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B100d/Nn: Trump plan

yesterday evening (tuesday 28th), 7.01-7.15pm on bbc news tv, and 10.31-10.51pm on bbc 2 tv 

beyond 100 days (presented by michelle fleury and christian fraser) and newsnight (presented by emily maitlis) lead with …

President Trump’s Middle East plan. Is it a plan for peace or for political survival?”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter jeremy bowen 

• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher 

tony blair 

• bbc reporter mark urban 

james sorene, bicom

diana buttu, former spokesperson for the plo

• ambassador husam zomlot 

kirsten fontenrose

philip gordon, former middle east adviser to president obama


6ocn/Nh/Twt: Trump plan

yesterday evening (tuesday 28th), 6.08-6.13pm, 10.01-10.02pm, and 10.07-10.24pm, on bbc radio 4, and 9.06-9.25pm and 9.51-9.59pm on bbc world service radio

six o’clock news, newshour (presented by tim franks), and the world tonight (presented by sean ley) lead with …

President Trump releases his long delayed Israeli-Palestinian peace plan and promises ‘a new dawn’ for the region. Palestinians reject the proposal as hopelessly biased.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter aleem maqbool 

• benjamin netanyahu 

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

• mustafa barghouti 

• bbc reporter gary odonoghue 

jason greenblatt 

• ambassador husam zomlot 

logan bayroff of j-street

• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher

• bbc reporter anna foster 

• bbc reporter sebastian usher 

diana buttu, former spokesperson for the plo

• bbc reporter jeremy bowen 


Nh/PM: Trump plan imminent

this afternoon (tuesday 28th), 2.36-2.49pm on bbc world service radio, and 5.45-5.54pm on bbc radio 4 

newshour (presented by razia iqbal) and pm include …

A very big plan, that’s what we’ve been promised.”

including contributions from …

• ambassador husam zomlot 

aaron david miller

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

• norwegian diplomat jan egeland 

karin von hippel, royal united services institute


Twt: US bribe?

this evening (monday 24th), 10.34-10.40pm, on bbc radio 4 

the world tonight (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

“The decision to put the political questions on pause and instead concentrate on raising billions of dollars for the Palestinian economy has been dismissed by the Palestinian leadership as a bribe.”

including interview with …

husam zomlot, head of the palestinian mission to the uk


HARDtalk: Husam Zomlot

this afternoon (wednesday 8th), 3.06-3.30pm, on bbc world service radio (repeated from last thursday on bbc news tv)
husam zomlot, advisor to the president of the palestinian authority (interviewed by stephen sackur) (in the hardtalk series)

“Does the Trump era signal the end for the Palestinian dream of statehood?


Twt: Kerry’s speech

this evening (wednesday 28th), 10.08-10.20pm, on bbc radio 4
the world tonight (presented by shaun ley) leads with …

“In some ways, this speech was a cry of frustration.”

including interviews with …
husam zomlot of fatah
robert danin (more…)

Newshour: Kerry v Netanyahu

this evening (wednesday 28th), 9.07-9.19pm and 9.36-9.44pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by james menendez) leads with …

Is the Two-State Solution Dead?
US Secretary of State John Kerry defends US approach to Israel after UN vote on settlements and warns that a two-state solution is in serious jeopardy.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expresses deep disappointment over the speech and condemns it as biased.”

including interviews with …
john kerry
benjamin netanyahu
husam zomlot of fatah
aaron david miller
(if you missed it, available from 0:01:00 to 0:13:00 and from 0:30:00 to 0:38:00 at and at

Newshour: Israeli elections

this afternoon (tuesday 17th), 2.06-2.18pm, and 2.32-2.39pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
newshour (presented by tim franks in israel) leads with …

“Israel goes to the polls”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter tim franks from kiryat hayovel in jerusalem
yitzhak herzog
aron shaviv, likud campaign manager
• bbc reporter yolande knell from the west bank
husam zomlot of fatah
• human rights lawyer rajeh shehadeh (more…)

Newshour: Jerusalem 5/12/2014

last friday afternoon (5th december), 2.05-2.18pm, 2.35-2.48pm, and 2.50-2.58pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107) (partly repeated friday evening, 9.35-9.47pm and 9.50-9.54pm)
newshour: special edition from jerusalem (presented by tim franks)
with interviews with …
• archaeologist agir zayat from jerusalem
• architect gideon harlap from jerusalem
tzipi hotovely, deputy minister of transportation (likud)
husam zomlot of fatah
aviv tatarski, spokesman for ir amim, from the proposed site of givat hamatos
naim hamdan, owner of demolished house built by icahd
• daniel seidemann lawyer, and a founder of ir amin and of terrestrial jerusalem
mohammed abu khdeir, 17, cousin of the murdered youth of the same name
hanan abu dalu, head teacher
nir barkat, mayor of jerusalem

(0:46:04) “More Muslims living in Jewish neighbourhoods than Jews living in Arab predominant neighbourhoods – that may be a surprise to you – and by the way they don’t need to be guarded.”

• sir vincent fiennes, former uk consul-general to jerusalem, on the peace process (more…)

Newshour: Jerusalem 18/11/2014

yesterday (tuesday 18th), 2.06-2.18,, and 10.06-10.18pm on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
newshour (presented by razia iqbal and tim franks) leads with …

Israel synagogue attack: Medic describes scene”

and …

Worshippers killed in Jerusalem synagogue: Israeli and Palestinian politicians react”

including interviews with …
• akiva pollack of magen adam, who describes in detail how he was called to and and entered the synagogue while the attack was still going on
(see also, 9 minutes)

(see also
• public security minister yitzhak aharonovich
• bbc reporter kevin connolly from jerusalem
• john kerry
• daniel seidemann lawyer, and a founder of ir amin and of terrestrial jerusalem
• jihad abu znaid who runs a women’s education centre in shuafat refugee camp in east jerusalem
tzipi livni
husam zomlot “a senior member of the palestinian leadership” (more…)

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