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Nh: Coronavirus Israel

this afternoon (sunday 12th), 1.51-1.57pm, on bbc world service radio 

newshour (presented by james menendez) includes …

Thousands of protesters took to Rabin Square in central Tel Aviv on Saturday night to to protest against the Israeli government’s handling of coronavirus and the economic hardship the crisis has inflicted.”

including interview with …

• journalist jacob magid 

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Nh: MPs against annexation

yesterday afternoon (wednesday 24th), 2.51-2.59pm, on bbc world service radio 

newshour (presented by james menendez) concludes with …

“More than 1,000 parliamentarians from across Europe have signed a letter strongly opposing plans by Israel to annex parts of the occupied West Bank.”

including contributions from …

crispin blunt mp

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

(more…)

Nh: Annexation likely

this evening (sunday 17th), 9.06-9.15pm, on bbc world service radio 

newshour (presented by james menendez) leads with …

New Israeli government set to annex parts of Palestinian territories: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says his new unity government should annex parts of the occupied West Bank in the name of peace. The Palestinians say such a move would kill off any hope of peace once and for all.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter yolande knell 

husam zomlot, head of the palestinian mission to the uk

(more…)

Nh: Pompeo visit

this afternoon (wednesday 13th), 2.15-2.19pm, on bbc world service radio 

newshour (presented by james menedez) includes …

“The US secretary of state Mike Pompeo is on his way home after a brief visit to Israel, his first foreign trip in more than six weeks. Coronavirus, but also Iran, and prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s proposal to annex part of the occupied West Bank, were all said to be on the agenda.”

including interview with …

• bbc reporter tom bateman

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Nh: Coronavirus Jerusalem

this afternoon (sunday 5th), 1.40-1.44pm, on bbc world service radio 

newshour (presented by james menendez) includes …

Yolande Knell in Jerusalem has been talking to a rabbi a sheikh and a priest for ways to observe these important occasions without getting or spreading the coronavirus.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter yolande knell 

• jamal khader, catholic priest, ramallah

• rabbi yehoshua pfeffer , jerusalem

• islamic scholar mustafa abu sway, al quds university

(more…)

Nh: Coronavirus Bnei Brak

this afternoon (sunday 5th), 1.24-1.28pm, on bbc world service radio 

newshour (presented by james menendez) includes …

In Israel, the government’s considering tighter restrictions in more towns and neighbourhoods which have seen a surge in Covid-19 cases in recent days. It follows the closure on Friday of Beni Brak, which is predominantly ultra-Orthodox, and it’s these communities where infection rates seem to be highest.”

including interview with …

• journalist noga tarnopolsky 

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Nh: Coronavirus Gaza 2

this afternoon (thursday 26th), 1.54-1.58pm, on bbc world service radio 

newshour (presented by james menendez) concludes with …

“Will Gaza’s health care system be able to stem the spread of coronavirus?”

including interview by • bbc reporter tim franks with …

matthias schmale, head of gaza operations, unrwa

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Nh: Saudi travel

this evening (sunday 26th), 9.36-9.41pm, on bbc world service radio 

newshour (presented by james menendez) includes …

“Today the Israeli government has announced that Israelis wanting to travel to Saudi Arabia, either on business or on pilgrimage, can go freely. There’s been no reciprocal announcement from Riyadh.”

including interview with …

• journalist herb keinon, jerusalem post 

(see also https://www.timesofisrael.com/government-formally-okays-travel-of-israelis-to-saudi-arabia-for-business-hajj/https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m000drsy)

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Nh: Auschwitz 75

this afternoon (thursday 23rd), 2.36-2.49pm, on bbc world service radio 

newshour (presented by james menendez) includes …

Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter orla guerin 

• belsen survivor rena quint, author and subject of a daughter of many mothers

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

• historian jan grabowski

(more…)

Nh: Monsey attack

this afternoon (sunday 29th), 2.06-2.14pm and 9.36-9.45pm, on bbc world service radio

newshour (presented by james menendez) leads with …

Five people have been injured in a knife attack during Hanukkah celebrations at the New York state home of an Orthodox rabbi. The attack in Monsey follows several anti-Semitic hate crimes in the New York area in recent days.”

US police have arrested a suspect after a knife attack on Jews celebrating Hannukah in New York state.”

including contributions from …

• senator david carlucci

• journalist neil vigdor, new york times

• journalist jacob kornbluh, jewish insider website

• eye-witness joseph gluck 

• eye-witness stephen weil 

(more…)

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