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BH: Oslo

this morning (sunday 3rd), 9.23-9,30am, on bbc radio 4
broadcasting house (presented by paddy oconnell) includes …

“Award-winning play Oslo tells the story of how a rather unlikely Norwegian couple, Terje Larsen and Mona Juul, shepherded the deal into existence.”

including interview by luke jones with …
• playwright j t rogers (more…)

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HL: Middle East debate

last wednesday morning (5th july), 1.33-5.10am, on bbc parliament tv
house of lords 04/07/2017 includes …

“debate on the Lords International Affairs Committee’s report on the Middle East

speeches …
15:24:36
Lord Howell of Guildford (Conservative)
15:36:51
Lord Stone of Blackheath (Labour)
15:43:47
Lord Purvis of Tweed (Liberal Democrat)
15:53:31
Baroness Coussins (Crossbench)
16:01:47
The Lord Bishop of Chester (Bishops)
16:08:59
Lord Hannay of Chiswick (Crossbench)
16:17:23
Baroness Helic (Conservative)
16:22:49
Lord Turnberg (Labour)
16:29:44
Lord Alderdice (Liberal Democrat)
16:38:37
Lord Luce (Crossbench)
16:49:35
Lord Polak (Conservative)
16:58:51
Baroness Cox (Crossbench)
17:10:19
Lord Judd (Labour)
17:23:33
Viscount Waverley (Crossbench)
17:32:29
Lord Wallace of Saltaire (Liberal Democrat)
17:42:10
Lord Alton of Liverpool (Crossbench)
17:54:28
Lord Grocott (Labour)
18:04:46
Baroness Deech (Crossbench)
18:13:55
Baroness Smith of Newnham (Liberal Democrat)
18:24:56
Lord Collins of Highbury (Labour)
18:39:03
Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon (Conservative)
19:01:50
Lord Howell of Guildford (Conservative)

(see the israel/palestine section of the report at paras 250 to 270 of https://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld201617/ldselect/ldintrel/159/15909.htm#_idTextAnchor117 )
(see oral evidence at http://www.parliament.uk/documents/lords-committees/International-Relations-Committee/Middle%20East/Final-Evidence-Volume.pdf)

(if you missed it, available from 0:46:50 to 4:25:10 at http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b08xhbfv/house-of-lords-05072017 or from 15:24:32 to 19:03:00 at http://parliamentlive.tv/Event/Index/310fbb79-edfa-4bde-894a-d1178891b739)

HC: Peace talks 05/07/2017

last wednesday afternoon (5th july), 4.03-7.00pm, on bbc parliament tv
house of commons 05/07/2017 includes …

Israel and Palestinian talks

speeches by …
Alistair Burt (Con)
Emily Thornberry (Lab)
Theresa Villiers (Con)
Crispin Blunt (Con)
Patrick Grady (SNP)
Richard Burden (Lab)
Mary Robinson (Con)
Fiona Onasanya (Lab)
Chris Davies (Con)
Stephen Kinnock (Lab)
John Howell (Con)
Joan Ryan (Lab)
Paul Masterton (Con)
Louise Ellman (Lab)
Ross Thomson (Con)
Joanna Cherry (SNP)
Nusrat Ghani (Con)
Andy Slaughter (Lab)
Jim Shannon (DUP)
Wes Streeting (Lab)
Naz Shah (Lab)
Tommy Sheppard (SNP)
Tracy Brabin (Lab)
Liz McInnes (Lab)
interventions by …
Nadhim Zahawi (Con)
Jim Cunningham (Lab)
Catherine West (Lab)
Andrew Percy (Con)
Oliver Dowden (Con)
Stephen Timms (Lab)
Zac Goldsmith (Con)
Hilary Benn (Lab)
James Morris (Con)
Paula Sherriff (Lab)
Dr Matthew Offord (Con)
John Spellar (Lab)
Seema Malhotra (Lab)
Joanna Cherry (SNP)
Tony Lloyd (Lab)
Imran Hussain (Lab)
Dr Rupa Huq (Lab)
Jo Swinson (LD)
Jonathan Reynolds (Lab)
Theresa Villiers (Con)
Will Quince (Con)
Bob Blackman (Con)

(transcript at https://hansard.parliament.uk/commons/2017-07-05/debates/7F795C5C-3E77-479E-949D-22EA6599F419/IsraelAndPalestinianTalks)
(if you missed it, available from 3:15:00 to 6:10:45 at http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b08xhd36/house-of-commons-05072017#playt=3h14m58s)

HARDtalk: Moshe Ya’alon

last wednesday morning (28th june), 4.30-5.00am (repeated 12.30am yesterday), on bbc news tv (repeated 3.06am today, on bbc world service radio)
moshe ya’alon – israeli minster of defence 2013-2016 (interviewed by stephen sackur) (in the hardtalk series) (more…)

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‘.”

(more…)

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?

(more…)

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