Your Call: Isolating Qatar and the 50th anniversary of the Six Day War

Jun 9, 2017


On the next Your Call, it’s our media roundtable. This week we’ll have a conversation about the Arab states' decision to isolate Qatar as well as the 50th anniversary of the Six Day War.

We'll be joined by Buzzfeed's Middle East correspondent, Bourzou Daragahi, and journalist and author, Sandy Tolan. It's also been a week of dramatic news from the UK - between terror attacks and the general election for prime minister. So where did you find helpful reporting on Britain and the Middle East this week? Join the conversation on the next Your Call at 10am, with Matt Martin and you.

Guests:

Bourzou Daragahi, Middle East correspondent for Buzzfeed

Sandy Tolan, journalist and author of The Children of Stone and The Lemon Tree

Resources:

Sandy Tolan website

Truthdig: 50 Years After the Six-Day War: How to Make Peace in the Holy Land

Forward: Peace in Israel Starts with An Apology

BBC: Six Day War: Six ways the conflict still matters

Al Jazeera: Qatar diplomatic crisis: All the latest updates

Buzzfeed: The Father Of The Manchester Suicide Bomber Praised Militant Groups Online

Buzzfeed: How Arab Countries’ Decision To Break Ties With Qatar Complicates Things For The US

Buzzfeed: ISIS Has Claimed Responsibility For Its First Major Attack Inside Iran

The Guardian: The Qatar spat exposes Britain’s game of thrones in the Gulf

The Independent: This is the real story behind the economic crisis unfolding in Qatar

BBC: Qatar migrant workers describe 'pathetic' conditions

The Canary: Corbyn delivered a speech that could win him the election but the BBC isn’t showing it [VIDEO]

NY Books: Israel's Irrational Rationality

Haaretz: What I've Seen in 30 Years of Reporting on the Israeli Occupation

Kudos:

Vocativ:  The UK Election: What Just Happened?

Columbia Journalism Review: Pro-Trump media claim victory after Comey testimony

Buzzfeed: Coverage of UK Elections

New York Times: ‘Last Secret’ of 1967 War: Israel’s Doomsday Plan for Nuclear Display