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FOOC: Netanyahu trial 3

this morning (thursday 28th), 11.03-11.09am, on bbc radio 4 

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

Israel’s prime minister in the dock: Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s corruption trial in Jerusalem.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman 


Nh: Annexation likely

this evening (sunday 17th), 9.06-9.15pm, on bbc world service radio 

newshour (presented by james menendez) leads with …

New Israeli government set to annex parts of Palestinian territories: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says his new unity government should annex parts of the occupied West Bank in the name of peace. The Palestinians say such a move would kill off any hope of peace once and for all.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter yolande knell 

husam zomlot, head of the palestinian mission to the uk


Nh/Twt: Coalition postponed

yesterday evening (thursday 14th), 9.25-9.29pm on bbc world service radio, and 10.37-10.41pm on bbc radio 4  

newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) and the world tonight (presented by razia iqbal) include …

Israel’s new unity government, led in the first instance at least by Benjamin Netanyahu, was due to be sworn in about an hour ago or so. But that ceremony has been postponed now until Sunday. So what’s going on?”

including two interviews with …

journalist noga tarnopolski


Today: Gantz invited

this morning (monday 16th), 8.08-8.09am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by martha kearney and justin webb) includes…

Benny Gantz, the main political rival to the Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, has been given the chance to form a government after winning the support of two key parties.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman 


B100d: Netanyahu indicted

yesterday evening (thursday 21st), 7.16-7.20pm, on bbc news tv

beyond 100 days (presented by michelle fleury) includes …

Benjamin Netanyahu has been indicted on corruption charges including bribery fraud and breach of trust.”

including report from  …

• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher


Twt/MN: Gantz fails

last night (wednesday 20th), 10.04-10.05pm and 12.21-12.22am, on bbc radio 4 

the world tonight (presented by james coomarasamy) and midnight news include …

Efforts to form a coalition government in Israel two months after the election in Septemer have failed once again. The prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s main challenger Benny Gantz announced that he’d been unable to form an alliance by the deadline given to him.”

including reports from …

• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher


MN: Netanyahu chosen

this morning (thursday 26th), 12.18-12.19am, on bbc radio 4

midnight news includes …

“The president of Israel, Reuben Rivlin, has asked the country’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, to try to form a new government after last week’s election ended in deadlock. Accepting the mandate, Mr Netanyahu urged his rival, Benny Gantz, who’s the leader of the Blue and White alliance, to join him in a unity government, but Mr Gantz has rejected the offer.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher


Nh: Netanyahu chosen

this evening (wednesday 25th), 9.15-9.19pm, on bbc world service radio 

newshour (presented by tim franks) includes …

Israel’s president has chosen Benjamin Netanyahu to form a government.”

including interview with …

• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher


Nh: Coalition talks

this evening (monday 23rd), 9.41-9.44pm, on bbc world service radio 

newshour (presented by tim franks) includes …

“It’s been nearly a week since the Israeli general election, an election which saw, as earlier this year, the Likud party of the prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and the Blue and White party of Benny Gantz, end up with a similar number of seats and no clear path to forming a governing coalition without the other. This evening, Israel time, the president of Israel, Reuben Rivlin, called the two men in for a meeting to try and force them to sort things out and save Israel from a third general election this year.”

including contribution from …

• journalist isabel kershner


Nh: Coalition?

this evening (saturday 21st), 9.43-9.48pm, on bbc world service radio

newshour (presented by james menendez) includes …

Politicians of all stripes are trying to work out if they can form the next government or whether they’ll be part of it.”

including interview with …

aida touma-suleiman mk


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