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remember to take up the role of prime minister in ten years he was appointed to the role by the palestinian president. mahmoud abbas critics including fast as rival hamas have accused mr abbas of a power grab for him is live for us in ramallah with more on this where does this leave these government efforts reconciliation so is the first official to be leading a government in over a decade since the split happened between the west bank and the gaza strip now we've heard from hamas officials in the gaza strip who said that his appointment is unconstitutional being a government that is led mainly by fire to a net not by a national consensus like the past government however we spoke to analysts here who say that the main reason for changing the government has not much to do with the fact that and how massive division order conciliation efforts but mainly due to the growing. this growing criticism by the palestinian the
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palestinians here in the streets of the west bank of the previous government we've seen part of the largest demonstrations in the west bank in the past few years because of social security though that was presented by the past government and it was later frozen so it seems that the has been paying a long price for governments that were led by technocrats and they wanted to take matters into their own hands and improve their daily lives of palestinians so hoping they can bridge the gap between the public and the palestinian authority and for those palestinians who are suffering what do they need from this new administration. the main thing they need is their paychecks they have been getting half of a salary for two months in a row now the palestinian authority has been facing a deep financial crisis mainly due to the us cut of aid and also after israel has decided to withhold part of the taxes it withhold its collects on behalf of the
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palestinians so the palestinians response to that was to stop getting any salaries any taxes from the israelis which has intensified the cash crunch by the palestinian authority so the financial issue remains to be a big part of the new governments and how did this and they need to be delivering to make the people more happy it is and get paid eventually thank you. forces fighting for control of libya's capital have launched new air strikes. planes for warlords after side of the town of. east of tripoli a school and a refugee center were hit but there were no casualties being reported another strike hit a government building on the outskirts of the capital meanwhile forces from the un backed government targeted positions of the town is believed to be a base for have to his military operations fighting has been going on for more than
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a week. has more now from the capital tripoli. both warring factions have been using warplanes to target locations in and around tripoli warplanes loyal to the world lord honey for have to targeted civil locations in site tripoli including a military camp belongs to the government of national called and their school while the government warplanes targeted have to his forces locations near the town of the u.n. between on the way between the u.n. and tripoli authorities at him eighty get airport the only operational airport in the capital city say that have to as warplanes will flying on saturday over the airport trying to target him eighty get airport but forces in i'm eighty the airport tried to target the planes with the anti crafts missiles they say that authorities in a may to say that the will probably have to suspend
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a vacation again because the military escalation is going on near the airport now concerning the military confrontations on the ground the government forces have been gaining ground especially around forty kilometers to the south from tripoli one of the government forces managed to recapture the headquarters of the fourth infantry brigade which was taken control of by have to forces days ago the military escalation on the outskirts of tripoli on the southern outskirts of tripoli has forces more than nine thousand five hundred civilians to leave their homes. well protesters in tripoli say they will return every week until after us forces withdraw what. was there with the protesters. they chanted again is to one man the world a lot of the khalifa haftar. seen by his supporters in the east of libya as
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a hero but here in the west as a war criminal. have to is a replica of the former dictator death even he has a message to the foreign powers supporting him we don't want to give him more dictatorship we have many years over dictatorship and i want two thirds of the international award to help us we will be as we were freedom lovers you know we will want to. we want to have democracy we want to. look at the government have to his forces started a military campaign sold of tripoli on april fourth since then forces allied with the u n backed government have been a striving to recapture a strategic locations including a disused airport. the protesters feel what would happen if have to his forces into tripoli you know. we want an army but not an army that kills civilians and
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destroys infrastructure all the protesters here in the square are normal civilians they are not i saw or part of any extremist organization or dozens of people have been killed since forces loyal to there were a lot of hell if there have to launch a military campaign a week ago to take control of the capital tripoli libyans here say they will continue their protest every friday until have to his forces move back to the east . after warplanes have been targeting civil locations in and around tripoli include. airport the only operational airport in this city the government accuses have to his forces of using heavy weapons in populated areas indiscriminate shelling has killed many civilians and forces thousands to leave their homes the protesters oppose these tabulation meant over another two tele
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tarion region. they worry that if have their takes control of tripoli they will be silenced without the. tripoli. to the states because several politicians there are being critical of president trump after he tweeted out a video containing footage of nine eleven designed to attack a muslim congresswoman she's ill hand over the video features edited sections of a speech omar made on civil rights for muslims in the u.s. some time later the speech was overlaid with footage of the attacks on nine eleven which we here at al-jazeera have decided not to broadcast the videos being shared on social media to suggest the congresswoman was playing the line eleven in response some people condemn the donald trump tweet and accused him of islamophobia in the video that mr trump tweeted is looped repeatedly saying quote some people did something the actual quote from the speech goes as follows for far too long
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we've lived with the discomfort of being a second class citizen and frankly i'm tired of it and every single muslim in this country should be tired of it care was founded after nine eleven because they recognized that some people did something and that all of us were starting to lose access to our civil liberties how did you castro has more now from washington. representative omar made the comments at a luncheon hosted by the council on american islamic relations and in her twenty minute speech the message was that u.s. muslims have the right to stand up against discrimination and if you listen to her full sentence in which that nine eleven comment is embedded she said that cair was founded after founded after nine eleven because they recognize that some people did something and that all of us were starting to lose access to our civil liberties so the president by choosing to quote just four words of the sentence obviously leaves
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out the bigger context of this being a statement concerning the civil rights of u.s. muslims however some members of trump space the stuff it was just a week ago that a man from new york who is a valid supporter was arrested by f.b.i. agents because he called omar's office threatening to quote put a bullet in her skull omar is of course the first somali american elected to congress she's the first woman to wear her job on the congressional floor and that has really put her under a glaring spotlight scrutinized for her every action and word and she has in the past put her foot in her mouth when it came to criticizing the influence of israel in american politics she was accused of playing into anti semitic tropes and those statements but her political supporters fellow progressives have again come to her
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defense calling her a leader with strength and courage and calling on other members of congress to denounce the president's latest attack. the north korean leader says he's open to more discussions with the u.s. president says he's willing to meet donald trump for a third time if washington comes to the table with quote the right attitude he said he would give donald trump until the end of the year to decide on another meeting their second summits on ending pyongyang's nuclear program broke down in friday. with both sides blaming each other for the deadlock police in london have opened fire on a man who drove his vehicle into the ukrainian ambassador's parked cars several times merriam is standing by in london with more. yes that's right piece of police is saying that the suspect also drove them when they arrived on the scene in west london as holland park police used firearms and a taser before arresting the man who is in his forty's it was taken to hospital as
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a precaution but he say they are not treating it as a terrorist incident and that no one was injured now protests have clashed with police in albania during demonstrations calling for the government's resignation thousands of people rallied in the capital tirana of the opposition parties called for protests demonstrators want prime minister eddie rama and his government to step down as the claims of corruption it's the night the opposition organize protests in albania in three months a group of british m.p.'s are calling for julian assange to face authorities in sweden before being extradited to the u.s. the wiki leaks founder is in u.k. custody after he was arrested on says de ecuador's london embassy a songe originally source asylum there in two thousand and twelve to avoid extradition to sweden swedish authorities are now considering whether to reopen an investigation into rape allegations against him saunders also wanted in the u.s. for allegedly leaking government secrets in two thousand and ten. well in other
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stories we're following files of people have taken to the streets in the serbian capital in a major protest against president alexander. a gathering in central belgrade follows months of anti-government demonstrations protesters demanding more democracy and media freedom in the balkan country but pro-government media and officials are accusing the opposition of planning demonstrations and orchestrating violence elaina glue sack has more now from belgrade. several thousand people have gathered in iran the parliament for more than every saturday in belgrade citizens and served in a position bar does are demanding the rule of law the press freedom and democratic elections there are demanding the resignation of syrian president that xander sooner than prime minister on the bottom of each day is the biggest protest so far people have came from all over serbia to produce a piece in the protest meanwhile inside of the serbian parliament are the members
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of ruling serbian progressive party some of gems spending the night inside the parliament to protect it as they see from the violence also police inside of the building the leaders of syrian opposition parties are having a speech also serbian professors actors and there is police said there are no incidents so far as they say there are approximately more than seven thousand people on the streets of belgrade. we can't leave you without a bit of news on bret's that the prospect of a deal seems to be ruled out for the time being but ireland remains worried regardless of how the u.k. leaves the e.u. new trade deals will have to be agreed and that could be damaging to the irish economy most at risk is the huge agricultural sector which could be subject to new terrorist barnsley has more now from the irish border. between them this herd of seventy cows produces half a million liters of milk every year and
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a full third of that is drunk in britain it's true and across the border to northern ireland's just over that hill but more can is a worried man a brick sits without a trade deal especially with new boarders would put his entire business on the line and go on certain days there all the time because like i am completely dependent on the meat from these cars and off the products made from my make talking to forty percent of that ends up in the u.k. so of course i'm more eat more it isn't just milk nearly a third of all beef consumed in britain is irish even more cheese and butter talk about trade deals and borders can sound confusing here it's about what goes into people's mouths the cheese on this pizza was made here in the republic of ireland the cheese was in driven across the border into the u.k. where the pizza was manufactured and is then sold across both countries years of an open border have led to this complex web of food production and distribution to the
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benefits of both the republic of ireland and the u.k. and it's one which farmers here believe would be entirely jeopardized by no deal bricks it. through deals between islands in the u.k. are worth a full six billion dollars a year hardly surprising ireland is worried when braces was for supporters of the u.k. people to leave europe there was two requirements for. be there beef and dairy one was that we wouldn't have a bar but the second was that our straight a ship would remain status quo and there is a grid to a greater degree of uncertainty about that today as there was twelve or eighteen months ago during the bricks and referendum concerns of irish farmers counted for zero but maybe they should have massive more no bricks it deal no food from ireland could make british people go hungry if a hard border went up there would be food shortages in the u.k. there will be a lack of beef products because they rely on irish beef the price of beef will
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escalate so far that your average person in the u.k. simply won't be able to afford it we can avoid that hoofy we will avoid. that point is entirely lost in the backseat debate in london where politicians seem entirely unconcerned about the impact on islands of the u.k. leaving the european union island hopes the prospects of empty supermarket shelves might focus some minds gloriously al-jazeera on the irish border. more from london coming up later now back to peter ryan thanks very much still to come for you here on the news out dealing with the nearly nine hundred percent price hike lebanese farmers face huge tariff increases to bring goods into syria. also had her former rebels need the opium being integrated back into society. will be competing with one strug something in the details with power in about fifteen twenty six.
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has a chance of yet more floods in iran has increased not in the same place but this cloud is certainly bearing rain and it's going to be there for the next day or two and a potential something like one hundred millimeters little bit east of the lower ground so wrapped up in the mountains here we have flash floods of far more likely and indeed landslides it's mostly iran that these things are focused on the rain moves on towards afghanistan and pakistan the time we get to monday and that's all the action to the west that is relatively far in the clouds increasing admittedly by the time we get to monday with warmish weather and probably dusty weather syria lebanon egypt and towards jordan as well and the picture the tailend rain of the middle east the moment by sunday it will have gone so so that a morning when the u.a.e. undermanned and down the coast as well towards yemen following it a bit of
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a breeze possibly a temperature for strict about thirty and twenty nine in riyadh could well be briefly dusty in this breeze never take you on from sunday to monday we end up with largely a dry picture with the recovering and dry weather the nurses throughout amman and even by this time we're about days with the dryness on in the suit to the eastern side of south africa but it will not last. for the congolese the journey to work all aboard means unimaginable hardship i prefer to live though because they might get up into chancing life and live on a dangerous journey through the jungle. have gone on to the rails and nearly died. alone children go to school and live because of the train risking it all the
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democratic republic of congo on al-jazeera. this was wrong to take children away from the appearance and herd them into a school against their will there was no mother no father figures they put is a big player and we sort of look after ourselves i don't remember the children's names. counted as doc secret on al-jazeera.
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recapping our top stories for you so far here on the news of sudan seen military rule is saying he will lift the curfew and release all political prisoners he's also invited all political parties for dialogue. forces fighting for control of libya's capital have launched new air strikes the warlord after us forces had a school in refugee center south of tripoli but no casualties were reported planes from the un backed government have to suffice as. palestine's new government's been sworn into office mohamed chatah it has become the first posse member to take up the world the prime minister in a decade critics including fastballs rival hamas condemning the developments. yemen's parliament has been meeting for the first time since hoofy rebels seized the camp than twenty fifteen president hadi who leads the internationally recognized government has flown from saudi arabia to take part but the rebels are holding their own elections his methods. for the first time this is the war began
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president. addresses a session of yemen's. he died they willits at the sons of yemen targeting state institutions and they blew up the homes of yemenis and their mosques leaving nothing in authentic yemeni culture customs and values targeting them with vandalism and destruction. parliament hasn't met since the fight for control of yemen began four years ago between who the rebels backed by iran and a coalition led by saudi arabia and the united arab emirates which supports the united nations recognized government of president hadi he's been living mainly in saudi arabia since being forced to leave yemen when the war began the priority for this session is to fill parliamentary positions but that may not be easy the posts in this parliament were last occupied in two thousand and nine and its original six year term has long expired and only about half of the three hundred one
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parliamentary members have turned up for this meeting. in the aso column is to favor peace over violence to transform into a political player and exercising their rights and for filling their obligations in mind which a large constitution let's all embrace the options of pete according to the parliament's facebook page one hundred and ninety two parliamentarians support his government forty five are under house arrest by the who feeds thirty three have died and thirty one have refused to take part. a big difference between this parliament being legal and constitutional and or having hope in this parliament so very few are expecting anything from this parliament but again we are hoping that this parliament could at least help and this war no doubt. it won't see any prudes where the only people directly. but the who they say how does government doesn't have the support it claims they're now holding their own elections in areas they
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control to try to reduce the hardy government's majority two days ago saudi state television reported that coalition forces attacked who three targets in the capital sana'a president hadi may have a difficult job convincing yemenis that this policy is a way to peace rob matheson's al jazeera. ministers in lebanon are campaigning to persuade neighboring syria to reduce its trade tariffs lebanese farmers and business owners say high transit taxes on imported goods a damaging their livelihoods al-jazeera is in a holder as mourner from back in eastern eleven all. traffic is slow at the main border crossing between nothing and syria. cross border trade has not recovered to the level before syria's war began eighty years ago high custom duties levied by the syrian government are affecting lebanese businesses. in the throughout the. year we used to pay three hundred dollars per truck now syria is charging one
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thousand two hundred fifty dollars per truck to transit syria and that's only for one way thousands of people are suffering from this. syria is lebanon's only traditionally friendly neighbor that is why syrian roads are vital to lebanese trade instead of the high cost of air cargo or shipping by sea lebanese traders hope to benefit from their reopening of a main road that crosses into jordan a few months ago but lebanese politicians opposed to the syrian government believe a political price will have to be paid. the measure worked. again and again pressure is on the revenues at the time when we witness some lebanese parties requesting normalization off the syrian war with a theory of everything and this is not acceptable by all means at the start. syria's civil war eighty years ago didn't cut diplomatic ties but hasn't had
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official links. the syrian government wants to end its isolation the west however is refusing to recognize. the government until it implements political reforms it has also pressed. world to put on hold syria into the fold. syria's decision to reopen the border crossing with jordan late last year to jordan softening its stance towards assad but it seems jordan's moves to normalize relations haven't been enough jordan's exports to syria are down by seventy percent . the syrian jordanian technical committee reached agreements one of them is related to the fees that trucks need to pay jordan is abiding by the agreements but syria is not syria is not facilitating the entry of jordanian products syria has regained control of land crossings restoring its pre-war status as
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a crucial transit corridor in the region it is leverage that some believe the syrian government is using to open the door to legitimizing it. because. four european countries have agreed to take sixty four refugees and migrants rescued off the coast of libya ten days ago they've been stranded on a rescue vessel in the a multi with conditions getting worse every day they've now been taken to port and will eventually be relocated to germany france portugal and luxembourg francois came out as a professor of environmental geopolitics migration dynamics at the paris institute of political studies he says europe is failing to address the migration is seen. as long as there is no party consideration at the european level these prices will continue to. have a few months ago almost a year ago last june each was decided to have famine and humanitarian these and
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back asian black farmers but these platforms they've never seen the daylight and therefore this means that this will continue and this will continue to be also exploited by pretty been extreme east in europe but this is doomed to continue in the future especially know that stream is coming and that the mobile boards will continue to christening last three day u.n. secretary general antonio that paris was in libya and was the gate you know seeing the at bowling condition of the jails and centers was that saddam's years of clearly libya right now is not a safe place for migrants and as items he goes and therefore they will continue to attend to cross thing i think what needs to happen is degree sort of a humanitarian agency for us i don't see this bargaining asked to stop getting really depleted regulations does not walk this issue of us and them needs to be dealt at the european level so that we don't have these relations issues apne on
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a boat with people stranded in appalling conditions to meet the first thing to do is to create safer legal routes i'd rather be there and so that people don't have to risk their lives on boards anymore and to to create a european. agency for a sale so that the people can be repeated in again a long term fashion. hundreds of thousands of indonesians have turned in the capital jakarta for the final day of campaigning before the elections on weapons day the president would doto in a repeat of the twenty four c. an election is running against a former army general. wayne hain up from jakarta. after six months indonesia's election campaign came to a large colorful end in jakarta on the final day that campaigning was allowed hundreds of thousands streamed into the last rally for president joko widodo the man they call jacoby is running for a second five year term in office and. he has brought equal development all around
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indonesia in villages in remote areas like other presidents wouldn't bother to visit she pays attention he is a brave man and all through our. can can. still many good things like infrastructure that. we need for our lives today for the future of the reli was held inside a stadium named after indonesia's first president sukarno joko widodo became the seventh in two thousand and fourteen and was greeted like a rock star as he campaigned to stay in the job. but. the young the woman and the man real make sure that our lives are better than today in five years time. when stays election will be one of the largest displays of democracy in the world this will be the first time that the presidential vote will be held on the same day as elections the seats in the house of representatives the huge crowd here is an
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example of how big and complex the democratic process is in indonesia and there are more than one hundred ninety million eligible voters and on wednesday most will go to one of eight hundred thousand polling stations around this bosnian. three. the other choice for president is probable subiaco who was beaten in a close race in the two thousand and fourteen vote he's trailed in most polls during this campaign but it's close the gap in recent weeks i think was there are still a few days until the election hopefully we can easily overtake the other candidate ladies and gentlemen together we will realize a fair and prosperous indonesia only both candidates have talked about uniting a country that's becoming increasingly divided along conservative and moderate religious lines if it's a close race and the result is disputed those lines may be further exposed and the celebrate every mood of the campaign might be quickly forgotten wayne hay al
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jazeera jakarta. sporadic fighting is ongoing in the afghan city of can do after the taliban attack the police and the military at least ten people were killed in the forty were injured fighting began on friday as the taliban launched its annual spring offensive. story. bullet casings lissa the ground as gunfire rings out across. the army and police are still in control of the city despite a heavy taliban assault part of the group's spring offensive launched on friday as well my mother known as the taliban once again wanted to disrupt the peace and security and couldn't use but security forces have inflicted a lot of casualties on their own and we are assuring the great people of that the taliban are cannot do anything here. the ministry of defense said special forces killed several taliban and destroyed weapons and one of the group's headquarters for the taliban fort back through the night forcing a major highway to close and taking police checkpoints inside the city and. this
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police officer tells us that the taliban were firing on them from this tree line injured police and soldiers filled wards and condos hospital most hurt when the taliban attacks the checkpoints. well a mortar came in exploded and it affected my eyes i couldn't see anything i shouted a lot and no one answered me or came to help the. people living here reported heavier strikes before dawn broke on saturday many closed their shops and started to flee the city. want to go got a mortar hit that area until no no one could move forward from here security forces or civilians the situation is very bad here in a statement the taliban says its spring offensive will target foreign occupying forces and it will fight until afghanistan is cleared of american occupation it also called on afghan police and soldiers to defect to taliban writes the ministry
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of defense responded by saying the taliban is using propaganda to boost morale after a series of recent defeats the united states is in a difficult position as it's in gauged in talks with the taliban in qatar the u.s. envoy in charge of the talks zalmay khalilzad tweeted this spring offensive is reckless and will not advance peace if its. people in condos are often called between a taliban offensive and the military's response. briefly to the taliban in twenty fifteen the only city to do so since two thousand and one. in recent months u.s. and afghan special forces have for hard to hold the taliban off here a night raid ended with two american and four afghan soldiers killed in march the government is bracing for further taliban pressure now that fighting season has begun a. couple. members of the minority has.

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