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Nh: Coronavirus tracking

this afternoon (sunday 29th), 1.47-1.48pm (repeated 9.47pm), on bbc world service radio 

newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

“And Israel has ordered its domestic security agency to track the mobile phone data of suspected coronavirus cases.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter krassi twigg 

• bbc reporter joel greenberg 

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Twt/Nh: Coronavirus Gaza

yesterday evening (friday 13th), 10.23-10.28pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 1.20pm and 9.25pm saturday on newshour on bbc world service radio) 

the world tonight (presented by matthew bannister) includes …

“Among them is the Gaza strip, where more than two million people live in tightly packed conditions, and where the World Health Organisation believes that urgent global intervention would be necessary if cases of COVID-19 are recorded … There have been no confirmed cases of coronavirus so far in Gaza.”

including interview with … 

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

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Twt: ICC to investigate

yesterday evening (friday 20th), 10.06-10.07pm (partly repeated 12.20am on midnight news), on bbc radio 4 

the world tonight (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

“The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor said she will launch a full investigation into alleged war crimes in the Israeli-occupied Palestinian territories at the earliest opportunity… charges might be filed against Israelis and Palestinians.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter alan johnston

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Twt/MN: Gantz fails

last night (wednesday 20th), 10.04-10.05pm and 12.21-12.22am, on bbc radio 4 

the world tonight (presented by james coomarasamy) and midnight news include …

Efforts to form a coalition government in Israel two months after the election in Septemer have failed once again. The prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s main challenger Benny Gantz announced that he’d been unable to form an alliance by the deadline given to him.”

including reports from …

• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher

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Nh: Amos Gitai

this evening (monday 18th), 9.51-9.59pm, on bbc world service radio 

newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) concludes with …

“The Israeli film director Amos Gitai’s work is being performed on the stage here in London, in a theatrical adaptation of his film A Letter to a Friend in Gaza. The play explores how to find peace between warring communities in the Middle East.”

including interview with …

• israeli filmmaker amos gitai

(more…)

Nh: Family killed

yesterday evening (friday 15th), 9.20-9.25pm, on bbc world service radio 

newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

“Israeli Defence Forces have said they will investigate the killing of eight civilians in Gaza on Thursday in an airstrike targeting a member of the Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher

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Nh/6ocn: Gaza truce?

this afternoon (thursday 14th), 2.36-2.45pm on bbc world service radio, and 6.22-6.24pm on bbc radio 4 

newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) and six o’clock news include …

“Two days after Israeli forces killed a senior commander of the Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad in the Gaza strip, triggering a new round of deadly air attacks on both sides, a truce that was brokered was due to come into effect earlier today, but there have been more reports of rocket attacks.”

including reports from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher 

(more…)

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