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Today: Six-Day War

the bbc presents the six day war as a war of aggression, based on israeli belief that it would be invaded
this morning (thursday 8th), 6.48-6.53am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by sarah montague) includes …

“This week, from 5th June, this week it marks 50 years since Israel launched an overwhelming strike against three of its neighbours, Egypt Syria and Jordan. It believed those countries were planning an invasion.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter tom bateman
• author meir shalev
• former jordanian pilot, now general, mahmoud erdisat
fatima khadir of east jerusalem
• former israeli solder, now rabbi, yoel bin-nun
(see also http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-40117270)

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Newshour: Trump in Israel

this afternoon (monday 22nd), 2.07-2.19pm, and 2.51-2.55pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by razia iqbal) leads with …

“US President Donald Trump has begun a visit to Israel by warning of the threat posed by Iran if it acquires nuclear weapons.
President Trump is continuing his first foreign trip, and flew to Israel directly from Saudi Arabia.”

including contributions from …
donald trump
benjamin netanyahu
mustafa barghouti
• bbc reporter tom bateman
• former us ambassador to israel daniel shapiro
• bbc reporter lyse doucet (more…)

Today: Trump peace?

this morning (monday 22nd), 8.05-8.06am, and 8.50-8.55am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by justin webb and john humphrys) includes …

Donald Trump says he can bring peace between Israel and the Palestinians. Tonight he goes to Israel.”

including contributions from …
• bbc middle east editor jeremy bowen
• bbc reporter tom bateman
rafi hochman, former mayor of eilat
mark zell, israeli-american republican
majid bamya, advisor to the minister of foreign affairs (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…)

PM: Michael Kadar

this evening (monday 24th), 5.48-5.51pm, on bbc radio 4
pm (presented by carolyn quinn) includes …

A teenager has appeared in a court in Israel charged with carrying out a series of hoax bomb threats against Jewish schools and community centres in the United States. “

including report from …
• bbc reporter tom bateman (more…)

BH & Twtw: Labour anti-semitism

last sunday (16th october), 9.02-9.03am, 9.07-9.13am, 1.01-1.02pm, and 1.04-1.10pm, on bbc radio 4
broadcasting house (presented by paddy oconnell) and the world this weekend (presented by shaun ley) lead with …

“MPs have accused Labour of failing to deal properly with allegations of anti-semitism in the party, and have attacked Jeremy Corbyn for not providing adequate leadership in addressing the issue.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter tom bateman
• acting home affairs committee chair tim lawton
• bbc reporter susana mendoza
* jeremy newmark, national chair of labour jewish movement (more…)

PM: Ken Livingstone 30/4/2016

this afternoon (saturday 30th), 5.01-5.02pm and 5.05-5.13pm, on bbc radio 4
pm (presented by carolyn quinn) includes …

Ken Livingstone said today that he’d rather be gardening and looking after his newts than appearing on the media to defend his remarks about Hitler. But defend them he did, perhaps under the motto ‘when you’re in a hole, keep digging!

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter tom bateman
ken livingstone
john mcdonnell
jonathan ashworth
louise ellman (more…)

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