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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


6ocn: Election deadlock

this evening (thursday 19th), 6.17-6.20pm, on bbc radio 4 

six o’clock news includes …

“Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his rival Benny Gantz are jostling over the terms of a unity government, after the country’s second election in a year ended in deadlock. Whereas both men won the same number of seats in April’s parliamentary electon, local media have Mr Gantz’s Blue and White party as slightly ahead this time, with two more seats.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman


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