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Newshour: Iranian wrestlers

this evening (monday 27th), 9.25-9.29pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by tim franks) includes …

“Why an Iranian wrestler apparently lost on purpose in order to avoid facing an Israeli opponent.”

including interview with …
houchang chehabi, iranian-born professor of international relations at boston university (more…)


Today: Trump vs Iran

this morning (saturday 14th), 7.52-7.58am, and 8.45-8.50am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by justin webb and mishal husain) includes …

“Would you have advised prime minister Netanyahu to come out as he did in favour of President Trump’s decision when the International Atomic Agency says Iran is implementing the deal?”

including contributions from …
lord lamont
danny danon


Newshour: Iranian footballers

last friday evening (11th august), 9.55-9.58pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by alex forsythy) concludes with …

“There’s been strong support on Iranian social media for two footballers dropped from the national team for playing an Israeli side.”

including contribution from …
• football correspondent james montague

Newshour: two-state solution

yesterday evening (wednesday 15th), 9.07-9.16pm, and 9.36-9.44pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by paul henley) leads with …

Trump Welcomes Netanyahu to Washington: President Trump says Israel and the Palestinians will have to make compromises, and that Israel should hold back “a little bit” on building settlements

including interviews with …
• bbc reporter jonny dymond
• bbc reporter gary odonoghue
• palestinian journalist daoud kuttab
• analyst gershon baskin (more…)

Newshour: Israel and Iran

this evening (tuesday 31st), 9.31-9.35pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

“One country that’s particularly supcicious of Iran’s intentions is Israel. So what does Israel think happened?”

including interview with …
• israeli un ambassador danny danon (more…)

Newshour: Larry Cohler-Esses

yesterday evening (wednesday 12th), 9.31-9.38pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
newshour (presented by tim franks) includes …

“A Jewish reporter in Iran

… interview with:
jewish forward reporter larry cohler-esses

(0:32:57) “… almost with the same measure of surprise that I was talking to Larry about the fact that he’d wafted into Israel with an Iranian stamp in his passport.”

(see also…) (more…)

Iran: Jeremy Bowen

yesterday afternoon (tuesday 14th), 5.15-5.19pm, on bbc radio 4
PM includes presenter carolyn quinn talking to bbc middle east editor jeremy bowen about the iran nuclear agreement (more…)

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