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Posts tagged ‘The World Tonight’

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: two-state solution

yesterday evening (wednesday 15th), 10.20-10.20pm, on bbc radio 4
the world tonight (presented by shaun ley) includes …

“Two states or one?”

including interviews with …
• ambassador manuel hassassian
• former israeli negotiator yossi beilin (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…)

Twt: Kerry’s speech

this evening (wednesday 28th), 10.08-10.20pm, on bbc radio 4
the world tonight (presented by shaun ley) leads with …

“In some ways, this speech was a cry of frustration.”

including interviews with …
husam zomlot of fatah
robert danin (more…)

Twt: Ken Livingstone

yesterday evening (thursday 28th), 10.00-10.02pm and 10.18-10.29pm, on bbc radio 4
the world tonight (presented by razia iqbal) leads with …

“The former Mayor of London, Ken Livingstone, has been suspended from the Labour Party after claiming that Hitler supported Zionism. Jeremy Corbyn has denied that there’s a crisis within the party. When does criticism of Israel tip over into anti-semitism?

including interviews with …
• rabbi julia neuberger
hannah weisfeld of yachad (more…)

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