Today’s Woman discusses the recently published book Passionate Uprising: Iran’s Sexual Revolution by Pardis Mahdavi.
News and Views updates on the rising tensions in Israel, with officials threatening stepped-up military action against Gaza militants to stop rocket shootings from the coastal territory. There’s also a report on the huge quantity of explosives seized and arrests of eight people in raids on the outskirts of the capital Islamabad. Additionally, NaV covers reports that China is sending ships to fight pirates off the coast of Somali.
NaV is joined by Dr. Reza Taghizadeh, from Glasgow University, who will examine Iran's recent purchase of missiles from Russia, and U.N. sanctions resolution on Iran.
Joe Kildea, the spokesman for Americans United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI), will discuss the mission of his organization. UANI recently organized a rally in front of the building partially owned by Bank Melli and Alavi Foundation.
Dr. Abdolkarim Lahiji will join Roundtable to discuss the significance of being a citizen in Islamic Republic of Iran.
Late Edition updates on the crisis in Gaza. There’s also a story about the Teach for America program for US young adults, an medical report on “medical myths and facts,” a live interview with writer Sheida Mohammadi, coverage of an African music festival, and a remembrance of singer Eartha Kitt.
Newstalk will discuss the week in US foreign policy.