for forthcoming uk programmes of jewish or israeli interest

Naksa Day

this afternoon (friday 1st), 12.33-12.41pm (repeated 6.33pm), on bbc world service radio
the fifth floor (presented by david amano) includes …

Egypt’s Naksa Day:
Next Monday is the 50th anniversary of Naksa day, or Day of the Setback.
The “setback” for Egypt was their crushing defeat by Israel in the Six Day War.
BBC Arabic reporter in Cairo, Sally Nabil, tells us how the day is viewed there now.”

(if you miss it, available from 0:27:15 to 0:34:45 at


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