Yemen eyes football glory

Troubled country hopes to improve its image with hosting of Gulf Cup tournament in Aden.

    In a rare chance for the government to show the outside world a brighter side of the country, Yemen is hosting the Gulf Cup football tournament.

    The event is being held against heavy odds, with the country battling al-Qaeda, a rebellion in the north and a secessionist movement in the south.

    Hashem Ahelbarra reports from Aden.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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