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Posts tagged ‘Razia Iqbal’

Newshour: Hezbollah tunnels

yesterday afternoon (tuesday 4th), 2.20-2.24pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by razia iqbal) includes …

Israel targets Hezbollah tunnels.”

including interview with …
• journalist anna ahronheim, jerusalem post
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Twt: Facebook & anti-semitism

yesterday evening (friday 16th), 10.34-10.40pm, on bbc radio 4
the world tonight (presented by razia iqbal) includes …

Facebook is under fire, again. The social media giant has terminated its relationship with a Washington-based consulting firm, Definers Public Affairs, after it came to light the company was using an anti-semitic narrative to undermine Facebook’s critics by among other things drawing attention to their ties with the prominent philanthropist George Soros.”

including interview with …
laura silber, of the Open Society Foundations

(see also https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-45414656)
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Newshour: Gaza raid

today (monday 12th), 2.06-2.15pm, 9.07-9.19pm, and 9.55-9.59pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by razia iqbal and tim franks) leads with …

”On Sunday, a covert Israeli operation in the Gaza strip resulted in the deaths of 7 Palestinians, including one Hamas commander, and one Israeli soldier, a lieutenant-colonel. The subsequent firing of rockets into Israel from Gaza threatens to upend a fragile and unofficial ceasefire between Israel and Hamas since March.”

including contributions from …
• eyewitness abu amouna
• hamas spokesman ghazi hamad
michael oren mk
• oxfam employee najla shawa
• journalist anshel pfeffer
• bbc reporter tom bateman
(more…)

Newshour: Kristallnacht 80

last friday (9th november), 2.06-2.15pm, and 9.36-9.49pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by razia iqbal and julian marshall) leads with …

“We begin today with the past, reflecting on a shattering moment in a dark period of 20th-century history: Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass, the name given to the pogrom which accelerated the Nazi persecution of the Jews. It took place in 1938, 80 years ago.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter molly guinness
ruth lansing, 99
• bbc reporter jenny hill
peter launsky, austrian government spokesman,
• german historian michael wolfson
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Newshour: Israel & Arab states

this afternoon (tuesday 6th), 2.15-2.19pm (repeated 9.24pm), on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by razia iqbal) includes …

”Recently there have been some extraordinary signs of friendliness with Arab states. Israels’ prime minister was in Oman, two of his ministers then went to the United Arab Emirates, and today another is back in Muscat.”

including contributions from …
• israeli judoka timna nelson-levy
dore gold
hanan ashrawi
benjamin netanyahu
(more…)

Today/Newshour: Pittsburgh massacre

this morning (monday 29th), 6.39-6.43am, and 7.32-7.42am, on bbc radio 4, and 2.51-2.59pm on bbc world service radio
today (presented by martha kearney and sarah smith) and newshour (presented by razia iqbal) include …

The darkest day of Pittsburgh’s history – that’s how Pittsburgh mayor Bill Perduto described Saturday’s shooting at the synagogue in which 11 people were killed.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter gary odonoghue
• bbc reporter jane obrien
• resident chris keppler
jeremy pappas, anti-defamation league
• general michael hayden, former head of the cia
david shribman, editor, pittsburgh post-gazette
(more…)

Newshour: Palestinian music

this afternoon (monday 22nd), 2.55-2.59pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by razia iqbal) includes …

“The Palestinian music group Le Trio Joubran discuss their new album.
“We dedicated this track to the four kids who were killed in Gaza beach, bombed by the Israelis.”

including interview by bbc reporter martin bennard with …
• band member adnan joubran
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