Today's Woman will begin with coverage of current events, focusing on issues related to women. Next, the show will discuss the results of the parliamentary election in Iran focusing on international media coverage of the elections, the women elected, and future outlooks for the parliament. Our in-studio guest is journalist and activist Ms. Fariba Davoudi Mohajer.
News & Views will cover reports that Iran plans to set up a television network and has signed joint projects worth $1 billion with Bolivia — efforts that reflect a growing relationship between the two energy-rich nations that share a common hostility to the United States. NaV is also covering reports that the US and 4 other members of the UN security council are preparing a package of incentives aimed at Iran’s newly elected parliament in hopes of ending the country’s enrichment program, and that US Vice President Dick Cheney, on a surprise trip to Baghdad on Monday, strongly urged Arab states like Saudi Arabia to open full diplomatic ties with Iraq if they want to counter Iranian influence.
Roundtable offers another installment in its week of hope series leading up to Norooz, with a profile of Los Angeles based Dr. Jamshid Elist who discusses new breakthrough methods in fighting cancer.
Late Edition will lead its broadcast with an update Iraq violence. Later on there’s an interview live from Canada , with Iranian rock group Blurred Vision from Toronto, and an package on a feminist art show in New York City.
NewsTalk freatures Journalist Elahe Boghrat live via remote from Berlin. Rob Sobhani will be in the DC studio, and PNN contributor Nasser Mohammadi will be live from London.Topics will include The Maglis election, Iran's economy, and the lead up to Nowruz.