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Newsday: Jerusalem reaction

this morning (thursday 7th), 6.06-6.14am, 6.33-6.39am, 7.06-7.13am, and 7.33-7.42am (partly repeated 8.06am), on bbc world service radio
newsday (presented by lawrence pollard and andrew peach) leads with …

US Allies Criticise Trump’s Decision on Jerusalem
Eight members of the UN Security Council have requested the holding of an urgent UN Security Council meeting.”

including contributions from …
gregg carlstrom of al jazeera
• professor saeed mohammed morandi of tehran university
mark regev
• bbc reporter nida ibrahim
naveen sanduqa of israel palestine creative regional initiatives
ateret violet shmuel (more…)

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Newsday: Israel’s capital

this morning (wednesday 6th), 6.06-6.12am, 6.33-6.39am, 7.06-7.11am, 7.33-7.38am and 8.06-8.13am, on bbc world service radio
newsday (presented by lawrence pollard and andrew) includes …

“US President Donald Trump will unilaterally recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, senior administration officials say. But the officials said Mr Trump would not immediately move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.”

including contributions from …
nabil shaath
• journalist anshel pfeffer
• dr mustafa barghouti
• american human rights lawyer
brooke goldstein
• professor
saree makdisi, author of palestine inside out an everyday occupation (more…)

Newsday: metal detectors

this morning (tuesday 25th), 7.07-7.11am, and 8.06-8.10am, on bbc world service radio
newsday: israel removes flashpoint holy site metal detectors leads with …

The Israeli government has decided to remove metal detectors from a holy site in Jerusalem that had provoked violent protests by Palestinians”

including interviews with …
• palestinian reporter ibrahim hossein
• i24 presenter eylon aslan levy
(if you missed it, available from 0:01:00 to 0:04:45 at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p058zhr1#playt=57s, and from 0:00:30 to 0:04:30 at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p058zhwb#playt=38s)
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Newsday: Gaza “unliveable”

last wednesday morning (12th july), 7.47-7.51am (repeated 8.22am), on bbc world service radio
newsday: life in gaza reaching its limits

In 2012, the United Nations predicted that the Palestinian territory of Gaza would be “unliveable” by 2020. But in a new report, the UN has revised its calculations saying that the conditions for an estimated two million people living there are deteriorating “further and faster” than earlier predictions.”

including interview with …
robert piper, un coordinator for humanitarian aid and development activities (more…)

Newsday: Jerusalem discussion

this morning (monday 22nd), 5.07-5.13am, 5.23-5.28am, 5.34-5.38am, 5.56-5.59am, 6.10-6.17am, 6.19-6.25am, 6.33-6.40am, 6.44-6.50am, 6.54-6.59am, 7.07-7.13am, 7.19-7.24am, 7.33-7.40am, 7.45-7.50am, 7.55-7.59am, 8.07-8.09am, and 8.19-8.29am, on bbc world service radio
newsday (presented by ben james) leads with a discussion from jerusalem while waiting for donald trump, including contributions from …
abe katsman counsel to republicans overseas
elisa simon student, activist in the israeli labour party
hani al-alami, jerusalem palestinian enterpreneur
• tour guide david eisenstadt
• bbc reporter philip hamspheir
vera sajrawi, an arab-israeli producer for al-jazeera english
• tour guide david eisenstadt
• freelance reporter naomi zaboif
• east jerusalem journalist ibrahim husseini
mike evans, founder of the friends of zion museum
riman barakat, ceo of experience palestine
yisrael medad, a spokesperson for the yesha council
nimala harufa of fatah youth
• former us ambassador to israel daniel shapiro (more…)

Newsday: interfaith fundraising

last thursday (23rd february), on bbc world service radio
newsday: muslim fundraising for vandalised jewish cemetery

“A US Muslim-led project to help repair a Jewish cemetery that was vandalised has raised more than four times its initial target of $20,000.
Earlier this week, 170 headstones were damaged in a St Louis cemetery in the US state of Missouri.”

including …
tarek el messidi, one of the activists involved in the restoration campaign
barbara perle, who has family members buried at the site (more…)

Newsday: the Arab Schindler

yesterday (friday 27th), on bbc world service radio
newsday: my dad, the arab schindler

“On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, we hear about the Tunisian man, Khaled Abdul Wahab, who saved his Jewish friends from the Nazis when the country was under occupation during World War Two.
His daughter, Faiza, only learned about her father’s actions in recent years when a book was published.”

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