Today's Woman welcome Human rights activist Ladan Boroumand on set. She will discuss the current state of women's rights in Iran and she will also touch on the broader issues of Human rights around the world. She will be on set the entire hour.
News and Views will continue its indepth coverage of the OPEC decision to cut oil production. The show will then shift to the current world ecnonmic crisis focusing on the continuing decline in overseas markets and former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan's Thursday testimony in Washington where he admitted to flaws in his approach to the mortgage and banking industry regulation. News and Views will continue its series on corruption inside the Iranian telecommunications industry and also report on Georgia as it works to rebuild itself in the wake of it's recent conflict with Russia.
Roundtable welcomes Doctor Meyrez Moumsar who will speak to the issues of Middle East peace in broad terms. She will discuss not only the continuing struggles in the relationship between Syria and Lebanon but also will discuss attempts by the Israeli's and Palestinians to come to some kind of peace agreement.
Late Edition will begin with a political wrap on the upcoming elections, and then will welcome guest Masoud Asadolahi a movie director and playright who lives in Los Angeles. He will talk about Iranians in film with a focus on the new Ridley Scott release "Body of Lies" starring Iranian actress Golshifteh Farahani.
Newstalk will close out the weeks programming as Host Vafa Mostaghim welcomes guests Shayan Samii, Siamak Deghanpour and Aram Hessami. The team will discuss the weeks main events in Foreign policy, including the OPEC meeting, the decision to impose sanctions on a Russian oil company doing business in Iran as well as a dicussion of the world's reaction to the U.S. banking freefall.