Steve Scott is in Rio de Janeiro where preparations for the opening ceremony are taking place with less than 100 days to go before this summer's Olympic Games, all against a backdrop of political high-drama. Neil Connery is in Yemen to hear the forgotten voices of its civil war. Nina Nannar leaves the glitz and glamour of Hollywood behind to visit the LA district trying to overhaul its unhealthy relationship with fast food.
A report from inside the war-torn city of Benghazi – the birthplace of Libya’s uprising, now besieged by ISIS and warring militias.Journalist Safa Al Ahmad makes a dangerous trip to report on the fighting in Yemen and the stunning human cost of the war.
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As recently as September, President Obama was pointing to Yemen as a model for the U.S.'s counter-terrorism strategy. But now, the country – which is home to one of Al Qaeda's most powerful branches – is being torn apart in a violent sectarian conflict, led by an anti-American rebel movement, known as the Houthis. With the Yemeni president ousted from the capital, and Saudi Arabia leading a coalition of regional forces against the Houthis, FRONTLINE in conjunction with BBC Arabic brings this special report from inside the war zone. Who are the Houthis – and what does the chaos and instability mean for the region, the U.S., and the global fight against terrorism? Continuing FRONTLINE's on-the-ground coverage from Yemen, reporter Safa Al Ahmad was granted extremely rare access to the Houthis as they advanced. She has been one of the few reporters for a Western news organizations on the ground, and in The Fight for Yemen, she delivers a dramatic look at the conflict as it has been building.