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Politics | Citizenship

Who are the Houthis?

Red Sea row: The Houthis are a Yemen-based group, but they are given support by Iran.

As last week came to a close, there was a dramatic flare-up in tensions in the Middle East. After the Yemen-based Houthi group targeted ships in the Red Sea, both the US and UK took part in strikes on the group. But who are the Houthis, where did they come from and what do they want? This concise video from Reuters explains.

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