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Twt: Forbes antisemitism

last friday evening (7th june), 10.18-10.23pm, on bbc radio 4 

the world tonight (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

“Labour’s new MP for Peterborough hasn’t enjoyed much of a honeymoon period. Lisa Forbes has been criticised by some of her new colleagues for liking social media posts with anti-semitic content.”

including interview with …

• lord falconer 

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Newshour: New elections

this afternoon (thursday 30th), 2.10-2.19pm, on bbc world service radio 

newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) leads with …

“What went wrong? Why was a politician as experienced as Benjamin Netanyahu unable to assemble a governing coalition?

including interviews with …

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

sharren haskel mk

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Newshour: Bahrain conference

this evening (monday 20th), 9.06-9.18pm, on bbc world service radio 

newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) leads with …

Palestinians boycott US-led economic conference:

Palestinian officials say they won’t attend a US led conference in Bahrain aimed at bolstering the economies of the occupied West Bank and Gaza. The Palestinians say they won’t participate, and that nobody can negotiate on their behalf.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter tim franks 

aryeh eldad, former mk, resident of kfar adumim

shabtai shavit, former director of mossad

ahmed majdalani, palestinian minister for social development 

ziad khalil abu zayyad, spokesman for fatah 

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Twt: Moon crash

this evening (thursday 11th), 10.06-10.07pm, and 10.36-10.40pm, on bbc radio 4 

the world tonight (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

“An Israeli spacecraft with British-made engines which was hoping to be the first privately-funded mission to the moon has crash-landed. The unmanned probe suffered a number of technical failures during its final descent.”

including contributions from …

ª bbc reporter yolande knell

• planetary scientist suzie imber

rob westcott, senior propulsion engineer, nammo

(see also https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-47879538)

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Twt/MN: Netanyahu wins

last night (wednesday/thursday 10th/11th), 10.27-10.34pm, and 12.27-12.34am, on bbc radio 4 

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

“For Israel’s prime minister, a record-breaking fifth term beckons, albeit one with a shadow of a possible indictment on corruption charges hanging over it. In Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, there were mixed feelings about the result.”

including contributions from …

• new blue and white mk yoaz hendel, military historian and journalist

journalist noga tarnopolski

bbc reporter yolande knell

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Newshour: Netanyahu wins

this afternoon (wednesday 10th), 2.06-2.19pm, and 3.36-3.49pm, on bbc world service radio (partly repeated from today on bbc radio 4)

newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) leads with …

“Israel: PM Netanyahu set for record fifth term

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter lyse doucet

• bbc reporter tom bateman

blue and white candidate #13 yael german mk

• journalist eylon levy, i24 tv

• new blue and white mk yoaz hendel, military historian and journalist

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Newshour: Today’s elections

this afternoon (tuesday 9th), 2.24-2.29pm, and 2.51-2.54pm, on bbc world service radio (partly repeated from today on bbc radio 4)

newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

“It was an early call, but was it the right one for him? Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be finding out whether his decision to hold an early election today will secure him  his record-breaking fifth term in office.”

What has happened to Israel’s left-wing? The Labour Party there grew out of the movcment which founded the state of Israel, so why has it lost its way?”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter lyse doucet

• bbc reporter tom bateman

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