CNN Dispatches Cooper to Beirut


Anderson Cooper is extending his road trip for CNN.

Cooper will anchor hisAnderson Cooper 360° live from Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday at 10 p.m. (EST).

Anderson Cooper 360° originated from Israel last Friday and from Cyprus this past Monday.

The network will also air one-hour special Inside Hezbollah during the second hour of Anderson Cooper 360° Friday at 11 p.m.

CNN said Cooper last reported from Beirut in March 2005, following the assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.