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Yemen: Signs of tension in Houthi ranks

As the war continues, internal strains are surfacing among the Houthis in Sanaa, although at this stage it is unclear whether these pressures are being caused by shifts in the leadership structure or, more simply, misperceptions over recent events in Hodeida. Public signs of infighting among Houthis are rare, but a number of recent incidents hint at tensions among those known as ‘supervisors’ (mushrefeen), who are charged with supervising government institutions and overseeing cities and provinces under the Supreme Revolutionary Committee (SRC) led by Mohammed Ali Al-Houthi.

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