Yemen: Conflict intensifies between former rebel allies

Fighting has intensified for a fifth day in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, between the Houthis and their former allies - forces loyal to ousted president Ali Abdullah Saleh.

    Fighting has intensified for a fifth day in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, between the Houthis and their former allies - forces loyal to ousted president Ali Abdullah Saleh.

    His party issued a statement on Sunday, saying Saleh welcomes efforts to reconcile with the Houthis and has criticised what he calls Saudi "aggression" against Yemen.

     Al Jazeera's Hannah Hockster reports.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    The Philippines’ Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest storm ever to make landfall. Five years on, we revisit this story.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    Daughters of al-Shabab

    Daughters of al-Shabab

    What draws Kenyan women to join al-Shabab and what challenges are they facing when they return to their communities?