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divest range of stories from across the globe from the perspective of the net let's just say an hour just. fell on the clock and the other top stories here on al-jazeera and hong kong police have reportedly arrested at least 50 pro-democracy politicians and activists and it's because crackdown against the opposition since china imposed a national security law in the city last year they're accused of so 1st and are taking part in the unofficial election primaries in july a jim brown has more now from hong kong. these arrests happened early on wednesday morning according to local media here 52 former lawmakers and political activists have been detained they got the early morning knock on the door from police and
were told they had were accused of violating the new national security law now no one has so far been charged since that new law actually came into force on july the 1st last year only 4 people have so far been charged but i think to many people not just in hong kong but around the world it will seem like hong kong has taken another turn towards authoritarianism now on top of these arrests the police have also been raiding a number of media outlets in hong kong including the apple daily which of course was once owned by jimmy lie who of course last week was denied bail by a court here in hong kong also raided has been the home of joshua wong one of the best known political activists here in hong kong as to what will happen now well the police have yet to confirm these arrests but we are expecting to get some sort of statement from the hong kong police during the coming hours let me lauer's
a pro-democracy advocates and the former chair will women of the democratic party of hong kong she says activists like yourself are really trying to get china to keep its promises. maybe human will not be able to talk to me if i'm arrested as well so we will use our freedom we will give up our freedom to fight but what we believe in we are not fighting to survive but a communist regime when not fighting to have independence in hong kong which just fighting for the chinese government the communist party to keep the promise of the sino british joint declaration in the basic law to allow us to be free you can say to have the rule of law but i'm calling on the international community through you al-jazeera and other international media to look at what's happening here a crack tongue i mean so senseless so mindless so ridiculous and i just hope that
the people of the well people who believe in freedom and rule of law in person no safety speak out for hong kong and of course richer than a former colonial power i know it has this chaos but britain should speak out and i will other democracy loving countries and people will also speak out for tiny little hong kong. counting is about to be suspended for the day in the u.s. state of georgia after a special runoff election that could have a crucial impact on joe biden's presidency the polls to choose the state's 2 senate members will decide the balance of power in congress recounts could be needed with the result still too close to call. saudi arabia and its allies have agreed to restore full diplomatic ties with cuts and ending that 3 and a half year blockade of the country leaders from across the gulf region have signed a declaration calling for solve the diety instability at a summit aimed at resolving the dispute cut has me
a shake it to me and been hammered out tony was welcomed with an embrace by the saudi crown prince mohammed bin sultan this a day after the announcement that saudi arabia will reopen its sea and land borders to. north korea's ruling party congress is underway for the 1st time in 5 years in his opening address the leader kim jong un said that north korea had significantly failed in its 5 year economic plan 3040 has reached a new single day record for corona virus cases with 74000 confirmed on monday as one new case every 6 seconds the death toll is also a story across the u.s. with a new high of 3900 deaths recorded on choose day go today not with headlines more news coming up here nonzero right after a man in a car. i
missed any of the i mean so i may. even what i did 30. mr. president abdel fattah el-sisi presents himself as egypt savior as the only man able to impose order in his country. there is this thing the smell of tear gas blood and bullets. really start to talk to it out all over a mental health down of angela in a. man fashion of with you know little steps for how that will be more.
despite his human rights record western leaders have embraced l.c.c. as a strategic and commercial partner so they promote clearly little question so that i meet their. c.c. was able to say there's the threat from isis you want to defeat it give us the tools and we'll take care of this for here. we have a fantastic relationship with egypt and we appreciate what you're doing but israel sisi really such a good bargain for the west. in april 28th egyptian president of the fatah el-sisi secured a 2nd time in office after winning 97 percent of the vote yet the results were
hardly surprising. there were technically 2 candidates but the other candidate was the most optimistic. in fact the supporter who had stepped into the contest at the 11th hour to prevent the embarrassment of a one horse race. 3 men from within the military establishment had initially challenge how seizing for the presidency in a very short space of time told 3 candidates were dispensed with by at the c.c. regime sami a not a retired general was charged with breaching military regulations. and the consul was a little known army colonel was court martialed and ahmed shafik a former air force commander withdrew from the race after being held in a luxury hotel for a month. before president and sisi expressed regrets that no one
was willing to run against him but the situation became increasingly embarrassing for kairos partners in the west. parts of the us government were communicating to c.c. him to those around him that we were concerned about his efforts to drive out every credible poneman to his reelection i think it may even have been addressed by vice president and when he went to cairo earlier in 28 teams so that message was being conveyed. with no real contest the main focus for the c.c. became obtaining legitimacy through a high voter turnout and. people were promised that they would get pilgrimage to mecca or they would get an approved electricity supply in their town or they would get and use water system.
to live in for the little let up then. i think that this is what it. thank you. and 2011 the revolution in tahrir square put an end to hosni mubarak's 30 year regime and raised hopes that egypt would become the middle east's largest democracy . but this so-called arab spring was short lived. since taking power in 2030 l.c.c. has ruled the country amid allegations of human rights violations as well as an escalation in armed attacks in the sinai peninsula that have killed more than 3000 people. egypt is a key u.s. ally and a major european business partner western countries are often accused of overlooking
egypt's human rights record and its disregard of the rule of law because of the country's geo political economic and strategic importance. a case in point is that of an italian ph d. student from the university of cambridge julio regime who disappeared in cairo on the 25th of january 26th. the young italian was found dead 9 days later in a ditch on the city's outskirts his half naked body bore the signs of heavy torture . to outdoor. in foster care other letter to the. to the still mean to that or to what ed of am and what it on of him but all he come out of
the sauna. there on that awful scene state that case they are. the day regina went missing a major security operation was underway in cairo to control protests marking the 5th anniversary of the revolution. the italian authorities suspected that regime e had been arrested that night but the egyptian government denied any responsibility. there was a whole range of lurid details of a fright that rejoined he was the victim of a car crash and later a consummate in the press that julia a jenny was gay even though he wasn't and that he'd been killed by a gay lover and there were suggestions that he had been taking drugs and this was perhaps a drug deal that had gone wrong. but at the end i
maybe at the end they came out on national title yeah my saying alan on every battle not every battle that kate gets any on a sort of them and they. counted the colaba out of there i'm in danger and i think that. interior minister maggie adèle got far dismissed western suspicions. and here they are united as i don't know why but you can be a good and done service as more he has i don't know mostly little i also know when there's our ship i think well let me answer that as. 6 weeks into the investigation the egyptians said they had found regime these killers claiming that they were part of a gang they kidnapped foreigners. a group of 4 men were traveling in a small minivan according to their wives to do a construction job on an apartment. out this vehicle approached
a police checkpoint the police opened fire and killed everybody inside. later that afternoon and the police officers went. to the homes of these people and lo and behold what they find but thought giulio jenny's personal effect. but just 24 hours later the interior ministry was forced to admit that those men had nothing to do with regime is murder. a level of the nost investing that they have kaido all due to some of the concept that sakic after sonic inc i think we're . at the other foot of the command enjoy it clean it up demand that kick a sauna came off each child then it has a critic i do commenting to deal. with
the genie had been in egypt researching trade unions including the use of the local street vendors. a year after his death suspicions emerged that one of the leaders of the street vendors union was a police informant he had become convinced that regime was a spy. and surely you know that so you would rather live a. lot of money. down upon time into all. that it but in the right mentor only coming out of school stuff. on it the union leader wanted regime here to incriminate himself and pushed for compromising topics like foreign funded political activism. extreme usually the islands to the we can use the commission here my son but get the got well and send them up in much of the article. with a lesson i'll hug and c and c s i bet. that page
real can. just stick around a bit about all in on boston all of the thought i came out of here that. i can now be the most out of us citizen. i know it is highly. doubt that any k. . that he knew at the academy that also going to mount any k. with any of that but if he. can only fight back then. the union leader reported regime new to the security services just days before his disappearance. the egyptian authorities continued to deny any responsibility for his death. so there are a janney case came at
a particularly sensitive moment for aleisha is between egypt and italy because at that very moment the italian energy company annie was in the process of developing the largest gas field in the eastern mediterranean called zohar in conjunction with egypt. went on its own is something game changer very neat thing when she took to the middle there that was a school bag. for geology given that if i started i would want to be plays an important energy i want you pays if you know many people should these friday he probably was only domestically dinner just one provision of this or gas field is also a major source of profit for really worth an estimated $6400000000.00 to the gas giant it was in any use interest as well as in theses interests to achieve a rapid resolution of this case and so those on the project could go ahead.
the political stalemate caused by regime his murder came to an end 20 italy sent a new ambassador to cairo. she had been shot though. she of the new shocked zara she. i said she. bullied to kofi anan phone the. bench where they say she finally passed around to the meticulous media i'm going to look at the mental ability that was to leave his rank and file to do anything with phantom interbank to take an idea of what i'm going on he thought. basically did resume diplomatic relations with egypt about 3 or 4 months before the software project came online and since then you know the project has been a great success by all accounts. part of the goal normally go.
out and d.d. only g. doing ality and in the. it of it all it was dollar cheney vader in fida maine that view both dane de de la motte of humans i talked to in. years have passed since julio regime is murder in 2016 in italy and elsewhere many people are still waiting for the truth. for many egyptians what happened to the regime he did not come as a surprise human rights organizations estimate that in egypt at least 323 people have died in custody since 2013. $60000.00 have been arrested on
political charges and over $15000.00 civilians have faced military trials including $150.00 children. what has come to be called enforced disappearance is an every day occurrence. it doesn't want to be there for the yam as i'd be out by then his heart of any of it i'm in the lower myself and the law and the how and. why adam had a blood cunt and i think you're an outward in and my fish affect. everyone all the fullness and sebag the shame of it ever so mad mad about all of europe and so on and if an insect with as it were they demanded if the media is sitting all of a few of us have it in the p.c.'s and said if you let me record. with me let me know if you know this but it's only so moment pad the. the article entitled with them i didn't do it at the collateral door. argument so you
did lives in berlin in 2050 he was working in germany as a surgeon when he returned to egypt for a visit. and a commander as my getting it done from one of our almost what you know at and missed out on a.s.s. . when i heard it was shipped to market nec for one to what the press and i was on a higher. command and his friends organized a flash mob in cairo with banners calling for the release of political prisoners fear my mom was about what she in she fully shockley sharply let's go fadia any list are you typing that i should have said it was so or a. result of a little but even when i shot him i had only another child will though it. took until 24 whole prokofiev whole helena husband there what you all on the other
while are fighting with fables french way are. better off in. verbal karabo yanni and are to know that when they leave yet and out how they're out how our daily is and when i go work i thank them and. it was found guilty of protesting without a permit and was sent to the infamous are locked up a prison a maximum security penitentiary reserved for so-called terrorists arguments for and tell her mark to is a physician active in the egyptian medical syndicate and i are from the other 59 and i would not allow that either and i'll be machine and i if i'm not they are mad bro fight the taliban.
can i go to. bed bad time ali hochman hey. isn't it in. her is an outspoken critic of the medical neglect of detainees in egypt missing him. in time of going faint ain't then matthew. thought the man lamented. the man for thinking into theatre he an intern why did they would have had no one at the head of them that had we. believe believe in man fashion with. just 2 months after ahmed's arrest was also arrested. at the shoulder of that anatomical image of the buffoon for lesser i'm a little. more bob that all of them would have.
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going to. what it looks. filthy one of them if that. would be too mean of the letter feel what the election on much what i bash i get done be. madam but i'll be the heidi with a ball on my ear we all week at different began the year with a horrible bill that will be thanks to an international campaign highlighting his case our common saeed was released after one year imprisoned he now lives in germany. the one it's in that regard most close to one of the mothers are going to have another mother shouted. on the on the floor on the money on the bus for some witness role of oil meals ready for the infamous. was freed after 7 months i know lives in france. and i bethought them off
a great deal of make any action thinking official shut magnetometer thing even if billionaires up with eminem are fucked up most of the back and the out in left are new fingal in the milk another of them will be a party. on its own i mean. we become a national. whack a magazine that only. with internet what incentive. are gonna be the one i don't know what. are going. on and i'm a moderate. michelle luckily western again. documenting human rights violations has become very dangerous in egypt. since 2030 over 500 online news outlets have been shut down 8 journalists have been
killed while covering demonstrations adelies 32 journalists and bloggers are currently detained some facing possible death penalties said the show short. of a little b.c. the cluelessly wedding of a child. that we shot it for. the. it is so we do it deep in this military and also. to say we have found that when i was. going to people to. this individual did what i did him good evil bad luck if you that there are any stones or many struggle i must hold that was a day to show that. kate betts who police that he did what he says he had to do other than willing to do with one opposed to drill for oil for the father to pursue and you have about what they lived with us into the modern and well winters but got them in point as well. so that if you need it they don't east.
wind up with sort of gave up they survived the will soon to be hit with don't perform that order. perhaps the most famous case was the arrest of 3 i'll just 0 journalists in 2013 former b.b.c. correspondent peter greste x. c.n.n. reporter mohamed fahmy and local produce obama mohammad was sentenced to 77 and 10 years respectively on charges of aiding terrorists harming national security and tarnishing egypt's image abroad and. the international outcry caused by the heavily publicized trial eventually achieved its goal. after more than 13 months behind bars you straightly and peter greste was deported
and his 2 colleagues received pardons from president abdel fattah el-sisi. after $411.00 days. too much time alone in the prison it's like a dream come true. i'm very proud of every single moment i spent in prison for the sake of freedom of expression i'm really really proud look i'm goes back. i would use the same experience. ok calm and make sure you're not hyping the situation be part of the debate my main characters are women when no topic is off the table there was in the last allow child marriage to happen legally these are basically archaic walls dads often the jet mines and legal one is pedophile on air online jumping to the comments section
and meeting to be part of the discussion this stream on out is there. is a wave of sentiment around the world people actually want accountability from the people who are running their countries and i think often people's voices are not heard because they're just not part of the mainstream news narrative. obviously we cover big stories and report on the big events are going on but we also tell the stories of people who generally don't have a voice and then when i was a child my that's never be afraid to put your hand up not a question and i think that's what out of syria really does he asked the questions to people who should be accountable and also to get people to give their view of what's going on. finland has committed to cutting its carbon emissions with the world's most ambitious reduction goal carbon neutrality in just 15 years now it's retired to actually get to and we can go eat if we want to but 1st the nation must tackle the dirty legacy of a profitable fossil fuel industry it's in being. told people in power
finland's plummets warriors on a. moon. i'm still robin in doha you're watching al-jazeera a reminder of our top news stories hong kong police have reportedly arrested at least 50 pro-democracy politicians and activists in its biggest crackdown against the opposition since china imposed a national security law on the city last year they're accused of subversion and for taking part in unofficial election primaries in july interim brown has more from hong kong these arrests happened early on wednesday morning according to local media here 52 former lawmakers and political activists have been detained they got the early morning knock on the door from police and were told they had were accused
of violating the new national security law now no one has so far been charged since that new law actually came into force on july the 1st last year only 4 people have so far been charged but i think to many people not just in hong kong but around the world it will seem like hong kong has taken another turn towards or thora terrorism . continue counting will continue later on wednesday in the u.s. state of georgia after a special runoff election that could have a crucial impact on joe biden's presidency the polls to choose the states to send it to members will decide the balance of power in congress recounts could be needed with the result still too close to call well gulf leaders have signed a declaration to restore full diplomatic ties with qatar and then to their 3 and a half year blockade the motion calling for solidarity and stability was agreed at the summit in saudi arabia attended by the emir of qatar. north korea's ruling
party is holding its 1st congress in 5 years in his opening address leader kim jong un's that north korea had significantly failed in its 5 year economic plan the congress is the most important political event in the country and is rarely held. a police officer who shot a black man 7 times in the u.s. state of wisconsin in august will not face criminal charges ruston fired on jacob blake in the back leaving him power lies in the waist the incident led to deadly protests across the u.s. last year at least 4 people are being killed in flash flooding in bolivia trench will rain hand hail hit the city of sucrose washing away street kiosks and vehicles residents say drains blocked by rubbish made the flooding worse those are the headlines i'll be back with more news in half an hour next states in cairo stay with us.
in 2011 nobody could anticipate that in just 2 years egypt would once again be under military dictatorship. an american egyptian citizen mohamed salter got on a plane to cairo and quickly found himself at the front lines of the rubble. thousands of people gathered outside the presidential palace. i was crying my eyes out i thought for sure they were going to fire the thing we were going to die i'll say my last prayers letter and in the fame moment. the army
turns on the speakers of the announcement. a former air force commander hosni mubarak had been the face of egypt's military dictatorship since 1981. he was gone but his military regime remained largely intact. when the muslim brotherhood's candidate mohamed morsi became egypt's 1st democratically elected president the military worked to undermine him from day one. by concentrating power in his own hands and with the economy in freefall morsi lost the support of many egyptians. many egyptians who had supported the idea of the ouster of president mubarak
suddenly turned around and said hold on this is also not what we want and suddenly you had a brand new type of conflict inside egyptian society. when hundreds of thousands of protesters poured into the streets on the 1st anniversary of morsi is election the egyptian military exploited the situation to remove. l.c.c. who morsi had put in charge of the army gave him 48 hours to come up with a political solution. both morsi himself and his senior advisers did not see this coming they knew there was opposition they knew that there was this can and but they didn't think the egyptian military would actually move against them in the final analysis on the 3rd of july 2030 l.c.c. had morsi arrested the new military leadership suspended the constitution and also
arrested 300 muslim brotherhood party members and officials the initial attack on morsy supporters soon expanded to include all political opposition to l.c.c. . egypt occupies a position of strategic importance for the west in the middle east it is israel's next door neighbor and controls access to the suez canal. the defend a very simple bargain the united states has provided egypt with a large amount of military aid every year and in return egypt has you know kept the peace with israel has provided access to the 1st 4 american warships and has provided america with really a very strong pillar in the middle of a very volatile region. when l.c.c. took power in 20. 13 relations began to crack there was
a general willingness to try to work with the new regime out of the interest in preserving the bilateral relationship so they were willing to give the new military regime an opportunity to prove themselves l.c.c. soon showed the obama administration was he was capable of and the weeks after the military takeover morsi supporters had occupied 2 major thoroughfares in cairo they are not a square and the road in front of iraq by the wheel mosque. in august the military cleared these camps with an unprecedented show of force. mohammad sultan was there his father a deputy minister in the short lived muslim brotherhood government was amongst those addressing the protesters from the stage. here i was taking pictures come back put my phone on wait for think not
a con and then tweeting taking phone calls from c.n.n. al-jazeera this and that. i mean i have time to think and if you know what though and i get hit. there is this thing. here you. can almost taste it and. that of the bodies falling anywhere you look bodies upon baden's. human rights watch documented 817 victims but the number may be as high as a 1000. united states strongly condemns the steps that have been taken by egypt's interim government and security forces. we
deplore violence against civilians president obama cancelled a joint military exercise and froze part of the $1300000000.00 in military aid to egypt receives from the u.s. every year. but l.c.c. continued his crackdown undeterred. prison. this my face. i have been of this you've got to flee you've got to you've got to think shifts keeping with people there's one bathroom for 50 plus that of course you're so you're forced to strip naked except john know where you're been and your head shaved totally you really. have to go on a hunger strike because it was the only means of resistance. no hard for 489 days. they would bring my dad to the next ward didn't have let me hear his screams and. come tell me listen this is what's
happening to your dad you know we can and there's just break your strike. there's no love for these guys. no love. in may 2050 with salt on still in prison the obama administration formally reported to the u.s. congress that arbitrary and unlawful killings were taking place in egypt yet at the same time the u.s. officially resumed military aid to egypt. l.c.c. remain their man to be reckoned with in cairo. your hearing concerns from the saudis from the amber roddy's from the israelis that the freezing assistance to egypt was counterproductive that they were pleased with that there was a desire to i think address some of their concerns. the united arab emirates and. the arabian invested in l.c.c.
from early on. in the weeks after his military takeover the u.a.e. alone transferred $3000000000.00 to egypt while the saudis gave a $2000000000.00 central bank deposit $2000000000.00 in energy products and $1000000000.00 cash without the very extensive economic support that the egyptian military got from the gulf states for example in 2013 i don't know whether they they would have carried out the coup or they would have been able to make a go of it. saudi arabia and support came with a political price. in 2017 l.c.c. agreed to give the disputed islands of tehran and sun a few which sits between saudi arabia and egypt sinai peninsula to the saudis. the decision was hugely unpopular in egypt and sparks the biggest protests since
2030. but l.c.c. ruled the store and kept the aid flowing. egypt has at times or saved much larger sums of money with new allies particularly in the gulf but the aid from the united states is symbolically very important diplomatically very important and it's not something they want to see she was able to say that there's a threat from isis you want to defeat it we're your partner give us the tools and we'll take care of this for you and he would make the argument that egypt is too big to fail if egypt does collapse if the islamists run amok or the economy goes down this is going to have to sastre its consequences for the region and for europe . the european union has trying to strike a balance between legitimate security concerns and respect for human rights. but
many member states have adopted a business as usual policy. but unfortunately we still have a very weak common ground in europe when it comes to how to deal with egypt. a dutch member of the european parliament not each a shocker initiated a resolution that condemned human rights violations in egypt however she does that leaders of the influential member states who form i believe. we very much pointed out that human rights for oppression violations. executions torture censorship closing of n.g.o.s is not acceptable and you want to hear such strong words from let's say berlin or paris or london very much for 3 years shock a push to get the resolution through the european parliament besides denouncing the
high number of death penalty executions and the lack of fair trials in egypt there was another point she stressed. i think we've learned some very important lessons in 20112012 when we founded you made systems were actually used to track down activists in egypt and so ever since we've been pushing in the european parliament and i've been leading the efforts on the export controls of surveillance systems to make sure that human rights are criteria to measure before an export license is granted and despite this statement of principle we see that in practice such export controls are not really lived up to in fact there are serious questions whether it may be the case that julio ridgeon who was brutally murdered may have been tracked and traced with italian made systems and software. after the robber massacre and 2013 e.u.
member states agreed to suspend the exports to egypt of any equipment that might be used for internal repression. yet 12 out of 28 e.u. member states ignored the suspension. since 24 to italy has a exported weapons to egypt worth some 40000000 euros. germany has made deals for over 1600000000 euros including light arms and onward vehicles and france has topped all the rest with over 6000000000 euros in sales including combat vehicles like those reportedly used in that up. massacre. left positive in a possible down the egypt effect a little folly put me off when i see them to people what is it on religion. since she was old enough to see this as good multiphase don't know what i should be let
out of. a false sense song called blue school approve of his o.c. don't. shock you can suddenly visit take you to spare her cos of the despair centers on the temple of democracy a disease that mr centers and plate but. post the problem. corny book would provide mattie. inexistent it at fetlar only per. se your live on been into. the field is a fail because of a disadvantage is it i don't then i'm in for some question except. the done the listen so many of the given him a piece in london those are simply not clearly. there were questions so that i mean they can produce an argument superman so you've got this was the nail of democracy yet i guess you feel all city yet again. you're manolo me say if you will of
digital. signal that's all bullet i'll celeste headlee to delusion always deadly violence has been on the rise in egypt specially in the sinai peninsula the ne corner of this remote region has become for european leaders one of the middle east's hottest front lines against all groups the c.c. government appears to be struggling to contain this threat of islamic state militants who are based in the sinai and of course now with the effect of collapse of slotnick state power in iraq and syria there are indications that at least some of those fighters are now coming from those areas into the sinai but it's hard to know what's really happening if you sign as the independent media have not been allowed into the area for years. imagining a feel for. where they just. get up. to me about it i get it and
then let's go on this thing that's in the cia we had a bomb but our policy here fredricka i mean if you need any and you know did you want to get an. unconfirmed leagues from the area reveal horrific pictures of the egyptian army's brutal crackdown i mean increasing concerns for the civilian population. for all the force to point to the egyptian army has yet to regain control of the area while armed attacks appear to be spreading through. to egypt in nov 27th president announced the final offensive to a school. the school. for. 'd 'd last year but lesser. or to start of. all a ship. for a ship his method is that he is the only thing that is standing between egypt
becoming another province of an islamic caliphate and stability and security and safety. in 2016 an attacker deliberately drove his truck into a crowded christmas market in berlin with lethal consequences after paris and london this was yet another deadly assault inside a european capital. german chancellor angela merkel turned to reject as a partner to improve security and counterterrorism signing a cooperation in 2017. i'm going to be to be a factor of some man he had a contest to does money. on. on day and he hides in nike and psych the cyber criminality for good sources as a till this most internet based on people mostly given fester to dust.
and indicate get minot's to will list them and i know because it's an elemental that. germany also looks to l.c.c. to stem the tide of migrants and refugees leaving the middle east and africa for your. chancellor merkel offered l c z a $500000000.00 aid package to essentially close off the egyptian. to get this filing. to take michelle's pubescence of all. underlying office disease i think that's the underlying. after 2nd this long. intense decent. critics warn that egypt may use the migration issue to exert pressure on your peers are in hebrew after i decided to warn. lawson about this here i can modest mr fire on
a good night and impress her no corporates who often are in the uk does a good chance of you and buzz off it. to garnish them to try to give a fork so no introduction and service i'll talk to you 1st when done i'm getting the i know i'm looking license to bring more of your p.r. to have done it blow or give science missions or clout 400 today germany and egypt have a good business relationship initial misgivings about l c c's military regime faded away in the light of a major project that egypt granted to the german company siemens a gigantic investment to build the largest gas fired power plant in the world i've seen cities now become how to down a demon's own phenomena garden. is only for nicky demon's own office remains that was the often example. sort of the type. of marker you would important to have had
to collide lawson found in p. keep. asking the s. to give you the president morsi start so again inside police were added some to different were tired does this endorsement and you need to feel what an a a democracy of a julie and you to become a little is that not enough that even a little bit was a terrible idea. it was a lot just to use an inside pool the president. puts up the shaft heart. demon's you one vastly. east dozens even steven cook was not calm. and sitting on. the berlin press conference with the 2 leaders 2 can ironic to. a protest by an egyptian medical student was drowned out by as he sees all 2 of us
chanting. it is a great honor to have with us today presidential c.c.v. with donald trump's presidency l.c.c. look forward to friendly relations in washington tunes everything you've done. and i know you appreciate it. it's no secret that trump has an affinity for dictatorial figures he's explicitly embraced c.c. in public he's called him a strong leader as someone who's really getting stuff done. at the same time russia and egypt have grown closer bloodier putin and l.c.c. have visited each other several times with financial deals and military cooperation on the agenda. what we're likely to see is that egypt is going to simultaneously pursue relations with both moscow and washington in
order to ensure that they are not in a position of some serviettes to our global power while the egyptian government is looking for partners who don't ask on comfortable questions it remains to be seen how washington's long term priorities evolve i think for president trump he's perfectly comfortable returning to the way things used to be where the u.s. was perfectly happy to trade off the mark received for security and. that working with a dictator is completely consistent with his worldview. foreign policy is by definition the pursuit of a country's interests. as l.c.c. continues his stranglehold on power the question becomes is it really in the west's interest to continue supporting him unconditionally. on the security aspect i
think it's fairly clear he hasn't delivered he hasn't defeated the isis which are the isis affiliate within the sinai most estimates place that group up between 81200 people that's not a very large entity yet over the course of 5 years he's been incapable of fully finishing off this group according to those who seem egyptian prisons from the inside and repression torture prison conditions and the conflation of all dissent with terrorism may prove to be counterproductive in the long run. i mistrust in the brain if enough assume is a nest of how would the next minute police have them with the latest silly me in this moment chafing in the going way than them you can but i guess let those same prison. in the sixties seventies and eighties. produce islamic jihad movements that gave birth to that then grandfathered isis
i don't even want to begin to imagine what we're going to have. in 51015 years. some in europe have become complacent they have accepted that this is the egypt will have to deal with i think it's a mistake i think it will come back as a boomerang. there's an enormous amount of young people in egypt they don't have enough perspectives they don't have enough perspectives. for a prosperous life a life they can shape the way they would like they are the future and they should be at the heart and at the core of what the e.u. does.
how the weather is pretty quiet across the middle east now and it's been pretty quiet around the eastern side of the mediterranean quite enough actually for some pretty dense fog see this every picture in tell of a fire but has some fog and low cloud lingering for the past few days light winds will lead to similar conditions over the next few days like winds here in qatar as well temperatures a pleasant 24 celsius perhaps a little down on that as we go on through thursday but still pleasant enough a bit of a cane a sleep resetting in by this stage we want to choose showers into northern parts western parts of saudi arabia but nothing much to speak over there of. the south want to see the showers pushing towards the horn of africa but essentially it stays dry and fine here because shallow is too long to spells of right across the hoss of
africa down across the rift valley some really wet weather continuing into that eastern side of south africa and other wetter weather starting to make its way a little further north would say we're going to see that grassy notching up into southern areas of mags and bake as we go through the next day old seychelles become a little more widespread across central parts of missouri and big zimbabwe also seeing some wet weather along with botswana elsewhere will see some showers there in madagascar antananarivo. 29 degrees. for. the british iraqi journalist who's visualizing complex statistics in a simple art form i think your office are some really exciting opportunities to break apart from those systems of power and to collect data in a way that better represents the different communities challenging the mainstream misconceptions and hope the by creating handle illustrations it doesn't alienate
people it doesn't make people feel like i'm not smart enough to understand this who's truth is it anyway. please arise pro-democracy activists some former politicians accusing them of trying to overthrow the city's government. the whole roman you want to alter their life my headquarters here in doha are also coming up too close to call votes still being counted in 2 senate runoff election races in the us state of georgia the poll determine who controls the senate. also rare admission north korean leader kim jong un acknowledges that his economic policies have failed and says.