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Nh: Gaza escalation

this evening (wednesday 13th), 9.15-9.19pm, on bbc world service radio

newshour (presented by tim franks) includes …

More Palestinians have been killed in Israeli airstrikes on Gaza. At least twenty-three are reported to have died in the territory. The latest round of violence began when Israel assassinated a senior Islamic Jihad commander, Baha Abu al-Ata.  In response, Palestinians militants launched hundreds of rockets into Israel, with dozens injured there.”

including interview with …

• journalist donald macintyre, author of gaza preparing for dawn

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Nh: Abu al-Ata killed

this afternoon (tuesday 12th), 2.06-2.15pm, on bbc world service radio

newshour (presented by tim franks) leads with …

Israel Kills a Senior Palestinian Militant in Gaza: Israel’s prime minister said Abu al-Ata was a “ticking bomb” who was planning to carry out attacks on the country. At least 150 rockets have been fired at Israel from Gaza since the killing, which the Palestinian Islamic Jihad has vowed to avenge.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

ronen bergman, author of rise and klll first 

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6ocn/Nh: Italian neo-Nazis

this evening (thursday 7th), 5.04-5.05pm on bbc radio 4 (repeated 10.10pm on the world tonight and 12.22am on midnight news), and 9.24-9.29pm on bbc world service radio

six o’clock news and newshour (presented by tim franks) include …

“An 89-year-old Italian senator who survived the holocaust has been given police protection after receiving hundreds of threats from far-right supporters. Last month, Liliana Segre, who’s Jewish, successfully proposed setting up a parliamentary commission on hatred racism and anti-semitism.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter danny eberhart

• former president of the italian chamber of deputies laura boldrini

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6ocn/Nh: Halle terrorism

this evening (thursday 10th), 6.18-6.20pm on bbc radio 4, and 9.51-9.59pm on bbc world service radio 

six o’clock news and newshour (presented by tim franks) include …

Jews fear rising anti-Semitism.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter jenny hill

• synagogue member igor matviyets 

• synagogue attendeee christina feist 

• rabbi walter rothschild 

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Nh: Netanyahu chosen

this evening (wednesday 25th), 9.15-9.19pm, on bbc world service radio 

newshour (presented by tim franks) includes …

Israel’s president has chosen Benjamin Netanyahu to form a government.”

including interview with …

• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher

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Nh: Coalition talks

this evening (monday 23rd), 9.41-9.44pm, on bbc world service radio 

newshour (presented by tim franks) includes …

“It’s been nearly a week since the Israeli general election, an election which saw, as earlier this year, the Likud party of the prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and the Blue and White party of Benny Gantz, end up with a similar number of seats and no clear path to forming a governing coalition without the other. This evening, Israel time, the president of Israel, Reuben Rivlin, called the two men in for a meeting to try and force them to sort things out and save Israel from a third general election this year.”

including contribution from …

• journalist isabel kershner

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Nh: Election deadlock

this afternoon (thursday 19th), 2.15-2.18pm, and 9.06-9.18pm, on bbc world service radio

newshour (presented by james menendez and tim franks) includes …

Netanyahu and Gantz compete over leadership in Israeli election.”

including interviews with …

• journalist bel trew 

ofer shelah mk

journalist noga tarnopolsky

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