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al jazeera. america where ever you were. there as president says the new round of u.s. sanctions against his country are a sign of desperation. when you watching al-jazeera live my headquarters here in doha coming up in the next 30 minutes the u.s. administration prepares to lay out its economic plan for middle east peace will explain why palestinians are boycotting the meeting. also mourning in ethiopia funeral services begin for the military chief and a colleague who were killed on saturday. and outrage over the conditions of migrant
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children in a texas facility forces the u.s. to move them. welcome to the program iranian president hassan rouhani has hit back at new sanctions imposed by the united states describing them as outrageous and idiotic president donald trump announces sanctions targeting iran's supreme leader ayatollah ali how many other senior officials on monday trump says this is part of efforts to stop the iran developing nuclear weapons doesn't harney call the move a sign of desperation and his foreign ministry accuse the united states of closing the channel of diplomacy forever. they are suffering from mental disability the white house is afflicted by mental retardation and does not know what to do this means the certain failure and defeat of the united states i do not have any doubt about that from a political viewpoint no white person would do what they're doing these days i feel
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that there is severe frustration and a big confusion among the u.s. leaders and the white house. but u.s. national security advisor john bolton says that all remains open to talks with. president trump yesterday imposed significant new sanctions on iran's supreme leader and other top leadership individuals and entities at the same time the president has held the door open to real negotiations to completely and verifiably eliminate iran's nuclear weapons program its pursuit of ballistic missile delivery systems its support for international terrorism and its other malign behavior worldwide all that iran needs to do is to walk through that open door but as we mentioned the news that actions go way up to the supreme leader ayatollah khomeini like hanna has moved washington d.c. . as promised another round of sanctions against iran these in addition to
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a number already put in place and directed at the country's most senior leaders president trump did not elaborate on the precise nature of the sanctions apart from saying that they would bar the leaders from access to financial instruments i want to thank our military i want to thank all of the people that have been working with me over the last number of months on this there's a lot of restraint has been shown by us a lot of restraint. and that doesn't mean we're going to show in the future no complete details provided by the treasury secretary either but speedman did confirm that some of the sanctions are a direct response to last week's attack on a u.s. drone iran contended the drone had penetrated its space an accusation denied by the u.s. i'm not going to identify which ones or which i've said that some of this was in the works some of this is a result of recent activities deep concern once again expressed by the u.n. secretary general he has urged all sides to show nerves of steel and he is
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continuing to maintain that and he wants to make sure that they. take steps to avoid any further sorts. of provocation one way or the other the u.s. is ramping up its diplomatic actions against iran the secretary of state shuttling through several gulf states including saudi arabia to shore up a wide anti iran alliance but at the same time a carrot of sorts being extended with the stick the white house releasing a statement saying the president has been clear that he's open to the possibility of future talks with iran mike hanna al-jazeera washington. joins us now from tehran and say this all sort of just a confusing war of words between the 2 but the insults really are coming in taken fast as well. yeah that's absolutely correct so hailed this latest round of sanctions have elicited
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a great deal of anger here in teheran it should be noted that the supreme leader occupies a sort of howl of ground when it comes to public life in iran nobody can imagine him being put in a quarter in this way he is an incredibly esteem figure and mr rouhani iranian president hassan rouhani in his speech this morning said sanctioning him was sanctioning a beloved religious leader loved by people all over the world and he called it the act of someone who has lost his mind so let's talk about the fact that you know you've got this scenario from the u.s. who who want to play sanctions on iran and yet they still want to talk to them as well these sanctions they seem impractical in lots of ways and maybe dare i say it symbolic next absolutely correct dissension in of such a senior figure in iran's most senior leader is definitely very very symbolic but
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it does have the practical measure of invoking great anger amongst leaders in teheran and is likely to inflame tensions further and as far as negotiations go albeit symbolic sanctions they are likely to impact how iran may receive any future overtures of talks by the united states they've said all in all of the whole while that they do see these desires for some sort of dialogue with iran as disingenuous coming from washington coming from this white house of u.s. president donald trump and in so far as expected sanctions against jobs or relief that we are expecting later this week iran's president hassan rouhani said that you cannot demand negotiations while you plan on sanctioning the country's top diplomat and it's not just the sanctioning the occurring as well zain i mean you know we talk about this tension in the region the build up of military personnel and hardware i mean all of this is adding to a very complicated jigsaw puzzle which the international community is watching a baby holding its breath on.
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that's exactly right world leaders that are watching these tensions play out between the united states and iran in this region are calling for a deescalation the united nations security council met just yesterday when a 2 hour closed door meeting there were given evidence that the united states says points to iran as being behind attacks on oil tankers recently in the waters of this region and the u.n. body sent a clear message by condemning those attacks on oil tankers but they did not single out iran and they demanded dialogue a call for dialogue between the u.s. and iran to cool tensions but with these new sanctions this time targeting prominent iranian leaders like mr zarif the foreign minister and the supreme leader ayatollah khamenei it is difficult to see how talks or how a cooling of tensions will be possible for the moment we'll leave it as a thanks very much into. president trump's call the deal of the century the
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palestinian leaders have already rejected his plan for ending the israeli palestinian conflict and the 1st part of the u.s. president's proposal will be discussed at a conference in bahrain later on chouse day it aims to secure a 50000000000 dollar investment over the next 10 years but as it pretty reports from the occupied west bank palestinians say financial incentives alone cannot solve a conflict that lasted decades israeli restrictions of palestinian businesses though so tight even salt can sift through the only palestinian salt factory is feeling the pinch palestinian businessman believes his company's problems cannot be solved by economy incentives only the military area so we are restricted in getting any type of permits. to. expand with existing buildings things that we want is not giveaways but actually business opportunities not only does the company need israeli coordination to pump water from the dead sea it also takes him a lot of time and money to export the salt using israeli controlled ports the
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factory that employs $25.00 workers is the only palestinian owned business on the shores of that city and has hardly changed or been improved since it started in the early 1960 s. owners need israeli permission before they can build any structure in this area sometimes they never get it it took 30 years before the go head was given to. the factories the main source of salt for palestinians including many businesses in the occupied west bank like many other palestinian businesses the owner of this food pickle in business says profits could trickle if he had under strict access to land and water as well as free movement of products. israel controls all water supplies in the west bank the palestinian water authority estimates the palestinians can only use 15 percent of their water resources israelis use the remaining 85 percent of former economy minister for the palestinian authority and businessman. says that economy prosperity needs to be in parallel with the
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political process so we don't believe in prismatic series here and there we believe in lifting occupation that that means lifting the siege on the west bank on jerusalem on gaza this will give us the space to grow the space to work in a further restriction to cripple the economy the israeli government restricts palestinians from using 60 percent of the land in the west bank to build factories or anything else in. the core of the crisis goes back to the establishment of the palestinian authority gay sions of the people in yaki territory has been transferred to the palestinian authority at the same time it inherited a weak economy. is or is the doctrine of tax revenues which it collects on behalf of the palestinian authority is at the heart of the authorities financial crisis that's as palestinians coupled with reduced aid from foreign donors as well as the long standing restrictions on businesses further blocks the road to economy
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progress in. the occupied west bank. so who is attending tuesday's workshop and what's expected well actually had palestinian officials are boycotting the event but some business executives could go there israeli officials are attending saudi arabia the united arab emirates egypt jordan and morocco are all sending representatives along with the european union but the e.u. says an economic plan isn't enough to solve the conflict and then has to be a political solution trump is expected to release that part of the plan after the israeli general election in september white house adviser who's leading the u.s. delegation will pitches $15000000000.00 investment and infrastructure plan he says it will. creates more than a 1000000 jobs in palestinian territories and fund projects like water power tourism and medical facilities well be full flying to bahrain he spoke to al-jazeera on the planet as palestinians on the region of opportunity stability so
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right now from unama we're focused on the economic aspects of what could be possible if there is a resolution but what i will say is that you know all of the people i speak to you know they talk about the arab peace initiative and again it was a it was a great effort but if that was where a deal was going to be made a deal would be made a long time ago i think we all have to recognize that if there ever is a deal it's not going to be along the lines of the arab peace initiative will be somewhere between the arab peace initiative and somewhere between the israeli position and we need to think about what are the fundamental things that are underlying an important number one is security right i think the israeli population and the palestinian population and the broader middle east right now cares a lot about have security the more you have security the more you could have freer flow of goods for flow of people i know that's a very big issue for the palestinians they want to be able to move through the borders i think the cost of goods are too high because it takes a long time to get through the borders but there's a direct correlation between the ramping up of terror and the threat to israel and the slowing down of the borders and so you know if we can create an environment where there's actual peace and again peace comes from compromise and we'll figure
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out what the right elements of that are the right time then that is the necessary precondition to be able to implement a lot of the economic reforms that we're going to talk about at this conference. well still ahead here on out is iraq oakley's refugees look for safety in neighboring uganda as finds it continues in the eastern part of that country. and charges are laid in cambodia over saturday's building collapse those stories after the break. hello once again welcome to another look at the international forecast staying fine and dry across the indonesian over the next couple days barely a cloud in the sky here live showers little further north into malaysia the philippines probably seeing the wettest of the weather at present just to the east of luzon we do have a developing tropical system that said we want to keep an eye on but n.c.
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listen to the north of manila we've already seen 180 millimeters affright the past 24 hours those showers those long spells of right now set to continue as we go on through why this day malaysia not too bad on wednesday largely dry will see some wet weather coming into borneo for thursday rain really peping up across the philippines it will be some lively showers there across into china into thailand indonesia on the other hand it stays dry and sunny and it's largely dry and sunny across much of australia at the moment want to shout just creeping over towards the sunshine coast just pushing over towards brisbane high pressure in charge into the southeast and here it is generally try and settle on the cold side 15 celsius or melbourne cool enough i would say as the west is sort of a strike is a go on for the next couple of days ago an area cloud on the right just pushing into southern parts of wy thursday that rain does pop up perth by that stage with a top temperature of 60.
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after years of overgrazing the damage caused to the precious grasslands of chile is being reversed with one of the world's biggest ever conservation projects. they're pretty emblematic of the patagonians that if they're plentiful and they're like this one is when you know that the system is coming back and that they feel no threats and that's why you're are we wild in patagonia on al-jazeera. both about you're watching officer with me so robin a reminder of our top stories iranian president hassan rouhani has hit back at new
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sanctions imposed by the united states describing them as our great just and idiotic he says washington is lying about wanting dialogue with iran that sanctions prove it president trump has also announced measures talking iran's supreme leader ali khamenei and other senior officials on monday is national security advisor says that ain't stopping iran getting nuclear weapons but the door remains open for talks. and white house senior adviser john is set to unveil the 1st part of his middle east plan aiming to bring in billions of dollars of investment to the palestinian territories the palestinians are rejecting the plan saying a political solution is for us a needed. now if you're here is holding a state funeral for 2 generals including its military chief who were killed on saturday prime minister abbott emmert along with the president of joint thousands of mourners the 2 generals were killed as part of a failed rebellion in the northern harder region the man accused of leading that
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attack has been shot and killed ethiopia has declared 3 days of national mourning and flags are being lowered to half staff at all government buildings near harding is following events from the ethiopian capital. the man responsible for the coup attempt in northern ethiopia over the weekend. is dead we just spoke to the prime minister's press secretary she said that the government was trying to capture him and in that process he was shot and killed on monday the coup attempt happened on saturday she said that the prime minister is very much still in control of the government she said that there is a unity both within the government and within the military we know that the division between ethnic lines was a concern and something that the intelligence chief of the military said was the purpose of this coup but the press secretary has confirmed that that is not the case that the government and the military are united we asked her also about prime
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minister of meds interests and ongoing negotiations with trying to find a solution in neighboring sudan she said despite the domestic turbulence of the week and that the international negotiations to find a solution for sudan's government are ongoing the prime minister of a is committed committed to national security as much as he's also committed to region and peace and stability so the whole efforts around trying to bring peace and stability in sudan is also an extension of those efforts that are also within the country we cannot talk about the ethiopian without talking about the neighbors and the regional context as well we also asked her about the internet when it would come back on it's been shut down since saturday the government shut it down in the wake of the weekend's attacks she said that it's a part of the investigation and that the internet needs to stay down until the investigation is complete because it's very much an active situation still so she did not give a timeline as to when that would be restored but did acknowledge that the
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government had shut it down for security reasons she really wanted to drive home the point of unity that the prime minister is in control of the government and that safety and security forces are united even though ethiopia went through a very divisive weekend. tens of thousands of people remain trapped in the east of the democratic republic of congo nearly 300 people have been killed in fighting between rival militias in a 2 d. province in recent weeks the thousands have fled across the lake to neighboring uganda from where catherine saw reports we have been following 14 year old appendage him since saturday after year after the transit center on the shores of lake albert in western uganda from the democratic republic of congo he fled his village in the eastern province of the tori and got separated from his mother for the last all running from a man carrying a machete this is not the 1st time he's faced death in 28 in my father was killed
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in the way that when i saw. that i also i saw with my are you gay. if his relatives don't show up or peggy will be placed with a foster family in this area where congolese refugees have been leaving some for decades this is a refugee settlement area and most of those who are here. who have fled from tory because of the conflict both we talked to said that is not their war at least here they can quite exist no matter the ethnicity the conflict in the 2 it dates back almost 50 years when the lenders were farmers and the hammer harding community for the family land and grazing rights at the height of the violence from 1001950000 people were killed in 80 years some congolese like this young men one island to the other hand say a conflict has been politicized because of among other things minerals in the area
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. that's where we live work together want to fight go to the forests of course mystery to our people. our leaders inciters to fight someone is supporting those people in the form they need to be a proper we completely wiping out the militias. congolese military officials have told us the armed groups they're fighting are well equipped organized and possibly supported by external forces at the settlement in uganda. say they're tired of running and won't return home until they feel safe catherine soil jazeera western uganda. have charged 7 people over saturday's building collapse that killed at least $28.00 people prime minister who visited the site. on monday as search teams continue looking for truck construction workers the unfinished 7 story
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building was part of a recent rush chinese investment in the area wayne hay has moved in bangkok. like most of the development happening in sihanoukville this was a chinese project and most of the people who have now been charged following the collapse of the building that was still under construction on saturday a chinese nationals including the owner of the building and the construction supervisor who have been charged with involuntary manslaughter this is a town that just a few years ago was a sleepy coastal town popular with backpackers but is now being transformed into a gambling town really with at least 70 casinos being built or already completed most of them a chinese projects and the issue generally of chinese investment in cambodia is one that is creating a lot of tension in many communities right around the country there are concerns about land grabs and also poor construction standards so there is a sense that following this tragedy the government will be want to at least be seen
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to be taking swift action. the woman had been found near the u.s. mexican border in texas sweltering heat but border officials moved more than 300 children being held at a remote controls the following reports that they had inadequate food water and sanitation. children taking care of children this is how conditions were described inside this detention center in can texas over 300 migrant children some as young as 2 years old who are being held in this remote border patrol station a team of lawyers inspecting the passivity say the children were covered in filth sleeping cold concrete floors with barely enough food and water to go around we are seeing sick children we are seeing dirty children we are seeing hungry children where sinks children have been separated from their parents and other family members children here within the facility are being separated from their siblings
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which they need to be with their siblings right now we are seeing dirty clothes on them many of them have not been many of them talk about how hungry they are the children were hidden behind the barbed wire fence some locked away for 3 weeks with limited medical attention up to 25 was sick with the flu in one case 3 girls all under age 15 said guards made them look after a sick toddler we really have a dire situation here both because of the unsanitary conditions that these children are being kept in unhealthy facility that's being run there and that's not made for children and the number of children who are being kept there this was not a facility that was even on our radar many of the children came across the us mexico border alone and some with their families but were separated by u.s. border patrol under u.s. law they're not meant to be kept longer than 72 hours. the children have since moved to another temporary facility on the north side of el paso after public outcry it comes after a political debate around the floor a settlement
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a legal agreement that governs how migrant children should be treated in detention in your eyes with a reasonable. definition of kerry last week a lawyer from the u.s. justice department told judges that migrant children do not require certain basic sanitary items you know if you don't have a toothbrush if you don't have if you don't have a blanket it's not. what everybody agreed it may be that for shorter term stay in custody that some of those things may not be required u.s. vice president mike pence has said unsafe and unsanitary conditions are unacceptable migrants have been trying to cross the u.s. border in record numbers seeking safety from violence back home 3 months ago these migrants were held in a makeshift camp under a bridge in el paso texas a few weeks ago others held outside in the summer heat without access to basic services and on tuesday 2 babies a toddler and
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a woman were found dead near the us mexico border due to extreme temperatures $500000.00 have been detained since the start of the year raising concerns of overcrowding in border patrol facilities as politicians tussle to find a solution the numbers continue to rise in mohammed al jazeera. the rebels have blocked a shipment meant to feed at least 100000 families they were agency those last week that have partially suspended its aid probe from barack using what he thinks of diverting some of its food the war in yemen's push millions of people to the brink of starvation and the p. has been feeding more than 10000000 people every month. poverty and a declining population are holding back all damien's rural counties but farmers and even local nair's put the blame on national politicians who they say are only interested in helping their own supporters. more from chicago in northern ireland any. money works from dawn till dusk on his farm in chicago in
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albania as far north near the border with montenegro his only help comes from his son who takes their produce to market but the local population is declining and there are no longer enough consumers to buy sulaimani is produce he's tried exporting it to montenegro which needs it. paranoid only. if we load up a car with tomatoes and pomegranates and try to expose them we were arrested for smuggling a train in jail it's not a montenegrin guard to arrest us it's our own you can export things legally with paperwork but our authorities don't want to do it. only believes it's because she supports the opposition democratic party and the socialists who've been in perth for 6 years don't want to help. chicago suffers the lowest per capita income in albania which isn't already low $4500.00 a year and in the last 6 years it's
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a commie has suffered an estimated $30000.00 people have left the city to go abroad the problem say local officials is political. the mayor says not only is international investment not coming in albanian businesses and leaving intimidated by organized crime which goes largely unchecked by law enforcement or fora to use she says those same tactics of intimidation go all the way to the central government to feel the pressure it is their political pressure every day prime minister office if you do not respect the cell that what what they have affirmed as this edition of the prime minister office of the council of ministers i am going to go off. to go to the prosecutor's office and to say to you after this is that you are not doing this what i am saying and based on that i am going to bring to the table this is not legal that this cannot be seen by
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a politician. mayor daley is trying to stop the exodus of businesses and young people by subsidizing projects like this one which helps local artisans branded souvenirs one of those artisans is not be a chore boy who weaves textiles on traditional looms partly thanks to the project she's now brought 10 other women to form a corporative together they bring in almost $2000.00 a month but their income is still just over half of what it would be in montenegro just 2 kilometers down the road so while the mayor's efforts are helping some people stay here many of the people of god continue to leave jumpstart opal us al-jazeera. it's now 3 members of the international space station have safely returned to earth the trio from canada russia and the u.s. were pulled out of the capsule shortly after touching down in kazakhstan the crew spent 204 days on the space station traveling more than 86000000 miles well they
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came down and this went up over the kennedy space center in the united states space x. has launched its falcon heavy rocket with 24 experimental satellites onboard among the cargo are the for major remains of 152 people whose ashes will remain in the earth's orbit this latest launch as part of space x. is a grand ambitions to bring down the cost of space travel and eventually put humans on mars. you're watching i was there a reminder of our top stories iranian president hassan rouhani has hit back at new sanctions imposed by the united states describing them as outrageous and idiotic he says washington is lying about wanting dialogue with tehran and that the sanctions prove it to a child in. need they are suffering from mental disability the white house is afflicted by mental retardation and does not know what to do. this means the
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certain failure and defeat of the united states i do not have any doubt about that from a political viewpoint no white person would do what they are doing these days i feel that there is severe frustration and a big confusion among the u.s. leaders and the white house president all trump announced the measures targeting iran's supreme leader ayatollah ali khamenei and other senior officials on monday his national security advisor say they're aimed at stopping iran getting nuclear weapons but the door remains open for talks or bolton was speaking at a summit involving the us israel and russia in west jerusalem there russia's security council secretary said that any attempt to present iran as a threat to international security is unacceptable. white house senior adviser jared cushion is set to unveil the 1st part of his middle east plan aiming to bring in billions of dollars in investment to the palestinian territory but palestinians are rejecting the plan saying a political solution is needed 1st ethiopia is holding
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a state funeral for 2 generals including its military chief who were killed on saturday prime minister along with the president of joined thousands of mourners the 2 generals were killed as part of a failed rebellion in the northern region cambodian please of charge 7 people over saturday's building collapse that killed at least 28 people search teams continue to look for trapped construction workers. 2 babies a toddler and a woman have been found near the u.s. mexican border in texas due to sweltering heat that's as border officials there moved more than 300 migrants children being held at a remote control center following reports that they had inadequate food water and sanitation those were the headlines the news hour with peter doppies here in half an hour do stay with us earthrise is next. leaders of the world's biggest economies like gathering in all soka for the g 20 summit with ongoing trade global security and tension in the middle east will the hopes of free trade and reduction of
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