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after week spent rejecting israeli accusations of links to a designated terror organisation. 6 palestinian rights groups went public with accusations of their own and investigation found that 6 iphones, at least 3 of them, belonging to staff from the palestinian and jose had been infected with pegasus spyware. it's a strong feeling to have your privacy violated. even the simplest of things my wife couldn't sleep for 3 days after finding, being extremely worried. our privacy was violated as a family, the children, their pictures are conversations with family and friends. i guess this is so to governments around the world by the israeli company, and so on the license from israel's ministry of defense in recent years, there have been many reports of the spyware being used by authoritarian regimes to target journalists, activists, and politicians. last week, the u. s. blacklisted the company, pegasus is supposed to be blocked from use on israeli or palestinian phones on
monday. and as i said, we cannot confirm or deny the identity of our government customers, as we stated in the past. and as a group does not operate the products itself, the company licenses approved government agencies to do so. last month, 3 days after the investigation into suspected phone hacking began. israel designated all 6 organizations as tara groups, accusing them among other things of funnelling money to the popular front for the liberation of palestine. there was significant pushback from international donors, but this sunday, the israeli army endorsed the move, giving itself the power to shut down offices, confiscate money, and make arrests. the groups are demanding international protection and an investigation into who's behind the spyware attack. that this technology was viewed in these cell phones, but we don't know who was implementing it and what for. and this is why we are calling for more investigation in the case. and in order to find who's responsible
and to try to find him accountable for the relation, the story has emerged on the same day as the washington post published results of an investigation into an israeli facial recognition system known as blue wolf. it said to use a huge database of smartphone images, the palestinians taken by israeli soldiers to target people to detention a. we thought comment from israel on the ledge use of the pegasus spyware on israeli and palestinian phones. but so far, the only response has been from the military, which is denied using pegasus as for the palestinian groups. they say they will continue to operate as normal, despite the heightened risk. hurry for said, i'll just euro ramallah in the occupied west bank. the u. n. is warning the number of people on the edge of famine has risen to 45000000 around the world. the jump is largely down to food security in afghanistan. more than half the population that's about 22000000 people don't know where their next meal is coming from. charlotte bell as reports from campbell,
where agencies say without immediate medical intervention, millions of children may staff to day. ha cody, sunday is one of the busiest food markets in western cobble. the produce comes fresh from farms outside the city prices a cheap the 3 years resume has been here with his wheel bearer. he is a karate one men who for a small fee transport shot his groceries. yet for the last few months, his wheelbarrow has been mostly empty. he says shelters can't afford his services. got a lovely cell forcing lessons. there is no business, he tells his men, we just rolling around. he approaches women. hopefully they may need help and i sent over a follow auntie. do you need a wheelbarrow? he asks, but they walk away or ignore him. but i generally thought i said, i say he's 5 hours into his work day and isn't only 20 since he used to earn about $3.00 a day enough to pay his rent and feed his family. frustrated, he hits home,
he spends his day surrounded by food, but even more frequently returns to his family empty handed. afghanistan's economy is collapsing, under the last government 75 percent of public expenditure came from foreign grants . us and un sanctions made better vap rated upon the tele bonds take over. taliban officials say they need sanctions lifted an aid agencies to return to tackle the problem with little money to go round banks limit with rules. employers comp pay the stuff and result in his family a paying the price. to day they had green tea for breakfast. lunch is darlin bread . they will rush in the leftovers for dinner. must on c no fall as well. i'm so glad our little girl left the hotel on those gun. mr. i used to bring a lot of food to the house before the taliban. but now there is no work and it is
pushing me to even more of a christian and that i'm due to pay $22.00 for rent. but i still owe for last month . and a children's health is getting recruit day by day. they are not lorn, 95 percent of people in afghanistan are not consuming enough food. and more than half about 22000000 people a malnourished some so severely they may not make it through the winter. this is what realist trying to avoid. al jazeera has visited multiple hospitals in recent months. the wards swelling with more children being treated for malnutrition. agency say it's the worse food crisis in afghanistan since records began. they say children are already starving to death. we are looking at 5000000 children who are one step away from starving to do so that serious 5000000 children are going hungry. they do not have food, yes, arriving on bread and the diet that really leave the on getting is not is not
enough to sustain them. real zola doesn't know what to do. he says the pressure is a means the days are getting shorter and he wonders if he and his wheelbarrow bring home just enough for his young family to last the winter. charlotte bellow social 0 couple and david beasley is the executive director of the u. n. world food program, he told us that the situation afghanistan is going to become even more dire in the coming months. we're looking at a country of 40000000 people, whereby now you have 23000000 marching towards starvation. and out of that, almost 9000000 or it famines door knocking away. and as i talk with mothers and fathers who have lost their jobs have no more money, they're selling everything they have. and now the winter months are coming. they don't have heating fuel, they're running out of food. it's not just years of conflict, but also you've had drought economics, deterioration along with coven compounding all of that. and now you've got the
international community because the taliban is taken over freezing all international resources. and that's billions of dollars that normally would be going to teachers and health care workers. and that trickles down, trickles down to the, to men and women who may be cleaning homes are out in the streets and, and i talked to doesn't as dozens of the men and women who just heartbroken, they don't know what they're going to do. i mean, you are already hearing stories of, of women, mothers selling one child to feed the other children in hopes that, that child can be taken care of by another family in it hasn't gotten as bad as this go into yet yet. and the next 6 months are going to be heretic, unless the international community truly unfreezes those assets, so they can pay the teachers. because now students really aren't in school. it's not a girl boy thing as a money thing. and so we're going to need and this is just what's remarkable for us to reach to $23000000.00 people at 50 percent rations now is going to cost
$230000000.00 a month. yes, her communion is holding an emergency making as ethiopia as ye alone. conflict against to grind, rebels intensifies hundreds of thousands of people rallied on sunday in several ethiopian cities in support of government forces battling a rebel advance. the t. p l. f has captured strategic towns along the road, the capital, and threatened to move on, addis ababa? mohammed a doe has moon. we are hearing of increased fighting at is about 350 kilometers, at the very least, away from the capital, addis ababa. if european defense forces will supported by irregular combat on such as them hata militia, some thousands of civilian school picked up arms in response to a whole by prime minister b dot. they all to defend the country. but it came to stop the rebels from coming
any nearer to the capital. so far, government officials are saying the lines of the house and the typical of fighters on their end are saying that they were forced to head towards a dis up by another attempt to break a siege. on the t gray with jim at a siege, they say that's been cut it out by european defense full says something about us. run that the people to guy without enough food and most basic supplies. and they say that they will continue doing that until that siege is broken. the african union pieces a kid at the council is lifting as we speak. they are talking about distortion in ethiopia. and of course, the african union is the key here because it is a considered the organization that is at the front lines and also having its base here. many of the international community filled up. it is best suited to help. and
this conflict diplomatically a rebel group is reported to be taking control of villages in northern keep through in eastern democratic republic of congo. the m $23.00 group is said to be less than 10 kilometers from when a ghana on the border with uganda. hundreds of people are crossing i that to avoid violence. malcolm webb has this update from nairobi. they were defeated squarely by the con. you leave committees army 8 years ago in the m 23 fight. at that time, most of them were fled into uganda and remained that some of the commanders were in the neighboring wonder. and both were wanda and you got there were accused of backing that group by you and investigated the local populations in the areas very much sort of the rwandan in cash and into east in congo. rwanda and you've got to do a denied being involved in this group. we don't know exactly why it's re service again
now important if you haven't communicated anything, hasn't said what it demands or what it's aimed at compared to 8 years ago. the situation is very different into far as the congo leads. army is not nearly as strong as it was at that moment when it had some sanction support from un peacekeepers and in foreign support. it also comes at a time where eastern congo is relatively insecure to other groups. the adf, another one called cadet cottages to the north of this area, have been attacking a lot of towns and villages and ambushing vehicles on the road. in recent years, the areas generally less stable where we don't know how strong in 23 is at this moment with the has any foreign support as it was widely believed to have before plenty more ahead on this news our including i'm featured over here on the ione and coast of green spine about lisa, why amateur sports tourism is injecting millions of dollars and some local economy
vote counting in nicaragua. president ortega is expected to win a poll that the u. s. is calling a pantomime and in sport and unreserved apology for the player at the center of a racism scandal engulfing english cricket ah, the u. s. has rig opened its borders to all vaccinated travelers for the 1st time in 20 months. they can enter with a negative covered test land borders between mexico and canada. have also reopened charity vance is standing by for us on the border crossing in canada. and we'll hear from john, home and shortly on the us mexico border. but 1st, let's go straight to new jersey where gabriel elizondo is at newark airport. hello there. gabriel. you've been witnessing some heartwarming scenes there.
we have and just to give you some examples, his flight start to land here, mostly from europe. we've seen a young brazilian woman that lives here in the state of new jersey. embrace her boyfriend from the netherlands for the 1st time and over a year that was a few minutes ago to help each other for more than 10 minutes. and i said, what's the 1st thing you're going to do now? and they said, now we want to get married. i saw you, young french, women, a group of girlfriends, if you will arrive here, they're here for tourism. they said we haven't been to new york for years, and we just wanted to be here to experience the city again now that it's reopen for or a foreign tourists that are fully vaccinated. and then a really heart warming scene, we saw a woman from a neighboring state of vermont that was here waiting for her boyfriend from france . they haven't seen each other for 22 months, 22 months. and they just were happy to be together as well. this is pretty much
we've been seeing pretty much all morning is twice land here at the airport. foreign tourists account for over $250000000000.00 a year to the economy of the united states. a lot of that comes right here. the state of new york and new york city primarily where about 13000000 foreign tourists visit new york city every year, but not for the last 2 years during the pandemic. essentially when new york shut down. so this is the 1st time that foreign tours can come back to new york for non essential reasons. and we see people reuniting with loved ones. again, both tourists and people just coming to reunite with loved ones that they haven't been able to see for so. so long, this is also going to be a big boost for the new york city economy. that really is the life for the economy in new york city is tourist, primarily foreign tourists who account for about 50 percent of all the spending.
and so this is going to be a big boost for as well. listen, there's a lot of bad news in the world, but certainly today at least here at airports and border crossings. certainly lot of good news as people, again re unite with loved ones after so long. net vision was really beautiful to watch. thank you very much, john. gabriel elizondo rather. alright, let's cross now to john hallman, who is on the us. mexico bought a in tijuana, hello there, john. this reopening will provide a much needed boost for small businesses on both sides of the border. yeah, you're absolutely right. especially actually those on the other side of the border in. 3 san diego, sunny sea to rural, those u. s. border communities that use to this cause of people heading over the buddha from tiquana and of a border towns. immense coat. to spend that money over there were for, it's going ahead, dresses out for food, and especially to go clothes, shopping, and shopping in general. right now, be christmas shopping. you'd say people have started to move here. this is the
busiest border crossing in the western hemisphere. sandy seasonal in tiquana, and before the pandemic, this is what you would see every day, just people going across to do that. things in the united states, very cross border community that hasn't happened for a year and a half. now it started back up again. have a look at what people are saying about like pick one are in our pool. mm. a monday, sunday. see through the biggest lamb border crossing in the western hemisphere. went back to something like normal. the pandemic restrictions u. s. a placed on its southern border with mexico were finally east for international trade that weren't me much met, screws mighty board of factories. the michaela thought us had already been allowed to cross the good since the u. s. for the past year. but it's the so called non essential travelers, mits can locals and tourists who have now been cleared to visit, as long as they're fully vaccinated. in is,
is one of many and tiquana counting down the days. the 1st thing i'm going to do is cross credit with my kids and they will pretend due to the vaccination for them. it makes the call. we don't have that opportunity. then many people in your family as well. the old friends that have been waiting for the opportunity to cross the border. whatever reason, as well, seeking glad. yes, of course. all of my friends want to go shopping and many people who have family. they want to see them again and have the life we had before. it's really exciting. a california is border businesses will be like to see them again to without limits . can customers hundreds close down during the pandemic. but in tiquana, it's been quite the opposite. restaurants have benefited from americans heading across the dine in the country where restrictions are not strict people. i think we're tired of eating home and they start coming over here to the
one because they're free to see over here what the now so you and the restaurant twos are hoping the us visitors will keep coming and the locals won't abandon them. now they're free to head to the state. there will be a 50 percent increase in traffic heading across the border. tiquana authorities believe the many waiting on the streets or intent for the chance to cross won't be able to join. that rush is the camp of asylum seekers who want to get into the united states to be easing of the time demick restriction. i'm going to make any difference for them. and it's a reminder, the cove it isn't. the only issue is that there's also migration and it will continue to be so even when the pandemic is long gone, these people are stuck at the only crossing point. the us in p wanna which remains
closed while the rest of the border gets moving. hey, so this is actually something interesting. what we see behind us is, are the people or the white shirts, or officials from mexico's migration institute, a bit here. wherever information is to chic, but my grants basically all driving cars over to the united states were being cause be driven in the united states mon, claiming of soil of when that go on the other side. so it's just, this is a usual, those amount of migration officials wouldn't usually be on this buddha. so it's just another sign that the complications are supposed of opening up. and as we sit in the piece, the, the, the fact, but even with the pie because long gone, this border is going to be complicated for a long time ahead. no, by migration, the big an issue here. people best brit from latin america and beyond. the want to get to what i see is the probably slab united states. thank you for breaking that down for us in john holman. that live in net towanna. it's bringing charity vance,
who is on the border crossing in white rock of british columbia. hello, they jodie, how canadians feeling about the bordering company? you know what it is actually a little bit of a giddy experience here at the p search crossing. we are literally at the international boundary between canada and the united states. the p search represented here it's an iconic visual of this western most to mainland and canada land border crossing. and as you can see, there are people lining, there's actually a news crew interviewing a couple on the other side as it cars are headed south for the 1st time for non essential travel to the united states. and they have a sign that says welcome back. friends and people are driving by and, and honking their horns and, and there is a steady flow of traffic. canadians certainly looking forward to being able to head south again to the united states and enjoy that non essential visit to connect with loved ones and friends, or perhaps visit properties south of the border. now, as,
as mentioned in the other reports today, here with the reopening of the us border crossings. there is that element of economics and the travel to and from and 90 percent of canadians live within a 150 kilometers of this. the longest international land border that is shared with the united states, many, many people travel to the us just for a day trip, just to do some shopping or perhaps fill up the car with inexpensive, inexpensive gasoline going to the united states now double vaccinated. that's all you need to be able to say i am double vaccinated and perhaps show the paperwork to prove it. not necessarily have that in hand going north. however, even returning canadians need to have a p, c, r test the test that can take a day or even to, to get results from that is the very specific scientific test. now that is proving to be worrisome and concerning. and in some instances, unaffordable for canadian,
certainly those who might go down for a day stressful for travelers and it does hit the wallet, it is in and around $200.00 us to get a p c r test that then must be shown at the border proven to have been taken within 72 hours of arriving at the border crossing and then making it back into canada. so it is a bit of a process still in the canadian government is working on that is we'll see how those logistics unfold. thank you very much, jody vance. live for us at the board of a, in british columbia preliminary results shown nicaraguan president daniel ortega is on track to win a 4th consecutive term in office. the united states has called the election a pantomime. most of the opposition has been barred from running and some members even arrested. a latin america editor, listen human is live for us in costa rica with the latest. hello there, lucia. what's been the reaction to these early results given this election has been
so widely criticized? absolutely. it has been criticized for on so many levels, including the fact that independent observers and foreign journalists such as ourselves, we're not allowed. we were barred from going into nicaragua to oversee and cover these elections. now the, the preliminary results from the government give president ortega something like 75 percent ah, of what we're having one with 75 percent of the votes. and the question really hasn't been whether he would win the election, but rather whether he had actually seized the election. and that is what we are hearing of from many, many governments around the world who have been quick and very harsh in their, in their, their observations. of these elections, for example, the united states has already not only said that it won't recognize these elections, but also that it will impose stronger sanctions on the ortega government of the
european union, as said the same latin american countries from chile to here in costa rica have said they will not recognize that government either, but the real question is, what is going to happen next? and how would that impact what is already in increasing flow of migrants outside of nicaragua and increasing i shall lose save, lack of hope that things will change any time in the near future on the part of the nicaraguan people. who, according to the latest gallop poll, oppose daniel ortega, at least 80 percent of the population. and lucille has, have we heard from ortega himself? has he reacted to any of these criticism? yes, he has heated factors. shortly after he voted, he said that the election had been fair, clean democratic. he lashed out at the united states and others whom you say are,
he says rather are supporting those whom he calls terrorists and that includes the 7, excuse me. we're going up to this gentleman to get out of the way that includes 7 of the most competitive presidential candidates who were imprisoned so that they could not run. now there has been one government that actually to that have been very quick to come. however, to president ortega defense, that is president nicholas my loot of venezuela, which you would have expected, but also the russian government, which earlier today issued a statement by the foreign minister saying that it rejects and condemns the claims by the united states government. that this was election was a hoax. it'll be interesting to see what happens in the coming days and weeks. thank you very much. lucy newman live for us in costa rica. still ahead on al jazeera former us president. barack obama warns of a dangerous lack of urgency in climate tools. we'll have the latest from the summit
in glasgow, whatever. and in sportive people day in the race, to win the formula one will championship all those details and more coming up a little later. i well, the rainy season has star cindy around the gulf. and i recorded that probably 2 or 3 days of rain and for the few showers on tuesday might be the 1st of those, particularly ran the emirates and possibly amount maybe, but not very likely in qatar or bahrain, but is more of a breeze picked up here you notice so and to set you on degrees as a maximum by days, bit cooler is normal. now if you follow that line of chows up through iran, the top end of it is a bit of wind to not much, but some snow falling on the hills, maybe of afghanistan. beyond that,
it's fairly fine back down to the 28 and it's still quite warm on 11 time coast as well. well, there is a change coming. watch what happens in the caspian still cold air coming out of western asia. this is really a winter front to get it's been going down going up. it's not really progressing. that's got a strong wind across the caspian, the lowest those likely on the caucasus mountains. and then you'll find snow falling for the cyrus in as by john iran. and there be some thunderstorms, probably of rain may be of hail on the coast, north of iran, and possibly in to run itself west. that all things are quiet as you've already seen. in africa and tropical africa does not that much in the way a shower ballast in, kenny, just a few nor u. d. r congress, but the republic of congo angola, it does look wet. ah . in the vietnam war, the u. s. army used to heidi toxic, had the side with catastrophic consequences. agent orange was the most destructive
incident chemical warfare. a decade later, the same happened in the us state of oregon. these helicopters flying over the rigs, bringing something they didn't even see the case. the 2 women are still fighting for justice against some of the most powerful forces in the world. the people versus agent orange. one al jazeera who's going to win that is a tough one. to be honest, i'm happy if they're happy, what the drivers know them. and them and they get to make so everyone knows exactly what's happening live and exclusive. that's true. so we could just focus on the weight. ah, as hale sat space to deliver your vision. lou.
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