Today’s Womanwill discuss the works of influential poet Ms. Simin Behbahabi, in recognition of her birthday. The following segments will discuss the accomplishments of our guest Ms. Sholeh Wolpe, poet and translator based in Los Angeles.

News and Viewsreports that Iran and the IAEA Thursday resumed talks in Vienna over Iran’s nuclear stand-off with the West IAEA Director-General Mohamed ElBaradei met head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization, Reza Aqazadeh, in a closed-door session in the follow up of the July 19 Geneva meeting. We also advance our coverage of Barack Obama pledging to Prime Minister Ehud Olmert that if elected, he will coordinate his policy on Iran with Israel.From inside Iran will have an interview regarding Egypt and Iran’s relationship. Egypt, irritated with Iran over a film on the assassination of President Anwar Sadat, shut down the Cairo offices of an Iranian television station that it said was not properly licensed, security sources said on Thursday.

Roundtablehosts author Mr. Mehdi Kouhestani to discuss unions and workers in Iran.

Late Editionreports on Senator Obama’s trip to Israel. There’s also a live interview with writer and poet Mehrnoosh Mazareie, a report on Google’s new “Wikipedia” site, and a review of the new film “Stepbrothers.”

Newstalkfeatures its PNN journalist’s news wrap up. Topics include Barack Obama in Europe, Iraqi PM visit to Rome, and the IAEA/Iran meetings.