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Newshour: Gaza truce

this afternoon (friday 17th), 2.55-2.59pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by rebecca kesby) concludes with …

Egypt has taken on a big task, apparently organising and implementing a truce deal between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza strip. The agreement is reportedly aimed at calming weeks of border clashes between the Gaza strip and Israel, and is planned ahead of the Muslim Adha feast which starts next week.”

including interview with …
• journalist anshel pfeffer


Newshour: Gaza 26/8/2014

this evening (tuesday 26th), 9.35-9.47pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710)
newshour (presented by tim franks) includes …

“new Gaza ceasefire”

and includes interviews with …
ghazi hamad of hamas
mark regev
• bbc middle east editor jeremy bowen (more…)

World have your say: Gaza 26/8/2014

this evening (tuesday 26th), 6.05-7.00pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710)
world have your say, presented by ben james
leads with phone-in on gaza truce with contributions from …
• farah, 16, from gaza city
lahav harkov of the jerusalem post from tel aviv
• bbc reporter kevin connolly from jerusalem
• intern dr bassel abuwarda (26) of al shifa hospital, tweeter (see also MEMO 417)
shoshana from near jerusalem
xavier abu eid, of the palestinian authority, from ramallah (more…)

Newshour: Gaza 17/7/2014

yesterday (thursday 17th), 1.06-1.15pm, 1.40-1.45pm, 9.07-9.12pm, 9.23-9.28pm, and 9.43-9.59pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710)
newshour (presented by james coomarasamy and tim franks) leads with …

Confusion over reports of new Gaza truce.”


Israel begins ground invasion of Gaza.”

and includes interviews with …
• bbc reporter sally nabil from cairo
• bbc reporter james reynolds from mordecai, just outside the gaza strip
• bbc reporter yolande knell from gaza
mark regev
william schabas, professor of international law at middlesex university and leiden university
(of the dozens of uk international law professors,why did the bbc choose him? perhaps because of…

“Well, I am very supportive of the report. I know all of the people who were on the commission and have great respect for them, particularly Judge Goldstone, who is a very honorable man of great integrity.”

gil hoffman of the jerusalem post
• bbc reporter lyse doucet from gaza
riyad mansour, palestinian ambassador to the un
michael binyon of the london times
• lt col peter lerner
• bbc reporter paul adams from gaza (more…)

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