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NB: San Diego killing

Sunday’s editions of Midnight News, Today, and The World This Weekend, which may also have reported this shooting, are for unknown reasons not available online.

For written report. see

yesterday morning (sunday 28th), 5.33-5.33am, on bbc radio 4

news briefing includes …

“A man has opened fire with an assault rifle inside a synagogue in California, killing a woman and injuring three people. The synagogue, in Poway near San Diego, was hosting a Passover celebration.”

including contribution from …

donald trump


Today: Palestinian autonomy?

this morning (tuesday 16th), 6.37-6.40am, and 7.34-7.42am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by justin webb and mishal husain) includes …

Post-election talks are continuing in Israel, with Benjamin Netanyahu expected to be formally named prime minister for a fifth term tomorrow. And then, most likely in June, President Trump is expected to unveil what he’s called ‘the deal of the century’ between Israel and the Palestinians. The Washington Post reports that the plan will involve Palestinian autonomy rather than a sovereign state, and ahead of its publication, a group of thirty senior European figures including former prime ministers and former foreign ministers, have said Europe should reaffirm its commitment to to a two-state solution.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter yolande knell 

• signatory douglas alexander, ex-mp

sharren haskel mk


PM: Israeli election

yesterday afternoon (thursday 28th), 5.46-5.49pm, on bbc radio 4

pm (presented by jonny dymond) includes …

Israel goes to the polls in 12 days time, and it’s an eventful campaign. Prime Minister Netanyahu faces corruption charges, but has not let that deter him from running against a main opponent, a former military chief of staff, Benny Gantz. This week, President Trump has said he’ll recognise Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights … There was a rocket strike from Gaza on Monday, and retaliation of dozens of air raids on Hamas targets.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman


Today: Trump recognises Golan

this morning (tuesday 26th), 8.40-8.44am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by justin webb and john humphrys) includes …

Donald Trump shook up the map of the Middle East yesterday when he signed a declaration that America now recognises the Golan Heights as Israeli territory – meaning what?”

including interview with …

• analyst neri zilber


Newshour/Twt: Rocket injures 7

yesterday evening (monday 25th), 9.07-9.14pm on bbc world service radio, and 10.02-10.02pm on bbc radio 4

newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) and the world tonight (presented by ritula shah) lead with …

“Hours after a rocket hit a house near Tel Aviv and injured seven people, Israel is carrying out strikes on Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip. Could this be the start of a full-scale conflict?”

including contributions from …

• idf spokesperson, captain libby weiss

• bbc reporter tom bateman


B100d: Rocket injures 7

yesterday evening (monday 25th), 7.19-7.24pm, on bbc news tv

beyond 100 days (presented by katty kay) includes …

Israel says it has begun carrying out strikes on Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip, hours after a Palestinian rocket hit a house north of Tel Aviv, injuring seven people.”

including interview with …

• former us ambassador dennis ross


6ocn: Trump recognises Golan

this evening (monday 25th), 6.08-6.10pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 12.06-12.08am on midnight news

six o’clock news includes …

“President Trump has formally recognised Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, a strategically valuable plateau which was seized from Syria during a war in 1967.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher


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