions in india kashmir continue to escalate at least four indian soldiers have been killed in fighting between suspected sept gunmen and security forces in the disputed region one civilian has also died and twenty four. killed forty four security personnel on thursday. a mohammed claimed responsibility for
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the attack has more from new delhi. what we do know is that this began late sunday night local time and went on until monday morning as security forces encountered two or three gunmen in a gun battle ensued four soldiers were killed with it along with it at least one civilian but the gunman escaped and this comes just a few days after that major attack last week it actually happened in the same area in the administered kashmir now this will only further add tension between india and pakistan and lonely further push india likely to continue its campaign to isolate pakistan diplomatically and economically in a response saudi arabia's crown prince has led a delegation to. agreed more than twenty billion dollars in investment for pakistan it's a much needed relief for pakistan's economy which is currently facing a debt crisis and travel to india and china as part of his three country tour of
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asia that is why this government has blocked members of the european parliament from entering the country they were due to meet the country's national assembly and opposition leader. to discuss the ongoing political crisis of course the opposition members of the delegation they were denied entry at the airport and that expelled israel's prime minister benjamin netanyahu has implemented a controversial new law that would take away millions of dollars of tax revenue from the palestinian authority the move penalizes built already for supporting the families of jailed palestinian prisoners and a strained his government says political parties have been targeted and a cyber attack carried out by a foreign state the breach of the parliament's network was to text on the eighth of february. says the attack was sophisticated but investigators have found no evidence of interference in upcoming federal elections those are your headlines
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more news in the after inside story. talk to. you personally one of the main beneficiaries is that the case listen if you want to mislead the nation that india although that's not exactly my point we meet with global newsmakers and talk about the stories that matter. u.s. president donald trump is promising to announce victory over i still in syria but what should be done with all the foreign fighters who think caption this is inside story. hello and welcome to the program dennis now the end is not. called caliphate that's
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according to u.s. president donald trump who says the armed group will be defeated in syria within days us but kurdish fighters of the syrian democratic forces say they have cornered the long.

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