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Nh: Netanyahu indicted

yesterday evening (thursday 21st), 9.06-9.18pm, on bbc world service radio

newshour (presented by tim franks) leads with …

“Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is charged with bribery, fraud and breach of trust. He is alleged to have accepted gifts and dispensed favours to secure positive press coverage. The prime minister described the charges as an ‘attempted coup’, blaming them on a “tainted” process.”

including contributions from …

• journalist noga tarnopolski

michael oren

(more…)

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

(more…)

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

(more…)

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

(more…)

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

(more…)

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
(more…)

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
(more…)

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
(more…)

Today: Ahed Tamimi

this morning (wednesday 3rd), 8.32-8.40am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by carrie gracie) includes …

“A 16 year old Palestinian girl, Ahed Tamimi, who has a history of protesting against Israel, has been charged with assaulting Israeli soldiers near her home in the occupied West Bank.”

including contributions from …
yael stein of b’tselem
michael oren (more…)

Newshour: Jerusalem recognised

yesterday evening (wednesday 6th), 6.06-6.59pm, 8.06-8.59pm, and 9.06-9.59pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (three special editions, presented by tim franks) entirely deals with …

Trump Recognises Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital: President Trump has overturned decades of US policy and recognised Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. He also announced plans to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
There’s been widespread condemnation of the announcement.”

including speeches by …
donald trump
antonio guterres
benjamin netanyahu
and contributions from …
• bbc reporter james robbins
sharon haskell, likud mk
• bbc reporter jeremy bowen
hanan ashrawi
• palestinian ambassador manuel hassassian
• new historian tom segev
• bbc reporter barbara plett usher
• professor fawaz gerges
michael oren mk
• bbc reporter lyse doucet
• former us special envoy for middle east peace george mitchell
• bbc reporter katty kay
• bbc turkey reporter mark lowen
• bbc cairo reporter sally nabil
danny seidemann
• fatah spokesman ziad khalil abu zayyad
daniel levy of the middle east project
dennis ross
• analyst einat wolf
james sorene, ceo of bicom (more…)

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