Is the war in Yemen about to end? | Start Here

The improving relationship between Saudi Arabia and Iran seems to have boosted the chance for a peace deal in Yemen. #AJStartHere with Sandra Gathmann explains what’s going on. 00:33 – Why the relationship between Saudi Arabia and Iran is improving. 00:59 – How the Saudi-Iran rivalry has played out in Yemen. 01:35 – Saudi officials meet the Houthis in Sanaa – and why that matters. 02:11 – The potential deal between the Saudis and the Houthis. 03:24 – A prisoner exchange–another hopeful sign. 03:46 – Why Saudi Arabia seems ready to cut its losses in Yemen. 04:41 – The war in Yemen is complicated… so, will a Saudi-Houthi deal be enough? 05:33 – Why some Yemenis are worried about having the Houthis in charge. This episode features: Abubakr Al-Shamahi, Middle East Editor for Al Jazeera Online #Yemen #YemenWar #Saudi #Houthi #Iran Check out our other Start Here episodes Subscribe to our channel Follow us on Twitter Find us on Facebook Check our website: And let us know in the comments if there’s a topic you find confusing and would like Start Here to cover ⤵️
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