Obama, Hariri set meet to discuss international tribunal

WASHINGTON  — US President Barack Obama will meet Wednesday with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, the White House reported.
Among the topics they are expected to discuss are political tensions in Lebanon stemming from an international investigation into the 2005 assassination of the former prime minister, Rafik Hariri. He was the current prime minister's father.
Mideast powers Syria and Saudi Arabia recently failed to reach a deal on easing the situation.