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Newshour: Gaza ceasefire?

this evening (tuesday 13th), 9.06-9.19pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by tim franks) leads with …

Hamas says it’s agreed to a ceasefire in its hostilities with Israel. Israel says it reserves the right to strike inside Gaza. But how to stop the violence for good?”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
• dr adnan al-wahedi, gaza city
einav shimoni, border resident
• civil engineer majd masharawi
sigal ariely, ashkelon
ilan goldenberg, director, middle east security program, centre for a new american security


BBC OS: Gaza escalation

this afternoon (tuesday 13th), 4.06-4.16pm and 4.49-4.54pm, on bbc world service radio
bbc os (presented by ben james) leads with …

“It’s the heaviest exchange of aerial fire between Israeli soldiers and Hamas militants since the full-blown conflict in 2014. The violence follows an Israeli special forces operation inside Gaza which went wrong late on Sunday, causing the deaths of Palestinian militants and an Israeli soldier.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter alda barry
• bbc reporter ben davies
ahmed, gaza city
bernie, ashkelon
• bbc reporter yolande knell


Today: Gaza escalation

this morning (tuesday 13th), 6.10-6.12am and 8.06-8.07am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by nick robinson and martha kearney) includes …

“At least 3 Palestinians and a civilian in Israel have been killed in a major upsurge in fighting in and around Gaza. Hundreds of rockets and mortars have been fired into Israel, while waves of Israeli airstrikes have targeted sites in the strip.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
• bbc reporter tom bateman

Newshour: Israel & Arab states

this afternoon (tuesday 6th), 2.15-2.19pm (repeated 9.24pm), on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by razia iqbal) includes …

”Recently there have been some extraordinary signs of friendliness with Arab states. Israels’ prime minister was in Oman, two of his ministers then went to the United Arab Emirates, and today another is back in Muscat.”

including contributions from …
• israeli judoka timna nelson-levy
dore gold
hanan ashrawi
benjamin netanyahu

Newshour: Gaza violence 12/10/2018

last friday evening (12th october), 10.05-10.06pm (repeated 12.18-12.19am on midnight news), on bbc radio 4
the world tonight (presented by julian worricker) includes …

“Health officials in Gaza say 7 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli troops during protests on the border with Israel, Around 250 people were injured. The demonstrations, involving around 1000 Palestinians, have prompted the Israeli defence minister Avigdor Lieberman to order an immediate halt in fuel deliveries to Gaza.”

including report from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell

Newshour/PM: USA defunds UNRWA

this afternoon (saturday 1st), 1.36-1.49pm and 9.14-9.19pm, on bbc world service radio, and 5.02-5.03pm and 5.09-5.14pm, on bbc radio 4
newshour (presented by tim franks and lyse doucet) and pm (presented by luke jones) include …

Palestinian leaders have condemned the US decision to stop funding UNRWA, the UN agency that helps Palestinian refugees.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
chris gunness of unrwa
• dr jonathan schanzer of the foundation for defence of democracies
• colonel grisha yakubovich, former head of cogat


Newshour: UNRWA cuts

this afternoon (thursday 30th), 2.07-2.18pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by julian marshall) leads with …

Jordan FM: UNRWA Cuts Could Threaten Middle East Peace. Jordan’s foreign minister Ayman Safadi has warned that cuts to the funding of the UN agency for Palestinian refugees, UNRWA, could be ’extremely destabilising’. He was reacting to reports that the United States had decided to cut all funding it gives to UNRWA. The US had already announced a big reduction of contributions earlier this year.”

including contributons from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
• jordanian foreign minister ayman safadi

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