For many, the war in Yemen has become a story of numbers. At least 10 thousand people killed, 2 million displaced from their homes, and millions more on the brink of famine. Now, 1,000 days since the start of the conflict, Houthi rebels say they launched a ballistic missile targeting a royal palace in the Saudi capital Riyadh. Arguably, their strongest display of defiance yet. The power struggle between the Houthis, a shia rebel group and president Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi, who's backed by a Saudi-led coalition, has turned into a regional confrontation. And as always, it's civilians who are suffering the most. So, what's been achieved in the 1,000 days since the conflict began?
Presenter: Hashem Ahelbarra Guests: Abdullah Al-Shayji - Professor of Political Science at Kuwait University. Helen Lackner - London Middle East Institute at the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London. Mohammed Jumeh - Writer, Columnist and Editor of Al Quds Arabic newspaper.