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Archive for February, 2015

Hostages (Bnei Aruba) 3 & 4

tomorrow evening (saturday 28trh), 9.00-9.45-10.25pm, on bbc 4 tv (freeview channel 9)
hostages (bnei aruba, בני ערובה), created by rotem shamir and omri givon, with ayelet zurer and jonah lotan (3rd and 4th episode of 10 of the original israeli version) (in hebrew with english subtitles) (more…)

Inside a Gaza tunnel

online only (bbc tv, published today, thursday 26th)
inside a gaza tunnel, presented by quentin sommerville (more…)

Newshour: Gaza reconstruction 26/2/2015

this evening (thursday 26th), 6.30-7.00pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
world have your say (presented by chloe tilley) devotes the second half to …

“Questions are being asked about why so little is being done – has the world broken its promise to Gaza?”

including contributions from …
lyse doucet
najra aid worker in gaza city
chris gunness of unrwa
• associate professor nureddin meladi of qatar university
• dr belal dabour from gaza city (more…)

Newshour: Israel and Iran

this afternoon (thursday 26th), 2.19-2.24pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
newshour (presented by james menendez) includes …

“Was Mr Netanyahu right to say that the US and others have already accepted the reality of a nuclear Iran?

including interview with …
yoaz hendel, military historian and former prime minsterial advisor (more…)

Thought for the day: Laura Janner-Klausner

this morning (thursday 26th), 7.47-7.50am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day with laura janner-klausner

Dehumanisation of the other side means negotiation often appears impossible.”


Newshour: Gaza 25/2/2015

this afternoon (wednesday 25th), 2.35-2.53pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107) (repeated at 9.35pm, but without the israeli contribution)
newshour (presented by razia iqbal) includes …

“I ask, when I visit Gaza, how do people survive? How do they possibly hang on to any hope?”

including interviews with …
• bbc reporter lyse doucet in shejaiya
roger hearn. regional director of save the children
• colonel grisha yakubovich of COGAT (more…)

Today: Gaza and Kibbutz Nirim

this morning (wednesday 25th), 8.45-8.55am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by sarah montague) includes …

“This week is six months since the ceasefire in the seven week conflict between Israel and the Palestinians.
Just after the conflict began, we spoke to two women on different sides of the Gaza border. Now, with Gaza still in ruins and perpetual fears that the conflict will re-ignite, how do they feel about the aftermath of the war?
Lyse Doucet is  Chief International Correspondent and in the destroyed Gazan neighbourhood of Shejaiya, one of the poorest and most overcrowded in Gaza and Abeer Barakat, a mother-of-four, lived through the war in Gaza and Adele Raemer is a mother and grandmother living in Kibbutz Nirim just over the border from Gaza.”


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