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HARDtalk: Ghazi Hamad

this morning (wednesday 22nd), 4.30-4.55am (repeated 12.30am), on bbc news tv (and repeated 9.06pm on bbc world service radio

ghazi hamad – hamas spokesman (interviewed by stephen sackur) (in the hardtalk series)

“Could change be afoot? Hamas’s internal grip on Gaza is threatened by rising economic discontent. The Trump administration will soon unveil a peace plan built on economic incentives for the Palestinian people. The movement’s rhetoric is unbending, but do the Palestinian people long for new ideas?”

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Today/PM: Eurovision

today (saturday 18th), 8.09-8.10am, 8.20-8.22am,  8.48-8.53am, and 5.23-5.27pm, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by justin webb and john humphrys) and pm (presented by carolyn quinn) include …

“The final of the 64th Eurovision song contest takes place in Tel Aviv this evening, following Israel’s victory in last year’s competition. The event has become highly political after dozens of artists called for a boycott because of Israel’s treatment of the occupied Palestinian territories.”

“But if Israel likes Eurovision-the-competition, its relationship with Europe-the-continent is more ambiguous.”

including contributions from  …

• bbc reporter david sillito 

• bbc reporter paddy oconnell 

• bbc reporter james landale 

• pollster dahlia scheindlin 

ilan issacson, head of security at eshkol

nour odeh, media consultant, spokesperson for the palestinian authority

alistair burt mp

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One Day in Gaza

this evening (monday 13th), 9.00-10.00pm, on bbc 2 tv  

one day in gaza (produced directed and narrated by olly lambert

“Film marking a year since one of the deadliest days of violence in the Gaza Strip for a generation. One Day in Gaza examines, moment by moment, what happened on that fateful day.”

including interviews with … 

adele raemer, resident of kibbutz nirim

• col kobi heller, commander, gaza southern brigade

lieutenant “k”, field intelligence officer

• idf spokesman lt-col jonathan conricus 

jamie mcgoldrick, un humanitarian coordinator

michael oren mk

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Today: One Day in Gaza

this morning (monday 13th), 6.43-6.47am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by justin webb) includes …

“That is the sound of One Day in Gaza, the title of tonight’s BBC2 film about the bloodiest day of demonstrations on the border with Israel, contains not only footage of the violence, but interviews with those behind it.”

What were Hamas and Islamic Jihad doing getting involved in what was supposed to be a grass-roots movement?”

including interview with … 

• director olly lambert 

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Twtw: Eurovision guide

this afternoon (sunday 12th), 1.54-2.00pm, on bbc radio 4

the world this weekend (presented by paddy oconnell) concludes with …

Iceland’s entry in the Eurovision has challenged Israel’s prime minister to a wrestling match. The annual festival is being held this week in Tel Aviv, despite calls for a boycott. We’ve a B-H alphabetic guide to the event.“

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FOOC: Gaza impact

this morning (saturday 11th), 11.31-11.37am, on bbc radio 4

from our own correspondent (presented by kate adie) leads with …

“In Israel and Gaza, Tom Bateman hears how rocket and air strikes are ruining lives. With no end to the conflict in sight, what has the impact of the latest violence been?”

including report from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

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W@1: Gaza lull

this afternoon (monday 6th), 1.05-1.06pm, and 1.26-1.30pm (partly repeated 6.18pm on six o’clock news and 12.18am on midnight news), on bbc radio 4 

world at one (presented by edward stourton) includes …

A ceasefire seems to be holding between Israel and militants in Gaza after the fiercest clashes between the two sides in years. Several days of fighting killed four Israeli civilians and at least 25 Palestinians.”

including contributions from  …

• bbc reporter yolande knell 

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

yehuda landau, ashdod resident

mahmoud al-wahedi, gaza resident

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