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Today: Gaza ceasefire

this morning (thursday 14th), 7.05-7.06am (repeated 8.06am), on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by nick robinson and martha kearney) includes…

“The Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad says a ceasefire has been reached with Israel, after two days of violent clashes in Gaza. More than thirty people have died … Paramedics in Israel say around eighty people have needed treatment for minor injuries, including from shrapnel, after militants fired hundreds of rockets and mortars from Gaza.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman

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Today: Gaza escalation

this morning (wednesday 13th), 6.34-6.37am and 8.33-8.40am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by mishal husain) includes …

“There are fears of a further escalation of violence between Israel and Gaza after twenty-four hours in which a Palestinian commander was killed by Israel, rocket attacks from Gaza injured Israelis, and Palestinians were killed in further Israeli strikes on the territory.“

including contributions from …

bbc reporter tom bateman

• “gaza resident” anas

• mattress warehouse owner avi barssessat, author of the slumber of kings

sharren haskel mk

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Today: Abu al-Ata killed

this morning (tuesday 12th), 8.06-8.07am and 8.26-8.28am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by justin webb) includes …

Israel has carried out an airstrike in the Gaza Strip which has killed Baha Abu al-Ata, who was a senior commander of the militant group Islamic Jihad.”

(see also https://www.timesofisrael.com/israel-kills-powerful-islamic-jihad-commander-al-ata-in-targeted-strike/)

including reports from …

• bbc reporter tom bateman

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Today: Chakrabarti on antisemitism

this morning (friday 8th), 6.52-6.55am and 7.13-7.15am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by martha kearney and nick robinson) includes…

“We heard earlier on this programme from Labour MP Margaret Hodge, longstanding Labour politician, former minister, who couldn’t bring herself to endorse Jeremy Corbyn in this election?”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter ross hawkins

• margaret hodge mp

• shami chakrabarti

(more…)

Today: Austin on Corbyn

this morning (thursday 7th), 6.43-6.44am, 7.09-7.18am, 7.43-7.44am, 8.03-8.05am, and 8.28-8.33am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by martha kearney and nick robinson) includes…

“I think he’s spent his entire time in politics working with and defending all sorts of people, extremists and in some cases antisemites and terrorists.”

Most shamefully of all, for a party that’s got a proud record of fighting for equality and opposing racism, the Labour Party’s been poisoned with anti-Jewish racism under his leadership, and it is a complete and utter disgrace.”

“If you’re not going to do what’s right on a fundamental question like racism, what are you going to do it on?”

including contributions from …

• ian austin mp

• bbc reporter chris mason

• rebecca long-bailey mp

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Today: Abbott on anti-semitism

this morning (wednesday 6th), 7.37-7.38am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by justin webb and nick robinson) includes …

“Does it reflect an arrogance of the Labour Party that in the way that he [Jacob Rees-Mogg] didn’t listen to the victims [of Grenfell], you don’t listen to the victims of anti-semitism?” 

including interview with …

diane abbott mp

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Today: Zarah Sultana

this morning (tuesday 5th), 7.57-7.58m and 8.20-8.22am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by justin webb and mishal husain) includes …

“You’ve got Zarah Sultana, a candidate there who has online said ‘Try to stop me – she’s talking about celebrating deaths – when the likes of Blair Netanyahu and Bush die’.”

“The Labour Party has a huge problem with anti-semitism.”

(see also https://www.thejc.com/news/uk-news/exclusive-labour-parliamentary-candidate-said-she-would-celebrate-deaths-of-blair-netanyahu-1.491027)

including interviews with …

keir starmer mp

michael gove mp

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