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PM: US okays settlements

yesterday afternoon (tuesday 19th), 5.23-5.26pm, on bbc radio 4

pm (presented by evan davis) includes …

“Last night, the US made a dramatic shift in its position on Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the US will no longer view them as inconsistent with international law.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter jeremy bowen 

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yesterday (tuesday 19th), 2.20-2.23pm and 9.36-9.44pm, on bbc world service radio 

newshour (presented by razia iqbal and tim franks) includes …

The Trump administration has abandoned its four-decades-old position on Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank. Its position now is that the settlements do not violate international law.”

including contributions from …

saeb erekat

• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher

• bbc reporter jeremy bowen

• jordanian foreign minister ayman safadi

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Nd: US okays settlements

this morning (tuesday 19th), 6.12-6.17am, 7.12-7.16am, and 8.06-8.11am, on bbc world service radio 

newsday (presented by lawrence pollard and clare mcdonnell) leads with …

Palestinians condemn US shift on Israeli settlements: The Palestinian government has condemned a US decision to reverse decades of policy by saying it no longer considers Israeli settlements in the West Bank to be illegal.”

including interviews with …

saeb erekat

• journalist lahav harkov, jerusalem post

• political analyst nour odeh 

• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher

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this morning (tuesday 19th), 6.07-6.08am, 7.02-7.03am, 8.02-8.03am, and 8.31-8.34am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by justin webb and nick robinson) includes …

Palestinians have expressed anger after the Trump administration said it no longer considers Israeli settlements built in the occupied West Bank to be illegal, The move, announced by the Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, reverses a 40-year-old US policy, and puts Washington at odds with virtually all other countries, as well as Security Council resolutions.”

including contributions from …

saeb erekat

• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher

• bbc reporter jon sopel

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this morning (tuesday 19th), 12.09-12.11am, on bbc radio 4

midnight news includes …

“The United Sates has announced that it’s reversing four decades of policy towards the buildng of Israeli settlements in the West Bank. The US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, said Washington no longer viewed the settlements as being inconsistent with international law.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter aleem maqbool

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Twt: US okays settlements

this evening (monday 18th), 10.17-10.17pm and 10.36-10.38pm, on bbc radio 4 

the world tonight (presented by ritula shah) includes …

“The US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, has announced that Washington no longer considers Israeli settlements built in the West Bank to be illegal. The move breaks four decades of State Department policy.”

including interview with …

• bbc reporter aleem maqbool

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this evening (monday 18th), 9.51-9.59pm, on bbc world service radio 

newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) concludes with …

“The Israeli film director Amos Gitai’s work is being performed on the stage here in London, in a theatrical adaptation of his film A Letter to a Friend in Gaza. The play explores how to find peace between warring communities in the Middle East.”

including interview with …

• israeli filmmaker amos gitai

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