See Muslim dance videos to the song “Happy”


Three years after the revolution in Yemen ousting their dictator, living conditions deteriorated, fuel prices rose, and the government struggled with al-Qaeda in the southern provinces and the Houthis in the north. Despite these problems, a group of young men and women created their version of dancing to the song “Happy” in different parts of Sanaa.[i] (Earlier Iranians got in trouble for a similar video.) Some of the women don’t cover their hair and one wears a Gap sweatshirt. Their video ends with “Despite the difficulties, our happiness will never cease.” A new government was formed in September 2014 in response to military pressure from Shiite rebels called Houthis who seized most of the capital and other parts of Yemen—some analysts believ



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