Ansar Allah/Houthi Terrorist Organizations // Ansar Allah/Houthi

Houthi leaders are Zaidi, a Shi'ite group in Yemen that takes its name from Zaid bin Ali, the great grandson of Muhammad’s cousin and son-in-law, who is known for fighting against a corrupt empire. The Zaidis make up about 30 percent of Yemen’s population and are a majority in the country’s northwest region.    The Zaidi fight for control of Yemen has spanned centuries. In the first half of the 20th century, the group established a monarchy in North Yemen and even...


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