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Posts tagged ‘Benjamin Netanyahu’

6ocn: 3 Israelis killed

this evening (sunday 5th), 6.06-6.08pm, on bbc radio 4 

six o’clock news includes …

“Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ordered his armed forces to carry out massive strikes against Palestinian militants, in retaliation against a wave of rocket attacks from Gaza. Three Israelis have died, officials in Gaza say twelve Palestinians have been killed since Friday, including a Hamas commander.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman

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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


FOOC: Israelis want normal lives

this morning (saturday 13th), 11.37-11.43am, on bbc radio 4 

from our own correspondent (presented by kate adie) leads with …

Netanyahu’s Likely Victory: An election campaign in Israel but little mention of the peace process. Yolande Knell says voters there just want to live normal lives.”

“Just days before Israel went to the polls, I stood with the Wolfs, a British-Israeli family in a quiet village north of Tel Aviv, surrounded by the rubble of their home. It had been destroyed by a powerful rocket fired from Gaza two weeks earlier.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter yolande knell


MN/Today: Moon crash

this morning (friday 12th), 12.22-12.24am, and 7.06-7.07am, on bbc radio 4 

midnight news and today (presented by justin webb and john humphrys) include …

The first privately-funded mission to the moon has ended in failure. The small unmanned Israeli spacecraft suffered engine and communication problems during the final descent, and apparently crashed onto the lunar surface.”

including report from  …

• bbc reporter yolande knell


B100d: Netanyahu and peace

this evening (wednesday 10th), 7.20-7.24pm, on bbc news tv

beyond 100 days (presented by katty kay) includes …

President Trump says election results in Israel increase the chances of a peace plan for the region.”

including interview with …

• bbc reporter lyse doucet


Newshour: Netanyahu & Abbas

this evening (wednesday 10th), 8.36-8.44pm (repeated 9.36pm), on bbc world service radio

newshour (presented by tim franks) includes …

What does this latest triumph for Mr Netanyahu mean for the Palestinians?”

President Abbas is into his 14th year of a four-year term – you haven’t had an election since 2005 – maybe you need to get your own house in order?”

including contributions from …

ziad khalil abu zayyad, spokesman for fatah 

• bbc reporter lyse doucet


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