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FRONTLINE
Bitter Rivals: Iran and Saudi Arabia, Part 2 of 2

 

Examine the dangerous rivalry that has plunged the Middle East into sectarian war. From revolution in Iran, reaction by Saudi Arabia and wars in Afghanistan, Lebanon and Iraq, see how religion and power politics drive perpetual conflict.

 

Part 2
While Iran extends its power from Iraq into Syria and Lebanon, Saudi Arabia is making a stand in Yemen, with deadly consequences for the region.

 

 

FRONTLINE
Confronting ISIS

 

FRONTLINE investigates the U.S.-led efforts to degrade and destroy ISIS. Reporting from Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Jordan, and Turkey, the program examines the successes, failures and challenges of the fight, as ISIS loses ground in the region but strikes out abroad.

 

FRONTLINE
The Fight for Yemen

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 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, and she delivers a dramatic look at the conflict as it has been building.