Their celebrations were officially held in the capital on Saturday night, Eram news network reported.
While in previous years, the occasion was marked with small ceremonies in Sana’a, this year Shias held mass celebrations.
This comes a few weeks after Houthis achieved victory in their uprising following a month of anti-government rallies.
Eid al-Ghadeer is the commemoration of a historic day in Islam. 14 centuries ago, on the 18th of month of Zi al-Hajjah, on his way back from his last Hajj Pilgrimage, Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) received a revelation from God, ordering him to halt the pilgrims at a pond called Ghadeer Khum, and to designate Ali ibn Abi-Taleb (AS) as his successor in guiding and ruling Muslims.
This Auspicious day is celebrated by a Large Number of Muslims around the world with Great Joy and fervor . As this is the day the Muslims of the World , infact Got the Chain of Leadership for the Muslim World after the Prophet Muhammad ( PBUH ) till the Dooms Day . So No Force or Group of People can Mislead the followers of Islam , after the death of the Last Prophet Muhammad ( PBUH ) , as it has been done with all the Previous Prophets which were sent By the All Mighty Allah for the Guidance and Preaching of the true Religion of Nature .