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6ocn/Nh/Twt: Trump plan

yesterday evening (tuesday 28th), 6.08-6.13pm, 10.01-10.02pm, and 10.07-10.24pm, on bbc radio 4, and 9.06-9.25pm and 9.51-9.59pm on bbc world service radio

six o’clock news, newshour (presented by tim franks), and the world tonight (presented by sean ley) lead with …

President Trump releases his long delayed Israeli-Palestinian peace plan and promises ‘a new dawn’ for the region. Palestinians reject the proposal as hopelessly biased.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter aleem maqbool 

• benjamin netanyahu 

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

• mustafa barghouti 

• bbc reporter gary odonoghue 

jason greenblatt 

• ambassador husam zomlot 

logan bayroff of j-street

• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher

• bbc reporter anna foster 

• bbc reporter sebastian usher 

diana buttu, former spokesperson for the plo

• bbc reporter jeremy bowen 


Today: Ilhan Omar ‘allegiance’

this morning (friday 8th), 6.37-6.41am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by nick robinson and justin webb) includes …

“This is the whole question of anti-semitism, and  whether there’s an anti-semitism problem with the Democrats … part of that vocal wing is critical of Israel, and is critical for a Democratic pursuit of policies that are favourable to Israel
Ilhan Omar said that some people had an allegiance to a foreign country. and that was what some said the Democrats should explicitly condemn because it’s anti-semitic, and in the end they haven’t.”

including interview with  …
• bbc reporter gary odonoghue
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W@1: Congress anti-semitism

this afternoon (monday 4th), 1.25-1.30pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated tuesday 5th, 9.12-9.18pm, on newshour on bbc world service radio)
world at one (presented by sarah montague) includes …

“Labour isn’t the only left-of-centre political party having to weather accusations of anti-semitism at the moment. In the United States, Democrats are having to counter claims that the leftward shift of their party is leading to anti-semitic attitudes among some of their new members of Congress.

including contributions from …
• journalist jonathan weisman, new york times
deborah lipstadt
• arab-israeli yousef munayyer, executive director, us campaign for palestinian rights
halie soifer, jewish democratic council of america

B100D: Pittsburgh massacre

this evening (monday 29th), 7.41-7.49pm on bbc news tv
beyond 100 days (presented by katty kay) includes …

“The White House has been criticised for fostering an atmosphere of division after the Pittsburgh shooting by criticising the media.”

including contributions from …
sarah sanders, white house press secretary
• bbc reporter gary odonoghue
jeh johnson, former secretary of homeland security

Today/Newshour: Pittsburgh massacre

this morning (monday 29th), 6.39-6.43am, and 7.32-7.42am, on bbc radio 4, and 2.51-2.59pm on bbc world service radio
today (presented by martha kearney and sarah smith) and newshour (presented by razia iqbal) include …

The darkest day of Pittsburgh’s history – that’s how Pittsburgh mayor Bill Perduto described Saturday’s shooting at the synagogue in which 11 people were killed.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter gary odonoghue
• bbc reporter jane obrien
• resident chris keppler
jeremy pappas, anti-defamation league
• general michael hayden, former head of the cia
david shribman, editor, pittsburgh post-gazette

Newshour: Pittsburgh massacre

this afternoon (sunday 28th), 1.06-1.19pm, and 1.51-1.59pm (partly repeated 9.12pm), and 9.36-9.44pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by jon donnison) leads with …

We’ll hear from the Jewish community in Pittsburgh after the most deadly anti-Semitic attack in recent American history.”

including contributions from …
••• various synagogue members
• bbc reporter gary odonoghue
adam hertzman, jewish federation of greater pittsburgh
mark hetfield, president and ceo of HIAS
scott brady, united states attorney, western district of pennsylvania
• dr karl williams, chief medical officer of allegheny county
bill peduto, mayor of pittsburgh
• bbc reporter jane obrien
george selim, anti-defamation league

BH: Pittsburgh massacre

this morning (sunday 28th), 9.02-9.03am, 9.07-9.16am, and 9.49-9.51am, on bbc radio 4
broadcasting house (presented by paddy oconnell) leads with …

“A baby-naming ceremony in a suburban synagogue in Pittsburgh has been targeted in the worst anti-semitic attack in America in recent years … 11 people have been killed.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter gary odonoghue
• reporter beau berman
marie van der zyl, president of the jewish board of deputies
jeffrey archer

Newshour: Pittsburgh massacre

this evening (saturday 27th), 9.06-9.13pm, 9.36-9.45pm, and 9.55-9.59pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by julian marshall) leads with …

“At least 11 people have been killed after a gunman opened fire at a Pittsburgh synagogue. Local media say he shouted ’all Jews must die’.”

including contributions from …
wendell hissrich, public safety director, pittsburgh
• reporter david shribman, pittsburgh post-gazette
• pennsylvania governor tom wolfe
• bbc reporter gary odonoghue
jeff finkelstein, ceo, jewish federation of greater pittsbutgh
benjamin netanyahu
• rabbi mark goodman
scott brady, united states attorney, western district of pennsylvania
• reporter megan harris

Newshour: two-state solution

yesterday evening (wednesday 15th), 9.07-9.16pm, and 9.36-9.44pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by paul henley) leads with …

Trump Welcomes Netanyahu to Washington: President Trump says Israel and the Palestinians will have to make compromises, and that Israel should hold back “a little bit” on building settlements

including interviews with …
• bbc reporter jonny dymond
• bbc reporter gary odonoghue
• palestinian journalist daoud kuttab
• analyst gershon baskin (more…)

Newshour: Pollard release

this evening (tuesday 28th), 9.41-9.48pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
newshour (presented by rebecca kesby) includes …

Jonathan Pollard to be paroled in November”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter gary odonoghue
• lawyer eliot lauer (more…)

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