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Nh/Twt: Annexation postponed

this evening (wednesday 1st), 9.36-9.43pm on bbc world service radio, and 10.37-10.42pm on bbc radio 4 

newshour (presented by tim franks) and the world tonight (presented by sean ley) include …

“Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, had signalled that today, July 1st, would be the day when he would present detailed plans for his proposed annexation of parts of the occupied West Bank, home to Jewish settlements but also land which much of the rest of the world would like to see as the basis for a future Palestinian state. The proposal though seems to have stalled.”

including interviews with …

diana buttu, former palestinian negotiator

martin indyk 

khaled elgindy, author of the blind spot – america and the palestinians, from balfour to trump 

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Nh: Annexation?

this afternoon (wednesday 1st), 2.41-2.48pm, on bbc world service radio 

newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

“The occupied West Bank, home to 2,500,000 Palestinians and 430,000 Israeli settlers, lies at the heart of divisions between Israel and the Palestinians. Now it seems the Israei leadership is divided over whether to press ahead with its annexation.”

including interview with …

yohanan plesner, president of israel democracy institute 

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Today: Annexation soon?

this morning (tuesday 30th), 6.13-6.18am, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 2.36pm and 9.20pm on newshour on bbc world service radio)  

today (presented by martha kearney) includes …

“The long-time formula for peace in the middle east is based on the idea of creating an independent Palestinian state alongside Israel. It’s known as the two-state solution. So what’s going to happen if, as he’s promised, Israel’s prime minister begins to annex large parts of the occupied West Bank this week?

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter yolande knell 

mark zell of republicans overseas israel

alia sha’aa, teqoa

gochav shahar, waitress, Tel Aviv

diana buttu, former palestinian negotiator

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Nh: Cancer in Gaza

this afternoon (saturday 27th), 1.36-1.40pm, on bbc world service radio 

newshour (presented by julian marshall) includes …

“How a worsening of relations with Israel is affecting the health of Palestinians.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter yolande knell 

fadi al-atrash, head of radiation department, augusta hospital, east jerusalem

dina nasser, management, augusta hospital, east jerusalem

khadra salami, paediatric oncologist, augusta hospital, east jerusalem

(more…)

Nh: MPs against annexation

yesterday afternoon (wednesday 24th), 2.51-2.59pm, on bbc world service radio 

newshour (presented by james menendez) concludes with …

“More than 1,000 parliamentarians from across Europe have signed a letter strongly opposing plans by Israel to annex parts of the occupied West Bank.”

including contributions from …

crispin blunt mp

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

(more…)

Nh: Netanyahu trial 2

this evening (sunday 24th), 9.14-9.19pm, on bbc world service radio 

newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

Israel’s longest-serving prime minister has become the first holder of that office to go on trial in a criminal case while still in power.”

including interview with …

• journalist anshel pfeffer 

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Twtw/Nh: Netanyahu trial 1

this afternoon (sunday 24th), 1.03pm on bbc radio 4, and 1.36pm and 1.40-1.43pm on bbc world service radio 

the world this weekend (presented by mark mardell) and newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) include …

“Israel’s Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, is about to go on trial for corruption.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

(more…)

Nh: Annexation likely

this evening (sunday 17th), 9.06-9.15pm, on bbc world service radio 

newshour (presented by james menendez) leads with …

New Israeli government set to annex parts of Palestinian territories: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says his new unity government should annex parts of the occupied West Bank in the name of peace. The Palestinians say such a move would kill off any hope of peace once and for all.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter yolande knell 

husam zomlot, head of the palestinian mission to the uk

(more…)

Nh/Twt: Coalition postponed

yesterday evening (thursday 14th), 9.25-9.29pm on bbc world service radio, and 10.37-10.41pm on bbc radio 4  

newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) and the world tonight (presented by razia iqbal) include …

Israel’s new unity government, led in the first instance at least by Benjamin Netanyahu, was due to be sworn in about an hour ago or so. But that ceremony has been postponed now until Sunday. So what’s going on?”

including two interviews with …

journalist noga tarnopolski

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Nh: Pompeo visit

this afternoon (wednesday 13th), 2.15-2.19pm, on bbc world service radio 

newshour (presented by james menedez) includes …

“The US secretary of state Mike Pompeo is on his way home after a brief visit to Israel, his first foreign trip in more than six weeks. Coronavirus, but also Iran, and prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s proposal to annex part of the occupied West Bank, were all said to be on the agenda.”

including interview with …

• bbc reporter tom bateman

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