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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

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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 

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Nh: Today’s elections

this afternoon (tuesday 17th), 2.36-2.44pm, on bbc world service radio 

newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

Israelis are going to the polls for the second time in six months today, with prime minster Benjamin Neetnayahu fighting for his political survival.”

How significant a role will Avigdor Lieberman play in this election?

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher

• professor avraham diskin 

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W@1/Nh: Annexation promise

this afternoon, 1.36-1.40pm on bbc radio 4, and 2.36-2.45pm on bbc world service radio 

world at one (presented by sarah montague) and newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) include …

“The Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has made a campaign pledge to in effect annex the Jordan valley in the occupied West Bank“

including interviews with …

yossi mekelberg of chatham house

• jordanian foreign minister ayman safadi

• former us ambassador martin indyk,

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