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Posts tagged ‘Bethlehem’

Nh/6ocn: Gaza truce?

this afternoon (thursday 14th), 2.36-2.45pm on bbc world service radio, and 6.22-6.24pm on bbc radio 4 

newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) and six o’clock news include …

“Two days after Israeli forces killed a senior commander of the Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad in the Gaza strip, triggering a new round of deadly air attacks on both sides, a truce that was brokered was due to come into effect earlier today, but there have been more reports of rocket attacks.”

including reports from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher 

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Newshour: Bahrain conference

this evening (monday 20th), 9.06-9.18pm, on bbc world service radio 

newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) leads with …

Palestinians boycott US-led economic conference:

Palestinian officials say they won’t attend a US led conference in Bahrain aimed at bolstering the economies of the occupied West Bank and Gaza. The Palestinians say they won’t participate, and that nobody can negotiate on their behalf.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter tim franks 

aryeh eldad, former mk, resident of kfar adumim

shabtai shavit, former director of mossad

ahmed majdalani, palestinian minister for social development 

ziad khalil abu zayyad, spokesman for fatah 

(more…)

Newshour: Two developments

this afternoon (monday 20th), 2.20-2.29pm, on bbc world service radio (partly repeated 10.18pm on the world tonight on bbc radio 4)

newshour (presented by razia iqbal) includes …

Two separate developments suggest the landscape may be shifting. Last month, before winning the Israeli general election, the prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu promised to annex parts of the occupied West Bank – in other words, make them fully part of the state of Israel. And there’s wide speculation that next month President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner may at last unveil his ‘deal of the century’ to chart a new way forward for the Israelis and Palestinians. So how’s all this playing out in Israel and the occupied territories?”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter tim franks 

aryeh eldad, former mk, resident of kfar adumim

shabtai shavit, former director of mossad

ahmed majdalani, palestinian minister for social development 

(more…)

Raving in Palestine

BBC bias: BBC News presents a completely one-sided programme on “Palestinian identity freedom and resistance”, with multiple references to apartheid and human rights.

saturday 9th february, 4.30-4.55am (repeated 9.30pm), on bbc news tv
raving in palestine (filmed produce and directed by sebastien rabas) (in the our world series)

including contributions from …
odai masri of oddz
sama’ abdulhadi of sama’
laith al bandak of nrd
bruno cruz, and walaa sbait, of ministry of dub-key
al nather, shab jdeed, and makimakkuk, of blinm
sana jammelieh of sana jam

“This film follows Palestinian DJs producers and musicians as they redefine Palestinian identity freedom and resistance through music.”
“Our World spent the New Year party season in Ramallah, Bethlehem and Haifa documenting the personal views of young Palestinians on the Israeli occupation, and how it impacts their music.
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Jerusalem without sight

sunday 13th january, 8.30-9.00pm (repeated from 1.30pm, 1.30am, and march 2018), on bbc news tv
seeing the world without sight (in the travel show series)

“This special programme follows blind backpacker Tony Giles through Jerusalem and Bethlehem to find out how he experiences the world without being able to see it.” (more…)

Twt: Bethlehem Christmas

yesterday evening (saturday 24th), 10.07-10.08pm, and 10.31-10.25pm, on bbc radio 4
the world tonight (presented by chris morris) incliudes …

Thousands of people have gathered in Bethlehem for Christmas Eve celebrations, ending with midnight mass. Throughout the day, pilgrims have been treated to parades and carols in Manger Square.”

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

Today: Bethlehem Christmas

this morning (sunday 24th), 6.35-6.38am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by justin webb and john humphrys) includes …

Thousands of people are expected to come to Bethlehem this Christmas. Tourism here has recovered from a big fall that began here late 2015, after that series of stabbings and car-ramming attacks.”

including report from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
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