NewsTalk discusses Iran and its regional neighbors with NED's Ali Afshari, journalist Alireza Nourizadeh and Iran Press Service's Safa Haeri.

News & Views reports the latest from the Larijani/Solana meetings as well as the Iranian Olympic athletes who were invited to train in the United States. Nobel prize winning human rights attorney Shirin Ebadi joins us to discuss the epidemic of poverty stricken street children in Iran and its associated social pathologies. Congressional report on the Iraq funding vote and General David Petraeus' meeting on the Hill yesterday.

Roundtable hosts Shirin Razavian, a well known Iranian poet who will discuss her work and the signifigance of poetry to Iranian culture and heritage.

Late Edition reports on a recent speech in Washington by the Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. on terrorism.