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In today’s briefing update, Lebanese protesters have rejected the president’s plea for talks. We head to the U.S with news president Trump has suggested Syrian Kurds should relocate. It comes after the news the U.S is considering deploying armoured vehicles to protect oil fields. And on the other side of the world, tourists have flocked to climb Australia’s Uluru before a ban is imposed on the sacred site.

In the UK, the length of the proposed Brexit delay is being considered by the EU. Meanwhile, MPs are considering Boris Johnson 12 December snap election. In London, High Court judges have heard the Met Police’s London-wide ban on Extinction Rebellion protests was unlawful.

ALL in today’s news briefing – A daily roundup of all the news headlines that you need to know, summarised as part of WTX News Briefing.

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LEBANESE PROTESTERS REJECT THE PRESIDENT’S APPEAL FOR TALKS

Aljazeera reports protesters in Lebanon’s capital, Beirut, have rejected President Michel Aoun’s call for dialogue, demanding the government’s resignation before any such talks. Lebanese protesters reject the president’s appeal for talks

On Thursday, Anon said he was willing to meet demonstrators who have been taking to the streets calling for Lebanon’s post-civil war leadership to be held accountable for years of corruption and economic mismanagement. 

The President insisted the government could not be toppled from the streets, but hinted at a government reshuffle and pledged to back new legislation aimed at clamping down on corruption.

Read the full story on Aljazeera

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TRUMP SUGGESTS KURDS RELOCATE AS U.S CONSIDERS DEPLOYING ARMOURED VEHICLES TO PROTECT OIL FIELDS

CNN says President Trump tweeted Thursday that the US military would continue securing oil fields in Syria. And Trump tells Kurds to relocate, send tanks to protect oil fieldssuggested that America’s former allies against ISIS, the Syrian Kurds, should consider relocating. Trump suggested they move from their traditional homeland to the region, hundreds of miles away, that houses those oil fields.

His tweet came after two defence officials told CNN the US is considering plans to deploy tanks to Syria for the first time. Other officials said it is possible that lighter-weight armoured vehicles could be sent instead. Because tanks can require a large number of troops to operate. 

Read the full story on CNN

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TOURISTS FLOCK TO AUSTRALIA’S ULURU FOR LAST EVER CLIMB

Arab News says hundreds of tourists flocked to Uluru on Friday for one last chance to climb the sacred site ahead of a Lasat chance to climb Australia's Ulura ban. But heavy winds initially prevented early attempts to scale the giant red monolith. 

A permanent ban on scaling Uluru – also known as Ayers Rock – comes into place on Saturday. It falls into line with the long-held wishes of the traditional Aboriginal owners of the land, the Anangu. 

Despite heavy winds causing safety concerns and delaying the tourists climb, they were soon allowed to head up the rock. 

Read the full story on Arab News

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BREXIT: EU TO CONSIDER EXTENSION AS MPS MULL ELECTION

BBC News reports EU ambassadors are to meet to discuss what length of Brexit extension to offer the UK. Whilst MPs EU considering lenght of delay - MPs consider early electionare considering the prime minister’s call for an early election. 

It is believed most EU states are in favour of a three-month delay, with the option to end earlier if a deal comes forward sooner than the deadline.

Boris has said he would give MPs more time to debate his Brexit deal if they backed a 12 December poll.  The government plans to bring forward a Commons vote on an early general election on Monday if the EU offers a delay until January, as is widely expected.

Read the full story on BBC News

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EXTINCTION REBELLION: MET POLICE’S LONDON-WIDE BAN ON PROTESTS WAS UNLAWFUL, COURT HEARS

The Independent says the Metropolitan Police’s London-wide ban on Extinction Rebellion (XR) protests was “an abuse XR ban was unlawfulof power,” High Court judges have heard. 

Scotland Yard imposed a blanket ban across the capital last week, after XR’s “autumn uprising” action shut down areas around parliament and the Bank of England. 

The ban means any assembly of more than two people linked to the action – which ended on Saturday – was illegal.

Read the full story on The Independent

Brexit: Government say they will try for 12 December election

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