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the evidence is undeniable the weapons might as well have had made in iran stickers all over it iran denies it but the u.s. says it has proof tehran is supplying obstacle the rebels in yemen. come fully back to boyer watching al jazeera live from doha also coming up. a big. missed opportunity the latest round of syria talks and with negotiators blaming each other for their fadia the u.s. pulls the plug on next neutrality we'll explain what that could mean for millions of internet users in america and. enemies how austerity is reshaping the greek politics.
thank you for joining us the united states has presented what it calls undeniable evidence that iran is supplying weapons to hoofy fighters in yemen the u.s. ambassador to the united nations nikki haley showed off what washington says of parts from any rainy unmade ballistic missile it was fired from yemen last month and nearly hit the airport in saudi arabia's capital riyadh iran cold's those allegations unfounded irresponsible and provocative and denies supplying weapons to the who feeds saudi arabia is demanding the u.n. security council hold tehran accountable iran is prohibited from supplying selling or transferring weapons outside the country unless it's approved by the security council say department correspondent wash rawson jordan has more from washington. the u.s. ambassador to the united nations making paling travel from an institution devoted to diplomacy to a military base on thursday to point the finger at iran the trumpet ministration is accusing to han of illegally supplying weapons to groups across the middle east
explosive boats drones and high am short range ballistic missiles haley told reporters she was standing in front of one of those alleged missiles these are the recovered pieces of a missile fired by who the militants from yemen and a saudi arabia the mess is the nestles intended target with a civilian airport in riyadh. the nov fourth attack on the riyadh airport is one of the many clashes between the saudi backed government and who the rebels trying to conquer the country and the attack is mentioned in the u.n. secretary general's latest report on iran's compliance with the nuclear deal but officials say that mention is not a confirmation there's no conclusive evidence about the provenance of those missiles but you can read the report for yourself even before the press conference was over the iranians rejected haley's charges these accusations seek also to cover up for the saudi war crimes in yemen with the u.s.
complicity and divert international and regional attention from the stalemate war of aggression against the yemenis that has so far killed more than ten thousand civilians displaced three million crippled yemen's infrastructure and health system and pushed the country to the brink of largest famine the world has seen for decades as the un has warned the swedish ambassador to the un told reporters he is concerned the u.s. is trying to find new reasons to scrap the iran nuclear deal as far as i mean informed that agreement is being implemented by iran on the nuclear issue now we would be very happy to discuss with americans. and other as you know the broader role of iran in the region analysts say while checking iran's behavior is important the trumpet ministration is taking a risk i would hope that there would be more evidence forward general and for that matter really obviously she claims to have evidence evidence for that
haley made it clear the u.s. is doing what needs to be done for the sake of national security you will see us build a coalition to really push back against iran and what they're doing well and warning to tell han at least for now. jordan al-jazeera washington and there is a. director at the national iranian american council he thinks the trump administration is selectively picking facts to prop up its case against iran this is one of many steps that we've seen that is that are troubling precisely because it has similar components and has similar characteristics cherry picking intelligence from a u.n. report that was far from conclusive is exactly what nikki haley did today and that's the same kind of cherrypicking that we saw in two thousand to two thousand and three by the bush administration in the run up to of the iraq war so we have to be diligent about this there's no question that the region is in flux and it's been
in flux really since the america's invasion of iraq in two thousand and three and what we've seen now really since the trumpet ministration has come into office is the first american presidential administration to accept full scale unadulterated the saudi emma roddie israeli view of what security in the region should look like and that's why you see a trail of tears spanning from yemen to qatar to lebanon on to iraq and to syria so really we need to take a step back here and focus less on military potential solutions and filling the diplomacy deficit that exists in the middle east. a missed opportunity that's how the u.n. special envoy for syria is describing the latest round of geneva talks which ended with no progress so find a mystery blames the syrian government and go shaders for the failure of the eighth round of political talks the government is accusing the opposition instead david taylor is following those developments in geneva the eighth round of negotiations
and yet another failure for the united nations in geneva the syrian government's team refused point blank to meet face to face with the opposition counterparts they say no talks will be held with the opposition as long as this insists on president assad's removal from power and which the opposition has presented us with a new position and has imposed preconditions on the talks in geneva these come from their handlers on the other side of the un's mediators stefan de mistura couldn't hide his frustration he said carriage was needed to win the peace a big missed opportunity. i golden opportunity at the end of this year when in fact duty there a clear indication by many thighs that the military operations are coming to a cloth the leader of the opposition delegation though was equally forthright pinning the blame for the failure squarely on the shoulders of the team from
damascus. the regime has refused to wreck talks refused indirect talks refuse even the agenda put forward by. everything it means the regime rejected the peace process after nearly seven years of civil war in syria with the death toll now stretching beyond four hundred thousand and with millions of refugees force on the home now is the time to find a new initiative behind the scenes talks are underway to find a method to revive this peace process but ultimately a solution lies in the hands of two leaders in washington and moscow david chaytor al-jazeera geneva. the white house says u.s. president will trump and russian president vladimir putin spoke by phone on thursday the two reportedly discussed the situation in north korea the call comes hours after putin held his annual nationally televised press conference where he discussed everything from north korea to his own political future so new reports
from moscow. a grand entrance for an end of year finale with the press an opportunity of sorts for journalists to put their questions to russia's president and polished performance from the man himself with an eye on the presidential election ahead. i'm going to run as an independent but of course i do hope for the support of the political forces be the parties or social organizations which share my views on the development of the country on which i do hope for the us and i also hope for the broad support of vs and modernizing russia's infrastructure as well as its health and education systems putin said the country's main concerns but not the only issues on his radar. in a visit to a russian air base in syria this week he told troops that they could return home victorious for their part in the war their words to allay fears of those who
remember the soviet invasion of afghanistan which ended in a humiliating defeat but he had knowledge of the work in syria it was not over especially with regards to the refugee crisis. we should definitely do something about it we need to solve this problem but syria will not be able to cope with it and you know russia will not be able to handle it on its own but only as part of a joint international effort this is almost in a counterbalance to be us mr putin has received much praise for raising russia's profile he intends to create new deals across the world especially in the middle east in a post i saw world he says russia as a crucial contend. to bolster its image not to stop. but overall it's. warm.
for us and as for his thoughts on north korea the u.s. came fifth this criticism accusing both sides of saber rattling but he welcomed the recent statement by the u.s. secretary of state's rex tillerson regarding talks of pyongyang and in the upcoming presidential race in which he's the five favorite to win his vision for russia has appealed to many how much of it he can achieve depends on of a fact as beyond his control sunit i echo al-jazeera moscow. mets' neutrality rules protecting open access to the internet have been repeated by the us government the changes could mean large corporations can pay internet service providers to prioritize their websites and even block thick and baz's how these are castro reports. opposed to the repeal of net neutrality rules
in the u.s. and making their voices heard on the streets of washington protesters in the end were not loud enough to sway the vote of the federal communications commission your card was your reason we're still i dissent the commission voted three to two along partisan lines to undo the obama era regulations that the chairman called burdensome and unnecessary it is not the job of the government to be in the business of picking winners and losers in the general economy we should have a level playing field and let consumers decide who prevails net neutrality rules essentially prohibited broadband providers in the u.s. from speeding up a consumer's access to some internet content over others even if websites were willing to pay for the advantage the idea was to preserve the internet as a public resource for all protester randi call and says the rules have protected her nonprofits ability to reach an online audience this in an e-mail out to them
and from their green a one point three million around the country and in places around the world. only possible through having a free and open internet like markov's and the strength of our ideas could not be blocked arse stopped despite a size of our budget never before has a debate over the intangible connections of the internet sparked such public passion more than twenty million comments were received by the f.c.c. prior to thursday's vote and now at least two states have said they will appeal the commission's decision. but you got a torch just and you've got congress people you've got millions of people here in your corner and we will achieve. you quality. quality net neutrality we will win at the end of the day internet companies have said they have no immediate plans to change consumers'
experience but now that the net neutrality protection is gone it remains to be seen how long the industry will put equality over revenue potential hi joe castro al-jazeera washington greece has ground to a hold as workers staging a one day strike shut down government offices trains and the media unions called for the action in response to next year's budget which is being debated in parliament many are angry that it contains further spending cuts in line with greece's austerity program john three fourths americans. the ruling cities apart he was once the organizer of these protests as it prepares to pass its third austerity budget the unions are its bitter enemies and the teachers' salaries have fallen by forty percent spending on schools has fallen by sixty percent and the number of staff is the image east while new hires aren't happening that young if any other
government had done what's reeses during it would have called for a strike through this budget public hospitals will receive six hundred million euros less next year patients will be in greater danger. the spending cuts to please greece's creditors the eurozone and the international monetary fund they want the country to spend the equivalent of three and a half percent of its economy repaying bailout loans next year's budget aims to achieve that for the first time but that doesn't stop the state payroll from being increased by half a billion dollars as most cities a loyalist are appointed to public office all this means that there will be no relief from austerity here or taxes a quarter of a million bankruptcies and a million people made jobless over the last eight years have meant that income tax revenues and pension contributions have fallen sharply yet throughout the crisis governments have continued to find ways to raise at least sixty billion dollars a year from this dying economy sales tax rose by one third to twenty four percent
business tax has risen by half to twenty nine percent this is meant that small businesses which provide ninety percent of employment have struggled to survive rather than growth your job launched this organic supermarket as a small grocery thirteen years ago with his mother and brother they plowed more than half a million dollars into it over the years and now employ twenty two people but taxes delayed their plans to expand their units but they have been making as far as all about being able to stock your shelves and grow we could have opened a second shop with all the work we've done and in another country we might have done so by now most of the money is tied up in paying authorities. the federation of hellenic industry says two thirds of greek businesses of the only surviving while a quarter are in imminent danger of collapse the government believes greece will enjoy a growth of two and a half percent next year but such predictions have been confounded before twenty eighteen is also the year when greece is to graduate from the euro zone's economic
supervision the government is taking no chances of relaxing its fiscal austerity now john psaropoulos al jazeera africa has seen a head on al-jazeera another grim statistic in myanmar's crackdown on rang a muslim is what one aid group says was the total number of deaths in a single month last one day after suffering a major setback in parliament britain's prime minister arrives in brussels hoping to move ranks in talks for whites. from the clear blue sky of the doha mooning. to the french autumn breeze in the city of love. welcome back as we look at the weather across central and southern parts of china and taiwan fairly quiet at the moment hong kong not to bother twenty two degrees taipei twenty three few showers for parts of vietnam and that sharing activity becomes more enhanced as we head through into subtle laces and heavy
showers here may see a bit of rain at times but i think for most part it should be dry certainly pretty warm across me a ma there with thirty two as a mix of young gong heading down into southeastern parts of asia we've got this developing tropical cyclone to say going to be an awful lot in the way of winds but rain could be really really heavy up to half a meter of rain in places over the following few days as this trundles very slowly across more central areas further towards looking to bag across borneo java still picking up some showers so wet one in jakarta. through saturday that system hasn't moved very far at all moving up through them in a pinch of weather conditions not too bad for singapore kuala lumpur indeed across much of thailand and cambodia and southern parts of vietnam the weather conditions looking quite good across into south asia it's a largely fine picture here we still get a few showers affect in sri lanka but further north it should be largely dry and fine bright in new delhi but not all that warm heis here of twenty one. there with
top stories on al-jazeera the united states has presented what it calls undeniable evidence that iran is violating un resolutions and supplying weapons to hoofy fighters in yemen tehran calls the allegations unfounded and irresponsible the syrian government and the opposition are blaming each other after the eighth round of talks in geneva aimed at ending the war ended with no progress the un special envoy for syria called it a missed opportunity and net neutrality rules protecting open internet access have been repealed by the us government the changes could mean large corporations can pay internet service providers to prioritize their websites and even block their compasses. thousands of rohingya muslims have died since myanmar's military began a crackdown in rakhine state last august and mosque government says insists the real figure is much lower just four hundred mom and john to an experience doctors without borders estimate that nine thousand died in the month that followed the
start of the military crackdown in me and more which began in late august most of the region who died were killed violent. the estimate contrasts sharply with me and moore's government total it said four hundred refugees were killed that month. doctors without borders says their estimate is conservative and the actual total is likely to be far higher we have published the most conservative figure we had its. and if you look at the surf a.v. did it's interview with more than twelve thousand people which were read them the sample from a fellatio six out of thousands they have heard stories of complete families which were killed so the belief that yes this number is about the belief is the lower range and our saying it's actually higher in reality the doctors without borders report states that at least nine thousand rohinton died mostly violently in iraq
and state between august twenty fifth and september twenty fourth some of these atrocities according to the refugees we talked to were committed by military by police by local military forces and combination of dental and we still talk to people who have just arrived in the last few weeks who are still tilting about filings which affected them in the last two weeks so this is only going at least six hundred twenty thousand row him to refugees fled to bangladesh from rakhine state since fighting started between me and more government security forces and rohinton gunman on august twenty fifth. army commanders in me and maher say troops responded to coordinated attacks on border posts by a rebel armed group they've consistently maintained no what trost of these were committed the u.n. however has called the army's actions against the rohinton a campaign of ethnic cleansing. research by doctors without borders also reveals at least seven hundred thirty roll him to children below the age of five years old
were violently killed in that first month. the seeing these numbers are staggering and even doing and helps are fatal sparked of general health sure if a and m. before the realized what the findings bear the simply couldn't sit on this information while me and more and bangladesh signed an agreement last month for the return of hundreds of thousands of rohinton refugees few details of the deal have been revealed. campaigning is about to end for the second round of presidential election voters will head to the polls on sunday to elect a successor to president michel they're choosing between right wing businessman and former president sebastian pinera and former journalist anna hans ok yet latin america at its embassy in yemen has more from santiago. and this is really the most nail biting election night being in the last thirty years in chile since this country return to democracy in a very long time and the final main rally. however for
a calling on him and now hoping to resonate with mr libby said actually in the presidential palace that the reckoning i might be in fact supported from chileans that goes from the center of the democrats all the way to the crimean is promising to continue with the social reforms that were started by the current sorry for this president he said. you know never expected it would get this far but everyone surprised him the first round scored very well and he is making contender the former president zuma stammering and out conservatives did monica scored far less than everyone had expected and so right now it is a really not technically wrong no one can really predict who is going to win on sunday. in peru opposition politicians are demanding the right. nation of president pedro public which in ski it follows revelations of brazilian construction giant or
direct transfer nearly five million dollars to companies links to him the right wing party popular force which holds a majority in congress is demanding he steps down by the end of thursday which inskeep denies any illegal earnings and offered to answer questions before a congressional committee next week. a manifesto them being the president has said he will make the public ministry or do. an absolute transparent way below bring up all this bustle information so as not to leave any kind of doubt about the work that he might have done earnings he might have had and the absolute legality of what he has done. a little over a year after hosting the olympic games rio de janeiro is experiencing its worst wave of violence in a decade thousands of soldiers have been deployed to the brazilian city to find a spot for drug gangs it's resulted in an urban crime war with a fast growing number of innocent victims shout a silver reports. another
day another military patrol in one of the rio de janeiro's for villas with cuts in funding for regular police the military is now part of everyday life here i talks between the soldiers and heavily armed drug gangs are also common all too deadly for those caught up in the middle of. military police officer felipe model lost his two year old daughter earlier this year she was killed by a stray bullet during a family outing boys today i don't have that broad anymore because of everything that's happened before i loved it when my daughter would say her dad was a cop but was. also lost her daughter this year the thirteen year old was killed by a stray bullet during an outdoor gym class police with automatic rifles were firing on gang suspects nearby. the police have killed my little girl my daughter was an athlete she was a student. local group youth bush says the number of children killed by stray
bullets has skyrocketed in recent years its founder accuses security forces of treating densely populated neighborhoods like war zones. a number of weapons and munitions in the metropolitan region of rio the number of police operations in the densely packed zone at a time when children are at school as well as the war between the drug gangs all of this risk people's lives especially those of the poor. the government says the military crackdown is the only viable answer at a time of economic crisis as for. police they say reals violent drug gangs are to blame one hundred twenty six officers have been murdered this year they say their heavy handed strategy is a proportionate response at this stage no one has found a proportionate response to the civilian deaths in the meantime their bodies keep piling up on the silver. four children have been killed any levon others injured
after a train collided with a school bus in southwest france prime minister to the scene of the accident in the small village of me ass describe the crash as a terrible accident and said the cause was still unclear. british prime minister theresa may is meeting european union leaders in brussels a day after a defeat on breck said at home on wednesday night parliament backed an amendment giving them any legal guarantee of a vote on the final deal struck with the european union. helping approve an agreement to move the brics in negotiations on to a second phase finally phillips has more from brussels. the british prime minister arrived at this summit in the wake of that embarrassing defeat in the u.k. parliament which gives parliament a little bit more control over the brits that process and the british government a little bit less but on the way into the meeting here in brussels to reason may not sound like a woman in
a mood to compromise we have won the thirty five of the thirty six votes on the bill it is making good progress in house of commons and that means we are on course to deliver on the social vote of the british british people to the east european union and that's what you'll be doing you might recall that the irish border was one of the sticking points in the first round of negotiations the government in dublin insisting that the border between the republic of ireland and northern ireland which is in the u.k. must remain open even if the u.k. is leaving the single market and the customs union as well as the european union as a whole now when the irish prime minister came into the summit here he explained why he felt he had the right to push britain so hard some of the people who perhaps supported brakes and campaign for the russians would realize or at least acknowledge that they're the ones who created this problem and i'm one of the people who is trying to resolve the straw. and retain what we've had there for
twenty years and peace on our island for most of the past twenty years parish sharing for all those twenty years free movement of people goods services and trade between britain and ireland and in arlington that's what i'm working to right now for all the difficulties around the irish border as well as the size of the divorce and the rights of e.u. citizens after bret's it it seems clear that european leaders at this summit are poised to agree that sufficient progress has been made on the first round of negotiations and it is time now to move on to the second round which will look at the future relationship between britain and the e.u. we can expect those talks to begin in the spring of twenty eighteen. don't forget plenty more news on our website and al-jazeera dot com all the very latest on our top stories as well as anonymous says and features al jazeera dot com.
again i'm fully back to go with the headlines on al-jazeera the united states has presented what it calls undeniable evidence that iran is violating un resolutions and supplying weapons to hoofy fighters in yemen tehran calls the allegations unfounded and irresponsible the syrian government and the opposition are blaming each other after the eighth round of talks in geneva aimed at ending the war ended with no progress the un special envoy for syria called it a missed opportunity net neutrality rules protecting open internet access been repealed by the us government protesters gather outside the federal communications commission as it naturally voted to undo the obama era regulation that changes could mean lost hope ration pay internet service providers to prioritize their websites and even block their combat he says net neutrality advocates wary it could lead to censorship and increase the cost of accessing the internet. eighteen people
have been killed in somalia's capital mogadishu after a bomb attack on a police academy police were gathering for their early morning parade when the suicide bomber struck official say he was wearing a police uniform the armed group al-shabaab has claimed responsibility for the attack campaigning is about to end for the second round of chile's presidential election voters will head to the polls on sunday to elect a successor to president michel they're choosing between right wing businessman and former president sebastian pinera and former journalists i handled the air in peru opposition politicians are demanding the resignation of president petro public ski it follows revelations the brazilian construction giant old wrecked transferred nearly five million dollars to companies linked to him the right wing party popular force which holds a majority in congress is demanding he steps down by the end of faeries say the chintz key denies any illegal earnings and offer to answer questions before
a congressional committee next week and british prime minister theresa may is meeting the european union leaders in brussels a day after a defeat on break sit at home on wednesday night the british parliament banked an amendment giving them a legal guarantee of a vote on the final deal struck with the european union you're up to date with the headlines on al-jazeera coming up next here it's inside story stay with us. mending relations all widening the gulf between them south korea's president mubarak says first state visit to china he hopes to repel the dollar.