Today’s Woman focuses on women in sports with PNN's Behnood Mokri. Next, the show discusses domestic abuse and self-immolation amongst Afghan women with guest Ms. Najia Zewari from the UNIFEM office in Kabul and phoner guest Ms. Khadijeh Ahadi, journalist based in Herat, Afghanistan.
News and Views covers the commissioning of Iran’s nuclear power plant. Guest James Phillips, a Middle Eastern Affairs researcher will talk about the foreign policy side of President Obama's speech last night as it relates to Iran and the larger Middle East. Dr. Jeffrey Kling, a Brookings Institution Economist, discusses the economic and domestic portions of Obama's speech. From inside Iran there’s an interview regarding President Ahmadinejad’s trip to Africa, and there’s an update on Turkey/Kurd border issues.
Roundtable updates on the arrests of students protesting the reburial of war dead at Amir Kabir University.
Late Edition has a live update on the US State Department’s yearly human rights report, and an update on arrests at Amir Kabir University. There’s also coverage of the reopening of the Iraq's National Museum, an Arab/Israeli singing Duo, the Egyptian film industry, and a report on a “breathing” cell phone.
Newstalk features political analysts Alireza Nourizadeh from London and Moshen Sazegara, in the DC studio to discuss news of the week.