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BBC OS: Gaza escalation

this afternoon (tuesday 13th), 4.06-4.16pm and 4.49-4.54pm, on bbc world service radio
bbc os (presented by ben james) leads with …

“It’s the heaviest exchange of aerial fire between Israeli soldiers and Hamas militants since the full-blown conflict in 2014. The violence follows an Israeli special forces operation inside Gaza which went wrong late on Sunday, causing the deaths of Palestinian militants and an Israeli soldier.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter alda barry
• bbc reporter ben davies
ahmed, gaza city
bernie, ashkelon
• bbc reporter yolande knell

(more…)

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OS: Israeli airstrikes

this afternoon (thursday 10th), 4.12-4.20pm, and 4.34-4.38pm, on bbc world service radio
bbc os (presented by ben james) leads with …

“A tense situation in the Middle East, as Israel launches a massive wave of strikes on Iranian forces in Syria.”

including contributions from …
• bbc os reporter krupa padhy
joel greenberg from bbc monitoring in jerusalem
(more…)

OS: Palestinian clashes

yesterday afternoon (friday 15th), 4.07-4.10pm, and 5.06-5.10pm, on bbc world service radio
bbc os (presented by ben james) leads with …

Three Palestinians have died in Gaza during clashes with Israeli troops near the border, Palestinian officials say. More than 100 were hurt in Gaza and the occupied West Bank amid fresh protests over Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.”

including reports from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell (more…)

Newshour: peace process

this evening (monday 22nd), 9.07-9.19pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by tim franks) leads with …

President Trump becomes the first sitting US President to visit the Western Wall in Jerusalem and says he is optimistic about chances for a peace deal in the Middle East.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter ben james
sharren haskel, likud mk
akiva eldar, author, and columnist with al-monitor (more…)

Newsday: Jerusalem discussion

this morning (monday 22nd), 5.07-5.13am, 5.23-5.28am, 5.34-5.38am, 5.56-5.59am, 6.10-6.17am, 6.19-6.25am, 6.33-6.40am, 6.44-6.50am, 6.54-6.59am, 7.07-7.13am, 7.19-7.24am, 7.33-7.40am, 7.45-7.50am, 7.55-7.59am, 8.07-8.09am, and 8.19-8.29am, on bbc world service radio
newsday (presented by ben james) leads with a discussion from jerusalem while waiting for donald trump, including contributions from …
abe katsman counsel to republicans overseas
elisa simon student, activist in the israeli labour party
hani al-alami, jerusalem palestinian enterpreneur
• tour guide david eisenstadt
• bbc reporter philip hamspheir
vera sajrawi, an arab-israeli producer for al-jazeera english
• tour guide david eisenstadt
• freelance reporter naomi zaboif
• east jerusalem journalist ibrahim husseini
mike evans, founder of the friends of zion museum
riman barakat, ceo of experience palestine
yisrael medad, a spokesperson for the yesha council
nimala harufa of fatah youth
• former us ambassador to israel daniel shapiro (more…)

WHYS: Hitler’s birthplace

yesterday afternoon (tuesday 18th), 5.47-5.59pm, on bbc world service radio
world have your say (phone-in programme, presented by ben james) concludes with…

“Should Adolf Hitler’s birthplace be demolished?”

including contribution from …
• dr andreas maislinger, historian and adviser to the committee (more…)

WHYS: apartheid in Israel?

this afternoon (tuesday 18th), 3.44-3.59pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
world have your say (talk programme, presented by ben james) concludes with …

“Israeli columnist Bradley Burston, who’s decided: ‘It’s time to admit it: Israeli policy is what it is: apartheid‘.

including contributions from …
bradley burston, columnist and senior editor of haaretz
yuval from haifa
• south african-born benjamin pogrund, author of drawing fire: investigating the accusations of apartheid in israel
• israeli activist ran bar-yoshafat (more…)

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