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Posts tagged ‘peace process’

Newshour: Barenboim on occupation

this afternoon (tuesday 13th), 2.45-2.49pm, on bbc world service radio (repeated 9.33pm)
newshour (presented by razia iqbal) includes …

“Now, for the first time in nearly a decade, conductor and pianist Daniel Barenboim has been back to the West Bank to work with young Palestinian musicians.
He’s been a strong critic of Israel’s occupation of land that the Palestinians want for their future state, and says that his visit was timed to remember the fiftieth anniversary of the 1967 Middle East war, when Israel captured East Jerusalem the West Bank and Gaza.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
daniel barenboim (more…)

Bowen on Rabin

this afternoon (friday 19th), 1.45-2.00pm, on bbc radio 4
recipe for disaster (5th of 5 episodes of the our man in the middle east series)

“BBC Middle East Editor Jeremy Bowen remembers how the assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin changed the region’s history.
No political killing in the twentieth century was more successful,’ he argues, observing the dramatic effects on the Oslo peace process. ‘Perhaps there was a moment for peace, and it came, and went‘.”

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HARDtalk: Husam Zomlot

this afternoon (wednesday 8th), 3.06-3.30pm, on bbc world service radio (repeated from last thursday on bbc news tv)
husam zomlot, advisor to the president of the palestinian authority (interviewed by stephen sackur) (in the hardtalk series)

“Does the Trump era signal the end for the Palestinian dream of statehood?

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Back-channel diplomacy

tomorrow afternoon (friday 10th), 1.45-2.00pm, on bbc radio 4
small nation, big diplomacy (5th of 10 episodes in the friends & foes – a narrative history of diplomacy series)

“Professor David Rothkopf discusses the pivotal role of a small nation in negotiating a landmark Middle East peace agreement – the Oslo accords.

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Shuttle diplomacy

this afternoon (thursday 9th), 1.45-2.00pm, on bbc radio 4
taking the middle east shuttle (4th of 10 episodes in the friends & foes – a narrative history of diplomacy series)

Professor David Rothkopf discovers how the fallout from the Yom Kippur war in 1974 resulted in the development of shuttle diplomacy.

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Newshour: Paris conference

today (sunday 15th), 1.07-1.18pm, 9.07-9.19pm, and 9.33-9.30pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by james menendez) leads with …

Middle East Peace Conference In Paris:/Israel Dismisses Middle East Peace Conference:
More than 70 countries and international organisations are making a new push for a two-state solution in the Middle East at a conference in Paris, just days before Donald Trump takes office vowing support for Israel.”

including interviews with …
sabri saidam of fatah
dore gold
• bbc reporter hugh schofield
david keyes, spokesman for netanyahu
• bbc reporter laura bicker (more…)

Newshour: Paris conference

yesterday evening (saturday 14th), 9,14-9.19pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by anu anand) includes …

“On Sunday in Paris, 70 nations will meet to discuss the Israel-Palestinian conflict, though neither of the two main stakeholders will be represented. It’s seen as a final chance to save the so-called two-state solution, with Jerusalem shared as the capital between them.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
• palestinian analyst noor arafat
oded revivi, mayor of efrat
• mk erel margalit
• palestinian minister mohammed shtayyeh (more…)

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