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Posts tagged ‘Bethlehem’

Young Palestinians

this morning (sunday 4th), 9.06-9.32am, on bbc world service radio (repeated from last wednesday)
the palestinian territories (presented by nida ibrahim) (4th of 4 episodes of a young world, in the the compass series, the other three being about uganda, sierra leone, and the philippines)

“The Palestinian territories have the youngest population in the Middle East with a median age under 21. How do these young people express themselves culturally?
Nida Ibrahim, the BBC’s Ramallah producer, finds the challenges of conservatism and poverty mean that artists and performers find they have to struggle to be recognised – with many only able to find an audience via new media.”

including interviews with …
• hip-hop artist and film-maker muhammad mughrabi, of shuafat
• musician bashar murad
syrian zawafta, 28, of ashtar theatre, arrested and put in isolation for facebook incitement (more…)


Today: Trump peace?

this morning (monday 22nd), 8.05-8.06am, and 8.50-8.55am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by justin webb and john humphrys) includes …

Donald Trump says he can bring peace between Israel and the Palestinians. Tonight he goes to Israel.”

including contributions from …
• bbc middle east editor jeremy bowen
• bbc reporter tom bateman
rafi hochman, former mayor of eilat
mark zell, israeli-american republican
majid bamya, advisor to the minister of foreign affairs (more…)

PM: Banksy hotel

yesterday afternoon (friday 3rd), 6.27-6.28pm, on bbc radio 4
pm (presented by corrie corfield) includes …

“The British graffiti artist Banksy is opening a guest house on the occupied West Bank, which he claims will be the hotel wth the worst view in the wotld. The building in Bethlehem is a few feet from part of a wall which was built by the Israelis.”

including report from …
• bbc reporter alex forsyth (more…)

Newshour: Bethlehem icons

this afternoon (saturday 24th), 2.40-2.45pm, on bbc world service radio (repeated from the newsroom at 11.20am) (repeated 9.50pm) (repeated 5.17pm, monday 2th, in pm on bbc radao 4)
newshour (presented by julian marshall) includes …

Bethlehem Icon School

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
• teacher ian knowles
(see also video clip at (more…)

Newshour: angel mosaic

yesterday afternoon (sunday 3rd), 1.53-1.59pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by james menendez) concludes with …

“At the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, a previously hidden mosaic of an angel has been uncovered, three years into a major restoration project there.”

including contributions from
• bbc reporter yolande knell
• chief restorer marcello piacenti
• professor antonia moropoulou (more…)

Newshour: Bethlehem confrontations

last thursday evening (24th december), 9.36-9.44pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
newshour (presented by tim franks) includes …

In Bethlehem, a short distance to the south of Jerusalem in the occupied West Bank, confrontations between young Palestinians and Israeli soldiers continue on an almost daily basis …”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
amos harel of haaretz
• father jamal khader (more…)

Newshour: Bethlehem

yesterday afternoon (saturday 17th), 2.32-2.41pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
newshour (presented by julian marshall) leads with …

Lyse Doucet reports from Bethlehem”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter lyse doucet
• bethlehem police commander haim schmeli
maj dawa, student at the hebrew university
ikram munir, student at the hebrew university (more…)

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