Today’s Woman will discuss women and the Islamic revolution . The last segment will include a satirical look at politics with guest Mr. Ebrahim Nabavi, comedian based in Belgium.
News and Views updates on the Israeli elections with live coverage from the region. NaV also reports on President Obama’s comments on Iran and President Ahmadinejad’s comments regarding dialogue with the US. Dr. Svante Cornell, Research Director for the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute at Johns Hopkins University (School of Advanced International Studies) and the Silk Road Studies Program at Uppsala University in Sweden, to discuss: Turkey's role as a mediator in the Palestinian/Israeli conflict. The broadcast continues its coverage of the anniversary of the Revolution with author Iraj Mesdaghi, former political prisoner who will discuss "Youth and Revolution," from Switzerland.
Dr. Mansour Farhang, Professor of International Relations at the Bennington College in Vermont, will join Roundtable to discuss the international affairs conditions that lead to the 1979 revolution in Iran.
Late Edition covers the anniversary of the revolution with a report on Iranian youth attitude toward the revolution. Activist Ahmed Batebi will be on live to discuss the generation that grew up after the Revolution. There’s also a report of an Iranian/Israeli youth who is voting for the first time in that country’s election, an Iranian street musician in Turkey, and continuing coverage of the Berlin Film Festival.
Newstalk hosts Dr Rob Sobhani in DC and Nasser Mohammedi in London to discuss news of the day.