Thanks to Israel’s recent onslaught in Gaza and to the freshly provocative US policies in the region, the Houthis have joined ranks with Hezbollah and armed Palestinian resistance in a defense pact that promises to change the strategic reality in the region.
Ansar Allah, who has enjoyed staggering success in staving off the wholesale invasion of their country by the U.S.-backed Saudi military, is eager to export its resistance mentality and battlefield knowledge to Palestine.
HODEIDA, YEMEN -- Ayesh Atta arranges rings of long, light yellow Jasmine flowers into necklaces to give to the protesters and passers-by of his Mina Street flower shop in the coastal city of Hodeida. In the past, the 34-year-old Ayesh preserved the flowers in an icebox to sell in distant markets for Eid al-Fitr at a substantial profit. Now,