News Yemen reports on recent clashes, which led to the deaths of six soldiers, although an al-Huthi spokesman is denying the report.

The spokesman is also warning the government against forbidding celebrations of the Prophet's birthday. This is a contentious issues, as previous clashes between the two sides have erupted during celebrations such as Eid al-Ghadir and the like.

We here at Waq al-waq will of course keep you posted, but as my magic 8 ball says the outlook is not promising.