NewsTalk hosts political analyst Mehrdad Khonsari (London), Dr. Syrus Amouzgar (Paris), and Mohsen Sazgaro.  They will discuss the current political scene in Iran. K

News and Views features a report on presidential elections in France.  Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Kamal al-Maliki is in Cairo, part of a four  nation regional visit to elicit Arab support for his embattled  government.  Arab-Israeli politician Azmi Bishara announced his resignation, and Israeli Finance Minister Avraham Hirchson announced he  will step down for three months as police investigate embezzlement charges against him.  Israeli forces killed three Palestinian militants.  One U.S. tourist and two Russian cosmonauts who have been to the International Space Station landed in Kazakhstan Saturday.  Business story is on inflation in Iran. K

Roundtable discussion will be on contemporary Iranian literature in exile, with Iranian woman writer/playwright Ezzat Goushegir. K

Late Edition lead story is on abortion.  Musical group Abjeez will be on set for interview segment. K