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January 16, 2017
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In Mass Pro-Houthi Rally in Sanaa, Yemen, Women Brandish Weapons, Chant: Death to America!

In a mass parade and military display held in Sanaa in support of the Houthi movement, women brandished weapons and vowed to fight the infidels. Within the framework of a campaign called "Forceful against the Infidels", the Niqab-clad women, dressed in black, chanted: "Death to America! Death to Israel! A curse upon the Jews!" The parade was broadcast on the Yemeni Al-Masirah TV channel on January 17.

 

Voice over: The women of Yemen are just like its men. In the face of aggression, they talk and act in a way no less forceful than the fighters on the frontlines. How could it be any different when they are the ones who give support, and they are the mothers, sisters, and wives of the martyrs? They all

set out today, as part of the "Forceful against the Infidels" campaign in the capital, carrying the flag of victory in one hand and a weapon in the other.

 

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The event was attended by multitudes of women, and included a symbolic military show, which sent the following message to the enemy: "We are here, and if necessary, we are willing to make sacrifices and are ready for combat. The blood of the women and children of Yemen must not be ignored."

 

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The event included an important message from the free women of Yemen:

 

 

Yemeni woman: We say to all the men who refrain from joining the fight: If you do not seek the honor of defending the land, the honor of defending the religion of Allah and elevating His words, and the honor of defending this precious country, hand your weapon over to the women, and they will have this great honor.

 

 

Another Yemeni woman: I have a message for the men who sit at home. They are not even women. They are half-women, because women are more honorable than them. My message for them is: You have forsaken this precious country.

 

Yemeni women in the crowd: Allah Akbar!

 

Death to America!

 

Death to Israel!

 

A curse upon the Jews!

 

Victory to Islam!

 

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