June 25th, 2012

Amanpour airs from Cairo to debrief presidential election results

A special edition of CNN’s AMANPOUR will air from Cairo, and debrief the presidential election results on Monday, June 25.  Anchor Christiane Amanpour will be joined by senior international correspondent Ben Wedeman, as well as:

  • Dr. Ahmed Deif, a professor of Nile University in Cairo, and a spokesperson and policy advisor for Muslim Brotherhood President-Elect Mohamed Morsi, and
  • Shahira Amin, an Egyptian television journalist and former deputy head of the state-owned Nile TV

They will discuss what the historic election means for Egypt and the rest of the world, including the future of women’s rights, press freedoms, the Egyptian-Israeli peace agreement, and the balance of power between Egypt’s new president and Egypt’s powerful military.

AMANPOUR airs weekdays on CNN International at 3:00pm with a replay at 5:00pm Eastern in the U.S.,  and at 21:00 with a replay at 23:00 CET, in Central Europe.