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Israel’s drinking water

31st august 2002, on bbc world service radio 

israel’s drinking water (presented by alan johnston) (in the the assignment series)

“A report on problems with the supply of drinking water in Israel. There is growing concern over the lack of water available to quench the thirst of Palestinians and Israelis alike. However Israelis appear to be getting priority over their Arab neighbours.

Alan Johnson looks at the effect the water crisis is having on the communities in some of the settlements.”

including contributions from …

ataf abu jeis, farmer of beit dajan

hesham al zoubi university Tulkarem

ayman rabi, palestininan hydrology group

yaacob kidal, israeli foreign ministry

jad isaac, palestinian environmental expert 

eilon adar, water expert at ben-gurion university of the negev 


GN: Coalition and Yom HaShoah

last tuesday (21st april), on bbc world service radio 

global news podcast includes …

Netanyahu and Gantz sign Israel coalition deal.”

“The country has begun its annual commemoration of the six million Jews who died in the Holocaust, with events this year being held in the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic.”

including reports from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman

• bbc reporter alan johnston


Twt: ICC to investigate

yesterday evening (friday 20th), 10.06-10.07pm (partly repeated 12.20am on midnight news), on bbc radio 4 

the world tonight (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

“The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor said she will launch a full investigation into alleged war crimes in the Israeli-occupied Palestinian territories at the earliest opportunity… charges might be filed against Israelis and Palestinians.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter alan johnston


Weekend/Newshour: Massive strikes

today (sunday 5th), 6.06-6.10am (repeated 7.06am and 6.06am), 1.00-1.09pm, and 9.06-9.18pm, on bbc world service radio 

weekend (presented by julian worricker) and newshour (presented by james menendez) lead with …

Surge in Gaza violence intensifies: Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has ordered his armed forces to launch massive strikes against Palestinian militants in Gaza after they fired hundreds of rockets.”

including contributions from …

journalist noga tarnopolski

• bbc reporter alan johnston

• analyst tareq baconi, author of hamas contained: the rise and pacification of palestinian resistance

• foreign ministry spokesman emmanuel nachshon 


Twtw: Massive strikes

this afternoon (sunday 5th), 1.02-1.03pm, on bbc radio 4 

the world this weekend (presented by mark mardell) includes …

“Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said he has ordered the military to continue with what he called massive strikes on terror elements in the Gaza strip, in response to rocket attacks.”

including report from … 

• bbc reporter alan johnston


OS: Gaza ”unrest”

last friday (6th april), 4.06-4.10pm, and 5.06-5.11pm, on bbc world service radio
bbc os (presented by zoe kleinman) leads with …

”The latest on the unrest between Palestinian protesters and Israeli forces along Gaza’s border with Israel.”

including report from …
• bbc reporter alan johnston


OS: Guatemala and Jerusalem

yesterday afternoon (monday 25th), 4.11-4.15pm, on bbc world service radio
bbc os includes …

“We hear reaction to Guatemala recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.”

including contributions from …
• bbc mundo reporter arturo wallace
• bbc reporter alan johnston

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