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Newshour/Twt/WU: Khan al-Ahmar

BBC bias: the BBC Middle East Editor fails to report that the $25 million cut in US aid to East Jerusalem hospitals has already been fully replaced by the Palestinian Authority (announced a week ago, see
The BBC also inserts its announcement of this American cut into a report on a totally different subject, the proposed Israeli demolition of Khan al-Ahmar.

this evening (monday 17th), 9.51-9.59pm, on bbc world service radio (repeated 10.18-10.25pm, on the world tonight on bbc radio 4) (repeated tuesday 18th, at 10.11am on world update and at 2.36pm on newshour)
newshour (presented by tim franks) includes …

“The consequent fear is that the destruction of Khan al-Ahmar will open the way to more building for Israeli settlers, which will in turn split the West Bank and make the two-state solution, an independent Palestine alongside Israel, impossible.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter jeremy bowen
naftali bennett
walid namur, ceo of augusta victoria hospital, east jerusalem
saeb erekat


Newshour: Shacks dismantled

this afternoon (thursday 13th), 2.51-2.56pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by razia iqbal) includes …

“Security forces have today dismantled several shacks built by Palestinian protesters near Khan al Ahmar, a Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank, which Israel has targeted for demolition. The village houses around 180 Bedouin, but has become a symbol of something bigger, and many European countries have urged Israel to stop the demolition.”

including interview with …
• bbc reporter jeremy bowen

Today: Prince William

this morning (monday 25th), 7.45-7.49am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by martha kearney) includes …

Prince William’s visit to Israel today is coming at a very tense time for the region. More than 100 Palestinians have been killed by the Iasraeli forces in recent protests in Gaza.”


Today/Newshour: Netanyahu in UK

today (wednesday 6th), 7.25-7.29am and 8.01-8.03am on bbc radio 4, and 2.31-2.35pm on bbc world service radio
today (presented by martha kearney and mishal husain) and newshour (presented by julian marshall) include …

“The Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu is meeting Theresa May today as part of a visit to Europe to try to persuade leaders to give up backing for the Iran nuclear deal.”

including contributions from …
• analyst nathalie tocci
• bbc reporter jeremy bowen
john baron mp, vice-chairman, all-party parliamentary group on iran

W@1: Gaza motivation

this afternoon (wednesday 16th), 1.25-1.31pm, on bbc radio 4
world at one (presented by sarah montague) includes …

“The question about the motivation for the protests on the Gaza border has become a contentious one.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter jeremy bowen
ahmed of al-aqsa university (in gaza)
• former us special envoy for middle east peace george mitchell

Newshour: Gaza casualties

this evening (tuesday 15th), 9.07-9.20pm, 9.36-9.49pm, and 9.51-9.56pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by julian marshall) leads with …

“Palestinians have been staging another day of protests on the border between Gaza and Israel. In mass demonstrations on Monday, more than fifty people were killed by Israeli gunfire. Meanwhile, there were angry exchanges between Israeli and Palestinian envoys at the United Nations Security Council which held an emergency session to discuss the violence.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter jeremy bowen
ayman sahbani, head of emergency medicine, shifa hospital
michael lynk, un rapporteur on human rights in the occupied territories
ahmed alnaouq, 24, project manager of we are not numbers
• lt col jonathan conricus, idf spokesman
and a report from lebanon by paul moss, broadcast on the world tonight on bbc radio 4

B100d: Gaza casualties

this evening (tuesday 15th), 7.31-7.43pm, on bbc 4 tv
beyond 100 days (presented by katty kay and christian fraser) leads with …

Widespread condemnation of Israel as 60 people are killed on the Gaza border”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter jeremy bowen
ayman sahbani, head of emergency medicine, shifa hospital
joe borelli, new york city councilman
jan egeland, un senior advisor for syria

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