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Newshour: Guatemala is second

this afternoon (wednesday 16th), 2.36-2.40pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by alex forsyth) includes …

Guatemala becomes the second country to move its embassy to Jerusalem

including interview with …
alon liel, former israeli ambassador to south africa, and director-general of the israeli foreign mininstry

(more…)

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Newshour: Embassy moves

this evening (monday 14th), 9.06-9.29pm, and 9.32-9.59pm, on bbc world service radio (partly repeated 10.07pm on the world tonight on bbc radio 4)
newshour (presented by julian marshall) is almost entirely devoted to …

“Palestinians in Gaza have been protesting for weeks, but deaths soared on the day the US opened its embassy in Jerusalem.
Palestinians see this as clear US backing for Israeli rule over the whole city, whose eastern part they claim.”

including contributions from …
• dr mustafa barghouti
• director of medical aid for palestinians in gaza,
ravina shamdasani, spokesman for unhcr
• professor of linguistics walid amer, spokesman for march of return
• bbc reporter tom bateman
david keyes, spokesman for benjamin netanyahu
• oslo negotiator terje rod-larsen
dan shapiro, former us ambassador to israel
and repeat of contributions from this afternoon
(more…)

Newshour: Embassy opens

this afternoon (monday 14th), 2.06-2.19pm, 2.20-2.27pm, and 2.30-2.56pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by razia iqbal) is almost entirely devoted to …

Dozens of Palestinians have been killed and nearly 2,000 injured by Israeli forces on Gaza’s border. The clashes came as the United States formally opened its embassy in Jerusalem.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
sharren haskel, likud mk
• dr mustafa barghouti
• palestinian activist fadi abu shamala
joe lieberman
lara friedman, of the foundation for middle east peace in washington, and of americans for peace now
(more…)

W@1: Embassy opening

this afternoon (monday 14th), 1.01-1.03pm, and 1.07-1.18pm, on bbc radio 4
world at one (presented by sarah montague) leads with …

“Palestinians say 25 protesters have been killed by Israeli troops ahead of the controversial opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter tom bateman
• bbc reporter yolande knell
• analyst aaron david miller
• former foreign secretary jack straw
(more…)

Today: embassy opening

this morning (monday 14th), 6.34-6.38am, 7.48-7.57am, and 8.43-8.48am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by justin webb and john humphrys) includes …

“In a few hours from now, the American embassy in Israel will no longer be in Tel-Aviv, where it’s always been, but will be in Jerusalem.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter tom bateman
• dr hussein agha, former peace negotiator
dore gold
• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher
morton klein, president of the zionist assocation of america
jeremy ben-ami, president of j-street
johnnie moore, evangelical adviser to president trump
• analyst aaron david miller
(more…)

Newshour: embassy update

this evening (sunday 13th), 9.07-9.19pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) leads with …

“Tomorrow, the US embassy moves to Jerusalem. Israel’s PM calls for other countries to do the same.”

including contributions from …
• israeli ”new” historian tom segev
• bbc reporter jeremy bowen
(more…)

Weekend: US embassy tomorrow

this morning (sunday 13th), 7.11-7.22am, on bbc world service radio
weekend (presented by julian worricker) leads with …

“Tomorrow, the United States will officially open its embassy in Jerusalem, following the controversial decision by President Trump to relocate it from Tel Aviv.”

including contributions from …
• historian simon sebag-montefiore
gil hoffman of jerusalem post
azza el hassan, producer of plo compilation kings and extras

(if you missed it, available from 0:04:40 to 0:16:20 at https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w172w71qjbbt6mw#playt=4m38s)

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