$3bn Saudi Aid Promised for Yemen
Saudi Arabia has pledged more than three billion dollars in aid to its neighbour Yemen. The announcement was made at a Friends of Yemen donors conference in Riyadh.
It comes amid growing concern over the presence of al-Qaeda in the troubled state, while there’s a desperate food shortage.
A group of seven aid organisations says nearly half the population is facing starvation, as Al Jazeera‘s Jane Ferguson reports.