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Nh: Third election

yesterday afternoon (thursday 12th), 2.51–2.53pm, on bbc world service radio

newshour (presented by james menendez) includes …

Israel is facing its third election in less than a year, after two polls since April have failed to produce a new government.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher

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Nh: Family killed

yesterday evening (friday 15th), 9.20-9.25pm, on bbc world service radio 

newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

“Israeli Defence Forces have said they will investigate the killing of eight civilians in Gaza on Thursday in an airstrike targeting a member of the Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher

(more…)

Nh/6ocn: Gaza truce?

this afternoon (thursday 14th), 2.36-2.45pm on bbc world service radio, and 6.22-6.24pm on bbc radio 4 

newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) and six o’clock news include …

“Two days after Israeli forces killed a senior commander of the Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad in the Gaza strip, triggering a new round of deadly air attacks on both sides, a truce that was brokered was due to come into effect earlier today, but there have been more reports of rocket attacks.”

including reports from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher 

(more…)

Nh: Gaza escalation

this evening (tuesday 12th), 9.06-9.15pm, on bbc world service radio

newshour (presented by paul henley) leads with …

Israel-Gaza violence escalates: Rocket fire is exchanged after Israel’s killing of a senior Islamic Jihad commander. Violence escalated after Israel killed militant commander Baha Abu al-Ata. Four more Palestinians were also killed.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher

• “gaza resident” najla

(more…)

Nh: Today’s elections

this afternoon (tuesday 17th), 2.36-2.44pm, on bbc world service radio 

newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

Israelis are going to the polls for the second time in six months today, with prime minster Benjamin Neetnayahu fighting for his political survival.”

How significant a role will Avigdor Lieberman play in this election?

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher

• professor avraham diskin 

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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

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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

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