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Newshour: Bourj el-Barajneh

this evening (tuesday 9th), 9.51-9.56pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

What can Palestinian refugees expect from Donald Trump’s ‘deal of the century’? An estimated half a million of them live in refugee camps in Lebanon.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter paul adams
claudio cordone, director of unrwa in lebanon
• professor sari hanafi, american university of beirut
(more…)

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Newshour: Wagner in Israel

this afternoon (sunday 2nd), 1.25-1.29pm (repeated 9.24pm), on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

“On Friday night, a programme on Israel public radio broke that boycott, playing part of Wagner’s Gotterdammerung opera, and the complaints have inevitably flooded in.”

including interview with …
jonathan livny, founder of the Israel Wagner Society (no website, and probably no members)
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PM/6ocn/Twt: Frank Field resigns

this evening (thursday 30th), 5.21-5.29pm, 6.01-6.04pm, 10.01-10.02pm, and 10.07-10.17pm, on bbc radio 4
pm (presented by simon jack), six o’clock news, and the world tonight (presented by james coomarasamy), lead with …

“One of Labour’s most senior and long-serving MPs, Frank Field, has resigned from the Parliamentary party, saying its leadership has become a force for anti-semitism. In a scathing resignation letter, Mr Field, a former minister in Tony Blair’s government, accused Jeremy Corbyn of overseeing an erosion of the party’s key values. He said there was now a culture of intolerance nastiness and intimidation in Labour.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter ian watson
frank field mp
• bbc reporter tom barton
mike cushman of jewish voice for labour
louise ellman mp
(for mike cushman’s views on zionism, see his witness statement at https://freespeechonisrael.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/MCwitness-Keable.pdf)
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Newshour: Neil Simon dies

this evening (sunday 26th), 9.18-9.22pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

”The Pulitzer-prizewinning playwright Neil Simon has died at the age of 91 … Was his Jewish heritage key to his work?”

including interview with …
• bbc reporter vincent dowd
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6ocn/Twt: McDonnell defends irony

yesterday evening (friday 24th), 6.07-6.10pm, and 10.03-10.04pm, on bbc radio 4
six o’clock news and the world tonight (presented by james coomarasamy) include …

“The shadow chancellor, John McDonnell, has said that Jeremy Corbyn’s commenta that British Zionists don’t understand English irony have been taken out of context. A number of Labour MPs have strongly criticised Mr Corbyn for the remarks, which he made at a Palestinian conference in 2013.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter jonathan blake
john mcdonnell mp
(more…)

Newshour: Israeli rescue

this afternoon (sunday 22nd), 1.07-1.19pm (repeated 9.07pm), on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) includes…

An international operation led by Israel has rescued four hundred members of the White Helmets civil defence group and their families trapped in southern Syria.”

including interview with …
• german journalist paul ronzheimer
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Newshour: spy Eli Cohen

this afternoon (sunday 8th), 1.43-1.49pm (repeated 9.51pm), on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

”Now we turn to the story of a wrist-watch which this week was returned to the family of its owner more than half a century after he was killed. He was legendary Israeli spy Eli Cohen.”

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