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🇺🇸 🇮🇷 US sanctions on Iran and the messaging battle | The Listening Post (Full)

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On this week's The Listening Post: After months of ratcheting rhetoric, the US re-imposes sanctions on Iran. Plus, historical revisionism in Israel's archives. 'Sanctions are coming': Trump, Iran and the messaging battle President Donald Trump dropped the word on Twitter with a Game of Thrones-inspired tagline: 'Sanctions Are Coming, November 5th'. The retaliatory tweet from Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei was no less confrontational, declaring that Trump's 'every decision is opposed by the world’. Back in 2015, when former President Barack Obama signed the multilateral deal designed to monitor and limit Iran's nuclear programme, few would have predicted that his successor would not only pull out of the agreement, but elect to re-impose sanctions. Tehran has put on a brave face, trying to convince Iranians it can weather the storm and making its own case, moral and political, to a global audience. We examine the messaging battle being waged by both countries. Contributors Mohammad Ali Shabani - Iran Pulse Editor at Al-Monitor Trita Parsi - Founder, National American Iranian Council Narges Bajoghli - Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies Barbara Slavin - Director, Future of Iran Initiative, Atlantic Council History suppressed: Censorship in Israel’s archives Historical documents that would shed further light on Israel's treatment of Palestinians have, for years, sat under lock and key inside the Israel's State and Military Archives. Under the pretext of 'security' or 'privacy', more than 98 percent of those files are classified under a form of censorship that even the former chief archivist of Israel has criticised. For Palestinians, it's part of a wider trend of cultural erasure and historical denial that has gone hand-in-hand with the decades-long theft not just of their land, but of their story. The Listening Post's Tariq Nafi reports on the silencing of Palestinian history in Israel's archives. Contributors Sherene Seikaly - Associate Professor, UC Santa Barbara Rona Sela - Researcher on visual history and lecturer Mahmoud Yazbak - Professor, University of Haifa - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/

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President Trump expected to snub Paris Peace Forum

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US President Trump is heading to Paris on Friday for a weekend of ceremonies to mark 100 years since the end of World War I. But one event he will not be attending is a summit on global cooperation organised by the French president to coincide with the gathering. It's a sign of the increasingly different view Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron have towards multilateral institutions. Al Jazeera’s James Bays reports from Paris. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/

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How close is the world to another global conflict? | Inside Story

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It was the 11th Hour of the 11th Day of the 11th month -- and became a pivotal moment in world history. It marked the armistice agreement that officially ended the First World War in 1918. This weekend, 100 Years later, leaders from more than 50 countries are gathering in France for commemorative events. But the solemn occasion is being overshadowed by deep divisions between trans-atlantic allies. This week, the French President called for a 'European army' to defend itself from potential threats from nations such as Russia, China and, remarkably, the United States. Emmanuel Macron's global philosophy is at odds with U.S. Preident Donald Trump's nationalist, America First agenda. A century after what is also called the Great War, there's another conflict looming - one of world visions. How stark are the divisions between the ideologies of Trump and Macron? Presenter: Richelle Carey Guests: Theresa Fallon, Director of Centre for Russia Europe Asia Studies (CREAS). David Lees, Lecturer in French Studies at Warwick University and Co-editor of “Contemporary France”. Thorsten Benner, Director of the Global Public Policy Institute. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/

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Inside Story – How close is the world to another global conflict? | Inside Story

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It was the 11th Hour of the 11th Day of the 11th month -- and became a pivotal moment in world history. It marked the armistice agreement that officially ended the First World War in 1918. This weekend, 100 Years later, leaders from more than 50 countries are gathering in France for commemorative events. But the solemn occasion is being overshadowed by deep divisions between trans-atlantic allies. This week, the French President called for a 'European army' to defend itself from potential threats from nations such as Russia, China and, remarkably, the United States. Emmanuel Macron's global philosophy is at odds with U.S. Preident Donald Trump's nationalist, America First agenda. A century after what is also called the Great War, there's another conflict looming - one of world visions. How stark are the divisions between the ideologies of Trump and Macron? Presenter: Richelle Carey Guests: Theresa Fallon, Director of Centre for Russia Europe Asia Studies (CREAS). David Lees, Lecturer in French Studies at Warwick University and Co-editor of “Contemporary France”. Thorsten Benner, Director of the Global Public Policy Institute. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/

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🇬🇧Female MPs gather in UK to celebrate a century of suffrage | Al Jazeera English

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Female politicians from 86 countries have gathered in the UK parliament to mark 100 years since women in Britain got the right to vote. But apart from celebrating past progress, the event also aimed to inspire future generations of female politicians. The gathering hopes to launch a new push for female involvement in politics, where they say women still face suspicion and opposition from male-dominated societies. Al Jazeera’s Paul Brennan reports. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/

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🇦🇷Argentina’s beef industry defies economic downturn | Al Jazeera English

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Amid sky-high inflation, deep budget deficits, and severe unemployment, any good economic news is hard to come by in Argentina. But one industry is booming - beef. The government wants to serve more of it to the world. Al Jazeera's Teresa Bo reports from Buenos Aires. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/

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🇺🇸Will midterm results affect Trump’s foreign policy? l Inside Story

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Washington looks different for Democrats after midterm elections success. The Democrats took control of the House of Representatives while the Republicans tightened their grip on the Senate. But it sets the stage for a different second half of President Donald Trump's first term in office. And there could be consequences for his foreign policies. The Democrats should have more power to influence decisions….from Russia and Saudi Arabia to the Israel/Palestine issue. PRESENTER: Mohammed Jamjoom Guests: Karl Widerquist, Associate Professor at Georgetown University. Eli Clifton, Fellow at Nation Institute Rami Khouri Senior Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School. Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/ #Aljazeeraenglish #News #Inside Story

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What Is Ethnic Cleansing? | NowThis World

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Ethnic cleansing lacks a legal definition by the United Nations, so ethnic cleansing is technically not considered a crime under international law; As opposed to genocide which does have an international meaning. » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe » Watch the Previous Episode: https://go.nowth.is/2z0XIch The first time the term was used on the world stage, was during the conflict in the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s. The United Nations Commission of Experts was tasked with investigating if violations of international humanitarian law was committed there. As the world continues to see acts of ethnic cleansing in places like Myanmar, Bangladesh for example, unfold over and over, is it time the international community come together to legally define it and make it an international crime? Connect with NowThis » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like us on Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/News_Facebook » Tweet us on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/News_Twitter » Follow us on Instagram: http://go.nowth.is/News_Instagram » Find us on Snapchat Discover: http://go.nowth.is/News_Snapchat Connect with Judah: » Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/TweetJudah » Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah Connect with Alex: » Follow @AlexLJanin on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/TweetAlex » Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeAlex Connect with Versha: » Follow @versharma on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/TweetVersha » Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld

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🇬🇷 Greece: Eye of the Fire | People and Power

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Like many countries around the Mediterranean, Greece suffers from dangerous summer wildfires, but the one that tore along its Attica coast in July 2018 was the worst in the country’s history - claiming 99 lives and leaving thousands of others injured, traumatised and homeless. "I don't know who to be angry with - angry with God? Angry with people? Angry with myself?" says firefighter Andreas Dimitriou. While he fought to protect others, his wife and baby son were killed by the inferno at home. Elsewhere 100 kilometre per hour winds enveloped the gridlocked roads of Mati, a popular resort at the heart of the disaster, catching day trippers in their cars and residents in their homes and defeating the efforts of the emergency services battling the blaze with elderly vehicles, redundant equipment and self-bought uniforms. A catalogue of dreadful failure and mismanagement ensued, from traffic diversions leading people into harm's way rather than out of danger, to illegal developments trapping others as they tried to flee into the sea, the only available refuge amid the flames. So why was the response from the authorities so inadequate? Why were they so ill-prepared? Reporter Eric Campbell went to investigate.

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🇨🇱 Why is Chile flying migrants back home? | Al Jazeera English

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Chile has begun repatriating migrants who want to go home for free. The first and largest group are Haitians - with more than a thousand signed up to the programme. They are the first 176 beneficiaries of a government Humanitarian Repatriation Programme for migrants who can not afford to leave. They are being given a free flight home in exchange for not returning to Chile for at least nine years. Al Jazeera's Lucia Newman reports from Santiago. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #Chile #ChileMigrants #Haiti

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