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Three Hours of Persian Television With Debut of Late Edition

Late Edition's debut at 1830 UTC on July 24 adds a third program to VOA's evening Persian television broadcasts.

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On Monday, July 24, VOA launched Late Edition, increasing VOA's original Persian-language television programming to Iran to three hours daily. The 60-minute news program airs daily at 10:00 p.m. Iran time (1830 UTC).

Designed for young Iranian viewers, Late Edition blends the major news stories of the day with an in-depth look at major world events and topics of interest to Iranians. Programs also include a segment on medical issues, hosted by a doctor who has practiced in Iran. Other topics include segments on science and technology, entertainment, movie reviews, social issues, cultural features, legal issues, and sports.

For more information about VOA's Persian-language programming, visit the Internet site at