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Posts tagged ‘Martha Kearney’

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
(more…)

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Today: Ehud Barak

this morning (saturday 26th), 7.51-7.58am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented from the hay festival by martha kearney) includes …

In his new book, My Country My Life, Ehud Barak is highly critical of the current Israeli government, and in particular of Benjamin Netanyahu.”

including interview with …
• former prime minister ehud barak
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Today: Philip Roth dies

this morning (wednesday 23rd), from 6.02-6.03am, 6.07-6.09am, 6.34-6.38am, 6.53-6.57am, 7.01-7.02am, 7.24-7.28am, 8.00-8.02am, 8.21-8.28am, 8.49-8.56am, and at 8.59am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by martha kearney) leads with …

Philip Roth, regarded by some as the greatest American writer of his generation, has died at the age of 85.”

including interviews with …
• bbc reporter james naughtie
• biographer blake bailey
• bbc reporter nick hyam
• biographer and critic d j taylor
• bbc reporter david willis
• professor hermione lee
• author and critic erica wagner
david baddiel
• professor sarah churchwell
(see also https://www.bbc.co.uk/search?filter=programmes&q=philip+roth)
(more…)

Today: Gaza casualties

this morning (wednesday 16th), 7.12-7.15am and 8.43-8.45am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by martha kearney and nick robinson) includes …

“The Arab League will hold emergency talks today, with some members calling for Israel to be taken to the International Criminal Court, for the massacre of 59 Palestinians at the border with Gaza on a single day.”

including contributions from …
mahmoud afifi, spokesman for the arab league secretary-general
jan egeland, un senior advisor for syria
(more…)

Today: 60 Gazans dead

this morning (tuesday 15th), 6.07-6.08am, 6.10-6.13am, 6.48-6.54am, 7.09-7.13am, 8.10-8.21am, and 8.38-8.42am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by martha kearney and nick robinson) includes …

”Palestinian officials say nearly 60 people died in Gaza yesterday, when Israeli forces opened fire as America opened its new embassy in Jerusalem. The White House has blamed the Palestinian group Hamas, describing what happened as a gruesome propaganda arttempt.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter tom bateman
• dr bilal yaseen an orgainser of the marh
• lt col jonathan conricus, idf spokesman
raj shah, white house deputy press secretary
• palestinian ambassador manuel hassassian
• bbc reporter jeremy bowen
• ambassador mark regev
hussein ibish, american task force on palestine (more…)

Today: Iran & Israel

this morning (friday 11th), 7.47-7.50am, on bbc radio 4 (partly repeated 10.30am in world update on bbc world service radio)
today (presented by martha kearney in jerusalem) includes …

“In a week that saw President Trump withdraw the US from the Iran nuclear deal, many have asked whether it brings closer the prospect of an escalation between Iran and Israel in the region.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter tom bateman
• professor rami khouri
• lt col jonathan conricus, idf spokesman
tal pelter of the pelter winery in the golan heights
(more…)

Today: Jerusalem edition

this morning (friday 11th), 6.08-6.10am, 6.19-6.28am, 6.36-6.40am, 6.51-6.57am, 7.09-7.16am, 7.26-7.31am, 7.37-7.45am, 8.10-8.27am, and 8.41-9.00am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by martha kearney in jerusalem) leads with …

We’re in Jerusalem at a time of increased tensions

including contributions from …
• finance expert tim weller
doron kolton of top spin cybersecurity,
manal white, managing director of west bank olive oil exporter zaytoun
• bbc reporter yolande knell
amira hass of haaretz
gil hoffman of jerusalem post
• dr mahmoud al-zahar, co-founder of hamas, who says that england expelled its jews in the 13th century, and set them up in palestine as compensation
avner gvaryahu of breaking the silence
elie bogdan of my truth
donald mcintyre, author of gaza: preparing for dawn
yael ben-yashar of settlement beit-el
daniel aryeh, tefilin-maker
anton salman, mayor of bethlehem
alah, owner, afteem restaurant, manger square, bethlehem
linda, tour guide, yad mordechai kibbutz near gaza
ilan meiri, tour guide, yad mordechai kibbutz near gaza
olah scafi, gaza protester: “the land wants blood”
rafif, young gaza woman “from jaffa”
• bbc reporter jeremy bowen
• dr mustafa barghouti
danny ayalon
john sode-woodhead, chartered institute of archaeologists
• bbc reporter tom bateman
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