Tag: Abdel-Malek al-Houthi

World View: Shia al-Houthis Threaten New Sunni Provinces in Yemen

In September, the al-Houthi militias moved south and captured Sanaa, the nation’s capital, ousting the Sunni-led government. Since then, they’ve continued to take control of additional mainly Sunni provinces, and it’s now thought that the al-Houthis control about 70% of the army’s capabilities.