Middle East
Saudi-Yemen ties in limelight
There is growing speculation over what role Riyadh will play in shaping Yemen's political future.
Last Modified: 02 Oct 2011 19:53

Ali Abdullah Saleh, the Yemeni president, has returned to his country after receiving medical treatment in Saudi Arabia.

Some experts say that Saleh's stay in the Kingdom highlights the close relationship between the two countries.

They also raise questions about Saudi Arabia's role in Yemen's political future.

Al Jazeera's Mohammed Vall reports from the Saudi capital of Riyadh.

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