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Nd: Annexation?

last wednesday morning (1st july), 5.04-5.09am, 6.05-6.11am, 6.31-6.36am, and 7.06-7.11am, on bbc world service radio (partly repeated from today and newshour last tuesday)

newsday (presented by lawrence pollard and james cockerell) leads with …

Netanyahu’s West Bank annexation plan: Concerns have been expressed around the world over plans by Israel’s prime minister to annex parts of the West Bank. Benjamin Netanyahu could make an announcement later today – we look at what might happen if it does goes ahead.”

including contributions from …

•  joel rubin, in charge of jewish outreach for bernie sanders, and former politcal director of jstreet 

fleur hassan-nahoum, deputy mayor of jerusalem

• bbc reporter yolande knell 

mark zell of republicans overseas israel

alia sha’aa, teqoa

gochav shahar, waitress, Tel Aviv

diana buttu, former palestinian negotiator

bashar azzeh, palestinian national council


Nd: Haredi Coronavirus

yesterday morning (wednesday 20th), 5.25-5.29am, on bbc world service radio 

newsday (presented by lawrence pollard and clare mcdonnell) includes …

Israel, where the infection rate among religious orthodox Jewish groups is double that for the rest of the population.”

including interview with …

• anthropologist ben kastan, hebrew university of jerusalem


Nd: Hebron & Bethlehem

friday 6th march, 7.41-7.46am and 8.10-8.15am, on bbc world service radio 

newsday (presented by ben james and krupa padhi) includes …

“Let’s say hello to Leila Awada who’s here in the UK to talk about life in Hebron, also to promote her women’s collective which is empowering Palestinian women to earn their own money.”

“Coronavirus: Bethlehem is put in quarantine after its first cases.”

including interviews with …

leila hasan awawda, women in hebron collective 

• spokesman mustafa barghouti 


Today/Nd: Netanyahu confirmed

this morning (friday 27th), 6.33-6.36am and 7.03-7.04am (repeated 8.05am) on bbc radio 4, and 7.20-7.24am on bbc world service radio

today (presented by justin webb and nick robinson) and newsday (presented by karnagie sharp) include …

“Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has declared a huge victory after winning a leadership contest in the ruling Likud party.. Mr Netanyahu, who faces a corruption indictment easily defeating his rival, Gideon Sa’ar. The win gives him a boost in the country’s third general election in twelve months, but could prolong the political uncertainty.”

including reports from …

• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher


Today/ND/Nh: Likud election

this morning (thursday 26th), 7.01-7.03am (repeated 8.01am) on bbc radio 4, and 8.01-8.05am and 2.06-2.10pm on bbc world service radio

today (presented by justin webb and nick robinson), newsday (presented by karnagie sharp and alex ritson), and newshour (presented by james menendez) include …

“Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces his biggest political threat in a decade today when his Likud party votes to decide who will lead it into the next general election.”

including interviews with …

• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher

• journalist noga tarnopolsky


Today/Nd: Netanyahu indicted

this morning (friday 22nd), 6.51-6.57am on bbc radio 4, and 7.17-7.20am on bbc world service radio 

today (presented by mishal husain) and newsday (presented by carnagie sharp) include …

“That was Benjamin Netanyahu’s combative responsive to Israel’s attorney-general charging him with fraud bribery and breach of trust, the first time a serving Israeli prime minister has been indicted. What will happen now?

including interviews with …

• journalist anshel pfeffer, author of bibi the turbulent life and times of benjamin netanyahu

allison kaplan sommer of haaretz


Nd: Hitler’s hat

this morning (wednesday 20th), 8.27-8.29am, on bbc world service radio 

newsday (presented by clare mcdonnell) concludes with …

“We go to Austria where Hitler’s hat has been put up for auction.”  

including interview with …

• rabbi menachem margolin, chair, european jewish association


Nd: US okays settlements

this morning (tuesday 19th), 6.12-6.17am, 7.12-7.16am, and 8.06-8.11am, on bbc world service radio 

newsday (presented by lawrence pollard and clare mcdonnell) leads with …

Palestinians condemn US shift on Israeli settlements: The Palestinian government has condemned a US decision to reverse decades of policy by saying it no longer considers Israeli settlements in the West Bank to be illegal.”

including interviews with …

saeb erekat

• journalist lahav harkov, jerusalem post

• political analyst nour odeh 

• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher


Nd: Gaza deaths

BBC bias: The BBC features the killing of a civilian Palestinian family as the main element of its report on the Israel/Gaza violence, without waiting for an Israeli response, and without any attempt to present the Israeli side, or to warn international listeners of the unreliability of the information, or the possibility that it was caused by a Palestinian rocket.

this morning (thursday 14th), 6.11-6.15am (repeated 9.06am), on bbc world service radio 

newsday (presented by alan kasujja) includes …

“Health officials in Gaza say that an Israeli airstrike has killed six members of the same family in their home. All are described as civilians.“

including report from …

• bbc gaza reporter rushdi abu alouf 

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Nd: Exit Polls

this morning (wednesday 18th), 6.06-6.12am, 6.27-6.32am, 7.07-7.12am, and 8.06-8.11am, on bbc world service radio 

newsday (presented by lawrence pollard and karnagie sharp) leads with …

Exit polls in Israel’s general election suggest Benny Gantz’ centrist alliance is slightly ahead of prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party, with neither winning enough seats to form a government. Benny Gantz says he’ll work towards a government of national unity.”

including interviews with …

• professor david newman

hagai el-ad, executive director, b’tselem

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

• journalist lahav harkov, jerusalem post

• former ambassador dan shapiro 

• political analyst neri zilber 


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