Regular visitors to Rebel Voice, and readers of global news, will have heard much about the terrible war in Yemen. The conflict, which has taken the lives of tens of thousands of civilians, is being fought between forces loyal to the Saudi Arabian regime and those allied to the Houthis. But who are the latter and why do they seek an immediate end to Saudi interference in their nation?
The following article gives us a brief introduction to this ancient tribal group who ruled northern Yemen for an age. It may help to shed light upon the reasons for the conflict.