Today’s Woman will discuss obstacles writers face in Iran when trying to
publish their works, with a focus on the Tehran International Book Fair.
Our guest is Mr. Abbas Marouhi, author and writer based in Berlin.
News and Views offers the latest on the Iranian elections, and reports that Iran will televise the presidential debates. From inside Iran there’s an interview with one of the candidates. Dr. Kavian Milani, spokesperson for international Baha'i community will discuss the one year anniversary of the imprisonment of six Bahah'i leaders and the new charges now being brought against them. Nafees Takar, Managing Editor, VOA's Radio Deewa, will discuss the status of Pakistan's security situation, and Pakistani's current military offensive on the Taliban.
Late Edition updates on the Pope’s trip the Middle East. There’s also an interview with documentary film director Joseph Hovespian, a profile of the singer “Soulja Boy,” a look at the Washington DC Film Festival, and a preview of the musical “Next to Normal.”
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