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Posts tagged ‘Razia Iqbal’

Newshour: David Grossman

this afternoon (thursday 15th), 2.51-2.57pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by razia iqbal) concludes with…

“Man Booker International Prize winners, writer • David Grossman and • translator Jessica Cohen, for A horse walks into a bar


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…)

Newshour: Trump in Israel

this afternoon (monday 22nd), 2.07-2.19pm, and 2.51-2.55pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by razia iqbal) leads with …

“US President Donald Trump has begun a visit to Israel by warning of the threat posed by Iran if it acquires nuclear weapons.
President Trump is continuing his first foreign trip, and flew to Israel directly from Saudi Arabia.”

including contributions from …
donald trump
benjamin netanyahu
mustafa barghouti
• bbc reporter tom bateman
• former us ambassador to israel daniel shapiro
• bbc reporter lyse doucet (more…)

Newshour: Regularisation Bill

today (tuesday 7th), 2.07-2.19pm, and 9.36-9.43pm, on bbc world service radio (partly repeated 10.30pm on the world tonight on bbc radio 4)
newshour (presented by razia iqbal and tim franks) leads with …

Israel Controversially Legalises Settlements:
A new law passed in the Israeli parliament has retroactively legalised almost 4000 settler homes built on privately-owned Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank.”

including contributions from …
• bbc middle east editor jeremy bowen
ruth lieberman, of settlement alon shvut
• lawyer raja shehadeh
dennis ross (more…)

Newshour: Tipping point 1?

this afternoon (monday 30th), 2.36-2.49pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by razia iqbal) includes …

“Are we in slightly dispiriting holding pattern, or are we, as some say, at a tipping point, a moment when the reality on the ground, the new administration in Washington, mean that the stalemate between Israelis and the Palestinians is going to enter a new decisive phase?
It’s a question tim franks will be looking at through the week, in strikingly different locations …”

including interviews with …
danny seidemann, “specialist on the mapping of jerusalem”
• likud mp sharon haskell (more…)

Newshour: George Mitchell

this afternoon (thursday 29th), 2.37-2.44pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by razia iqbal) includes …

The problem is that US policy … is to encourage the two sides to come together for negotiations, to reach an agreement that would provide security for Israelis and a non-militariseed state for the Palestinians, and I fear that the consequence of the resolution is to drive both parties in just the opposite direction.”

including interview with …
• former us speeial envoy for middle east peace george mitchell (more…)

Newshour: Hitler’s birthplace

this afternoon (thursday 15th), 2.41-2.45pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by razia iqbal) includes …

“The Austrian government takes control of the house where Adolf Hitler was born.”

including interview with …
• historian florian kotanko (more…)

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