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Saudi clerics legislate fighting Houthis in Yemen

April 18, 2017 at 1:06 am

People search for those caught under the rubble of destroyed buildings after air strikes hit Yemen on 14 March 2017 [Mohamed Al-Siraji/Twitter]

Saudi Arabia’s Council of Senior Scholars renewed yesterday calls for fighting against Houthis in Yemen, stressing that it is “religious obligation,” Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

The council explained that Saudi youth should combat the Houthi rebels and the ousted president Ali Abdullah Saleh in Yemen, to prevent them from implementing their plan of dividing the country into different demographics.

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