🇻🇪 Venezuelans rally as opposition leader Guaido calls for uprising | Al Jazeera English

Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido is calling for a major protest against the president on Wednesday. He says President Nicolas Maduro doesn’t have the support of the armed forces and has appealed for the military to join his movement. But Maduro later made an appearance on TV, surrounded by army officers. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Maduro had planned to flee to Cuba but Russia stepped in to dissuade him. Al Jazeera’s Lucia Newman reports from Havana in Cuba. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us…

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🇺🇸 Trump working to designate Muslim Brotherhood as ‘terror’ group | Al Jazeera English

The White House says it’s planning to designate the Muslim Brotherhood a foreign terrorist organisation. This could bring sanctions against the group, as well as companies and individuals who interact with it. In a statement, the group says it will continue to work in line with its moderate and peaceful thinking. Egypt’s President, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, reportedly urged his US counterpart, Donald Trump, to make the designation in a meeting last month. Al Jazeera’s Mike Hanna reports from Washington, DC. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on…

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🇦🇫 Afghan leaders hold congress over peace moves involving Taliban | Al Jazeera English

Security forces are standing guard as more than 3,000 prominent Afghans discuss peace for their country. It’s a rare national assembly, called a Loya Jirga, which will steer the government in its negotiations with the Taliban. Al Jazeera’s Charlotte Bellis reports from Kabul. – 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/ #Afghanistan #LoyaJirga #Taliban

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