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Sunday: Jerusalem tattooists

this morning (sunday 13th), 7.16-7.22am, on bbc radio 4 (partial repeat from 11th july on outlook on bbc world service radio)
sunday (presented by william crawley) includes …

The Coptic Christian Razzouk family have been tattooing pilgrims in Jerusalem for 500 years; they claim to have introduced the first electric tattoo gun to Israel.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
• tattooist wassim razzouk (more…)

FOOC: Gaza power struggle

yesterday morning (saturday 22nd), 11.31-11.37am, on bbc radio 4
from our own correspondent (presented by kate adie) includes …

The Heat Is On: Gaza’s power struggle: the city where mains electricity is available for two hours a day.
The UN has said that conditions in Gaza are becoming increasingly “unlivable”. Education and healthcare are declining and energy is becoming increasingly scarce.
Yolande Knell visits some old acquaintances to find out how Gazans are managing.”

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Outlook: Jerusalem tattoos

this afternoon (monday 17th), 6.34-6.44pm, on bbc world service radio (repeated from 12.34pm)
outlook (presented by jo fidgen) includes …

The Coptic Christian Razzouk family have been tattooing pilgrims in Jerusalem for 500 years; they claim to have introduced the first electric tattoo gun to Israel.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
• tattooist wassim razzouk (more…)

Newshour: Yemenite Jews

this afternoon (wednesday 21st), 2.20-2.25pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by julian marshall) includes …

“In Israel today, they’re remembering what’s known as the Yemenite children affair, a sequence of events some 70 years ago in which it’s claimed a thousand or more babies disappeared.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
rafi shoubali of our brothers exist
• historian tom segev
• yemenite israeli yehuda kantor
(see also http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-40342143) (more…)

PM: Qatar and Gaza

this afternoon (thursday 15th), 5.26-5.30pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 1.32pm on sunday on newshour on bbc world service radio)
pm (presented by eddie mair) leads with …

“Saudi Arabia has demanded that Qatar stop supporting Hamas, which controls Gaza, all of which might have quite an effect on Palestinians in the Gaza strip

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
baha shalabi of sheikh hamad city
• hamas leader mahmoud al-zahhar (more…)

Newshour: Barenboim on occupation

this afternoon (tuesday 13th), 2.45-2.49pm, on bbc world service radio (repeated 9.33pm)
newshour (presented by razia iqbal) includes …

“Now, for the first time in nearly a decade, conductor and pianist Daniel Barenboim has been back to the West Bank to work with young Palestinian musicians.
He’s been a strong critic of Israel’s occupation of land that the Palestinians want for their future state, and says that his visit was timed to remember the fiftieth anniversary of the 1967 Middle East war, when Israel captured East Jerusalem the West Bank and Gaza.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
daniel barenboim (more…)

Newshour: Gaza energy

this evening (thursday 18th), 9.24-9.29pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by julian marshall) includes …

“The Gaza strip is suffering chronic energy shortages, and a senior UN official is warning of a potentially catastrophic humanitarian situation if a solution isn’t found.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
• gaza resident suniya abu shaban
• political science professor mkhaimar abusada
nicolai mladenov
(see also http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-39939611) (more…)

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