Yemen Houthis launch 'martyr' videos to raise morale

March 9, 2015 3:48 PM

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SANAA (Reuters) - Yemen's Iranian-allied Houthi rebels have released videos made by their fighters before they were killed in action that highlight the sectarian nature of a conflict that risks descending into all-out civil war.

The Shi'ite Muslim group seized the capital Sanaa and much of the north in September and have since battled with Sunni tribesmen backed by al Qaeda militants in Yemen's central mountains, fighting in which dozens of people die every week.

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