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>> announcer: this is al jazeera. ♪ welcome to the news hour live from al jazeera's headquarters in doha i'm richelle carey. we have extensive coverage of the iran nuclear deal. the break through came after years of talks in exchange for lifting sanctions. >> i will veto any legislation that prevents the successful implementation of this deal. >> president obama lends his support and warns the u.s. congress it would be irresponsible to walk away from
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the deal but not everyone is welcoming this agreement. the israeli prime minister benjamin netenyahu says the zeal an historic mistake. >> the world is a much more dangerous place today than it was yesterday. >> also fighters loyal to yemen's president in exile recapture the airport in the city of aden. and in sport the world's most lucrative cricket league faces an uncertain future after a corruption investigation. ♪ finally after years of negotiations world powers have reached an agreement with iran on limiting its nuclear activity. in return crippling international economic sanctions will be lifted. let's take a look at what is included in the deal. the accord continues what is
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being described as a snapback plan that means sanctions will be restored within 65 days if iran does not comply with its terms. u.n. missile sanctions will stay in place for eight more years, tehran will also have the right to challenge a request to visit nuclear facilities. bans will be lifted on all fields including investment in oil, gas, and aviation. and will retine the right to enrich some uranium but not enough to make a nuclear weapon. >> reporter: an historic deal one that the key players say will limit the threat from a nuclear iran. >> today is an historic day. >> reporter: but it's an agreement that will further anger opponents who say it's a dangerous and historic mistake. it was iran's foreign minister, and the most senior e.u. foreign
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policy official that announced the deal. >> we are reaching anning a a -- agreement that is not perfect for everybody, but it is what we could accomplish. >> it is a decision that can open the way to a new chapter in international relations and show that diplomacy coordination cooperation, can overcome decades of tensions and confrontations. i think this is a sign of hope for the entire world, and we all know that this is very much needed in these times. >> president obama was quick to react, making it clear that if congress tries to block the deal, he will act. >> i am confident that this deal will meet the national security interests of the united states and our allies sorry veto any legislation that prevents the successful implementation of
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this deal. >> reporter: immediately after the u.s. president spoke, his iranian counterpart followed suit. he hailed the deal as a new chapter between iran and the international community. >> translator: the implementation of this agreement is the beginning of a test. if it is implemented perfectly and precisely each step can gradually put an end to mistrust. >> reporter: the deal will now move across the atlantic to the u.n. security council which is expected to ratify the deal as early as next week. >> james bayes is there in vienna, and has been for quite sometime, and we appreciate your james. he joins us now live. the iranian president says that this would be a good deal if it is implemented precisely. obviously that is the key, implementation. there are still a lot of things that could go wrong. >> there are a lot of things
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that could go wrong, and there are many forces out there that don't want to see this deal succeed. it's not popular in the region there are a lot of people in the arab world who don't like this deal, and in israel the voices against this deal are very very ferociously against it. but those here say this is a important deal dealing with the specific issue of iran's nuclear program, which in the last ten years or so has taken iran to a situation where the west was going to go to war to destroy its nuclear facilities. earlier on in an interview with al jazeera, the e.u.'s representative said that on other issues this could be very beneficial. >> i'm convinced that the
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political will of the iranian leadership is there to try to use this window of opportunity we have to build trust in -- in a constructive way. iran now has an historic opportunity to show constructive engagement and readiness to play positive role in the region. it has been already the case in one important crisis in iraq months ago, almost one year ago. we worked together with iran to encourage the government to become inclusive and take everybody on board, and that was an important step. iran has the potential to use its influence in the region in a way that conflicts can be solved and diplomatic can win over confrontation. >> james there has been so much talk about the potential for what this deal can mean. and president barack obama made
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it clear that this was about implementation. could anyone envision a time when there could be trust between iraq and the united states if this goes according to plan? this >> well you just have to look back at the history and remember the iranian revolution was 36 years ago. 36 years of hostility and mistrust. there is no way that anyone can describe yet as iran and the u.s. and western partners as allies or friends. but this deal has the potential to change the dynamic, and that's why i think those who are definitely enemies of iran are so concerned about a repositioning of regional relations. this is clearly, i think an historic moment. there is no doubt this is one of those historic turns points in the history of iran.
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>> and obviously a turning point in which direction depends on which camp you are on james bayes thank you. here is more of what u.s. president barack obama had to say about the agreement. >> because of this deal we will for the first time be in a position to verify all of these commitments. that means this deal is not built on trust. it is built on verification. inspectors will have 24/7 access to iran's key nuclear facilities. iran will have access to iran's entire nuclear supply chain. it's uranium mines and mills, and centrifuge manufacturing and storage facilities. this ensures that iran will not be able to divert facilities from known facilities to covert ones. some of these measures will be in place for 25 years.
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inspectors will be able to access any location. the organization responsible for the inspections will have access where necessary, when necessary. that arrangement is permanent. >> let's get more on the american reaction from alan fisher who is live for us from washington, d.c. specifically reaction from american legislators. so what are you hearing? >> reporter: i have been speaking to bob corker who is a very big deal when it comes to how this process will unfold. just in the last few minutes he has been standing here telling me he approached this whole deal from a skeptical position. he believes the iranians got everything they wanted and barack obama hasn't been able to land the prize he wanted. when i said isn't this just real politics? he got the deal he could in he said we're going to go through it line by line check all 107
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pages of this document and then we'll ask for a vote then we'll make a decision. and he's not put off by the threat of a veto from barack obama. that view is also supported by the speaker of the house. he believes that barack obama did not deliver the deal that he had initially promised. >> the outset of the iran negotiations, the obama administration said that a good deal would affirm that iran does not have the right to enrich. they also said that keeping sanctions in place until iran met concrete verifiable standards, and they believe that they had to stop the drive for a nuclear bomb. the president has abandoned all of those goals, and that's why the deal that we have out there, in my view from what i know thus far is unacceptable. it's going to hand a dangerous
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regime billions of dollars in sanctions relief while paving the way for a nuclear iran. this isn't somebody democrats or republicans. it's about right versus wrong. and we'll do everything we can to get to the details, a if it's as bad of deal as i think it is at this moment we'll do everything we can to stop it. >> speaker boehner says this is not just a partisan issue. the criticism didn't necessarily fall strictly along party lines. >> that's right. but it's a line that the republicans are going to paint over the next few days that this isn't about republican or democrat. how difficult is this to balance? take a look at the two two most recent polls. the people of america believe it would be good for iran but 55%
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of americans in another pole say they don't trust iran. so that's the big gap that has got to be jumped here. the fact that in one hand they are saying we want a deal but we don't trust the people we are doing the deal with. barack obama says no matter what happens he will veto if there is any chance that the bill put forward would jeopardize this deal. they would have to come up with an override vote. recently 150 democrats have said they are behind what the president is trying to do in iran, so overriding the veto would be incredibly difficult, and i think barack obama knows that. there are those here who say look, this really needs to be gone through in detail. we have 60 days to look through it, pull it apart, see where the flaws are, and then we'll vote. and the people saying that are both republicans and democrats. >> all right.
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alan, thank you. the deal with iran comes after decades of condemnation and sanctions over its nuclear program. since 1970 it has been party to the treaty on the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons. but in 2006 it announced it would enrich its program and its program sped up significantly. iran has already maintained its nuclear development is for peaceful purposes. let's speak now to richard nephew, a former u.s. state department official who served as lead sanctions expert for the u.s. team negotiateing with iran. did the u.s. give up too much for this deal? >> no i don't think so. i think at the end of the day, we're going to find that this was a fair and balanced compromise of the two interests of the two sides. >> okay. is there any room for adjustment
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along the way, for the deal? >> well i think the deal itself is probably locked at this point. i mean you have had a very long process of negotiation between the two sides. they have extended. they found as many compromises as they could. so i think at this point if there were to be modifications it would be very difficult, and i think you would find that the irans would claim they are being mislead. >> let me be more pointed about what i was asking. suppose down the road as this plan is implemented is there a possibility of coming back to the table if this deal is not working? >> sure. that is provided for in the text and as part of real politics. if we were to find in years ten 12, 13, 14 that the iranians are
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dramatically expanding the size of their program, there would be an opportunity to take it back up with iranians and if they didn't address those concerns they could go down a different path. but the hope here certainly the hope of the obama administration, is that this is a new day, and the iranian government is going to take steps to address concerns and keep its nuclear program in check. >> a new day in what way? what are you hopeful for about this deal? >> i think basically two things. first the iranian government has seen that extraordinary pressure can be applied to it. and the iranians have hoped over the course of the last ten years that they could break sanctions apart through clever diplomacy. and that didn't work. it was becoming something that the economy could not surmount and it causing real political
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problems in the country. but by providing sanctions relief it is hoped that the broader economic implication of iran and its improved opportunity for the population will make the consequences of backing away from the agreement all that much more consequential. so at this point the iranians have seen the worst of what could happen but also some sense of what the consequences are. >> thank you. more on iran including reaction from israel coming up in just a bit. also ahead, this resort town has now turned to a refuge for families escaping the fighting in iraq. and react to the bailout agreement with the e.u. in greece calling it humiliating. and in sport, the favorite
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gets his first look at the course. the u.n. says the civilian death toll during three months of war in yemen is now more than 1600. forces loyal to the president in exile have captured an international airport from houthi rebels. they have also taken over the city's police headquarters. aden has seen heavy fighting for weeks now. also firefighters are struggling to put out a huge blaze in an oil refinery. they are calling on the saudi-lead coalition to help. houthi fighters have been blamed for shelling the facility. -- civilians have been forced to flee the area. can you put in to perspective for us what is happening with the airport. >> very very quick action by
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the prohadi, saudi allied militants or fighters in aden right now. last night, three warships were coming very close towards the yemeni waters. some authority these were ground troops, but they were military enforcements that helped the fighters take over large areas of aden very quickly. since 10:00 in the morning they took over 40% of the area. including the airport. so the houthis are retreating a bit, but we do expect the houthis to regroup again and start attacking. they did not seem to be a very quick war, or quick clashes, so yes, there are saudi gains or pro-saudi fighter gains on the ground, but i was informed just 20 minutes ago that houthis are now regrouping and will start
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intensive attacks on the areas where they evacuated just hours ago. >> what is happening with the humanitarian situation on the ground since that truce really did not hold? has anyone been able to get aid in to people? >> it's a tragedy. unbelievable. millions of people are suffering. aden is the most suffering as of now. the city is mostly now a ghost town because of the humanitarian crisis. the health issues. poverty, lack of water resources. very little a -- aid has been able to enter aden. i would say less than 3% of the yemeni population have received aid over the last three months from international organizations or from charities. so very very slow movement on the ground and the ongoing war and the lack of ceasefire is
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playing a strong role in not allowing the aid to reach the people. and this is why many are resorting to joining militant groups, because they say it's the only way to gain financial resources. >> the situation continues to spiral out of control. thank you very much. the greek parliament has to ratify monday's bailout deal with the european union by wednesday. but within the prime minister's own party are in open revolt over the agreement. it proposes new austerity measures? exchange for the bailout. >> reporter: for the greek prime minister the hard part as now begun. the deal has given greece a bloody nose. the foreign minister was to persuade members of the ruling
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party. they were elected to reject austerity. but on wednesday their mp's will be asked to support more of it. the challenge looks achievable getting these very difficult laws through parliament by wednesday night. with his own party, he has a bigger problem. leftest factions are now in open revolt. and the fact that he appears to have made such a comprehensive u-turn will damage his credibility. outside parliament the loyalists repeat mr. tsipras's line that this is the least bad option. >> translator: i repeat that what is important today is that the government gives an answer to the coup and that the country is saved economically. >> reporter: economically things have never been worse. businesses close daily. this brother and sister running their furniture business are
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clinging on but customer confidence has disappeared. >> now they are afraid to spend some money to -- to purchase a new chair, or a new desk. or even starting a business to take some furniture to purchase office furniture, chairs sofas, and everything. >> reporter: how much have you sold in the last month? >> nothing. >> reporter: wednesday's laws will pass, and the detailed negotiations for a third bailout will go forward, but the government here is creaking. civil service workers plan a 24-hour strike to show their displeasure. to keep following the orders from his creditors, tsipras may need a stronger coalition.
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let's get more now on the iran nuclear deal. russia is a key ally of iran. here is the russian foreign minister's reaction to the agreement. >> translator: with regard to the arms embargo, we along with china called for it to be among the first restriction measures to be lifted but our iranian colleagues agreed to the compromise, because the west initially insisted on keeping the arms embargo for eight or even ten years. in the end a compromise has been reached, which we supported along with china, baring in mind that iron was fine with it. within a five-year period arms delivery to iran is possible. emma hayward has more now. >> this deal has been welcomed
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by russia with vladimir putin saying the world can breathe a sigh of relief. he said the partners made a hard choice. his foreign minister said he hoped arms delivery to tehran will be possible within the next five years if approved by the u.n. and he has been involved in this whole process, going back and forth between moscow and wherever the talks have been taking place. pressing for a deal. pressing for sanctions to be lifted, and that is because russia and iran are allies. they are good friends, and share concern elements of foreign policy. and we expect to see cooperation between the two sides increased. of course if iran comes on to the energy market that could be competition for russia, but for now at least, i think here in russia, there is relief that this deal has finally been done. robert kelly is a former
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director of the international at tonic energy agency and joins us from vienna. what does implementation look like when inspectors are actually ready to go visit these facilities? >> the inspectors are going to go to the nuclear facilities and have been going there for years. they have been going to these critical ones now for about 18 months without any difficulty. they will ensure that the iranians are not enriching uranium beyond a certain point. and they will be able to show that the plutonium program if there was one, is completely gone. >> iran has to be notified ahead of time right? >> no, no. they are going on a daily basis now. you can't get much busier than that. some of the facilities they'll
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make arrangements in advance, but these are facilities of a pretty low concern as far as any clandestine program goes. the issue that has been raised that is kind of a red herring is going to places like universities or a military factory. in that case there is going to have to be negotiation about going. so it has to be done on a case by case basis. >> it seems like a monumental responsibility staffing wise and money wise. so who does that fall upon? >> that's a question that people have been raising since it was the e.u. [ inaudible ] plus three that negotiated this zeal. some people think they ought to pay for it individually. that's a political decision to be made but it isn't really that huge of an increase. they are already going in these places, and have been for 18 months. it's a well established process and they will only be adding a
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few new tasks. the amount of inspection that is going on is respectable. there's only one place in the world that gets more inspections and that's japan. the inspector's job is to look at the nuclear materials that iran is producing and ensure that there are very small quantities of nuclear material. that's their job. the inspectors have no responsibility whatsoever to run around the country and look for production. that's a function of intelligence agencies and others. the inspectors are there to verify that the nuclear materials are under control. >> and that's why we call upon you for clarification. we appreciate it very much. >> enjoyed talking to you. >> thank you. when we come back we'll go live to jerusalem for more
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and you can find it on al jazeera america. take a look at the top stories here on al jazeera. foreign ministers from iran and six word powers have announced a nuclear deal in vienna. the deal curves the nuclear program in exchange for relief from crippling sanctions. u.s. president barack obama says the agreement is based on a very indication not trust, and warned congress he will veto any legislation that prevents the successful implementation of this deal. the iranian president said it was never iran's intention to build a nuclear bomb and lifting sanctions would boost the economy. the israeli prime minister
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benjamin netenyahu has strongly criticized the agreement. our correspondent has more. >> reporter: hours before iron's nuclear deal with global powers was even formally announced, israeli prime minister benjamin netenyahu made a televised statement denouncing the agreement. this -- >> this is a bad mistake. >> reporter: he made a second address later in the day, after reviewing the deal, and his criticisms were even more pointed. >> the world is a much more dangerous place today than it was yesterday. >> reporter: he is under increasing pressure by opposition politicians at home who blame him of failing to prevent the deal. they say he strained ties with u.s. president barack obama. >> after say ten years obama will not be the president, probably two or three presidents
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will be in place during this period of time. to what extent are they going to be committed to stop iran if iran tries to go nuclear? we don't know. >> reporter: israelis were nearly universal in their criticism. >> now they are going to get all of the money, and fund even more terrorism. >> iran just like north korea cannot be trusted, and i hope the u.s. congress the house of representatives, and the senate will go over this agreement very carefully. >> reporter: the united nations congress has 60 days to review the agreement. netenyahu will likely use that time to pressure his political allies in the republican and democrat parties to reject it. but president obama has already said he will veto any deal that would block the deal. the agreement has achieved a
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rare show of political consensus here in israel. politicians from across the spectrum have criticized the deal saying any kind of iranian nuclear program poses an exosen shall threat but with the accord all but certain to hold there's very little they can do about it. the u.s. presidential hopeful and former secretary of state hillary clinton has been speaking on the nuclear agreement. >> this agreement will have to be enforced vigorously recentlessly, we have in the agreement the access for inspections and the transparency that was absolutely necessary. but we have to treat this as an ongoing enforcement effort which i certainly strongly support, and as president would be absolutely devoted to ensuring that the agreement is
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followed. >> oil prices have fallen sharply after news of the deal emerged. the markets are concerned about oversupply. crippling sanctions have had a huge impact on iran's oil industry in the last four years. consider just the european union which went from buying 600,000 barrels a day to almost zero. with the return to the oil market, it will not be simple. >> reporter: remember those old western films the ones with oil rushing out of the ground from these pumps? think of that as a metaphor for what could happen when iran re-enters the global oil market. we have already 30 million barrels of oil ready to go. and then oil production cranks back up again. perhaps back to the $2 billion a
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day it was selling back in 2007. >> generally a million barrels is expected to come back on the market once sanctions permit it to. how quickly that comes back on is the question. generally it's acknowledged between six months and to 12 months from a production point of view but of course they have a lot of oil in storage which could immediately come on the market. so the expectation one sanctions are agrees and exports could reconvene, prices could see a downward spiral again, unless saudi arabia or other major producers in opec for example facilitate the return of iran by pulling back some of their production. >> so more oil equals lower oil prices. that will put pressure on shale oil producers in the u.s. but
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for iran any increase in revenue will be welcome. the entire economy has contracted around 20% compared to before the latest sanctions, and $80 billion in foreign currency that has been frozen. oil used to make up 20% of iran's gdp, it has the fourth largest proven reserves in the world. a deal in vienna is the difference between more economic pain or potential prosperity. >> the professor of applied economics at john hopkins university joins me now from baltimore. what does this mean for the average iranian? economically? we have been talking a lot about businesses but what about the people individually? >> well individually it's a great day for free markets and free trade, so that's a big plus. and -- and this means a
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pocketbook issue for most iranians. within three years, i think their per capita income in iran will increase by about a third. so you -- you go from a little under $5,000 per capita to something a little over $6,000 per capita so it's a lot of money in the pocketbook. >> so you are saying the time horizon could be three to five years. this isn't something that people are going to feel immediately? >> i think they will feel the numbers that i just gave you are out three years. by the end of the three-year period, their income will be about a third higher on a per capita basis than it is right now. but the main thing is the idea of free markets and free trade and a huge confidence shock that will come into the economy and start really changing the whole properspective that anyone in iran has.
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and when you look at it. rouhani has already really laid the ground work for really a takeoff, because in 2012, inflation was about 200% per annum, they were hyper inflating. now the inflation rate is about 15.5%, by next year it will go down to 10%. so that's also something people feel. and if you look at something called the misery index, the top five countries on the misery index are now at the end of 2014 were venezuela argentina, syria, ukraine, and iran. well iran will be eliminated from that top five list and the calculation of misery will go down significantly for ordinary people in iran. >> okay. steve hanky professor of applies economics at johns hopkins university. professor hanky thank you very
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much. >> thank you. iraqi forces have suffered heavy losses after launching its new offensive against isil. at least 81 soldiers and pro-government fighters have been killed in attacks. four civilians were also killed. isil fighters targeted military positions and residential areas. shias, sunnis and government forces are all involved. the army says it has made some gains and is moving towards the capitol which fell to isil to months ago. a new u.n. report says nearly 15,000 people have been killed in iraq. it adds that 30,000 others have been injured. jane arraf has traveled to anbar province where more than 20,000 people have sought refuge in a makeshift champ. >> reporter: this used to be iraq's nicest holiday resort.
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less than an hour's drive from baghdad, a generation of iraqis holidayed here off it was built in the 1980s. but with fighting in anbar province over the past year it has become a refuge of last resort. for 24,000 iraqis trapped by the conflict. and they are still coming to what aid officials describe as the worst displacement camp in iraq. this man says almost 200 families have arrived over the past two days. he doesn't have much to give them. >> translator: in addition to being displaced, there are nory nory -- no resources. this camp is far away from the cities. it's very difficult to reach here. >> reporter: a $15 million project to restore the hotel started and stopped three years ago, leaving only the roofs and walls. there are people living where every. this is actually a disco.
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nine families live in it now. the hotel had an in door and outdoor swimming pool cinema restaurant, tennis courts a boat launch. it was considered one of the nicest hotels in the middle east. a lot of people who have taken refuge here used to come on vacation. the former five-star hotel is now six storiesover misery. most residents are from fallujah. they have lived here for more than a year without running water or electricity. this family came here 18 months ago. when he has money he pays for power from a generator. when the children get sick from the heat and the dirt eye water, he say there's no medical care. >> translator: there was no other place we could go. there are people who have dollars. they go to erbil or outside of
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iraq. only the poor come here. >> reporter: but the latest arrivals are even worse off. this man and his family walked seven hours through the desert after mortar bombs hit their neighborhood. they have been here for three days. there's only one mattress. everything here is so expensive. they rely on charity for food. but it's when ali recalls happy memories with his friends that he breaks down. all of that is gone. he says. he says in other countries people dream of big achievementings -- achievements. iraqis just dream of security. for many here it's a painful reminder of how quickly things fall apart. iran mp's have allowed president paul to run for a
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third term. they back the measure after almost 4 million people signed a petition asking him to stay on as president. the referendum could now take place asking rwandans whether to abolish the two-term limit. a general election is expected in 2017. the prison in mexico where drug lord joaquin guzman has been fired. the government is offering a reward of $3.8 million for information leading to guzman also know as el chapo to broke out of a maximum security prison on saturday. the number of new hiv aid cases has halted and reversed in many countries. erika wood has more on what the report has to say. >> reporter: in the year 2000 fewer than three quarters of a million hiv aids sufferers were
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on antiretroviral drugs. back then the epidemic was spreading fast. some governments refused to acknowledge live aids was a problem. since then attitudes have changed, and 15 million people are now receiving arv's. an estimated 7.8 million people's lives have been saved. >> it is also prevention. [ inaudible ] when it is followed properly and started early can reduce by more than 96% new infection. so it's key. this achievement, we have been able to share with the world, is one of the best achievements the global solidarity has been able to demonstrate. >> reporter: receiving antiretroviral medication means getting an hiv diagnosis is no
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longer a death sentence. and it also stops transmission of the virus from mother to baby. this is one of those success stories. >> translator: i went to the hospital because i wanted to have children free from hiv. i followed up my treatment to assure myself and to be a role model for others. i'm very happy that my children with free from the virus. >> reporter: the u.n. says educating women is an important step to ending hiv aids. giving a girl a basic education means she is three times less likely to contract the virus. while a 35% decline in new hiv aids diagnosises worldwide is something to celebrate, the u.n. reports indicates there is still 19 million people who don't have access to arv drugs. the u.n. says it needs more funding to step up its fight against the virus. >> if we stop now, and become
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complacent we will see a rebound of this epidemic. >> these drugs are a tiny sfrung r -- fraction of the cost they were at the turn of the century, but making it cheaper still will improve patients lives. there's now a new aim, to end the aids epidemic by 2030. still ahead on al jazeera, nasa spacecraft makes its closest approach to pluto, and the climax of a decade-long journey. and in sport, we'll hear what tiger woods has to say about his chances of success at the up coming world championship. ♪
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>> about the size of a grand piano, nasa's new horizon probe was launched in 2006. it has taken since then to reach its goal the dwarf planet pluto. >> this spacecraft a few years back went past jupiter to get a gravity pull to increase the speed. and we got very nice images from
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jupiter, so this will resolve to [ inaudible ] of about 50 meters only inside to the surface of pluto. we don't know what we will see. >> reporter: traveling at a thousand kilometers a minute the craft's cameras and scientific instruments have already sent back surprising images instead of being gray pluto appears to have a red and orange surface. >> we have seen these crazy black and white patterns and we have seen a lot of circular things that we're wondering are those craters or something else. we saw circular features on triton that are not craters, but right now we're having an awful lot of fun just speculating. >> reporter: it will continue its journey into a region known as the kuiper belt.
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>> it is going through the very ages of the proper solar system where the materials of the planets change from rock and gas to ice. and this is -- pluto is the first of these objects that have been discovered, and we know very little about it and in this kind of objects, we find -- or we expect to find a little bit more evidence of the pristine material out of which the solar system and the earth, of course was formed 4.5 -- more than 4.5 thousand million years ago. >> reporter: radio signals already take more than four hours to reach earth. making communication slow and difficult. it is an ongoing problem for the scientists as the probe goes deeper. all right time for all of the sport of the day with andy. >> thank you so much richelle. two teams look set to be
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suspended from the world's most lucrative cricket league. a panel appointed by india's top court has recommended the two teams be banned from the indian premier league for two years. officials have those teams have been found guilty of illegally betting on matches during the 2015 season. >> cricket is not any other game or sporting activity, it is passion for millions of people. it is really hard to measure these harm these officials have caused to the sport and the league and the game in particular. >> reporter: now the league will be reduced to just six teams. they will do all it can to
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protect its value of around $3.5 billion. it's value in the illegal betting world is even greater, though. it's estimated has the $2.5 billion is staked on every match despite gambling being against the law in india. on the pitch, though it's the league where the majority of world's best players head for. and indian cricket writer says despite the ruling it's likely the 2016 ipl will go ahead as scheduled. >> the cricket board will do whatever it can to reorganize so we do have a tournament in eight or nine month's time. so much of the cricket economy is tied in with the moneys that come in through the ipl, whether it's broadcast revenue or sponsors. so i think that there's too much stake for them to just let it go quietly. [ inaudible ] has been fired as russia's national manager.
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he had been one of the highest paid football coaches in the world, earning more than $11 million a year. he had been expected to lead the team into the world cup russia is hosting in 2018. but the team have had a poor run of results and could miss out on qualification for the 2016 european championships. the united nations were held to face panama in their final game in the north and central american championship. bradley equalized after the break. panama could still advance as one of the best teams. the u.s. in to quarter finals. haiti beat honduras 1-0. and finished second in that group. the result though eliminating honduras. [ inaudible ] has returned to
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the club where his career started. he is back after more than a decade playing in europe. 40,000 fans came out to welcome him home. a player they last saw as a 20 year old. since then he played in england, and most recently in italy. the highlight a champions league title win with man united in 2008. >> translator: there is not a better day than today. this does not compare to anything. first off, because you are all my people. have my same roots. second because i don't have to talk in english or italian. [ inaudible ] is undergoing a medical at manchester city. this $18 million deal with liverpool makes him the most expensive english footballer of all time. liverpool said they did everything they could to try to keep the 20 year old. >> the lad wanted to move. it was totally his decision. the club wanted him to stay but
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he felt, you know he might have been better suited going elsewhere. and look i think that's his decision. whether it's the right one or not, only he can admit that. jordan spooet has had his first look at the st. andrew's course in scotland. he could hardly be in better form ahead of its efforts to win his maiden open title. he is hoping the american's relatively relatively relatively relatively late arrival will be to his advantage. >> the only advantage would be the jet lag. i think you can argue either way for playing links the week before, or not playing the week before. fatigue is going to be the only thing that gets in his way. tiger woods was the last player to win the first two
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majors of the year but that was back in 2002. he hasn't won a major since 2008 now. >> i'm still young. i'm not 40 yet. i -- i know some of you guys think i'm buried and done but i'm still right here in front of you, so yeah i love playing, i love competing, and i love playing at these events. >> there's more sport on our website, check that out, we'll have the latest there from the tour de france as well. chris frum has taken a big league in the tour de france. >> thank you so much. there's plenty more ahead on al jazeera as we continue to get reaction and analysis of the nuclear deal with iran. we're going to toss it over to london and lauren taylor. thank you for your time today. keep it here. ♪
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break through in vienna world powers reach a deal on iran's nuclear program, and an end to sanctions. >> put simply no deal means a greater chance of more war in the middle east. ♪ i'm lauren taylor, this is al jazeera live from london. we'll have full details of the agreement, reaction from iran the u.s. and israel. also coming up in yemen rebel houthi fighters have been driven out of the international airport