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Today: Exit polls

this morning (wednesday 18th), 6.01-6.02am, 6.10-6.13am,  6.48-6.53am, 7.00-7.03am, 8.00-8.02am, and 8.35-8.42am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by mishal husain and john humphrys) leads with …

Exit polls from Israel’s second general election in five months suggest another inconclusive result, with the two main parties failing to win enough seats to form a government.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman

benny gantz

avigdor lieberman

• likud spokesman eli hazan 

• bbc reporter jeremy bowen

sharren haskel mk


Today: Student killed

BBC bias: The BBC reports the killing of an Israeli religious student who had formally joined the army while continuing his studies, but had not undergone military training (and was unarmed and not in any uniform), as a an “off-duty” “Israeli soldier”.

This was the only broadcast of the killing by the BBC all day.

yesterday morning (thursday 8th), 8.07am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by mishal husain) includes …

An Israeli soldier has been found stabbed to death near a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank. The 18-year-old is thought to have been off-duty at the time of the attack near Hebron.”

(see also, 5.45am, and

(if you missed it, available from 2:07:04 to 2:07:20 at

Today: Gaza film

this morning (thursday 8th), 6.44-6.49am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by mishal husain) includes …

Gaza is by any standards a pretty bleak place to live. Now a documentary called Gaza which had its premiere at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, is about to be released in this country. It’s been called a portrait of Palestinian life in which a series of people talk about how they live amid restrictions and lack of any opportunity.“

including interview with  …

• co-director garry keane 

• production manager fadi hassan hanona 


Today: Labour despair

this morning (tuesday 16th), 7.23-7.26am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by mishal husain) includes …

It has become impossible to talk about any issue without being asked about anti-semitism – so says a letter to Jeremy Corbyn on behalf of Labour members of the House of Lords, which also outlines actions which they want the party to take, and says many members and supporters are in despair.”

including interview with  …

lord harris


MN/Today: Watson or Corbyn?

this morning (friday 12th), 12.07-12.10am, 12.28-12.29am, 6.04-6.05am, 6.37-6.39am, and 7.39-7.40am, on bbc radio 4 

midnight news and today (presented by mishal husain and martha kearney) include …

Further rifts have been exposed in Labour as it grapples with its response to the BBC Panorama programme, which accused allies of Jeremy Corbyn of interfering in the process set up to deal with complaints of anti-semitism.”

including contributions from  …

• bbc reporter jessica parker

tom watson mp 

john mcdonnell mp 

• bbc reporter chris mason


Today: Bahrain conference

this morning (wednesday 26th), 6.09-6.10am, and 8.35-8.43am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by mishal husain) includes …

“A US-sponsored conference on economic development in the Palestinian territories has opened in Bahrain.”

including interview with  …

michael lynk, un special rapporteur on palestinian human rights

danny danon, ambassador to the un


Today: Bahrain conference

this morning (thursday 20th), 8.33-8.40am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by mishal husain) includes …

“There will be a conference next week in Bahrain initiated by the United States on proposals for the Palestinian economy. The Palestinian leadership, however, will not be there.”

including interview with  …

saeb erekat


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