On Wednesday's edition of NewsTalk, host Jamshid Charlangi examines the latest on the politics of the Islamic Republic and infighting between Ahmadinejad and Rafsanjani with Hormuz Hekmat, editor, Iran Nameh, Dariush Hamayoun, fmr. Minister of Information under the Shah and Hamid Takavi, Independent Teachers Association in Tehran.
News & Views focuses on the latest developments in the nuclear standoff. Iranian President Ahamdinejad is holding firm in the face of increased sanctions being discussed at the UN. Russia's top atomic energy official is saying Iran has lost interest in the Bushehr plant. Inside Iran interview with Isa Saharkiz, a fmr. Iranian official, on the recent crackdown on newspapers. Live report from anchor Setareh Derakhshesh from Mexico where President Bush is holding a press conference with Mexican President Calderon. The Washington Post reports that Iraq is stepping up its efforts to oust member of the Mujahaddin-e-Khalq, an Iranian group designated by the U.S. State Department as a terrorist organization, which number around 3,800.
Roundtable discuss the recently release State Department report on Human Right with Parviz Dastmalchi, a survivor of the Mikonos assassination of Kurdish opposition leaders and human rights advocate.
Late Edition reports on the current and future Sunni-Shi'a divide and its impact in the Middle East and its politics.