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HARDtalk: Danny Danon

this morning (wednesday 5th), 4.30-5.00am (repeated 12.30am tomorrow), on bbc news tv (and repeated 8.06am and 8.06pm today, on bbc world service radio)
danny danon – israel’s ambassador to the un (interviewed by stephen sackur) (in the hardtalk series)

”In the turbulent recent history of the Middle East, has there ever been a time when Israel has seemed more powerful – militarily, diplomatically and economically? Israel has the fulsome support of the Trump Administration and also has common strategic interests with Saudi Arabia and Arab nations pre-occupied with perceived threats from Iran. Is Israel making wise choices from its position of strength?

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HARDtalk: Nir Barkat

this morning (friday 6th), 12.30-1.00am (repeated 4.30am, and 2.30pm tomorrow), on bbc news tv (and repeated 8.06am and 8.06pm today, on bbc world service radio)
nir barkat – mayor of jerusalem (interviewed by stephen sackur) (in the hardtalk series)

“HARDTalk is in Jerusalem, an ancient city which arguably stirs more passion, argument and hostility than any other. Israel claims all of it as its eternal, undivided capital – a claim at odds with international law and much world opinion, but boosted by President Trump’s decision to move the US embassy there.
Stephen Sackur talks to Jerusalem’s two-term mayor Nir Barkat.
Can Israel conclusively win the struggle for Jerusalem?”

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HARDtalk: Tzipi Hotovely

this morning (thursday 10th), 12.30-1.00am (repeated 4.30am), on bbc news tv (and repeated tomorrow 8.06am and 8.06pm, on bbc world service radio)
tzipi hotovely (interviewed by stephen sackur) (in the hardtalk series)

Stephen Sackur speaks to Tzipi Hotovely, Israel’s deputy foreign minister, about the future of nuclear relations with Iran and how close the Middle East is to a major conflict.”

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HARDtalk: Ahmad Tibi

this morning (wednesday 7th), 12.30-1.00am (repeated 4.30am and 12.30am), on bbc news tv (and repeated 8.06am 3.06pm and 11.06pm, on bbc world service radio)
ahmad tibi mk – leader of the arab movement for change, joint list, israel (interviewed by stephen sackur) (in the hardtalk series)

“Is experience a sign that the uneasy, messy status quo is the only viable response to the conflict between Jewish and Arab communities?
Stephen speaks to Ahmad Tibi, veteran Arab-Israeli MP and one time advisor to Yasser Arafat.
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HARDtalk: Breaking the Silence

this morning (thursday 15th), 2.30-3.00am (repeated 4.30am and 12.30am), on bbc news tv (and repeated 3.06am and 11.06pm tomorrow, on bbc world service radio)
avner gvaryahu – breaking the silence (interviewed by stephen sackur) (in the hardtalk series)
(see also https://www.facebook.com/Israel.MyTruth/posts/1587493011489953)

Avner Gvaryahu served in the IDF as a sergeant in special forces from November 2004-November 2007, but he sees an institution in denial – corroded and corrupted by the military occupation of Palestinian communities over a fifty-year span.
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HARDtalk: Mahmoud Zahar

this morning (monday 8th), 12.30-1.00am (repeated 4.30am and 12.30am), on bbc news tv (and repeated 8.06am 3.06pm and 11.06pm, on bbc world service radio)
mahmoud zahar – member of hamas’ political bureau (interviewed by stephen sackur) (in the hardtalk series)

Stephen Sackur speaks to Mahmoud Zahar, co-founder of the Islamist movement Hamas.
Are the Palestinians staring defeat in the face?
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HARDtalk: Naftali Bennett

yesterday (tuesday 19th), 4.30-5.00am (repeated 12.30am today), on bbc news tv (repeated 3.06pm today, on bbc world service radio)
naftali bennett – israel’s education minister (presented by stephen sackur) (in the hardtalk series)

“Israel’s prime minister Benyamin Netanyahu took great satisfaction from President Trump’s decision to ignore longstanding international convention and recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. But that diplomatic boost can’t disguise Mr Netanyahu’s vulnerability at home. He’s the target of a long running police anti-corruption investigation and may soon face charges.
Stephen Sackur speaks to cabinet minister Naftali Bennett who has declared he wants to be Israel’s next prime minister. Is a changing of the guard in the offing?

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