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Posts tagged ‘Benjamin Netanyahu’

Weekend: Netanyahu/Lieberman

this morning (saturday 1st), 7.39-7.48am. on bbc world service radio 

weekend (presented by julian worricker, with journalist • frank langfitt and labour activist • shaista aziz)

“Mr Netanyahu has been unable to form a fresh right-wing coalition, due to a disagreement with his former defence minister Avigdor Lieberman over a bill to draft more ultra-Orthodox Jewish young men into the Israeli army.”

including interview with …

nir barkat mk

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B100d: New elections

this evening (thursday 30th), 7.09-7.13pm, on bbc news tv

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

“Never before in the 71-year history of Israel has an election failed to deliver a government. But it has now … But at the heart of the impasse was a disagreement over military conscription exemptions for ultra-orthodox Jewish students.”

including interview with … 

michael oren, former mk

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Newshour: New elections

this afternoon (thursday 30th), 2.10-2.19pm, on bbc world service radio 

newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) leads with …

“What went wrong? Why was a politician as experienced as Benjamin Netanyahu unable to assemble a governing coalition?

including interviews with …

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

sharren haskel mk

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Today: New elections

this morning (thursday 30th), 7.03-7.04am, and 7.35-7.40am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by justin webb and john humphrys) includes …

Israel is to hold fresh elections after the prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a new coalition government. The deadline for an agreement passed last night, and MPs voted to dissolve parliament.”

“The main issue has come down to ultra-orthodox service in the military.”

including contributions from  …

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

michael oren, former mk

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Twt: Netanyahu fails

this evening (wednesday 29th), 10.24-10.29pm, on bbc radio 4 

the world tonight (presented by julian worricker) includes …

“As we came to air, the deadline passed for prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu to form a new coalition government.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

sharren haskel mk

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6ocn: Netanyahu deadline

this evening (wednesday 29th), 6.23-6.25pm, on bbc radio 4 

six o’clock news includes …

“Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has less than four hours left to form a new coalition government and continue his ten years in power. If a deal isn’t agreed. a new general election might have to be held, or President Rivlin could ask another senior politician to try to form a government.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

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Twt: Netanyahu’s problems

this evening (tuesday 28th), 10.28-10.32pm, on bbc radio 4 

the world tonight (presented by ritula shah) includes …

Benjamin Netanyahu may have declared himself the winner of last month’s Israeli elections, but coalition negotiations are proving to be protracted and tricky. He has until the end of play tomorrow to form a government or Israel may be forced to rerun elections later this year. Complicating the picture for Mr Netanyahu is the possibility that he could be indicted on fraud and bribery charges in the coming months.”

including interview with …

• journalist lahav harkov, jerusalem post

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