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Posts tagged ‘golan heights’

Newshour: Trump’s dramatic shift

yesterday evening (friday 22nd), 9.06-9.16pm, on bbc world service radio

newshour (presented by julian marshall) leads with …

“A dramatic shift of US policy in the Middle East.”

including contributions from …

• beirut reporter liz sly, of the washington post

• republican pollster frank luntz


MN/Newshour: Trump to recognise Golan

today (friday 22nd), 12.12-12.13am on bbc radio 4, and 2.24-2.29pm on bbc world service radio 

midnight news and newshour (presented by james menendez) include …

“There’s been an angry reaction to President Trump’s tweet saying it’s time to recognise the Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, a small but strategic patch of land that Israel captured from Syria in 1967 and then annexed in 1981, a move declared null and void by the Security Council soon after.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher

einat wilf, former mk


6ocn/Twt/Newshour: Trump to recognise Golan

this evening (thursday 21st),  6.17-6.19pm and 10.28-10.33pm on bbc radio 4, and 9.20-9.24pm on bbc world service radio

six o’clock news, the world tonight (presented by razia iqbal), and newshour (presented by tim franks) include …

President Trump says it’s time for the United States to recognise Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, territory which was captured from Syria during the Six-Day-War in 1967.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter paul adams

• analyst aaron david miller


Today: Iran & Israel

this morning (friday 11th), 7.47-7.50am, on bbc radio 4 (partly repeated 10.30am in world update on bbc world service radio)
today (presented by martha kearney in jerusalem) includes …

“In a week that saw President Trump withdraw the US from the Iran nuclear deal, many have asked whether it brings closer the prospect of an escalation between Iran and Israel in the region.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter tom bateman
• professor rami khouri
• lt col jonathan conricus, idf spokesman
tal pelter of the pelter winery in the golan heights

Newshour: Golan Heights

this afternoon (thursday 2nd), 2.44-2.49pm, on bbc world service radio (repeated 9.51pm, and 10.26pm on the world tonight on radio 4)
newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

“In this, the second of two special reports, our diplomatic and defence correspondent, Jonathan Marcus, reports from the Golan Heights.”

including contributions from …
• professor asher sussa of tel-aviv university
ehud yaari, of israeli channel 2 news (more…)

Newshour: Golan Heights

this afternoon (wednesday 15th), 1.20-1.25pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by paul henley) includes …

“Our reporter Andrew Hosken visited the Golan Heights, a territory seized by Israel during the Six-Day War, that now borders areas controlled by IS.”


FOOC: Golan Heights

this morning (thursday 10th), 11.48-11.53am, on bbc radio 4
from our own correspondent (presented by kate adie) includes …

“Our reporter visits the Druze community on the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights

with …
• journalist diana darke, author of the forgotten golan (more…)

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