Today's Woman interviews dancer, human rights activist, radio/tv host Roya Moghadas.
News & Views: Diplomats of the five permanent U.N. Security Council member countries and Germany are to confer by telephone Thursday in another try at agreeing on further sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program. U.S. officials say chances for a third sanctions resolution by year's end are unlikely. State Dept spokesman David Foley will join us live on set to discuss this and other news of the day and week. The UN General Assembly voted its "deep concern" over escalating human rights abuses in Iran, such as stoning, repression of female dissidents, and persecution of human rights defenders. Executions – many of them in public – are up at least 19 percent over last year. From inside Iran we speak with a journalist in Tehran regarding reports that women who do not wear headscarves have been attacked by police.
Roundtable hosts VOA Internet producer Massud Alemi to discuss methods to navigate around Internet censorship.
Late Edition reports on holiday celebrations amidst the conflict in the Middle East.
NewsTalk hosts its weekly reporters roundtable. Topics include Iran/Russia nuclear deals Sec. State Rice's trip to Northern Iraq and the Turkish incursion into that region Pentagon's report on Iran's influence in Iraq. Late Edition reports on holiday celebrations amidst the conflict in the Middle East.