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B100d: Omar & Tlaib banned

this evening (thursday 15th), 7.00-7.08pm, on bbc news tv 

beyond 100 days (presented by katty kay and david eades) leads with …

Donald Trump urges Israel to bar two American congresswomen, and Israel does what the President wants.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

• bbc reporter chris buckler 

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Nh/Twt: Omar & Tlaib banned

this evening (thursday 15th), 9.06-9.15pm on bbc world service radio, and 10.03-10.04pm and 10.07-10.16pm on bbc radio 4 

newshour (presented by julian marshall) and the world tonight (presented by paul henley) both lead with …

Israel will deny entry to two US Congresswomen, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, who are prominent critics of the Israeli government.”

“They were apparently happy with plans for the visit until President Trump told them they shouldn’t be.”

including contributions from …

hanan ashrawi 

yaakov katz, editor, jerusalem post

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

journalist barak ravid

• republican congressman mo brooks 

(more…)

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 https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-48085514

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

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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

(more…)

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

(more…)

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

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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

(more…)

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