Can talks bring unity to Yemen?
UN-backed reconciliation talks have begun in Yemen aimed at drafting a new constitution and preparing for full democratic elections in February 2014.
More than 500 representatives of various political groups will take part in the discussions in Sanaa, which are expected to last six months.
The BBC's Richard Galpin explains more about the complex situation in the country.
18 Mar 2013
- From the section Middle East