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Posts tagged ‘Yassir Arafat’

HH: Arafat’s final weeks

saturday 24th november 2018, 3.32-3.41pm, on bbc world service radio

the history hour (presented by max pearson) includes …

Arafat’s final weeks

including interview with …

• former palestinian diplomat leila shahid 


Today: targeting Arafat

this morning (friday 23rd), 6.49-6.54am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by sarah montague) includes …

“A former commando unit leader in the Israeli military has told the BBC that his unit made up to ten failed attempts on the life of Yassir Arafat in the 1980s.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter tom bateman
• israeli journalist uri avnery, 94
• major general uzi dayan
(see also

Balfour Declaration

BBC bias: as usual, this Balfour critique makes no mention of the Balfour promise that “nothing shall be done which may prejudice … the rights and political status enjoyed by Jews in any other country – broken by the expulsion of 850,000 Jews from Arab countries
BBC bias: it includes, at 0:41:25 (without commentary), France 2’s notorious “Muhammad Al Durrah Incident” footage

yesterday evening (tuesday 31st), 9.00-10.00pm, on bbc 2
the balfour declaration: britain’s promise to the holy land (presented by bbc reporter jane corbin, a descendant of leo amery) (in the this world series)
including interviews with …
yudit slotsky, 96, and ruth slotsky, 91
amnon shashua, professor of computer science, and founder of mobileye
yisrael meir lau, former askenazi chief rabbi of israel
• former palestinian prime minister abu ala
yitzhak rabin
yassir arafat
• oslo negotiator yossi beilin
• dr mahmoud al zahar, co-founder of hamas
gila fenton, israeli living in nahal oz, half a mile from gaza
lenny goldberg, follower of meir kahane
• journalist asma algoul of gaza (more…)

BH: Oslo

this morning (sunday 3rd), 9.23-9,30am, on bbc radio 4
broadcasting house (presented by paddy oconnell) includes …

“Award-winning play Oslo tells the story of how a rather unlikely Norwegian couple, Terje Larsen and Mona Juul, shepherded the deal into existence.”

including interview by luke jones with …
• playwright j t rogers (more…)

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