Today's Woman will begin with coverage of current events, focusing on issues related to women. In another segment, the show will discuss women in the media with studio guest Fariba Davoudi Mohajer, activist and journalist based in the Washington area. The last segment will include a satirical look at politics with Brussels-based satirist Ebrahim Nabavi.
New & Views will cover unprecedented powers given to the Federal Reserves and the U.S. Treasury to seize financial companies outside the banking system in a bid to maintain economic stability; a report from PNN's Paris correspondent on French Prime Minister François Fillon's trip to Washington to garner support for tougher international financial regulations; a report from PNN's New York correspondent on the UN Security Council extending UN presence in Afghanistan for another year; a finally a report on Israeli police dispersing rock-throwing Arab youths with stun grenades and tear gas after a group of Israeli extremists marched through an Arab town demanding that its residents show loyalty to the Jewish state.
The Roundtable will discuss the historical origins of Nowruz (Iranian New Year's) and how these pre-Islamic festivities have endured over the years.
Late Edition's top story is ٌWhite House plans to take over the toxic assets of U.S. banks; a report from PNN's London correspondent on a new exhibit at London's Saatchi Gallery called Unveiled: New Art from the Middle East, and another exhibition featuring work by 28 Iranian women artists at London's Mall Galleries.
Newstalk features a discussion between Toronto-based researcher Alireza Haghighi and journalist Naser Mohammadi in London on prospects for US-Iran talks in the wake of President Obama's message to Iran on the occasion of Iran's New Year and whether Iran's new president after the June presidential election will reciprocate Obama's overture toward Tehran.