Swarbrick On Sunday 16/05 | Watch Again

16 May 2021, 08:34 | Updated: 17 May 2021, 11:05

By Seán Hickey

You can watch this week's Swarbrick on Sunday in full here.

Tensions in the Middle East intensify as Israel faces a challenge of policing within the state as well as fighting against Hamas in Gaza.

Benjamin Netanyahu's senior advisor Mark Regev spoke to LBC about how Israel are putting all efforts into protecting the civilian population of Gaza, as their bombing campaign against Hamas is stepped up.

Former Ambassador for the Palestinian Mission in the UK Manuel Hassassian told Tom however, that the international community must step up and stand for the Palestinian people as they come under siege.

Deputy Chair of the JCVI Professor Anthony Harnden revealed that Covid-19 vaccines could definitely protect the UK population as the Indian variant spreads.

Swarbrick on Sunday is live from LBC's Westminster studio every Sunday from 10am and you can watch it live on Global Player.