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Nh/MN: Building approval

last night, 9.55-9.59 pm on bbc world service radio, and 12.22-12.24am on bbc radio 4

newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) and midnight news include …

Israel has given rare approval for 700 Palestinian homes in the occupied West Bank. It also said that 6000 homes could be built for Jewish settlers.”

including reports from …

• journalist raphael arhen, times of israel

• bbc reporter tom bateman


Twt: US bribe?

this evening (monday 24th), 10.34-10.40pm, on bbc radio 4 

the world tonight (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

“The decision to put the political questions on pause and instead concentrate on raising billions of dollars for the Palestinian economy has been dismissed by the Palestinian leadership as a bribe.”

including interview with …

husam zomlot, head of the palestinian mission to the uk


Twt: Terrorist salaries

yesterday evening (thursday 20th), 10.37-10.42pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 9.24pm friday on newshour on bbc world service radio)

the world tonight (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

Eighteen years ago, ambulances rushed to the bloody scene of a Hamas suicide bombing. Fifteen people were killed, a hundred and thirty injured, at a pizza restaurant in Jerusalem. The militants who planned it were later jailed by Israel, and over the years they have been paid hundreds of thousands of dollars in Palestinian Prisoner salaries.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter yolande knell

arnold roth, father of suicide bomb victim

charly mansour, hospital technician, bethlehem

ali radaideh, son of palestinian prisoner 


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 


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


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 


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

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