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Assignment: Palestinian horses

this morning (thursday 30th), 11.00-11.30am, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 1.32pm and 9.06pm in assignment on bbc world service radio) (partly repeated in from our own correspondent, last saturday, from 0:13:30 to 0:18:50 at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09fj9v3#playt=13m30s)
pride passion and palestinian horses (presented by linda pressly) (in the crossing continents series)

Linda Pressly follows one Palestinian owner and his colt as they navigate their way through Israeli checkpoints to the next big event in the Israeli Kibbutz of Alonim. Winning best in show is the plan but will they even get there?
Linda Pressly explores how a passion for horse breeding is uniting people in the West Bank.”

including contributions from …
hassan yaziz, horse owner
abdel nasser musleh, horse breeder
• mother nuha musleh
nahil safadi, horse breeder
ashraf rabi, horse breeder, founder of turmus ayya equestrian club
aliko of ariella arabians
• israeli horse judge chen kedar
(see also http://www.jpost.com/Magazine/Features/Arabian-knights) (more…)

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FOOC: Brodsky Synagogue

yesterday morning (thursday 2nd), 11.14-11.20am, on bbc radio 4
from our own correspondent (presented by kate adie) includes …

Caroline Eden explores the Brodsky synagogue in Odessa and sifts through its archive which tells of controversies old and new

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FOOC: Samaritans

last thursday morning (19th october), 11.25-11.30am, on bbc radio 4
from our own correspondent (presented by bridget kendall) concludes with …

Leon McCarron gets a shave on the West Bank and a lesson in the history of the Samaritans.”

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FOOC: Gaza power struggle

yesterday morning (saturday 22nd), 11.31-11.37am, on bbc radio 4
from our own correspondent (presented by kate adie) includes …

The Heat Is On: Gaza’s power struggle: the city where mains electricity is available for two hours a day.
The UN has said that conditions in Gaza are becoming increasingly “unlivable”. Education and healthcare are declining and energy is becoming increasingly scarce.
Yolande Knell visits some old acquaintances to find out how Gazans are managing.”

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FOOC: Israel and Saudi Arabia

yesterday morning (thursday 20th), 11.14-11.20am, on bbc radio 4
from our own correspondent (presented by kate adie) includes …

“BBC reporter Jake Wallis Simons spots signs of cooperation between Israel and Saudi Arabia, and assesses an unlikely Middle-Eastern alliance.”

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FOOC: Baghdad love story

yesterday morning (sunday 11th), 11.54-11.59am, on bbc radio 4
from our own correspondent (presented by kate adie) concludes with …

“In Madras in southern India, Andrew Whitehead stumbles across a tragic love story from Baghdad, and one of the last remnants of the Jewish presence there.”

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FOOC: settlements

this morning (thursday 9th), 11.09-11.14am, on bbc radio 4
from our own correspondent (presented by kate adie) includes …

“Amid an escalation of settlement activity in Israel, Yolande Knell sees one Jewish settlement bulldozed, while others are given the green light by the Israeli parliament.”

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