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B100d: Kushner schedule

this evening (tuesday 28th), 7.37-7.41pm (repeated 7.37pm wednesday), on bbc news tv

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

“White House senior adviser Jared Kushner will meet top foreign officials in Morocco Jordan Israel this week before unveiling the economic part of his Israeli-Palestinian peace plan at a conference next month.”

including report from  …

• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher

(more…)
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Newshour: Netanyahu and USA

this evening (monday 1st), 8.51-8.56pm (repeated 9.51pm and 2.24pm), on bbc world service radio

newshour (presented by julian marshall) includes …

“The Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu is fighting for his political life in hotly contested elections next week, trying to win another term in office despite facing possible indictments on corruption charges. His election campaign has made much of his ability to deliver dividends from Israel’s relationship with America, and has highlighted his friendship with President Trump. But for some time his right-wing policies have been chipping away at America’s strong bipartisan support for the Israeli government, and that fracture is becoming ever more public.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher

• ethan miller of ifnotnow

jeremy ben-ami of jstreet

• democrat representative tom malinowski

(more…)

6ocn: Trump recognises Golan

this evening (monday 25th), 6.08-6.10pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 12.06-12.08am on midnight news

six o’clock news includes …

“President Trump has formally recognised Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, a strategically valuable plateau which was seized from Syria during a war in 1967.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher

(more…)

6ocn/Newshour/Twt: PLO mission closed

yesterday evening (monday 10th), 6.18-6.20pm, and 10.12-10.17pm, on bbc radio 4, and 9.51-9.59pm on bbc world service radio
six o’clock news, newshour (presented by julian marshall), and the world tonight (presented by ritula shah) include …

”The United States has confirmed that it has ordered the closure of the PLO’s mission office in Washington, The State Department said that the PLO wasn’t supporting peace talks with Israel, and had refused to engage with the US over peace efforts.”
including contributions from …
• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher
hanan ashrawi
• dr jonathan schanzer of the foundation for defence of democracies
(more…)

B100d: Trump at Davos

this evening (thursday 25th), 7.10-7.14pm on bbc 4 tv, 9.36-9.42pm on bbc world service radio, and 10.36-10.40pm on bbc radio 4
beyond 100 days (presented by katty kay and christian fraser), newshour (presented by tim franks), and the world tonight (presented by julian worricker) include …

Donald Trump’s remarks at Davos about the Israel/Palestine peace process

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter james landale
• analyst aaron david miller
• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher
(more…)

Newshour: Jerusalem recognised

yesterday evening (wednesday 6th), 6.06-6.59pm, 8.06-8.59pm, and 9.06-9.59pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (three special editions, presented by tim franks) entirely deals with …

Trump Recognises Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital: President Trump has overturned decades of US policy and recognised Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. He also announced plans to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
There’s been widespread condemnation of the announcement.”

including speeches by …
donald trump
antonio guterres
benjamin netanyahu
and contributions from …
• bbc reporter james robbins
sharon haskell, likud mk
• bbc reporter jeremy bowen
hanan ashrawi
• palestinian ambassador manuel hassassian
• new historian tom segev
• bbc reporter barbara plett usher
• professor fawaz gerges
michael oren mk
• bbc reporter lyse doucet
• former us special envoy for middle east peace george mitchell
• bbc reporter katty kay
• bbc turkey reporter mark lowen
• bbc cairo reporter sally nabil
danny seidemann
• fatah spokesman ziad khalil abu zayyad
daniel levy of the middle east project
dennis ross
• analyst einat wolf
james sorene, ceo of bicom (more…)

Newshour: Israel’s capital

this afternoon (wednesday 6th), 1.06-1.10pm, and 1.54-1.59pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) leads with …

President Trump Plans to Recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital: As world leaders and the Palestinians express concern, a senior right-wing Israeli minister has described it as a drastic move to peace.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher
• dr mustafa barghouti
yoav kish. likud mk
• east jerusalem bookseller mahmoud muna
• professor mick dumper (more…)

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