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never to return again. an epic odyssey of resilience memory is our homeland are now to sierra ah, the answer was an arabic. my name is helen, i was abducted by the cia in 2004. a german citizen was kidnapped and tortured by the sea. i came up with handcuffs, led me into interpretation, a new documentary tells the story of how the geo politics of the post 911 world ruin the life of an innocent theo mastery case. coming soon on al jazeera, ah, ah, a senior iranian revolutionary guard officer is shot dead outside his home in
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tehran. ah, terry johnson, this is al jazeera light from dap would also come in a report from the front lines of ukraine where russia says it's targeting easton and southern regions flooding in bangladesh and india. millions displaced and dozens are dead to after monsoon rains. come early, the villages we've talked to in this area said they haven't been flagged like this for over 2 decades. at least. the u. s. army plane flies in tons of the baby for the from germany to tied to a critical shortage. ah . but we begin with breaking news. now iran's elite military unit, the revolutionary god says one of its members has been assassinated in the capital . terran gunmen on 2 motorcycles, shot dead. hassan. it's a yard. hold
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a yard in his car outside his home in a separate development, iran's state t. he earlier announced that members of an israeli intelligence network have been found and arrested abbas as lonnie is a senior research fellow at the center for middle east at strategic studies. which is a think tank based entirely on the joins us live from there. now, thanks for being with us here on the program. what, what do you make up? what's happened? well, we do not have much information that fascination some iranian officials, including the attorney general wrong have a visit to the scene. the, i think the further information we can receive, we can have a better evaluation. but this is not for sure. the 1st time that we are seeing that mentions are taking place in the wrong that have been examples in the past, specifically in the science or some officials in the past. and most of the time they really are, americans have been at fault. you know,
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in cases they have been trying to tar influential figures. so i've been a find this or someone who has a skill or as an important position. and sometimes i can say that some of those sub conscious bandwidth is that they want to accept against the country have been aiming to create a psychology. and so i called a ration against the countries, specifically at the time that the country and the government is trying to make some economic reforms in the country in order to maybe to provoke and secure the country . and i think in this case, the further information we can have in future, we can have a better evaluation. but the aim that they remove being potential figure who was a member of the gc or may be some somehow to create a psychological operation of the country. the iranian forces announced earlier that
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they had arrested and is re the cell. do you think these 2 events are linked as well? that group which has been arrested by random security agencies. they are not related to this. let's say i start messing case that was related to the group that they said that was provoking a chaos in the country. or there was a case in the past that there was for this used in the past that the a person was, let's say kid in a car. and they were claiming that he was the member of could force of i n, g, c. there was a claim by it's released today by the announcement that they've been published by the gc. they said that they have captured them. the rest of the members who had made some other as well as the measures. and they said that this could be a big kid mapping as well as trying to make some fabricated
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a admission which i can shoot him back, can refer to that may be issue, which is somehow irrelevant to what happened today. and i think for the case stuff that they need to a some time in order to have more information or i think the security organizations will meet from time to i think, to pursue the issue. and these 2 are irrelevant, but they might maybe share something in common. and that you know, is really mostly, sometimes a most of the time in coordination with the americans. they have been trying to use different tools, including assassination, sometimes provoking may be on best the country using sanctions against the country or sabotage. is that a facilities or science in iran?
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i can say that may be those behind this actions and issues can she can from will be similar. but the, necessarily, these to the issues that happened in the nation are resting the group, which was something related to the past. the do not necessarily relate to each other. does this show in any way that the security situation in tehran isn't as tight as it could be? you know, this is something which i think a by psychology race and maybe it's really are american, are aiming to portray that what is happening in the wrong one of the things is that in the past it was among the public that the, you know, there are economic difficulty in the country, but the security comparing to some other regional country. it seems that the
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men, you know, some players or actors are trying to, we can best and to say that in addition to the economic difficulty also there is no security needed in iran as well. and i think that time also important in this context and we're seeing that the government is making some economic reforms that can be potential and maybe for some protest and the fancy. so, you know, this can somehow, the, you know, is intended to create a, let's say, a take or may be, you know, imagination among the public. that may be situation as fragile iran try to argue against this, however, that it's really an american one to make this argument. but so far, you know, the country has trying to make sure that the security of the stability is in
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place. and so far as you know, the supply, some speculation that i think the situation so far has been some house table in the country. but for sure some countries in the region or someplace like is really as they will try to somehow the civilized, the country. but that have been many other attempts to sometimes assassinate people sometimes to you know to, to do sabotaged. but i sabotaged in different parts of the country. many of them have failed on the, on the run has been able to find them. but some of them sometimes happen like what happened today. so it seems that there is a battle in the both sides. iran trying to resist against those pressures of different types of kinds. but on the other side,
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the other part is one to somehow continue on. sometimes to increase the pressure against the country to gain some compromises in the region. and to weaken the ron. i mean, in the longest. ok of us as learning from offensive for middle east strategic studies. thank you for insights. here today was i'm thinking the ukraine now were russian forces are stepping up there bombardment of front lines, cities nearly 3 months after invading. russia is trying to secure and expand its gains and the eastern dumbass region and don't ukraine southern coast among the cities hitter cave in the northeast and make alive and as a provision in the south. a reporter i said, bake is in front of a town, pitted with craters. there's been fighting,
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taking place over the last few days and we couldn't get in. it was just basically too dangerous. now we've managed to get in. it's very, very quiet in terms of there's no, not many people act on this meeting to show you this 310. this is a main can center street. it's very quiet. we've seen a handful of people around today. but if i could just show you some of the damage that's been done, i have to be careful not to triple the mud brick. and this we understand with installer strike, and this is the main center street. it's left this crater and this is paul. the reason why so many people have left this time, the strategically located time. if the russians managed to get this, it's up on a hill, it gives them a strategic location where they can gain more territory for. and that's why it's been quote over for the last 2 days, we were told that you play a military content. we had to talk about the vide, make away in by foot,
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and take it about 100. because i could time not had this residential building that they've been taking. i live in bunker because they know fighting again, no way in the turn constant. got full aircraft missiles, any sort of current incoming. and that's because this is an we talk about, because it's saying that the east of been compelled, the russians are made to health. this is a prime example. those that remain calm, go anyway. they don't have any way to go to. they don't have the money to not have the house to go to a place to go to, you know, have and there's only one shop that's open selling the basement, such as bread and you spoke to the woman. there are nice for june because we know bread and she's the only chase open door. you're selling bread for these people.
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but as i said. busy the fighting going on in the last hour or so. we've heard the strike on this time also because i'm rocket being fired, but this is the battle for solid and the russians managed to take the strategic location. they would have a massive advantage of the ukraine, and a military had been tons of other locations will be well within the i says, defense ministry gave a briefing about its latest offensive saying it's been hitting ukrainian military targets in the self declared eastern politics that must go backs up, there was a global high precision air based missiles have hit 3 command post 13 areas where ukranian troops and military equipment amassed as well as for ammunition depots, near solar, dark saul, and donuts people's republic. and new culver in lou ganske people's republic a little bit now and eve delegation is cancelling its trip to israel after its
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chair was denied the entry into the country open. ada tweeted about the decision by israel by sharing the letter sent to him by the israeli government. israelis have not clarified why his entry was denied. delegation was supposed to visit the occupied west bank and gaza. the politicians were going to review the situation for the killing of al jazeera journalist should be in atlanta or al jazeera media network continues to demand a rapid, independent, and transparent investigation into the killing of its journalists in the occupied west bank. sharina was shot in the head by its very forces while she was on assignment in geneva. early this month, in the day of her funeral, israeli forces storm the procession and started beating mourners, causing poor best to nelly drop her casket. that didn't stop thousands of palestinians from marching through occupied east jerusalem to take part in her funeral and burial. members of the international community have condemned her killing. and the calling for an investigation was with al jazeera for 25 years,
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covering the israeli occupation. she was known as the voice of pastime. was to the head on august hearing will tell you why taliban officials are targeting the female tv present its ah ah. hello, we should see raw the choir to weather coming in a cross sea. a raven peninsular over the next few days. the shamar wind, the northerly winds, the brake switch lifts. a lot of dust and sand is in the process of just easing off the touch. touching 40 celsius here in dough half a monday. key weight, 47 degrees, blistering heat, here, 44 there for baghdad. we got some showers, cool weather up toward the black sea, the caspian sea. of course, some of the shares of the higher ground could still be wintry in nature and
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isabella pitcher as we go on into work tuesday. perhaps the winds, a little brisk, a hearing doha on tuesday. but we're still touching 40 degrees celsius lifted doesn't sand into parts, or saudi arabia paved off the sand into work. well, the sahara, as one would expect, it is largely dry across northern parts of africa, although a chance of one or 2 showers into southern parts of algeria pushing up towards the north of the parts of morocco, player showers, right across the gulf of guinea, pushing right up into marley now, so the seasonal res, making good progress up towards this. a hell. oh shower. so i stand across the heart of africa through cameroon, all the way across northern parts of the democratic republic of congo. not too many showers disappointingly dry. that eastern parts offer kenya, plenty of showers for east and south africa, but tony dryer. ah frank assessments, what are the political risks of batting russian? oil, gas for western leaders will sanctions on russian energy exports informed opinions
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. france is not abandoning to fight against yet, is still resumed media debt going to be acting from nisha and from chad critical debate. could china actually help in russia's invasion of ukraine in depth analysis of the days global headlines inside story on al jazeera lou. ah, they're watching out his ear reminder about top stories. iran's elite miniature unit revolutionary god says that one of its members has been assassinated in the capital to iran. gunmen on 2 motorcycles, shot dead, the sonnets,
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the art of the r e in his car. separately ron's state tv earlier announced that members of his randy intelligence network had been arrested. russian forces are stepping up, then bombardments are front lines. cities seeking to gain military momentum. ashes defense ministry says it's been hitting ukrainian military targets. the self declared eastern republics that moscow backs and even delegation is cancelling its trip to israel after it's chad was denied entry into the country. and who can ada? put up a tweet showing a letter sent to him. body is ready. government, you politicians again to review the situation for him. the killing of al justine returns to shoot you as president joe biden has landed in japan on the 2nd leg of his asia trip after leaving south korea. as he works to reinforce partnerships in asia biden will attend a summit for the quad and the lives of the us, japan, india, and australia. their focus will be how to count to china's influence in the region
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of mcbride in tokyo. look, sir, to biden's agenda in japan. president joe biden comes to japan with a view, a to strengthen ties with this very important ally in dorothy stager. that's a time when the united states and japan face a number of challenges on a number of different fronts. this is meant to send a message to north korea at the time of increased missile testing and speculation of and a possible a nuclear test. it also is meant to send a very clear signal to bay ging about. it's increasing assertiveness in the asia pacific region and its territorial demands. that is something which is felt very keenly here in japan, which is in dispute with china, her over various territorial claims in the east china c, a with events in ukraine. i think it also sends a very strong message to russia as the united states is leading the international community and its condemnation are also in boycotts and sanctions. it is something
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which is supported by japan. and in fact, the u. s. has praised japan full rallying other countries in asia pacific to also condemn russia for its actions. all of these things will be discussed in the next a couple of days. this central part of tokyo, the streets at the moment, are quiet this sunday. but there is a very, very strong police presence, and in the next couple of days there will be all sorts of motor cade's back and forth to these meetings where all of these issues will be discussed, culminating in a meeting on tuesday of the so called quad security alliance of a japan, united states, australia, and india. again, this loose alliance, which is meant to try to constrain china's diplomatic and military ambitions in asia pacific. a 1st u. s. military aircraft carrying 32 tons of baby formula from germany has landed in u. s. state of indiana, america has seen a critical shortage d to a product recall of the country's leading baby formula manufacture,
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as well as the supply chain issues. the biden administration has mobilized the military and invoked the defense production act to quickly restore shelves. the shipment provides enough formula are to take care of 9000 babies in 18000 toddlers for a week. oh, it's about a half a $1000008.00 ounce doses, a formula on that plane. 78000 pounds, or staying with this. now heidi joe castro joins us live from washington, d. c. and heidi, how much assistance will this delivery actually bring? well, this is a formula that is manufactured in europe that is specially made for children who have allergic reactions to proteins and cow's milk. so this is a critical need that is, has been on that here in the united states. but as you just heard from the us
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treasury, agricultural secretary, this is only gonna last for maybe a week, feeding some 27000 children in need. in fact, right after this, all this formula is off loaded from the military cargo plane. it will be distributed to hospitals and clinics across the country to get to those children who can really eat nothing else. but the specially form formulated formula. how we got to this point, well, bite and invoke the defense production act. he also launched this operation fly formula. this is only about one 3rd of the total supply that is expected to be delivered from europe into the us. the fda also dropping some importation restrictions to make this happen quickly. kerry? yes. hardy given what you say then the how much pressure is the by the administration under to resolve the situation. yeah. and this cargo slide is
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hard to see it, not also as a form of garnering publicity, is certainly the, by the ministration, hoping that it's good publicity showing that they're doing everything. they can even me using the military to address this acute problem. but really, it may be a 2 edged sword because it also brings attention to the need for this to happen in the 1st place. this critical shortage of baby formula down some 40 percent in stock than at normal levels. it's been plaguing american parents and families. now since february, that is when abbot nutrition, the major manufacturer, baby formula, us had to close one of its factories to, to contamination concerns. there were 4 children who were sickened after drinking formula made there 2 of whom died the f. d. a investigated and says that the plant is now cleared. however, it still has yet to resume production. that is set to be happening in the coming days. and it will still be perhaps 2 months, according to the manufacturer before they are able to get that formula back on to
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store shelves. and each day is too long for these desperate families who have sometimes traveled many, many kilometers, paid exorbitant amounts. those who can afford it, or these also families, depending on the government to help them buy this formula who are just tired of having to having to make their children drink less of it when they really do need it right now. kerry ok hot eat castro. life from washington, d. c. thank you. or heavy rain and flooding have devastated parts of india and bang the desk before the annual monsoon season in india is northeast and some state, 800000. people have been displaced and at least 14 killed or not shortly, but we start in neighboring bangladesh where the flood waters have forced more than 2000000 people from their homes. they charge re, has more from $200.00 in bangladesh. sled division are not as bangladesh is prone
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to flood every monsoon season, but nothing in this scale within last 2 decade. according to the flat forecasting center. the villages we've talked to in this area said they haven't seen flood like this for over 2 decades. at least now you can see some of the houses been inundated with water, at least 500 school run under water. well, let's say 1000 villages have been effected thousands of actors fishing land, farming land has been devastated. now the government set up facilities to sheltering people, at least $300.00 plus them. people are worried if the flash flood get worse, thinks good, get really challenging for them. what we know from the flood forecasting department is that the rain as received at the water level, is going down on 2 of the major labor. but if the de la from the india not 50 states, a mega land, some keeps coming. and the monsoon rain continues. things could actually get worse and within next few weeks. well and now to india's flood zone that path me metal is
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in macau, in a sam state. oh, these men have found something slithering in this flooded area. sneaks are common in this region of north east india, but this citing has created quite a star. and given people here an unwelcome distraction. anybody i say de bonnie book or man i me, lana. the water level has been increasing and that's making us very anxious. second, the water in the hand pump is dirty. there is no electricity come, only god knows how we are going to survive this honey. bye hello, get off on the diesel. you take you valuable. heavy floods in south asia have killed dozens of people and stranded millions of others. evacuations are underway in many parts of her, some in india, as ne, as thousands flea there submerged homes. across the border, northeast bangladesh is seen one of its was floods. in 20 years. 2000000 people have been stranded and blocked roads are making it difficult to distribute aid many
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fields on to water raising concerns about food shortages. the death of you revelry . i couldn't wear putting one bed on top of another. that's how we are living. laughing, half of our home is under water. i don't know what we will do if the water level rises, that my poultry is dead. i don't have a boat to go and get food. ah, the region is prone to heavy rains and flooding and is particularly vulnerable to climate change. so high heat will always be accompanied by high precipitation, extreme read that even again clear signature of climate change. so last few weeks we were talking about 49 dividend bridger in bucharest on and, and northern invest in part of india. now we are talking about extremely in paul in not instant bartuben rubbish. and india exports want severe weather events like these could become more common as the planet warms farther early and heavier than
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usual rainfall caused this flooding. as people anxiously wait to start rebuilding their lives, their concerns about what could happen when monson season arrives in the region. poverty metal al jazeera nagondo district in north east india. meanwhile, parts of spain are experiencing record breaking temperatures. some of the hot has had areas have reached more than 40 degrees celsius, which is unprecedented for this time of year, katya lopez, or young as more warnings have been issued in at least 10 regions in spain, most exceeding 40 degrees celsius from the capital, madrid to utter gone in the northeast and in the city of high in the south, it's 15 degrees hotter than usual. for those who work outside, there is no escaping the intense heat. naya is a dancer in seville. she was looking forward to more crowds after coven 19 long towns. now the new challenge is the temperature lie other mamma. we don't have
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another option. we live in seville, so we have to get used to it from now until september. otherwise we can't work. so despite the heat, we just have to push through anyway, sandra works and tourism and is used to being our doors for hours, but not under the scorching heat ominously. give it back in also that i went along with that we have our sales staff here on the street and the weather does affect them. but our company makes sure to bring us water all day. so it's not bad. i try to drink a lot of water and stand your air conditioning for a bit. when i can say we, i mean a lot of asi mud air conditioning. isn't an option for every one. maria's embassy, the month of may, has always been cool. but this year it seems, it went directly to summer, but we have to be outside spain's record breaking spring. weather is a result of hot air coming from north africa. scientists say climate change is
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making heat waves more frequent and more intense. and they worn things make it worse. katya locus of the yan al jazeera taliban officials in afghanistan have ordered a female tv presented to cover their faces. while it is part of a growing crackdown on women showing their faces in public, they're hurting us more. if you turn on the evening news in afghanistan, this is the face that will greet you. sonya niecy has presented on tv many times before, but she says, never like this when that, but my mom, how about a presenter must feel totally calm and relaxed during the news to convey the true to the people. but today for the 1st time i experienced a moment where i had to present my program wearing a mask and i wasn't feeling good at all. that last week. tal about officials ordered all women to cover their full bodies when outside the home. then days later,
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they said that applies to women on tv as well. if i had one off on but up this decree is unpredictable for all female presenters, because a slum has not commanded us to cover our faces. every islamic scholar and political figure has opposed this decree. forcing women to cover their faces is a return to a signature policy of the taliban past hard line rule. the taliban said female presenters. it could wear a medical mask instead. regardless, sonya says she feels trapped. i am also brought up on her this. if such decrees are issued and imposed on women than women across afghanistan will be eliminated as we see now that women are being gradually eliminated. if women don't comply, they or their mel guardians could get fired from their jobs or imprisoned taliban leaders had promised to respect women's an girls rights when they re took control of afghanistan last august. but rights groups have voiced can.

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