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Mahdi al-Mashat
Mahdi al-Mashat (Arabic: مهدي المشاط‎‎; born 1986[2]), is a Yemeni political figure from the Houthi movement. After the death of Saleh Ali al-Sammad on 19 April 2018, he became president of the Supreme Political Council.[3] He was formerly the representative of Abdul-Malik al-Houthi, the leader of the movement[4] and director of his office.[3]
Field Marshal[1]
Mahdi al-Mashat
President of the Supreme Political Council of Yemen
Assumed office
25 April 2018
Prime MinisterAbdel-Aziz bin Habtour
DeputyQassem Labozah
Preceded bySaleh Ali al-Sammad
Personal details
Born1986 (age 34–35)
Saada Governorate, North Yemen
Military service
AllegianceHouthi movement
Rank
Field marshal
Battles/warsHouthi insurgency in Yemen
Yemeni Civil War (2015–present)
*Mashat's term has been disputed by Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi.
References
  1. ^ "Parliament elevates president al-Mashat to field marshal rank".
  2. ^ "السيرة الذاتية للرئيس مهدي المشاط‎". سبأنت - وكالة سبأ. September 3, 2020.
  3. ^ a b "Key Houthi official killed in Yemen". BBC. 2018-04-23. Retrieved 2019-10-06.
  4. ^ "Top Houthi political leader killed in Saudi coalition air strike". Middle East Eye. 23 April 2018. Retrieved 26 April 2018.
Political offices
Preceded by
Saleh Ali al-Sammad
President of the Supreme Political Council of Yemen
2018–present
Incumbent
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Last edited on 28 April 2021, at 07:38
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