Yemen : US steps up raids on al-Qaeda

The US military is carrying out an intense air campaign in southern Yemen. The strikes are targeting al-Qaeda fighters in three governorates - Abyan, al-Bayda and Shabwa.

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    The US military is carrying out an intense air campaign in southern Yemen.

    The strikes are targeting al-Qaeda fighters in three governorates - Abyan, al-Bayda and Shabwa.

    Separately, the UN's humanitarian chief is in the country appealing for more access to civilians caught in the conflict.

    Al Jazeera’s Gerald Tan reports.


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