Thousands of people protested in Houthi-controlled Sanaa, Friday, against the deteriorating economic situation in Yemen. Demonstrators laid the blame for the crisis on the Saudi-led coalition.

Rising food and basic commodity prices have followed the collapse of the national currency. The riyal has lost more than half its value against the US dollar.

Loay Al-Shami, a demonstrator, said, “today, we have embarked on a march to declare a revolution against the coalition of aggression, which pursues a policy of starvation and siege policy, in an attempt to humiliate the Yemeni people.”

However, he said the population “will never break down and will never give up.”

Aref al-Ameri, another protester, said, “there is a rise in prices and there is an attempt to drop the Yemeni currency, or targeting in particular, but the Yemeni people will be patient and will withstand the economic arrogance and economic war.”

 

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You can call me AL
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You can call me AL

The time is near; the total humiliation of the Saudi regime.

Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

Maybe should you take a look at what was the Houthistan in Aug/Sept 2015 and now : Saudis are into a low intensity conflict pattern but… Houthis lost half of the land they took rapidly after doing their coup against the legitimate Yemeni government. They also lost 4 fifth of the coastal area they owned. Hodeidah is half surrounded and the road to Saana is cut, so their last port is offline and there is a naval blockade. Houthis have to fight on about 6-7 fronts and are contained everywhere else while, since they assassinated former prez Saleh they had… Read more »

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n.md.148

God will always bless the oppressed till jannah

Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

God blesses nobody : he/she would need to exist first to do so… When you know that Houthis confiscate humanitarian help, including anti-cholera drugs, then sell it to populations and that they’re the ones who started this war, guess on which side oppression is… BTW, targetting civilian airports with ballistic missiles or armed drones, like they did on Dubai or Riyadh Intl. is a WAR CRIME… Even attacking Aramco refineries or oil tankers. Any non-military target is banned under Intl. law. Thus, if like Hamas, you put a military HQ under a hospital or make a weapons depot in schools… Read more »

Qusai
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Qusai

Yemen is not Sanaa only , You should throw Hothies out to improve your life and live in peace

Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

That’s why Houthis arrested many protesters, including women and teenagers 😉