Yemen's Houthi Rebels: What Do They Want?
The Shiite rebels who stormed Yemen's presidential palace are known as Houthis. What do they want from the government?By Elizabeth Hagedorn | January 21, 2015
Yemen's Houthis practice an offshoot of Shiite Islam called Zaydism. The rebels' slogan is: "Death to Israel. Death to America." (Video via Middle East Eye)
They're in the minority in Yemen. Most of the country practices Sunni Islam.