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Newshour: Al Jazeera ban?

this evening (sunday 6th), 9.44-9.49pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by james menendez) includes …

“The Israeli government says that it wants to take the Qatar-funded broadcaster Al Jazeera off the air

including interview with …
• bbc reporter tom bateman (more…)


Newshour: Paris conference

today (sunday 15th), 1.07-1.18pm, 9.07-9.19pm, and 9.33-9.30pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by james menendez) leads with …

Middle East Peace Conference In Paris:/Israel Dismisses Middle East Peace Conference:
More than 70 countries and international organisations are making a new push for a two-state solution in the Middle East at a conference in Paris, just days before Donald Trump takes office vowing support for Israel.”

including interviews with …
sabri saidam of fatah
dore gold
• bbc reporter hugh schofield
david keyes, spokesman for netanyahu
• bbc reporter laura bicker (more…)

Newshour: Kerry v Netanyahu

this evening (wednesday 28th), 9.07-9.19pm and 9.36-9.44pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by james menendez) leads with …

Is the Two-State Solution Dead?
US Secretary of State John Kerry defends US approach to Israel after UN vote on settlements and warns that a two-state solution is in serious jeopardy.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expresses deep disappointment over the speech and condemns it as biased.”

including interviews with …
john kerry
benjamin netanyahu
husam zomlot of fatah
aaron david miller
(if you missed it, available from 0:01:00 to 0:13:00 and from 0:30:00 to 0:38:00 at and at

Newshour: Israeli Kashrut

yesterday afternoon (sunday 9th), 1.19-1.24pm, on bbc world service radio (repeated 9.24-9.29pm)
newshour (presented by james menendez) includes …

Kashrut has become an economic and political hot potato in Israel, with some restaurateurs saying that the religious authorities are exerting too much power over business. Katie Watson reports.”

including contributions from …
• rabbi aaron liebowitz, alternative kashrut organiser
moshe dagan, chief rabbinate director-general (more…)

Newshour: Denise and Micheline Lévy

yesterday afternoon (monday 19th), 2.51-2.59pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by james menendez) concludes with …

Dolls left behind by Denise and Micheline Lévy, two sisters sent to Auschwitz, are among items donated to the Mémorial de la Shoah, in paris”

including contributions from …
frederique gilles, granddaughter of their finder
lior smadja, archivist (more…)

Newshour: Palestinians in Chile

yesterday afternoon (sunday 11th), 1.40-1.46pm, on bbc world service radio (repeated 9.33pm)
newshour (presented by james menendez) includes …

Katie Watson reports from Chile and from Beit Jala in the West Bank on the Palestinian diaspora in Chile”

including contributions from …
nadia garib, president of palestinian federation of chile
• plo adviser xavier abu eid (more…)

Newshour: angel mosaic

yesterday afternoon (sunday 3rd), 1.53-1.59pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by james menendez) concludes with …

“At the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, a previously hidden mosaic of an angel has been uncovered, three years into a major restoration project there.”

including contributions from
• bbc reporter yolande knell
• chief restorer marcello piacenti
• professor antonia moropoulou (more…)

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