Today's Woman: The show will discuss life skills. Areas of focus will include self-realization, communication, and anger management.
News & Views: A report on Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice's visit to Kabul. Iran's ex-president Mohammad Khatami said that the mass disqualification of reformist candidates for parliamentary elections is a "catastrophe" which threatens the Islamic revolution. "The disqualification by the executive committees is a catastrophe." Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's decision to acquire four German guard dogs has come under scrutiny from religious leaders. Ayatollahs in Qom are upset that the leader can have the dogs, brought to Tehran at a cost of approximately $161,040 each, when ordinary citizens are barred from taking their own domestic pets on the streets because Islam considers dogs to be impure. Dr. Nader Entessar will be on the phone live in the 2nd half of the show. He is Professor and Chair, Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice University of South Alabama. He will talk about Egypt’s thawing relations with Iran, and how Iran’s foreign policy hardline may be driving otherwise moderate countries such as France and Russia away from it.
Roundtable hosts Dr. Dr. Mehdi Bahar to discuss the problems associated with high blood pressure. The show begins a report on State Department condemnation of the recent rash of executions in Iran.
Late Edition reports on the Turkish Parliament's decision on the wearing of headscarves in public universities.
NewsTalk: Panelists include Ankara stringer Ali Javanmardi, PNN editors Ali Sajjadi & Ebrahim Biparva and as well as Rome stringer Ahmad Rafat Topics include U.S. Presidential Primary, Al-Qaeda arrests in Turkey, Turkey-Qatar gas deal and Parliamentary elections in Italy.