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Twt: new Israeli settlement

this evening (tuesday 20th), 10.24-10.31pm, on bbc radio 4
the world tonight (presented by ritula shah) includes …

“This morning, Mr Netanyahu tweeted a picture of a bulldozer and a digger breaking ground on a rocky hill. His message read: After dozens of years, I have the privilege to be a Prime Minister building a new settlement in Judea and Samaria.”

including contributions from …
benjamin netanyahu
• jewish home mk moti yogev
• palestinian presidency spokesman nabil abu rudeinah
• algerian diplomat lakhdar brahimi, of the elders (more…)


Twt: new Hamas policy?

this evening (tuesday 2nd), 10.31-10.44pm, on bbc radio 4
the world tonight (presented by ritula shah) (partly repeated in newshour on bbc world service at 9.44pm, presented by tim franks) includes …

Hamas has published a new policy document, the first since its founding charter of 1988.”
“Tomorrow, Mahmoud Abbas will arrive at the White House for his first meeting with President Trump. So what chances this could be the start of an unlikely breakthrough?

including contributions from …
khaled meshaal
khaled hroub, of northwestern university, qatar
michael herzog
• bbc reporter yolande knell
fadwa barghouti, wife of marwan barghouti
george giacaman of bir zeit university (more…)

Twt: Ken Livingstone

this evening (tuesday 4th), 10.02-10.03pm, and 10.17-10.22pm, on bbc radio 4
the world tonight (presented by ritula shah) includes …

“The former London mayor, Ken Livingstone, has been barred from standing for office for Labour for another year because of his claim that Adolph Hitler supported Zionism. His critics had wanted him expelled from the party.
The Jewish Labour Movement has called it a slap on the wrist for Mr Livingstone, and a slap in the face for Jewish Labour supporters.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter mark lobel
ken livingstone
wes streeting mp (more…)

Twt: Azaria pardon?

yesterday evening (wednesday 4th), 10.03-10.04pm, on bbc radio 4
the world tonight (presented by ritula shah) includes …

“The Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said that he supports calls for a pardon for an Israeli soldier convicted of manslaughter after shooting a wounded Palestinian militant.”

including report from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell (more…)

Templeton Prize

yesterday evening (wednesday 2nd), 9.40-9.44pm, on bbc world service radio, and 10.40-10.45pm, on bbc radio 4
newshour (presented by tim franks) and the world tonight (presented by ritula shah) include …

“The Templeton Prize has been awarded to the former British Chief Rabbi, Lord Sacks. The citation said that he had helped to steer young people away from the message of extremists.”

including contributions from …
• rabbi lord jonathan sacks
michael gove (more…)

Stephen Sizer and anti-semitism

this evening (monday 9th), 10.06-10.07pm, and 10.22-10.27pm, on bbc radio 4
the world tonight (presented by ritula shah) includes …

Stephen Sizer, a Church of England vicar who promoted an internet article blaming Israel for the September 11th attacks, has been told not to use social media for 6 months, nor to comment on the Middle East, otherwise he’ll lose his job.”
“The All-party Parliamentary Enquiry into Anti-semitism says it’s concerned that anti-semitism is a growing problem in the UK.”

including interviews with …
* justin welby
• religious affairs correspondent caroline wyatt
luciana berger
• victim rabbi arnold saunders of higher crumpsall and higher broughton synagogue
andrew watson, bishop of guildford
• mother linda slavin (hadley wood)
• mother laura gerstner (hadley wood)
• rabbi danny rich of ealing liberal synagogue (more…)

The World tonight: Ariel Sharon’s legacy

yesterday evening (monday 13th), 10.37-10.44pm, on bbc radio 4
the world tonight: ariel sharon’s legacy
ritula shah interviews anshel pfeffer and nabil shaath (more…)

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