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Posts tagged ‘Tim Franks’

Newshour: nuclear last resort

this evening (monday 5th), 9.24-9.29pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by tim franks) includes …

“On the fiftieth anniversary of the Six Day War, which transformed Israel’s place in the Middle East, a historian says he has evidence that Israel had planned a last resort tactic, the explosion of a nuclear device.”

including interview with …
• historian avner cohen (more…)

Newshour: Palestinian reaction

this evening (tuesday 23rd), 9.20-9.25pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by tim franks) includes …

Palestinian reaction to President Trump’s visit”

including interview with …
• fatah spokesman ziad abuzayyad (more…)

Newshour: peace process

this evening (monday 22nd), 9.07-9.19pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by tim franks) leads with …

President Trump becomes the first sitting US President to visit the Western Wall in Jerusalem and says he is optimistic about chances for a peace deal in the Middle East.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter ben james
sharren haskel, likud mk
akiva eldar, author, and columnist with al-monitor (more…)

Newshour: SESAME

this evening (tuesday 16th), 9.45-9.49pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by tim franks) includes …

“SESAME: scientific cooperation in the Middle East”

including contributions from …
• bbc science editor david shukman
• turkish scientist zara sayers
• israeli physicist eliezer rabinovici
• palestinian physicist salman salman
• professor mahmoud tabrizi of isfahan (more…)

Newshour: settlement football

this evening (tuesday 9th), 9.20-9.25pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by tim franks) includes …

“One of the great myths perpetuated by sports administrators is that sport somehow transcends politics … FIFA is being asked to rule whether football clubs from Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank should be allowed to carry on playing in Israel’s official leagues.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter tom bateman
jibril rajoub, head of the palestinian football association
• israeli diplomat alan baker
shay bernthal, chairman of ariel football club (more…)

Newshour: new Hamas charter

this evening (monday 1st), 9.07-9.19pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by tim franks) leads with…

Hamas Presents New Charter: It declares for the first time a willingness to accept an interim Palestinian state within pre-1967 boundaries, without recognising Israel.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
• former hamas deputy foreign minister ghazi hamad
• professor daniel kurtzer, former us ambassador to egypt and israel (more…)

Newshour: Israeli strike

this evening (thursday 27th), 9.07-9.15pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by tim franks) leads with …

What’s behind the ‘Israeli strike’ in Syria?
An Israeli missile strike has caused a large explosion and fire at a military site near Damascus international airport, Syrian state media report.
Israel said the explosion was “consistent” with its policy to prevent Iran smuggling weapons to the Lebanese militia Hezbollah.”

including interview with …
• major-general gior eiland, former head of israel’s national security council (more…)

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