Activists in the political and social arena expressed their dismay at the celebration held by Houthi militias to mark the martyrdom of Qasem Soleimani, with the participation of the Iranian ambassador to the Houthi militia Hasan Irlu , indicating that such celebration confirms Houthi unswerving support to Iran. They also illustrated that the Iranian ambassador is the actual ruler of the areas run by Houthi militias. He also strives to destroy and alter the Yemeni cultural and social structure. Such celebrations weren’t unprecedented. Moreover, giant pictures and posters of Qasem Soleimani covered the sides of the road. It is worth mentioning that Abdul-Malik Al-Houthi, leader of the Houthi militia sent a letter to his family describing Qasem Soleimani as the martyr of the Islamic nation.