November 18th, 2012

Blitzer, Cooper Travel to Middle East to Report on Israel-Gaza Conflict

As tensions rise in the escalating conflict between Israel and Hamas, anchors Wolf Blitzer and Anderson Cooper will broadcast live from the region beginning Monday. Blitzer will report live from Jerusalem while Cooper will report live from Gaza. Their programs, The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer and Anderson Cooper 360°, will air live from their respective locations.

CNN continues to cover the deadly attacks in Israel and Gaza with reporters positioned all around the Middle East, including Christiane Amanpour, who will anchor Amanpour from Jerusalem on Monday for CNN International. Additional deployments include:

•    Sara Sidner in Jerusalem
•    Ben Wedeman in Gaza
•    Arwa Damon in Gaza
•    Anderson Cooper in Gaza
•    Wolf Blitzer in Jerusalem
•    Christiane Amanpour in Jerusalem
•    Fred Pleitgen in southern Israel
•    Nick Paton Walsh in Beirut
•    Reza Sayah in Cairo
•    Jose Levy in Jerusalem

The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer airs weekdays 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. ET. Anderson Cooper 360° airs weekdays 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. ET. On CNN International, Amanpour airs 3 p.m. to 3:30pm and 5 p.m. to 5:30pm ET.

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