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HARDtalk: Mahmoud Zahar

this morning (monday 8th), 12.30-1.00am (repeated 4.30am and 12.30am), on bbc news tv (and repeated 8.06am 3.06pm and 11.06pm, on bbc world service radio)
mahmoud zahar – member of hamas’ political bureau (interviewed by stephen sackur) (in the hardtalk series)

Stephen Sackur speaks to Mahmoud Zahar, co-founder of the Islamist movement Hamas.
Are the Palestinians staring defeat in the face?


WN: Palestinian unrest

yesterday evening (saturday 9th), 10.14-10.15pm on bbc 1
bbc weekend news includes …

“There’s been a third day of protests by Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza.”

including report from …
• bbc reporter tom bateman (more…)

Newsroom: Israel strikes Gaza

yesterday (saturday 24th), 11.06-11.10am, and 6.09-6.11pm, on bbc world service radio
the newsroom (presented by jackie leonard and alex ritson) leads with …

Israel Targets Sites in Gaza in retaliation for Hamas rocket strikes.”

including contributions from …
• bbc arab affairs editor sebastian usher
• bbc reporter tom bateman (more…)

Newshour: Israel airstikes

yesterday afternoon (saturday 9th), 1.06-1.08pm, 1.36-1.43pm, and 1.56-1.59pm, on bbc world service radio (partly repeated 9.36-9.49pm)
newshour (presented by julian marshall) leads with …

Israel launches airstrikes on Gaza, saying it was targeting Hamas weapons factories and arms dumps. Martin Patience visits Sabra and Shatila.”

including contributions from …
anna ahronheim, military correspondent of the jerusalem post
mouin rabbani of the institute of palestine studies in jordan
bob kerrey, retired democrat senator
• bbc reporter martin patience
miriam mahmoud and • ala hadin of sabra and shatila (more…)

Today: Israeli airstrikes

yesterday morning (saturday 9th), 7.52-7.58am, and 8.04-8.06am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by justin webb and nick robinson) includes …

The Israelis have carried out more airstrikes on Gaza, as violence escalates after US recognition of Jerusalem as Israels capital.”

including contributions from …
simon schama
• bbc reporter tom bateman (more…)

Newshour: PA in Gaza

this afternoon (wednesday 1st), 2.25-2.28pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by razia iqbal) includes …

Hamas begins handing control of some Gaza border crossings to the Palestinian Authority”

including contribution from …
• bbc reporter tom bateman (more…)

Newshour: Gaza agreement

last thursday (12th october), 2.07-2.13pm, 9.17-9.19pm, and 9.54-9.56pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by rebeccca kesby and tim franks) leads with …

“The rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah have reached a deal over governing the Gaza strip after a decade-long rift.”

“A ‘major breakthrough’ is exactly how the two main Palestinian factions, Fatah and Hamas, described their reconciliation deal, hammered out today in Cairo.”

including contributions from …
• fatah negotiator zakariya al-agha
• bbc reporter lyse doucet
• hamas lead negotiator salah al bardawil
nathan thrall of the international crisis group
• negotiator ghassan khatib
• former us ambassador, ryan crocker (more…)

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