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HARDtalk: Naftali Bennett

tomorrow morning (monday 26th), 4.30-5.00am (repeated from 12.30am, and from 12.30am on friday 23rd), on bbc news tv (and repeated 3.06am and 3.06pm tomorrow, on bbc world service radio)
naftali bennett – israeli education minister and leader of jewish home (interviewed by stephen sackur) (in the hardtalk series)

“Israel’s seemingly indestructible Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has dodged another political bullet. After the recent flare up of violence in Gaza, his defence minister quit and another key cabinet hawk – Naftali Bennett, said he would go too if he wasn’t given the defence portfolio.
The prime minister called his bluff, and Mr Bennett has decided to stay put after all.
What’s behind the chaos in Israeli politics? Are the right wing factions putting their own interests before those of the nation?


6ocn/Newshour/Twt: PLO mission closed

yesterday evening (monday 10th), 6.18-6.20pm, and 10.12-10.17pm, on bbc radio 4, and 9.51-9.59pm on bbc world service radio
six o’clock news, newshour (presented by julian marshall), and the world tonight (presented by ritula shah) include …

”The United States has confirmed that it has ordered the closure of the PLO’s mission office in Washington, The State Department said that the PLO wasn’t supporting peace talks with Israel, and had refused to engage with the US over peace efforts.”
including contributions from …
• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher
hanan ashrawi
• dr jonathan schanzer of the foundation for defence of democracies

HARDtalk: Yasser Abed Rabbo

early yesterday morning (tuesday 2nd), 12.30-1.00am, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710)
hardtalk: secretary-general yasser abed rabbo

“Stephen Sackur speaks to Yasser Abed Rabbo, the secretary general of the Palestine Liberation Organisation’s Executive Committee.
He was a senior member of the Palestinian negotiating team in the years after the Oslo Peace Accords were signed with Israel.
In the wake of the 50 day conflict between Israel and Hamas in Gaza, where does the Palestinian quest for statehood stand?


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