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Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Nh: Coalition?

this evening (saturday 21st), 9.43-9.48pm, on bbc world service radio

newshour (presented by james menendez) includes …

Politicians of all stripes are trying to work out if they can form the next government or whether they’ll be part of it.”

including interview with …

aida touma-suleiman mk


6ocn: Election deadlock

this evening (thursday 19th), 6.17-6.20pm, on bbc radio 4 

six o’clock news includes …

“Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his rival Benny Gantz are jostling over the terms of a unity government, after the country’s second election in a year ended in deadlock. Whereas both men won the same number of seats in April’s parliamentary electon, local media have Mr Gantz’s Blue and White party as slightly ahead this time, with two more seats.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman


Nh: Election deadlock

this afternoon (thursday 19th), 2.15-2.18pm, and 9.06-9.18pm, on bbc world service radio

newshour (presented by james menendez and tim franks) includes …

Netanyahu and Gantz compete over leadership in Israeli election.”

including interviews with …

• journalist bel trew 

ofer shelah mk

journalist noga tarnopolsky


Nh: Election deadlock

this evening (wednesday 18th), 9.37-9.42pm, on bbc world service radio

newshour (presented by tim franks) includes …

“The two front-runners look as if they’re neck and neck, and that neither has an obvious path to forming a coalition government.”

including interview with …

yaakov katz, editor, jerusalem post


B100d: Election deadlock

this evening (wednesday 18th), 7.40-7.44pm, on bbc news tv

beyond 100 days (presented by christian fraser and michelle) includes …

Benjamin Netanyahu is behind, but only just.”

including report from  …

• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher


PM: Election deadlock

this afternoon (wednesday 18th), 5.23-5.28pm, on bbc radio 4

pm (presented by evan davis) includes …

A country deadlocked, a controversial prime minister desperate to cling on. But Benjamin Netanyahu’s time may be up. After a second election in Israel this year. he has failed to break through.”

including contributions from …

benny gantz 

• bbc reporter jeremy bowen 


Nd: Exit Polls

this morning (wednesday 18th), 6.06-6.12am, 6.27-6.32am, 7.07-7.12am, and 8.06-8.11am, on bbc world service radio 

newsday (presented by lawrence pollard and karnagie sharp) leads with …

Exit polls in Israel’s general election suggest Benny Gantz’ centrist alliance is slightly ahead of prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party, with neither winning enough seats to form a government. Benny Gantz says he’ll work towards a government of national unity.”

including interviews with …

• professor david newman

hagai el-ad, executive director, b’tselem

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

• journalist lahav harkov, jerusalem post

• former ambassador dan shapiro 

• political analyst neri zilber 


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