NewsTalk discusses Iran's political and economic policies in 2006 with Bahman Aghai Diba, consultant, World Resources Company, Homa Sarshar, freelance journalist and Faraydoun Khavand, economic analyst.

News & Views reports on President Bush's statement this morning in the Rose Garden as well as his op-ed in the Wall Street Journal outlining legislative priorities and appealing to Congress for bipartisanship. New York correspondent Nazzy Beglari reports on the new UN Secretary General's first day on the job.

Roundtable hosts Dr. Abdolkarim Anvari, an international lawyer, who will discuss Iran-Iraq relations and the politics of war reparations from Iraq to Iran as a result of the 1980-88 war.

Late Edition leads with Iraq and its problem over oil. Iraq's Kurds, Shi'ites and Sunnis are bickering over how to distribute the nation's potentially vast oil revenue. Meanwhile, energy officials are trying to rebuild the battered industry as saboteurs are busy attacking pipelines and other facilities.