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B100d: New elections

this evening (thursday 30th), 7.09-7.13pm, on bbc news tv

beyond 100 days (presented by katty kay and christian fraser) includes …

“Never before in the 71-year history of Israel has an election failed to deliver a government. But it has now … But at the heart of the impasse was a disagreement over military conscription exemptions for ultra-orthodox Jewish students.”

including interview with … 

michael oren, former mk

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Today: New elections

this morning (thursday 30th), 7.03-7.04am, and 7.35-7.40am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by justin webb and john humphrys) includes …

Israel is to hold fresh elections after the prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a new coalition government. The deadline for an agreement passed last night, and MPs voted to dissolve parliament.”

“The main issue has come down to ultra-orthodox service in the military.”

including contributions from  …

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

michael oren, former mk

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One Day in Gaza

this evening (monday 13th), 9.00-10.00pm, on bbc 2 tv  

one day in gaza (produced directed and narrated by olly lambert

“Film marking a year since one of the deadliest days of violence in the Gaza Strip for a generation. One Day in Gaza examines, moment by moment, what happened on that fateful day.”

including interviews with … 

adele raemer, resident of kibbutz nirim

• col kobi heller, commander, gaza southern brigade

lieutenant “k”, field intelligence officer

• idf spokesman lt-col jonathan conricus 

jamie mcgoldrick, un humanitarian coordinator

michael oren mk

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Today: Gaza lull

this morning (monday 6th), 6.37-6.40am, 8.05-8.06am, and 8.43-8.49am, on bbc radio 4

today (presented by justin webb and john humphrys) includes …

“There’s been a lull in hostilities between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza.”

including contributions from  …

• bbc reporter yolande knell 

issam hamad, vice-chair, great return march

michael oren, israeli ambassador to the us

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Newshour: Gaza raid

today (monday 12th), 2.06-2.15pm, 9.07-9.19pm, and 9.55-9.59pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by razia iqbal and tim franks) leads with …

”On Sunday, a covert Israeli operation in the Gaza strip resulted in the deaths of 7 Palestinians, including one Hamas commander, and one Israeli soldier, a lieutenant-colonel. The subsequent firing of rockets into Israel from Gaza threatens to upend a fragile and unofficial ceasefire between Israel and Hamas since March.”

including contributions from …
• eyewitness abu amouna
• hamas spokesman ghazi hamad
michael oren mk
• oxfam employee najla shawa
• journalist anshel pfeffer
• bbc reporter tom bateman
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Newshour: 58 Gazans dead

this afternoon (tuesday 15th), 2.06-2.19pm, and 2.36-2.49pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by razia iqbal) leads with …

”As the funerals are held in Gaza of the 58 people killed on Monday by Israeli security forces, Hamas and the Israeli government blame each other for the violence – while both insist they want peace.”

including contributions from …
ahmed abdullah, 1948 refugee
• bbc reporter jeremy bowen
• ambassador mark regev
ahmed yousef, former adviser to ismail haniyeh
abdul karim al-kalut, 22, jabalia refugee camp
michael oren, kulanu mk
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Newshour: BDS blacklist

this evening (sunday 7th), 9.07-9.14pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) leads with …

Israel publishes BDS blacklist: Israel lists 20 organisations whose activists will be barred from entering the country on account of their support for the boycotting of Israel.”

including interviews with …
michael oren
rebecca vilkomerson, executive director of jewish voice for peace
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