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05.14.2018

“CBS EVENING NEWS” ANCHOR JEFF GLOR REPORTS FROM JERUSALEM AND THE WEST BANK TONIGHT AND TOMORROW

THE “CBS EVENING NEWS WITH JEFF GLOR” (6:30-7:00 PM, ET) ORIGINATES FROM JERUSALEM TONIGHT; GLOR INTERVIEWS ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER BENJAMIN NETANYAHU TOMORROW

CBS NEWS CORRESPONDENTS SETH DOANE AND HOLLY WILLIAMS REPORT FROM JERUSALEM AND GAZA

CBS EVENING NEWS anchor Jeff Glor will report from Jerusalem and the West Bank tonight, May 14 and tomorrow, May 15 for coverage of the opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem amid rising tensions in the Middle East.

Glor will anchor the CBS EVENING NEWS (6:30-7:00 PM, ET) tonight from Jerusalem, where the new U.S. Embassy opened this morning. Glor’s on-the-ground coverage comes at a pivotal time in the region after the U.S. exited the Iran deal, amid new tensions with the embassy move and as military conflicts erupt on the Israeli-Syrian border.

Glor provided coverage this morning for a CBS NEWS SPECIAL REPORT on the embassy opening. He reported from the West Bank where Israeli soldiers fired tear gas and rubber bullets at oncoming Palestinian protesters. Click here to watch.

On tomorrow’s CBS EVENING NEWS WITH JEFF GLOR, he will sit down with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for a wide-ranging interview about the new embassy location, the military escalation between Israel and Iran, and the prospects for peace negotiations with the Palestinians.

Also on the ground for CBS News are correspondents Seth Doane in Jerusalem and Holly Williams in Gaza covering the latest developments for all broadcasts and platforms including CBSN, CBS News’ 24/7 streaming news service; CBS THIS MORNING; the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH JEFF GLOR; and CBS News Radio.

Glor will also co-anchor the weekday radio newscast CBS NEWS ON THE HOUR WITH JEFF GLOR (5:00 PM, ET) today from Jerusalem for CBS News Radio.

Glor, an Emmy Award winner and veteran CBS News journalist, joined the Network in 2007 and took the helm of the CBS EVENING NEWS in December 2017. Before being named CBS EVENING NEWS anchor, Glor was a CBS News correspondent and lead anchor on CBSN during its critical launch period; he maintains a prominent presence on the digital streaming channel. The CBS EVENING NEWS WITH JEFF GLOR streams on CBSN, CBS News’ 24/7 streaming news service, every weeknight at 10:00 PM, ET.

Mosheh Oinounou is the executive producer of the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH JEFF GLOR.

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