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Nh/Twt: Omar & Tlaib banned

this evening (thursday 15th), 9.06-9.15pm on bbc world service radio, and 10.03-10.04pm and 10.07-10.16pm on bbc radio 4 

newshour (presented by julian marshall) and the world tonight (presented by paul henley) both lead with …

Israel will deny entry to two US Congresswomen, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, who are prominent critics of the Israeli government.”

“They were apparently happy with plans for the visit until President Trump told them they shouldn’t be.”

including contributions from …

hanan ashrawi 

yaakov katz, editor, jerusalem post

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

journalist barak ravid

• republican congressman mo brooks 

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6ocn/Twt: Peers call on Corbyn

this evening (monday 15th), 6.11-6.12pm and 10.03-10.04pm, on bbc radio 4 

six o’clock news and the world tonight (presented by ritula shah) include …

Labour peers have written to Jeremy Corbyn calling for complaints of anti-semitism in the party to be handled independently in future. They also offered to help set up the new system.”

“Labour has announced that there’ll be a meeting of the shadow cabinet next Monday to discuss the handling of complaints of anti-semitism. Jeremy Corbyn is then expected to address the parliamentary party, which has been talking about the issue this evening.”

including reports from …

• bbc reporter ian watson

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6ocn/Twt: Labour peers resign

this evening (tuesday 9th), 6.06-6.08pm and 10.40-10.45pm, on bbc radio 4 

six o’clock news and the world tonight (presented by ritula shah) include …

Three Labour peers have resigned the whip because of the party’s handling of anti-semitism. One of them, Lord Triesman, said Labour was very plainly institutionally anti-semitic, and no longer provided a safe environment for Jewish people.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter ian watson 

margaret hodge mp

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6ocn/Twt/Newsnight: Williamson let off

this evening (wednesday 26th), 6.09-6.10pm, 10.02-10.03pm, and 10.28-10.32pm, on bbc radio 4 

six o’clock news and the world tonight (presented by ritula shah) include …

“The MP for Derby North, Chris Williamson, has been allowed back into the Labour Party after an investigation into comments he made about the Party’s handling of anti-semitism allegations.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter nick eardley

• bbc reporter chris mason

ruth smeeth mp

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Newshour/Twt: US plan

yesterday evening (tuesday 25th), 9.07-9.19pm on bbc world service radio, and 10.03-10.04pm and 10.18-10.25pm on bbc radio 4

newshour (presented by tim franks) and the world tonight (presented by ritula shah) include …

“White House officials say they’re unmoved by that show of intransigence: they’re interested instead in appealing to ordinary Palestinians keen to improve their parlous economic prospects.”

including contributions from …

 • david makovsky, director of the washington institute for near east policy projecton the middle east peace process

• prime minister mohammad shtayyeh

• analyst jon lerner

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Twt: US bribe?

this evening (monday 24th), 10.34-10.40pm, on bbc radio 4 

the world tonight (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

“The decision to put the political questions on pause and instead concentrate on raising billions of dollars for the Palestinian economy has been dismissed by the Palestinian leadership as a bribe.”

including interview with …

husam zomlot, head of the palestinian mission to the uk

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Twt: Terrorist salaries

yesterday evening (thursday 20th), 10.37-10.42pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 9.24pm friday on newshour on bbc world service radio)

the world tonight (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

Eighteen years ago, ambulances rushed to the bloody scene of a Hamas suicide bombing. Fifteen people were killed, a hundred and thirty injured, at a pizza restaurant in Jerusalem. The militants who planned it were later jailed by Israel, and over the years they have been paid hundreds of thousands of dollars in Palestinian Prisoner salaries.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter yolande knell

arnold roth, father of suicide bomb victim

charly mansour, hospital technician, bethlehem

ali radaideh, son of palestinian prisoner 

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