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Yemeni political, religious movements divided over nation's future

As the National Dialogue Conference works to resolve disputes in Yemen and pave the way for a democratic government, disputes among religious groups as well as with secularists continue.
Dust rises as followers of Yemen's al-Houthi Shi'ite group leave a ceremony held during Eid-e-Milad-ul-Nabi, the birthday celebrations of Prophet Mohammad, in Dhahian of the northwestern Yemeni province of Saada January 24, 2013. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi (YEMEN - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS ANNIVERSARY) - RTR3CWPJ

There is currently an armed conflict going on between two sects in the Saada Governorate in northern Yemen. They each believe they are right and the other is wrong and must be confronted. Each sect has its own religious and political supporters, locally and regionally.

The first is represented by the Houthis of the Ansar Allah movement, which is a religious/political armed movement that belongs to the same doctrine espoused by Iran.

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