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 Jane Ferguson reports.
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