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Posts tagged ‘Yolande Knell’

Outlook: Palestinian dogs

this afternoon (tuesday 17th), 12.43-12.50pm (repeated 6.43pm), on bbc world service radio
outlook (presented by jo fidgen) includes …

One Palestinian woman, Diana Babish, has made it her mission to look after stray dogs on the West Bank. Every week she goes to Israel to find homes for the dogs. Our reporter Yolande Knell went to meet her.”

(if you missed it, available from 0:37:30 to 0:44:15 at


Newshour: Syria airstrike

this afternoon (monday 9th), 2.13-2.19pm, 2.20-2.24pm, and 2.55-2.58pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by julian marshall) includes …

Deadly attack on a Syrian military airbase after alleged chemical attack in formerly rebel-held town of Douma. Syria and Russia accuse Israel.”

including contributions from …
isaac herzog, labour party leader
• bbc reporter yolande knell
yehuda glick, likud mk

Newshour: 7 Gaza dead

last friday (6th april), 2.56-2.59pm, and 9.24-9.28pm, on bbc world service radio (partly repeated in weekend on saturday)
newshour (presented by james menendez and julian marshall) includes …

”There have been further protests on the border between Israel and Gaza, and the Palestinians say that Israeli troops have killed at least 7 people. The Israeli army says it shot and wounded 3 people after they approached the frontier defences.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
ª original refugee ahmed abdullah, born 1946 in hulayqat, retired English teacher (also interviewed on world news today on bbc 4 tv at 7.08pm: “Ahmed, his son and grandsons, came to peacefully protest and pray.”)

Newshour: deal suspended

today (tuesday 3rd), 2.07-2.16pm, and 9.36-9.41pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by james menendez and tim franks) leads with …

“The Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, is cancelling a residency agreement for thousands of African migrants one day after agreeing to it. The deal had angered right-wingers who said it would encourage further illegal immigration.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
sharren haskel, likud mk
william spindler of unhcr
adam ognall, chief executive, new israel fund uk

Newshour: 13 dead in Gaza

last friday evening (30th march), 9.01-9.13pm, on bbc world service radio, and 10.00-10.03pm and 10.07-10.21pm, on bbc radio 4
newshour (presented by julian marshall) and the world tonight (presented by james coomarasamy) lead with …

Deadly clashes in Gaza border protest:
A day of violence on the border between Gaza and Israel has left more than a dozen people dead as Palestinians begin what they say will be weeks of protests.”

including contributions from …
avital leibovich, former idf spokesman
ahmed yusuf, former adviser to ismail haniya
* issam hamad vice-chair of the ‘great return march’


W@1: 5 dead in Gaza

last friday afternoon (30th march), 1.03-1.04pm, on bbc radio 4, and 2.30-2.34pm, on bbc world service radio
world at one (presented by mark mardell) and newshour (presented by paul henley) lead with …

“Palestinian sources say 5 people have been shot dead in clashes with Israeli troops on the border between Gaza and Israel.”

including report from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell

Newshour: Reactor airstrike

this afternoon (wednesday 28th), 2.24-2.29pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by julian marshall) includes …

“Israel confirmed for the first time last week that it destroyed a suspected nuclear reactor being built in Syria over a decade ago.”

including contributions from…
• bbc reporter yolande knell
• lt gen gadi eisenkot
amos harel of haaretz
mohammed hajari of carnegie middle east centre in beirut
naim qassem, deputy leader of hizbollah

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