Today’s Woman will focus on the importance of women in high political position with our in-studio guest Dr. Mohammad Borghei, political analyst. Discussion will acknowledge Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni's recent election as the leader of the Kadina Party as well as Rwanda's majority women parliament.
News and Views updates on the US financial crisis with comprehensive domestic and world reactions.
NaV also reports that UN nuclear watchdog chief Mohamed ElBaradei urged Iran on Monday to come clean on its contested atomic drive, saying it would be “good for Iran, good for the Middle East region and good for the whole world”.” I urge Iran to implement all the transparency measures,” he said.
As the six world powers try to scale back Iran's nuclear ambitions, the broadcast reports that US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said the group will "move forward" with further measures against Iran over its nuclear defiance. She described as "a very positive step" the resolution adopted by the Security Council Saturday renewing demands that Iran suspend its uranium enrichment program.
NaV will also have interviews from insider Iran regarding the beginning of the academic year in Iran.
Roundtable hosts Mr. Ashraf Haideri, an official from the Afghan embassy, to discuss Afghan-Iran relations and reported Iranian arms in the hands of Taliban fighters.
Late Edition updates on the US financial situation. There’s also a report on the end of Ramadan in Pakistan, a story about the global gem business, a review of the film “Battle in Seattle,” and a tour of “green” technology museum.
Newstalk hosts Dr Rob Sobhani in DC and Nasser Mohammedi in London. Topics include the Iranian and US economic crisis, corruption in Iran, and the new P5+1 resolution regarding Iran’s nuclear program.