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Saudi Arabia pledges $1.5bn in Yemen aid

Saudi has vowed to donate half of the UN's humanitarian appeal for Yemen, which has been largely devastated by years of war.

by Osama Bin Javaid

Saudi Arabia has vowed to donate $1.5bn - half of the UN's humanitarian appeal for Yemen - which has been largely devastated by years of war.

But as the conflict continues, the situation is also deteriorating in areas controlled by the Saudi-backed government. In the southern port city of Aden, secessionists say they want to overthrow the internationally-recognised government.

Al Jazeera's Osama Bin Javaid reports from Aden.


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