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Syria Working on Timing for Lebanon Pullout

A U.N. envoy who met Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says there will be a Syrian timetable early next week for withdrawal from Lebanon. The U.S., France and Russia are among nations pressing Syria to remove its troops.

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Ivan Watson
Ivan Watson is currently based in Istanbul, Turkey. Following the 9-11 terrorist attacks, he has served as one of NPR's foreign "firemen," shuttling to and from hotspots around the Middle East and Central Asia.