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Nh: Bethlehem relic

this afternoon (saturday 30th), 1.36-1.42pm (repeated 9.25pm), on bbc world service radio

newshour (presented by julian marshall) includes …

A fragment of wood reputed to be from the crib where Jesus was laid after his birth, is returning to Bethlehem after more than a thousand years in Rome.”

including contributions from …

yisca harani of the galilee institute


Nh/Twt: Halle terrorism

this evening (wednesday 9th), 9.56-9.58pm on bbc world service radio, and 10.03-10.05pm on bbc radio 4 

newshour (presented by julian marshall) and the world tonight (presented by ritula shah) include …

At least two people have been killed in an anti-semitic attack in the German city of Halle.  A gunman tried to get into a local synagogue where up to 80 worshippers had gathered for Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar.”

including reports from …

• local reporter felix notte

• bbc reporter jenny hill


Nh: Sidney Rittenberg dies

this evening (sunday 25th), 9.20-9.29pm, on bbc world service radio 

newshour (presented by julian marshall) includes …

“The remarkable life of Sidney Rittenberg, a close adviser to chairman Mao.”

including interview with …

• journalist and author amanda bennett 


Nh/Twt: Omar & Tlaib banned

this evening (thursday 15th), 9.06-9.15pm on bbc world service radio, and 10.03-10.04pm and 10.07-10.16pm on bbc radio 4 

newshour (presented by julian marshall) and the world tonight (presented by paul henley) both lead with …

Israel will deny entry to two US Congresswomen, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, who are prominent critics of the Israeli government.”

“They were apparently happy with plans for the visit until President Trump told them they shouldn’t be.”

including contributions from …

hanan ashrawi 

yaakov katz, editor, jerusalem post

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

journalist barak ravid

• republican congressman mo brooks 


Newshour: Palestinian museum

this evening (saturday 15th), 9.24-9.28pm, on bbc world service radio

newshour (presented by julian marshall) includes …

“There are reckoned to be just under 73,000 Americans of Palestinian descent living in the United States. They’re one of the smaller groups of Arab-Americans, but their profile, along with that of the millions of other Palestinians elsewhere in the world, could be raised with the opening today in Washington DC of the Musuem of the Palestinian People.

including interview with …

bshara nassar, museum founder and director


PM: 150 Gaza rockets

this evening (saturday 4th), 5.03-5.04pm, on bbc radio 4 

pm (presented by caroline wyatt) includes …

“Palestinian militants in Gaza have launched waves of rockets at Israel, forcing people to race for cover in towns and cities in the south of the country. The Israeli military said 150 missiles had been fired, but dozens were intercepted and shot down. Palestinian officials say one person was killed in Gaza when Israel responded with airstrikes and tank fire.”


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Newshour: Sydney Brenner

last friday evening (5th april), 9.20-9.26pm, on bbc world service radio

newshour (presented by julian marshall) includes …

Sydney Brenner, who’s been described as one of the giants of twentieth-century science, has died at the ager of 92. He was born in South Africa to immigrant parents, and went on to make many pioneering discoveries in the field of molecular and developmental biology. He was awarded a Nobel prize in 2002.“ 

including interview with …

• professor alison woollard


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