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Newshour: Jerusalem impact

yesterday evening (thursday 7th), 9.11-9.16pm, and 9.52-9.59pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by tim franks) (partly repeated from this afternoon) includes …

“What impact will the US recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel have on peace efforts?

including interviews with …
• negotiator ghassan khatib
rob malley of the international crisis group (more…)


Newshour: Jerusalem recognised

yesterday evening (wednesday 6th), 6.06-6.59pm, 8.06-8.59pm, and 9.06-9.59pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (three special editions, presented by tim franks) entirely deals with …

Trump Recognises Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital: President Trump has overturned decades of US policy and recognised Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. He also announced plans to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
There’s been widespread condemnation of the announcement.”

including speeches by …
donald trump
antonio guterres
benjamin netanyahu
and contributions from …
• bbc reporter james robbins
sharon haskell, likud mk
• bbc reporter jeremy bowen
hanan ashrawi
• palestinian ambassador manuel hassassian
• new historian tom segev
• bbc reporter barbara plett usher
• professor fawaz gerges
michael oren mk
• bbc reporter lyse doucet
• former us special envoy for middle east peace george mitchell
• bbc reporter katty kay
• bbc turkey reporter mark lowen
• bbc cairo reporter sally nabil
danny seidemann
• fatah spokesman ziad khalil abu zayyad
daniel levy of the middle east project
dennis ross
• analyst einat wolf
james sorene, ceo of bicom (more…)

Newshour: Israel’s capital

yesterday evening (tuesday 5th), 9.06-9.19pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by tim franks) leads with …

President Trump Is Warned Against Moving US Embassy: Reports from capitals around the world suggest that President Trump has been warned by his fellow leaders that he will face strong reaction, if he moves the US embassy from the Israeli capital Tel Aviv to the religious city of Jerusalem.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
nabil shaath
• prince hassan bin talal of jordan
aaron david miller

Newshour: Iranian wrestlers

this evening (monday 27th), 9.25-9.29pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by tim franks) includes …

“Why an Iranian wrestler apparently lost on purpose in order to avoid facing an Israeli opponent.”

including interview with …
houchang chehabi, iranian-born professor of international relations at boston university (more…)

Newshour: Priti Patel resigns

yesterday evening (wednesday 8th), 9.07-9.19pm, on bbc world service radio, and 10.08-10.18pm and 10.22-10.25pm. on bbc radio 4
newshour (presented by tim franks) and the world tonight (presented by james coomarasamy) lead with …

The British government loses its second senior minister in a week as the international development secretary resigns.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter alex forsyth
• bbc reporter james landale
lord ricketts, former permanent secretary to the foreign and commonwealth office (more…)

UNESCO withdrawals

last thursday evening (12th october), 9.24-9.29pm, on bbc world service radio, and yesterday morning (friday 13th), 1.07-1.19am on bbc world service radio, and 8.33-8.39am on bbc radio 4
newshour (presented by tim franks), business matters (presented by fergus nicoll), and today (presented by nick robinson) include …

The US has announced it’s pulling out of the UN’s cultural organisation Unesco in December 2018, because of what it calls ‘continuing anti-Israel bias‘.”
Israel has said it will join the US in pulling out of the UN’s cultural organisation Unesco, after US officials cited ‘anti-Israel bias’.”

including interviews with …
• former us ambassador to unesco, crystal nix-hines
• us unesco ambassador chris hegadorn
irina bokova, retiring unesco director-general
• professor david bosco
• professor nancy koehn
• dr david moser


Newshour: Gaza agreement

last thursday (12th october), 2.07-2.13pm, 9.17-9.19pm, and 9.54-9.56pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by rebeccca kesby and tim franks) leads with …

“The rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah have reached a deal over governing the Gaza strip after a decade-long rift.”

“A ‘major breakthrough’ is exactly how the two main Palestinian factions, Fatah and Hamas, described their reconciliation deal, hammered out today in Cairo.”

including contributions from …
• fatah negotiator zakariya al-agha
• bbc reporter lyse doucet
• hamas lead negotiator salah al bardawil
nathan thrall of the international crisis group
• negotiator ghassan khatib
• former us ambassador, ryan crocker (more…)

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