Today’s Woman features a discussion about the Mahak Hospital in Iran and Saeedeh Qods, the hospital’s founder. Mrs. Qods has been selected as one of the “50 Women to Watch” by the Wall Street Journal. Next Dr. Shideh Rezaei (host) will answer some of the viewers’ questions. An Original package on the reconstruction of New Orleans will also be aired.
News and Views reports on the announcement of President elect Obama’s new national security team, which is expected to include Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State. We will have domestic and international reactions.
NaV will also report on the latest statistics on AIDS in Iran, on this World AIDS Day.
The broadcast also updates on the US/Iraq security agreement, and the level of Iran’s support of the deal
From Inside Iran there’s an interview with Dr. H. Mansour to discuss Iran’s inflation rate.
There’s also an interview with two student activists to discuss President Ahmadinejad’s trip to Tehran university at the occasion of the “student day” December 6th. It is said that Ahmadinejad’s presence at the university may cause chaos.
Roundtable hosts Dr. Kamran Dadkhah, Professor of Economics at North Eastern University will join us to discuss the shortage of credit amongst Iranian Banks, as well as the wide difference between low unemployment rate amongst un-educated Iranians, versus high unemployment rate amongst educated Iranians.
Late Edition updates on the latest on the investigation into the terror attacks on Mumbai. We’ll also have a live discussion about AIDS in Iran and World AIDS Day. There’s coverage of a citywide photo exhibit in Washington DC, an auction of art in the Middle East, and a report on the Killers new album.
Newstalk discusses human rights in Iran and around the world.