Political Risk

Houthis seize passports of 2,000 pilgrims to block Hajj travel

“The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Awqaf for the Department of Hajj and Umrah in Yemen, Mukhtar al-Rabash, said that the Houthi militias and militants loyal to ousted president Saleh had seized the passports of over 2,000 pilgrims and obstructed the departure of hundreds of others from areas under their control.”

Source: Houthis seize passports of 2,000 pilgrims to block Hajj travel – Al Arabiya English

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