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W@1: Gaza motivation

this afternoon (wednesday 16th), 1.25-1.31pm, on bbc radio 4
world at one (presented by sarah montague) includes …

“The question about the motivation for the protests on the Gaza border has become a contentious one.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter jeremy bowen
ahmed of al-aqsa university (in gaza)
• former us special envoy for middle east peace george mitchell
(more…)

B100D: Jerusalem recognised

yesterday evening (wednesday 7th), 7.00-7.18pm, on bbc 4 tv
beyond 100 days (presented by katty kay and christian fraser) leads with …

“Saying that all challenges demand new approaches, ,President Trump recognises Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.”

including interviews with …
michael oren
moustafa barghouti
• former us special envoy for middle east peace george mitchell (more…)

Newshour: Jerusalem recognised

yesterday evening (wednesday 6th), 6.06-6.59pm, 8.06-8.59pm, and 9.06-9.59pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (three special editions, presented by tim franks) entirely deals with …

Trump Recognises Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital: President Trump has overturned decades of US policy and recognised Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. He also announced plans to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
There’s been widespread condemnation of the announcement.”

including speeches by …
donald trump
antonio guterres
benjamin netanyahu
and contributions from …
• bbc reporter james robbins
sharon haskell, likud mk
• bbc reporter jeremy bowen
hanan ashrawi
• palestinian ambassador manuel hassassian
• new historian tom segev
• bbc reporter barbara plett usher
• professor fawaz gerges
michael oren mk
• bbc reporter lyse doucet
• former us special envoy for middle east peace george mitchell
• bbc reporter katty kay
• bbc turkey reporter mark lowen
• bbc cairo reporter sally nabil
danny seidemann
• fatah spokesman ziad khalil abu zayyad
daniel levy of the middle east project
dennis ross
• analyst einat wolf
james sorene, ceo of bicom (more…)

Will they always hate us?

last monday evening (9th november), 8.30-9.00pm, on bbc radio 4
will they always hate us? (presented by david edmonds) (in the analysis series)

“The Middle East conflict and other long-running international disputes have so far proved incapable of resolution by war or traditional diplomacy. So are the parties fated always to hate each other? Or might there be another approach that could be worth trying?
David Edmonds explores new ideas that psychologists are testing which could offer a way of tackling seemingly intractable disputes. These include understanding the real importance of sacred sites and how to negotiate about them, how to achieve empathy with opponents and the importance of how different sides understand historical events and how these then lastingly shape how different groups view each other.”
(Edmonds 0:05:10) “So too does owning up to past wrongs, and recognising aspects of the other group’s identity.
“The Naqba, or the Catastrophe. It’s the name the Palestinians give to their exodus.from the land they regard as their home, as the state of Israel was being formed.. The Naqba is as central to Palestinians’ identity as the Holocaust is to Israeli Jews’.

including contributions from …
• professor of psychology eran halperin
• anthropologist scott atran
• professor of psychology betsy levy paluck
hanan ashrawi
• middle east envoy george mitchell
• neursocientist nick wright (more…)

Newshour: Jerusalem 19/11/2014

today (wednesday 19th), 2.19-2.24pm, 9.06-9.13pm, and 9.50-9.58pm on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
newshour (presented by razia iqbal and tim franks) includes …

Israel synagogue attack: Medic describes scene”

and …

George Mitchell on peace in the Middle East: What hope for peace for Palestinians and Israel?”

including interviews with …
• bbc reporter kevin connolly from jerusalem, on the history of the temple mount
• us special envoy george mitchell
• journalist shmuel rosner
• professor zakaria al-qaq of al quds university (more…)

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