NewsTalk explores Sayyed Abdul Aziz Hakim's visit to Washington with Bahman Aghai Diba, consultant, World Resources Company, Shayan Samii, Chairman of the Iranian-American Republican Council & Mehrdad Khonsari, former Iranian Diplomat and sr. research consultant, Center for Arab and Iranian Studies.

News & Views covers Sayyed Abdul Aziz Alhakim, President of Supreme Council for the Islamic Revolution in Iraq (SCIRI) and the leader of the United Iraqi Alliance, visit to Washington and his upcoming meeting with President Bush. UN Secretary General Kofi Annan's reaction to Iraq violence. Paris stringer report on a French Socialist candidate's visit to the Middle East. Phoner interview with Dr. Yahya R. Kamalipour, Purdue University, on human rights in Iran.

Roundtable hosts Dr. Fariboz Saremi, an international terrorism and radical Islamic specialist, will discuss recent events in Iran, Lebanon and Afghanistan.

Late Edition reviews Anthony Minghella's (director, "English Patient") latest movie "Breaking and Entering" and Latin hip hop artist Frankie J.'s new album is profiled.