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Simon Reeve on Gaza

sunday 14th october, 8.30-9.00pm, on bbc 2 tv
lebanon israel and gaza (2nd of 4 episodes of mediterranean with simon reeve) includes …

“The travel writer and broadcaster journeys around the Mediterranean discovering the extremes that lie beneath the picture postcard tourist veneer.”
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Sectarianism in Syria

this afternoon (thursday 31st), 1.45-2.00pm, on bbc radio 4
sectarianism (presented by edward stourton, with • professor fawaz gerges, • professor madawi al-rasheed, and • professor anoush ehteshami) (4th of 5 episodes in the how syria changed the world series) includes …

“In early May, the Israeli military authoriites ordered the opening of bomb shelters on the Golan Heights, and on the night of May 9th/10th, Israelis launched their biggest attacks yet on Iranian positions inside Syria.”

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Newshour: Lebanon & Israel

this evening (monday 14th), 9.51-9.58pm, on bbc world service radio (repeated 10.20pm on the world tonight on bbc radio 4)
newshour (presented by julian marshall) concludes with …

”There is the possibility of an even more serious conflict brewing on Israel’s northern border with Lebanon.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter paul moss
patricia khodr of l’orient le jour
zeinab, 24
rashid, 59
michel ragien, kataeb party (formerly christian phalange)
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Newshour: Israeli airstrikes

this evening (thursday 10th), 9.07-9.17pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by julian marshall) leads with …

“Fears grow over the prospect of a new conflict in the Middle East after missiles were fired at Israeli positions in the Golan Heights, prompting return strikes.”

including contributions from …
assaf orion of institute for national security studies
michael young. carnegie middle east centre in beirut
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B100d: Iran now?

yesterday evening (tuesday 1st), 7.31-7.38pm on bbc 4 tv, 10.12-10.23pm on bbc radio 4, and 10.57-11.04pm on bbc 2 tv
beyond 100 days (presented by katty kay and christian fraser), the world tonight (presented by ritual shah), and newsnight (presented by evan davis), lead with …

The fate of the Iran deal hangs in the balance”

including interviews with …
karim sadjadpour
sharren haskel, likud mk
norbert rottken of the german christian democratic union
• bbc reporter lyse doucet
• bbc reporter mark urban
• analyst jarrett blanc
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Today: Iran’s intentions

this morning (tuesday 24th), 8.19-8.26am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by john humphrys) includes …

”What Iran would regard as business as usual is supporting what we would call terrorism, and Iran’s determination to wipe Israel off the map?”

including contributions from …
• iranian professor mohammad marandi
• bbc reporter jeremy bowen

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Newshour: Israel and Saudi Arabia

yesterday evening (saturday 11th), 9.14-9.19pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by rebeccca kesby) includes …

“So what could the implications of the apparent resignation of the Lebanese prime minister be for the region? And what role might Israel play?

including interview with …
amos harel of haaretz (more…)

Newshour: Hizbollah ten years later

this afternoon (tuesday 12th), 2.20-2.25pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by razia iqbal) includes …

Hizbollah ten years later”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter rami ruhayem
hassan nasrallah, hizbollah secretary-general
see also http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/36559373 (more…)

HCQ: Hizbollah flags

last thursday morning (7th july), 10.32-10.33am, on bbc parliament tv
house of commons – live business questions includes …

Matthew Offord: (C)
“… may we have a statement on the legality of displaying … any flag associated with a proscribed terrorist organisation?”
Chris Grayling: (Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons)
“… if an organisation is proscribed in the UK, it should not be allowed to publicise itself in the UK, whether through flags, placards or anything else. I will ensure that the Home Secretary is aware of the concerns he raises. If an organisation is illegal in the UK, it should not manifest itself in the UK.”

(transcript at https://www.theyworkforyou.com/debates/?id=2016-07-07b.1041.0#g1047.5) (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.”

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