Houthi leader killed in Yemen

Houthi supporters hold up rifles as they rally to protest the killing of another senior Houthi official Saleh al-Samad by an Arab Coalition airstrike in Hodeidah, Yemen, April 25, 2018. (File photo: AFP)

Ali Abdul Razzaq al-Shari, a leader of the Iran-backed Houthi militia, was killed west of the Yemeni city of Taiz on Monday, according to the Yemeni News Agency.

Al-Shari was reportedly killed in the area of Wadi al-Bahbah, near Taiz.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 10:05 - GMT 07:05