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Posts tagged ‘Security Council’

Newsday: Gaza shelling

this morning (wednesday 30th), 7.12-7.21am, on bbc world service radio
newsday leads with …

”The UN Security Council is due to meet later today to discuss the upsurge of violence between Palestinian militants in Gaza and the Israeli army.”

including report from …
• bbc reporter tom bateman
(more…)

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Newshour: Gaza casualties

this evening (tuesday 15th), 9.07-9.20pm, 9.36-9.49pm, and 9.51-9.56pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by julian marshall) leads with …

“Palestinians have been staging another day of protests on the border between Gaza and Israel. In mass demonstrations on Monday, more than fifty people were killed by Israeli gunfire. Meanwhile, there were angry exchanges between Israeli and Palestinian envoys at the United Nations Security Council which held an emergency session to discuss the violence.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter jeremy bowen
ayman sahbani, head of emergency medicine, shifa hospital
michael lynk, un rapporteur on human rights in the occupied territories
ahmed alnaouq, 24, project manager of we are not numbers
• lt col jonathan conricus, idf spokesman
and a report from lebanon by paul moss, broadcast on the world tonight on bbc radio 4
(more…)

Today: 16 dead in Gaza

yesterday morning (saturday 31st), 7.00-7.02am, 7.09-7.14am, 8.00-8.02am, 8.10-8.21am, on bbc radio 4 (partly repeated 1.36pm and 9.36pm on newshour on bbc world service radio)
today (presented by justin webb and nick robinson) leads with …

“The UN Secretary-General has called for an independent and transparent investigation into the violence in Gaza, where at least 16 Palestinians were killed in clashes with Israeli troops.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
• dr sabri saidam
• ambassador mark regev
(more…)

Weekend: 16 dead in Gaza

yesterday morning (saturday 31st), 5.06-5.11am, 7.21-7.26am, and 8.10-8.18am, on bbc world service radio
weekend (presented by catrin nye) leads with …

UN Special Session on Gaza:
Palestinians say at least 16 people have been killed by Israeli soldiers along the border fence with Gaza as thousands marched at the start of a six-week protest. The Israeli military said rioting had broken out at various places along the border and soldiers had opened fire towards the main instigators.”

including contributions from …
avital leibovich, former idf spokesman
asaf ronel of haaretz
• bbc reporter yolande knell
• brig gen meir elran, former deputy director of military intelligence in israel
alan posner
celia szusterman, institute for statecraft
(more…)

Newshour: 13 dead in Gaza

last friday evening (30th march), 9.01-9.13pm, on bbc world service radio, and 10.00-10.03pm and 10.07-10.21pm, on bbc radio 4
newshour (presented by julian marshall) and the world tonight (presented by james coomarasamy) lead with …

Deadly clashes in Gaza border protest:
A day of violence on the border between Gaza and Israel has left more than a dozen people dead as Palestinians begin what they say will be weeks of protests.”

including contributions from …
avital leibovich, former idf spokesman
ahmed yusuf, former adviser to ismail haniya
* issam hamad vice-chair of the ‘great return march’

(more…)

Newshour: Security Council

last friday evening (8th december), 9.11-9.13pm, and 9.14-9.23pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by julian marshall) includes …

The United Nations Security Council meets to discuss Jerusalem following President Trump’s decision to recognise the city as the capital of Israel”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter tom bateman
• professor rami khouri (more…)

HC: Jerusalem recognition

yesterday morning (thursday 7th), 10.30-11.02am, on bbc parliament tv
house of commons – urgent question on jerusalem includes …

“Live coverage of the urgent question in the House of Commons tabled by shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry on president Trump’s decision to move the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, as well as recognise the city as the capital of Israel.”
speeches by …
Alistair Burt (C)
Emily Thornberry (Lab)
Desmond Swayne (C)
Chris Law (SNP)
Caroline Spelman (C)
Tom Brake (LD)
Nusrat Ghani (C)
Ben Bradshaw (Lab)
Rachel MacLean (C)
Andy Slaughter (Lab)
Bob Blackman (C)
Jo Swinson (LD)
David Jones (C)
Richard Burden (Lab)
Wendy Morton (C)
Tommy Sheppard (SNP)
Kevin Fostser (C)
Rupa Huq (Lab)
John Howell (C)
Alan Brown (SNP)
Edwin Argar (C)
Paul Flynn (Lab)
Patrick Grady (SNP)
Paula Sherriff (Lab)
Jonathan Edwards (PC)
Imran Hussain (Lab)
Kerry McCarthy (Lab)

(transcript at https://hansard.parliament.uk/commons/2017-12-07/debates/4D78B496-E691-4CA6-9907-CD71D2CD9116/IsraelUSEmbassy)
(if you missed it, available at https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b09lcykc/house-of-commons-urgent-question-on-jerusalem)

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