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Posts tagged ‘two-state solution’

HARDtalk: Nir Barkat

this morning (friday 6th), 12.30-1.00am (repeated 4.30am, and 2.30pm tomorrow), on bbc news tv (and repeated 8.06am and 8.06pm today, on bbc world service radio)
nir barkat – mayor of jerusalem (interviewed by stephen sackur) (in the hardtalk series)

“HARDTalk is in Jerusalem, an ancient city which arguably stirs more passion, argument and hostility than any other. Israel claims all of it as its eternal, undivided capital – a claim at odds with international law and much world opinion, but boosted by President Trump’s decision to move the US embassy there.
Stephen Sackur talks to Jerusalem’s two-term mayor Nir Barkat.
Can Israel conclusively win the struggle for Jerusalem?”

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HARDtalk: Ahmad Tibi

this morning (wednesday 7th), 12.30-1.00am (repeated 4.30am and 12.30am), on bbc news tv (and repeated 8.06am 3.06pm and 11.06pm, on bbc world service radio)
ahmad tibi mk – leader of the arab movement for change, joint list, israel (interviewed by stephen sackur) (in the hardtalk series)

“Is experience a sign that the uneasy, messy status quo is the only viable response to the conflict between Jewish and Arab communities?
Stephen speaks to Ahmad Tibi, veteran Arab-Israeli MP and one time advisor to Yasser Arafat.
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Newshour Extra: What now?

BBC bias: the three studio panellists on this in-depth one-hour discussion programme present the case entirely from the palestinian point of view

yesterday evening (friday 15th), 9.06-9.59pm, on bbc world service radio
what now for the palestinians? (presented by owen bennett jones) (in the newshour extra series)
with panellists …
zena agha, iraqi-palestinian commentator at al-shabaka
mouin rabbani of the institute of palestine studies in amman
yezid sayigh, carnegie middle east centre in beirut
and with contributions from …
david makovsky, washington institute for near east policy
gil hoffman, chief political correspondent. jerusalem post
• bbc reporter yolande knell (more…)

HARDtalk: Tzipi Livni

yesterday (tuesday 21st), 4.30-5.00am (repeated 12.30am today), on bbc news tv (repeated 3.06am today, on bbc world service radio)
tzipi livni – joint leader, zionist union, israel (presented by sarah montague) (in the hardtalk series) (more…)

Twt: two-state solution

yesterday evening (wednesday 15th), 10.20-10.20pm, on bbc radio 4
the world tonight (presented by shaun ley) includes …

“Two states or one?”

including interviews with …
• ambassador manuel hassassian
• former israeli negotiator yossi beilin (more…)

Newshour: two-state solution

yesterday evening (wednesday 15th), 9.07-9.16pm, and 9.36-9.44pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by paul henley) leads with …

Trump Welcomes Netanyahu to Washington: President Trump says Israel and the Palestinians will have to make compromises, and that Israel should hold back “a little bit” on building settlements

including interviews with …
• bbc reporter jonny dymond
• bbc reporter gary odonoghue
• palestinian journalist daoud kuttab
• analyst gershon baskin (more…)

Newshour: US/Israel

this afternoon (wednesday 15th), 2.51-2.56pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by julian marshall) concludes with …

“After an election campaign in which he was relentlessly pro-Israeli in his rhetoric, President Trump has tempered his stance in taking office. “

including interview with …
• republican congressman (NY) dan donovan (more…)

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