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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 

(more…)

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 

(more…)

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,

(more…)

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

(more…)

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

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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 

(more…)

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