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Posts tagged ‘Yolande Knell’

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…)

Twt: new Hamas policy?

this evening (tuesday 2nd), 10.31-10.44pm, on bbc radio 4
the world tonight (presented by ritula shah) (partly repeated in newshour on bbc world service at 9.44pm, presented by tim franks) includes …

Hamas has published a new policy document, the first since its founding charter of 1988.”
“Tomorrow, Mahmoud Abbas will arrive at the White House for his first meeting with President Trump. So what chances this could be the start of an unlikely breakthrough?

including contributions from …
khaled meshaal
khaled hroub, of northwestern university, qatar
michael herzog
• bbc reporter yolande knell
fadwa barghouti, wife of marwan barghouti
george giacaman of bir zeit university (more…)

Newshour: new Hamas charter

this evening (monday 1st), 9.07-9.19pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by tim franks) leads with…

Hamas Presents New Charter: It declares for the first time a willingness to accept an interim Palestinian state within pre-1967 boundaries, without recognising Israel.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
• former hamas deputy foreign minister ghazi hamad
• professor daniel kurtzer, former us ambassador to egypt and israel (more…)

Today: new settlement

this morning (friday 31st), 8.56-8.59am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by mishal husain and sarah montague) concludes with …

“Israel’s security cabinet has approved the construction of the first new settlement in the occupied territories for two decades.”

including contribution from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell (more…)

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