In Yemen, as the powerful Houthi movement, known as Ansarullah, met with 30,000 tribal leaders and gave an ultimatum to the current US-backed regime to form a new government or face the consequences, thousands of people have taken to the streets to protest against the Israeli regime’s ongoing aggression against Palestinians in the occupied territories.
The Yemeni people staged protest rallies in the city of Sa’ada, the capital of the northwestern Sa’ada Governorate, as well the the southwestern city of Dhamar.
The demonstrators slammed Tel Aviv’s recent restrictions on the entry of Palestinian worshippers into the al-Aqsa Mosque in East al-Quds (Jerusalem).
On Thursday, the al-Aqsa Mosque, a flashpoint holy site in Islam, was closed to Palestinians for nearly a day after right-wing Israeli activist Yehuda Glick was shot and wounded by gunmen on a motorcycle in East al-Quds.
Later in the day, Israeli forces shot dead Moataz Hejazi, a 32-year-old Palestinian man, after they accused him of being behind the attempted murder of Glick.
The anti-Israeli protesters chanted slogans against the Israeli regime and the United States, holding Washington responsible for the rising number of attacks on Palestinians.
The Yemeni demonstrators also called on Arab nations in the region to unite in the face of Israeli brutalities and help end the crisis Tel Aviv has caused in the occupied Palestinian lands.
Thousands of Yemenis also held anti-Israeli protests back in August when Tel Aviv was carrying out a deadly war against the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, which ultimately claimed the lives of more than 2,000 people and left 11,000 others wounded.