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tv   The Listening Post 2019 Ep 9  Al Jazeera  March 2, 2019 10:32pm-11:01pm +03

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my mates edition every weekly news cycle brings a series of breaking stories and then of course there's donald trump told through the eyes of the world's jannah least that's right out of a hamas script that calls for the annihilation of israel that is not what that phrase means the listening post as we turned the cameras on the media focus on how they were caught on the stories that matter the most embed is a free palestine a listening post on al-jazeera. an army of volunteers has come together to help with the influx of tens of thousands of evacuees. but their retreat to a church shelter has brought new challenges an outbreak of norovirus and other
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gastrointestinal problems. smoke from the massive wildfires now blankets much of northern california leading to some of the worst air quality in the world but with more than twelve thousand structures lost in the wildfires concerns remain about long term accommodations jobs and medical care. local officials say there isn't enough housing stock available. rewind return or care bring your people back alive i'm sorry with updates and the best of outages the rest documentaries the struggle continues for you to know or used to through these continuing with australia's most generation of recovery from call on is a really important issue suicide writes do or mine very hard was still twice the national average rewind on al-jazeera.
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a push for peace in afghanistan talks take place in doha but on the ground attacks by the taliban continue. hello i'm maryanne demasi this is al jazeera live from london also coming up tightening the noose u.s. backed forces advance on five fronts in the battle to retake i still lost health village in syria. a hard slog we look at why it's taking so long to clean out one of the world's most polluted rivers. three you. hear it. and landmark lift off a successful test launch that could pave the way for the nasa to resume manned space flights.
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high level talks between the u.s. and the afghan taliban have concluded in doha with no agreement that's despite the u.s. envoys saying earlier that a previous round of talks made unprecedented progress to end the seventeen year war the taliban is refusing to directly negotiate with the afghan government and it wants foreign forces to withdraw its delegation is led by the co-founder of the group bill ghani baradar also jabari has more on this now from. they four has wrapped up here in doha without any specific agreement being reached between the taliban and the u.s. but the taliban spokesperson is optimistic that they're on the right path he said that the have made progress but they haven't finalized any kind of agreements and of course at stake here is the future of over thirty five million people in
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afghanistan something the taliban wants to make sure that they are involved in their future and their governments that is the issue here is the idea of u.s. withdrawals there is a u.s. troop withdrawal that is there's a little fourteen thousand u.s. troops in afghanistan and the taliban wants them to leave their country the other main issue is the taliban does not recognize the current government in office. as legitimate they are not negotiating with them they're not being represented here and that is something the americans hope they can work on to bring the two sides together to have a dialogue that will discuss the future of their country with all parties involved . but in afghanistan the violence is continuing the taliban has claimed responsibility for an attack on an army base which killed at least twenty three afghan soldiers as the base in helmand province is shed by afghan and american troops the afghan defense ministry says twenty attackers including eight suicide
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bomb has also killed shot at palace has more from the capital kabul. this is tech began at two o'clock on friday morning and lasted some sixteen hours of mission was incredibly difficult to get out of home and about what exactly was going on afghan military sources were saying is we are taking casualties but we can't tell you how many your sources were saying we do not have any casualties would likely get guns to speak for themselves but then as the day wore all we started to see that this actually was quite a large attack on this fags eventually the u.s. off to saying this isn't a big deal they did say we are supporting afghan troops on the ground and also through airstrikes not great optics providing us taliban talks on. top u.s. commander general miller has been meeting with the taliban command. in doha shaking hands trying to figure out how to come to some kind of consensus about a withdrawal on the taliban side this attack in helmand was not
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a coincidence timing wise because they do the support for all negotiations said this is what we can do if you do not play ball and. talk with us and and actually get serious about us about pulling out of afghanistan they did this in january on the very first day of talks in doha bin and they take to india space and wardak province complex attack truck bomb and they coached forty afghan military people would be. another fuji. at least seven people have died as india and pakistan continue that cross border shelling in the disputed kashmir region pakistan's military says indian fire overnight killed two civilians and two soldiers along the line of control while in the exchange of fire and then officials say a mother and her two children were among civilians killed when pakistani ontario
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hit a house in indian administrate cash man. north oregon got them first i don't know got them just them it was around nine o'clock at night when the heavy shelling started we were sleeping inside our room my kids got scared so i picked them up and ran to the other room i opened the door and as i was about to enter the room the shell landed destroying the house and killed the girl the boy and their mother well these latest exchanges come a day after pakistan released an indian pilot as a gesture of peace so how raman is following developments from new delhi. the return of the captured indian pilot wing commander i've been under certainly lifted the spirits of the indian people as they read saw images on television and listened to radio programs about his return by the pakistanis or from the pakistanis back to india he's currently being given medical supervision and being briefed by the indian air force but while hopes were raised that he had returned back from the
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conflict zone the actual combat zone kashmir is still under heightened security and heightened tension on saturday it was revealed that overnight shelling had killed quite a few people in the region especially in the area of mother the two young children had been shelled the father managed to survive and indeed all four were teasing cells that are also vacuum way to people in the areas of the a village about fifty kilometers north of pooja much closer to the line of control much closer to pakistan administered kashmir these are heightened tensions which continue they haven't got the way they have the debate is and while the diplomats of the politicians try to secure the release of the indian and the ordinary civilians on the ground to admit its condition because we are experiencing and continue to experience ongoing shelling from the pakistan side it seems that
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politicians here are keeping quiet until they actually know the position of the state of mind of the indian and before they actually go public on how they go to deal with pakistan but one thing's very clear that the government has made it their policy that they now want to isolate pakistan internationally we heard that from the indian foreign minister recently on the visit to upper darby and it has been reiterated by the prime minister in the lead up to a general election will be very interesting to see how the politicians are able to deal with pakistan on the political front without trying to make political hay out of the death of the carnage that some are experiencing in kashmir. kurdish forces in syria say i.c.l. has almost been defeated in the last territory it controls in the country. the us backed syrian democratic forces launched a final push against the enclave in the village of coolness on friday thousands of
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people have been transferred from the town in recent weeks to a camp near the iraqi border sami nodder is the director of the levant institute for strategic affairs he says despite the anticipated victory the threat from i still is not. this is the final battle i mean this is the ground operation that will clear what is remaining from. this military forces but this does not mean that the route is all over let's keep in mind that all he says is mainly an ideology. and the root causes of that led to the emergence of this. group are still there when it's comes to all the political settlement that still pending whether in iraq or in syria so that would courses that led to the emergence of this who are remaining this is why the
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military operation is may be over however this threat is real and the chances are high that it will change the type of tactic that that he will be using and he will resort in my if you will to more get ill or die of operation instead of the classical type of floor to warfare that we have been witnessing in syria lately. well the defeat of i still in the northern iraqi town of sin jar in two thousand and fifteen has left a power vacuum in the area with competing groups all now vying for control rivalry between them is also preventing thousands of people from the minority community who fled i still from returning home stratford reports from the town of mom or. there's a piece of fears icily the killed his wife like many young women sold into slavery
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she disappeared in two thousand and fourteen when along with tens of thousands of other families from iraq's minority easy the community they tried to flee the eisel offensive on since i saw was defeated in sin jar in november twenty fifth dean now measure his children and sick father are among a few years e.d.'s who have returned. with some of their wise advice a ruled over everything they sabotage the lads and killed our relatives and neighbors what i saw was kicked out they left nothing behind we still don't have much left to eat or to drink. it's estimated around seventy percent of sin job was destroyed in the battle against isis but it's not just the delay in reconstruction that's preventing people from returning to their homes. there are various military forces and armed groups in the area and according to commanders the little cooperation between. what remains of the town of single is in that direction
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behind the tile and you have a p.k. k. forces in control of that area to my left over those mountains there is the iraqi army and pro iran all groups known as hash of a shabby i'm standing on a peshmerga position one of the main reasons why thousands of people cannot go back to singe are to try and restart their lives because of the lack of coordination between the various armed forces operating in this area. in the us you in turkey consider the kurdish p k k to be a terrorist organization it's been fighting for an independent kurdish state for more than thirty years and there's been tension between the iraqi federal government and the semi autonomous kurdish regional government of northern iraq over disputed territories for decades. well i thought about the various forces in and outside sin job reaching consensus to better administer the town's political
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and security situation they've been not returning to their homes because there's no long term solution being implemented by the authorities around two hundred thousand you c.d.'s have little choice but to live in poli equipped camps in the kurdish region of northern iraq who obama want this issue ation singe out is critical the political bickering and security tension among the various forces is overshadowing on the town's future the only solution to move forward is to pull all these forces out and let the people of the town decide their fate these e.d.'s often called iraq's forgotten people after suffering some of the worst atrocities on the eisel political violence and distrust means they are now also struggling to rebuild their lives stuff at al-jazeera mom or northern iraq and with al jazeera live from
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london more still ahead as french protests continue for sixteen weekend prisoners in france are also aiming to get their voices. on the north korean leader kim jong un is on his way back to pyongyang following thursday's failed nuclear talks with donald trump and vietnam. hello something like sixty millimeters of rain has fallen out of this latest belt shorts for a science now that fell a little bit further north so it's food chance to run down hong kong possibly get the tail end of it there i think and then we end up we get to monday was fine looking where the drop from here is.

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